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Lake Massabesic

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Address: 16 Londonderry Turnpike, Manchester, NH
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One of my favorite places for outdoors in Manchester

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Galina82
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Manchester, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Roger D
New Hampshire, United States
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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hamilton
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk was very scenic, but you cannot put your feet in at all, even getting in or out of a canoe! My son got a warning from the ranger. Ouch. Not sure why motor boats with gas/ oil, are allowed, but not a foot to get into the canoe.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Massabesic Lake is a nice park where you can hike, enjoy the nature view, relax or go fishing. You can bring your dog to this park for hiking. It is a quite park, not too far from the town. There are boats on the reservoir along with fishers. Strange how boats are in the reservoir, but you are not allow... More 

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Thank Calvin N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I often take time to enjoy nature without traveling very far. The other day a friend and I enjoyed the Goldenrod (nearby restaurant with ice cream), and had some extra time, so we drove to Lake Massabesic just moments away to continue talking and enjoying the early summer day. The parking lot is free, easy to find a spot most... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is a pretty park, nice lake has pota potties. Has a path on the shore & tables for a picnic. No swimming since it is a water supply for Manchester.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

From fishing to biking this lake has a treasure of surprises for entertainment during the summer. I can get lost for hours walking or biking the trails just checking out the scenic views.. Winter months I snow shoe but phenomenal skiDoo trails

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The lake is very nice but has limited use, due to it's being the water supply of greater Manchester. Fishing is best limited to canoes & such or fishing from shore. You have to be aware that people drink this lake water & be knowledgeable of that fact.

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Thank Keith M

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