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Out of the way State park

A state park thats not packed with tourists, Seems to be a local seceret. Nice sandy beach, Not... read more

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Martin M
Out of the way retreat

Plenty of trails...beach and waterfront...but not one of the states better parks...a little... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
John G
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This 128 acre park is located along Lake Winnisquam.
Route 106, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-436-1552
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Reviewed yesterday

A state park thats not packed with tourists, Seems to be a local seceret. Nice sandy beach, Not much parking available. Thats probably why it's not croweded.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin M
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful sandy beach on lake Winnisquam in Laconia NH It is kinda secluded but you are able to drive right up to it, just need to know where the entrance road is. If you are looking for a fairly private beach this may be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is one of our favorite spots to take our dog for a nice walk through the woods and along the shore of Lake Winnisquam. There are several trails within the park to allow for a range of walks or bike rides all year-round. Gates...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Plenty of trails...beach and waterfront...but not one of the states better parks...a little neglected

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Trails were poorly marked. Better to hike at Lockes Hill in Gilford. Several reviewers talked about the beach being secluded but word must have gotten out, because there were about 30 people at the beach when we went, plus what appeared to be a scuba...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Ahern is a quirky property that was once used as a residential facility, and now has lots of trails and a pond. Great for dogs and for exercise. Its near our Summer home, so it's a convenient option for dog walks. For a change recently...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

What a great find! Quiet, out of the way, peaceful and scenic. The road is rough like other reviewers have said but not that bad - and the bad part from the road to the gate is only 1/4 mi - your car will survive...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GFish4
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Kind of secluded park at the end of a bumpy dirt road that needs attention. Very little parking avail able at the end of the road. There is no changing area and the porta-potty was filthy. The park is definitely not being taken care of....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is the best State Park if you want to relax as you look over Lake Winnipesaukee, the mountain views, or just walk, bike, or boat. The are well marked trails of all abilities for all ages throughout the park. A must on your bucket...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank thomasselling
Reviewed November 14, 2016

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...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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