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Lake Massabesic

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Address: 16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Woods and lake

Had a nice walk with the dog through the woods and by the lake. Some beautiful scenery, and saw various birds and a red squirrel. Nice and quiet on the day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Japan
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a nice walk with the dog through the woods and by the lake. Some beautiful scenery, and saw various birds and a red squirrel. Nice and quiet on the day.

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4 Thank KlapauciusJapan
Manchester, New Hampshire
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice paths around lake front, and a nice walk to the Audubon Osprey Center. It's okay for kayaking, I say just okay due to some on power/fishing boats don't pay too much attention to other boaters or speed limits. I've almost been run over several times. Also be aware it is the water supply to Manchester and you are required... More 

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3 Thank Kevin C
Worcester
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359 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice lake to walk around, admire views and bird watch. A number of different waterbirds around and many woodland species. a lot of paths through the woods to follow and very quiet on day we visited. Lake was a lot lower than on previous visit with a lot of beach now available - a sign of hot, dry summer... More 

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3 Thank WorcesterMoray
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to home, with great water access, makes this my favorite kayaking site. There are actually several places you can put in, depending what type of boat you have, so you can see all of the lake in a kayak. Except of course the Manchester Water Works area as this is prohibited. Unfortunately, you also can not swim here, or... More 

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3 Thank leenyd
Levittown, New York
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Headed over here to just was wander around and enjoy the view. Saw many birds around. Only wish there were a couple more picnic tables

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1 Thank Jackie W
western mass
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I rented a tandem kayak for "kayaking under stars" and it was awesome! We got to see the sun set on the lake (which was just breathtaking) and then kayaked around until the stars came out. We started around 7:20pm and called it a night around 10 (but could have stayed out until 11). We totally enjoyed... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I go for walks around this lake every other day. There are multiple trails good for walking and biking. This lake is big with multiple small island, perfect for kayaking, boating and fishing.

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3 Thank Galina82
Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

If you work in Manchester, it is a great place to enjoy a quiet lunch during a busy workday. Clean with lots of parking. On weekends, go for a bike ride or hike.

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1 Thank Angela T
Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The is no swimming at this lake but if you want to go boat riding you can do that and you can fish. If you just want to have a picnic by the water where it is nice a cool this is the place.

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New Hampshire, United States
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Met up with family there and had a picnic lunch. So calm and peaceful. Lucky to see a mother duck and her babies, as well as a Loon.

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