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Odiorne Point State Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Beautiful Ocean front park

This park is right along the Atlantic Ocean and has amazing views. There is a nice playgound and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hooksett, New Hampshire
Avoid the beach crowds

This is an interesting State Park offering a range of experiences. There is a small exposition hall... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rick F
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A 330-acre park on the coastline.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Route 1A, Rye, NH 03870-2104
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is right along the Atlantic Ocean and has amazing views. There is a nice playgound and the Seacoast Science Center is a great place for kids and adults!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Oceanstay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting State Park offering a range of experiences. There is a small exposition hall with interesting displays. Also, restrooms. The parking is ample and in footpaths are thoughtfully laid out and wheelchair accessible. The ocean views are lovely and there are loads...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rick F
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful park! We went to Portsmouth for a random weekend away and stiumbled across this hidden gem. Great, easy hiking trails along a beautiful coastline. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Billob1523
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

We ventured out to this state park after visiting the Seacoast Science Center. They recommend you come at or around low tide to see the tide pools. It is a huge state park with many wet and dry areas to explore.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kcampaiola1995
Reviewed June 20, 2019

My husband and I went to Odiorne State Park to walk and look at the scenery and views of the ocean. We walked for miles on the property, many paths to follow. All along the ocean and in the woods. Many places to picnic and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank karen29len
Reviewed June 8, 2019

I have driven by many times but finally decided to visit. This is a full park with a playground, picnic tables, benches and many walking paths. The views are beautiful. You can even walk to a beach area. This is definitely a hidden gem on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Vickie T
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

I was looking for trail to stretch legs after a long day on my feet instructing and found Odiorne Point. In all I managed to get in 3 miles with a mix of packed dirt trail, sand beach and rocky shore. It was perfect stretch...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank christopherkL3349ZA
Reviewed May 26, 2019

This is a great place to hike short trails. Perfect for families with young kids. There is a rocky beach with lots of tidepools which can be really fun. There is a trail that leads to a jetty that was fun to walk out on....More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Beautiful park on the water, with lots of walking paths offering pleasant views. Nice areas for picnics too. Great for families. Not too crowded even on weekends. Nice way to spend a sunny day in the Portsmouth area.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dennis C
Reviewed December 12, 2018

I loved this park and a child, and it lost none of its charm as an adult. There are bike and nature trails, places to picnic, tidal pools to explore, and everything that is perfect for a family outing, scout trip, or elementary school field...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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October 7, 2018|
Response from Virginia D |
No pets are allowed at this park.
Brandon N
October 3, 2018|
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Response from NHjo | Reviewed this property |
Me again. You usually can't see seals in November -- they're normally seen in the spring or early summer, when they migrate. I watch them all the time from Rye Beach in April and May.
August 5, 2017|
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Response from rosewoodatrye | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. This is a good question. You may be able to light a grill at Odiorne State Park. Where the Seacoast Science Center is. Call them with this question. They are very kind and helpful.