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Newfound Lake

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Gorgeous lake

Spent an entire afternoon on a boat on this gorgeous lake in late August when there were fewer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newfound Lake, What a Gem!

What a beautiful lake, nice public beach with also some conservation land at one end of the lake... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
Charlestown, New Hampshire
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Grafton, NH 03241
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an entire afternoon on a boat on this gorgeous lake in late August when there were fewer tourists than high summer. Would have loved to kayak it too, but didn't have time. Next summer we will definitely bring our kayaks and enjoy the lake...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

What a beautiful lake, nice public beach with also some conservation land at one end of the lake. Even saw a loon! Great place for a picnic and enjoy nature. Took the boat tour, guide was very informative.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Beautiful Lake. swimwithamission.org: incredible event raising awareness and money for our Veterans. Swam in the 10K relay, a challenge but well worth the effort. Fun for the entire family: food, music, K9 demonstrations with actual bite suits, Navy SEAL helicopter jumping, 1K, 5K, 10K and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Was driving through the area and stopped by the lake to photograph. The water sparkled like blue diamonds, and the autumn colors were peaking. Clean, uncrowded, and the perfect place to listed to the sounds of nature

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank sandytravelbug
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I believe it is one of the top 5 cleanest/clearest lakes in the US. Boating and kayaking is a must do. I went here for Camp Berea Woman's Retreat a few years ago.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank JenniferL3987
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

This lake is THE hidden gem of the New Hampshire lake region....no tourists, crystal clear water and pure serenity! We went in through Wellington State Park, and it was just chillin' after that. Don't miss this lake if you are anywhere close by......it is a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank Violin-Mel
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Beautiful lake for tubing, fishing or pulling up to where the locals anchor their boats and you can get out and stand on the sand bar, float on a raft and just enjoy. There was no cost for taking our boat in. If you are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Kim K
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The cleanest and most tranquil lake in New England. Though it is not as marketed as other lakes, that's what makes it so special. With almost no commotion, lots of beachfront and clean, deep water, there is no rival body of water.

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Kyle M
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Any of the lodging along the lake is pricey if you plan on a day trip the state park is the best place to go to enjoy the lake keep in mind it is a cold water lake but still one of the cleanest in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank jayg160
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We put in our kayaks at the state park and paddled 3 miles down the lake. This lake is beautifully situated under the mountains. The water is clean and clear and the loons are beautiful. We are seriously thinking of buying a lake house here!

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Linette C
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September 4, 2016|
Response from George06483 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy! I would contact the group offering Newfound Lake Eco Tours. The standard tour is about two hours and I believe they need a minimum of four people. They also offer charter tours. You would have to call for details... More
July 27, 2015|
Response from NLRA | Property representative |
I believe you have the wrong attractions. You may be attempting to reach these inns and B&Bs: Inn on Newfound Lake Coppertoppe Newfound Bed & Breakfast Sculptured Rocks Inn Whipple House Bridgewater Inn
March 10, 2015|
Response from NLRA | Property representative |
There is one restaurant that can be accessed by beaching your boat. It is called The Big Catch.