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Odiorne Point State Park

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Address: Route 1A, Rye, NH
Phone Number: 603-436-7406
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

A 330-acre park on the coastline.

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Great QUIET beach..high tide can be tough to get a spot on beach. But a great place for families...couples ..anyone!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great QUIET beach..high tide can be tough to get a spot on beach. But a great place for families...couples ..anyone!

Thank Erin C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful to visit - many trails leading to beautiful views of the Piscataque River. Great science center.

Thank Gary V
Sebastopol, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for hiking for a few hours - definitely not a place for thin sandals or flip flops - many of the trails are rocky, some with loose gravel, others covered with twigs and roots. I took others advice and parked in the public lot north of the science center parking lot, which was free as it was after... More 

Thank John K
Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a wonderful easy bike ride with both paved and unpaved but solid trails for bike riding or hiking! Incredible ocean views, and even more exciting history of the military importance of Odiorne Point!

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I can't say a contrary word about spending the day at Odiorne. For a nominal fee one can park, bike and walk along picturesque trails, benefit from traveling docents giving sealife lessons along the rocky shore, picnic and grill, relax in shade or sun, and see lots of unexpected wildlife. The property is also interspersed with WWII artifacts. Restrooms and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place, clean and not crowded. Grandkids loved poking around the shore at low tide. Easy access.

Thank Vermont2008
Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Besides being very scenic, Ordione Point State Park is a park with many different habitats that include tide pools, rocky shore, a pebble beach, fresh water marsh, salt marsh, dense forest, open fields, a fresh water system that includes a man-made pond, plus a small sand dune environment. There are also remnants of gardens dating from the pre-WW II era... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Nice views, diverse plant life and unique rock piles along the beach. We enjoyed walking the beach and also the marine museum. There is a touching pool and small aquarium inside.

Thank Benjamin B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a great place to stop for a nice walk along New Hampshire's short seashore. The park is clean, has lots of picnic tables looking over the beautiful view of the Isle of Shoals and the boats going to and from Portsmouth, NH, New Castle, NH and Kittery, ME. It has nice paths to stroll with some historical landmarks.... More 

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jaffrey, new hampshire, usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Odiorne is a beautiful park-like area. Lots of grassy areas and secluded spots for picnicing. You have to climb rocks to get to the ocean. The big BUT is that there are many spots of poison ivy around the park, so beware! Lots of room in which to run around, esp for little ones and a nice play area.

Thank cburt

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