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Address: Route 106, Laconia, NH 03246
Phone Number: +1 603-436-1552
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This 128 acre park is located along Lake Winnisquam.

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We go here a few times every summer. It's usually very quiet. We have had the beach to ourselves many times, while at other times the most people we would see is 4-6. It stays... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 13, 2016
dsou2474
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Laconia, New Hampshire

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having the luxury of being within one mile of this wonderful park all year round, I have come to really love it no matter what time of year I go there to enjoy. You can go there to walk, run, bike, swim, relax, or just watch the lake any time of the year. I like having my own private resort... More 

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Thank thomasselling
Laconia, New Hampshire
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We go here a few times every summer. It's usually very quiet. We have had the beach to ourselves many times, while at other times the most people we would see is 4-6. It stays pretty clean, I've seen workers there cleaning and bagging up. Not sure if there are any bathrooms. Would be a 5star if they added a... More 

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Thank dsou2474
Francestown, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Small and not crowded. Free! Dog friendly. Easy hiking trails. Breath taking views of the lake. Sandy beach area.

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Thank Teresa T
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Get here early, shady, kids can use floats, you can bring your pet... Great to pack a picnic and spent the day. Better than Opeechee

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Thank Reneembm
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Its pet friendly and its beautiful a hidden gem in laconia truly is...you can also see wild animals deer, eagles nesting and tons of beautiful birds.

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Thank Carlos C
boston area
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

We ended up at Ahern because we were staying on Weirs beach and it was closed due to high bacteria counts. The lifeguard suggested we check out Ahern and Ellacoya, which we did over the course of two days. Ahern initially was disappointing. You actually turn down a road that houses a giant prison. Not the best way to get... More 

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Its close to everything yet you feel so far away in the winter its a great place to go snowmobiling and ice fishing in the summer great trails. we take out three dogs for walks all the time great place. cant say enough good things

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1 Thank Carlos C
Belmont
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

The kids love this park because although it is a state park there is no life guard on duty so they can bring all their favorite floats and water toys. It's also pet friendly with walking trails the dogs love and then they can take a dip in the lake! It is on the small side as far as the... More 

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2 Thank Kelly O
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

Travelled here with my family and we all had a great time. Very nice place to spend a lot of time and have a lot of fun, nice for picnics and just spending time walking around, don't pass this place up.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2014

I visited this park in November to check it as a possible place to kayak, walk along the lake, and just enjoy the summer once it comes around. From what I've read of previous reviews and now factoring in my own time there, I can see why it has remained "off the beaten path" and not as popular as other... More 

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