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1. Ames Brook 2. Ayers Lake 3. Bear’s Pine Woods 4. Beaver Hollow 5. Bluffs, The 6. Chocorua Camping Village 7. Clearwater 8. Crown Point 9. Danforth Bay 10. Davidson’s Countryside 11. Deer Cap 12. Foothills 13. Grand View 14. Gunstock County Park 15. Harbor Hill 16. Lake Forest Resort 17. Lake Ivanhoe 18. Long Island Bridge 19. Meredith Woods 20. Merrymeeting River 21. Mi-Te-Jo 22. Newfound RV Park 23. Ossipee Lake Camping 24. Owl’s Landing 25. Paugus Bay 26. Pine Hollow 27. Province Shores 28. Riverbend 29. RiverBrook RV Resort 30. Roberts Knoll 31. Robies RV Park 32. Silver Lake Park 33. Squam Lake 34. Sun River 35. Tamworth 36. Terrace Pines 37. Turtle Krall RV Park 38. Twin Tamarack 39. Viewland 40. Whit’s End 41. Willey Brook 42. Wolfeboro 43. Yogi Bear STATE PARKS 44. Ellacoya 45. White Lake

1. Big Rock 2. Cedar Pond 3. Notch View 4. Ramblewood 5. Spruce Cone STATE PARKS 6. Coleman 7. Deer Mountain 8. Lake Francis 9. Milan Hill 10. Mollidgewock 11. Umbagog

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Ammonoosuc Apple Hill Baker River Beach Camping Area Beaver Trails Beech Hill Branch Brook Burns Lake Country Bumpkins Cove Camping Area Crawford Notch Crazy Horse Eastern Slope Fort Jefferson Fransted Glen-Ellis Goose Hollow Green Meadow Israel River Lantern Resort Lincoln/Woodstock KOA Littleton/Lisbon KOA Lost River Valley Maple Haven Resort Moose Hillock Mountain Lake Pemi River Pine Haven Pine Knoll River Meadow Roger’s Saco River Scenic View Tarry-Ho Timberland

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1. Angle Pond 2. Barrington Shores 3. Country Shore 4. Emerson’s Camping Area 5. Exeter Elms 6. Ferndale Acres 7. Great Bay Camping 8. Green Gate, The 9. Mill Brook 10. Old Stage 11. Pine Acres 12. Sanborn Shore 13. Shel-Al 14. Sunset Park 15. Three Ponds 16. Tidewater 17. Tuxbury Pond 18. Twin Brooks 19. Wadleigh Falls 20. Wakeda 21. Wellington 22. Whispering Pines STATE PARKS 23. Hampton Beach

Seacoast Region

1. Autumn Hills 2. Blake’s Brook 3. Calef Lake 4. Cascade 5. Circle 9 6. Cold Springs 7. Cozy Pond Camping 8. Epsom Valley 9. Field & Stream 10. Friendly Beaver 11. Great Meadow 12. Hidden Valley 13. Keyser Pond 14. Mile-Away 15. Sandy Beach STATE PARKS 16. Bear Brook 17. Pawtuckaway

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1. Crescent Campsites 2. Crow’s Nest 3. Lake Massasecum 4. Loon Lake 5. Mascoma Lake 6. Northstar 7. The Pastures 8. Storrs Pond Rec Area 9. Tippicanoe STATE PARKS 10. Pillsbury 11. Sunapee Mtn.

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36. Twin Mountain KOA 37. Twin River 38. White Birches STATE PARKS 39. Cannon Mountain 40. Dry River 41. Lafayette 42. Moose Brook

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n Seacoast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 n South Central/Merrimack. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 n Monadnock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 n Lakes Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 n Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 n White Mountains. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 n Great North Woods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 ADDITIONAL FEATURES

William Gnade Photography

NH Large Map & Campground/State Park List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 How to Find Your Perfect Camping Spot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Members/Advertisers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Board of Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Come to NH to Connect, Explore & Relax. Go Camping!. . . . . . 9 Propane Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Boating Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Firewood Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Camp Northeast Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Pet Etiquette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Go Camping Your Way in NH! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Brake for Moose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Off Road Info & Regulations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 2014 Photo Contest Info. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Wilderness Camping & Hiking in NH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Learn to Live with Bears. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Winter Camping. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Camping Safety. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Fishing & Hunting Info. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

When camping in New Hampshire’s Private Campgrounds look for this symbol

VISITOR FEES

Most of our campgrounds will charge a FEE when campers have visitors at their properties. You might ask WHY? Consider the expense of operating a camping facility from the cost of utilities, to maintaining pools, restrooms, insurance, safety concerns and the added strains on the entire property when visitors are present. Who’s to pay for all of this? We hope you’ll understand that visitor fees are just the price of admission to the campground’s facilities. Thank you!

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GPS LOCATIONS for CAMPGROUNDS We have provided the GPS Locations for all our Campgrounds/RV Parks, as well as RV Dealers listed in the guide. We used a GARMIN Nuvi 350. The format used was h ddd mm.mmm


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Summer: 36 Massasecum Road, Bradford, NH 03221 Winter: PO Box 629 Nottingham, NH 03290 Summer: (603) 938-2571, Winter: (603) 679-5606 massasecum@comcast.net • www.ucampnh.com/lakemassasecumcampground Directions Rte 114, 4 mi S of intersection of Rte 103 & 114, 5 mi N of Rte 202 GPS Directions N 43 14.128 W 071 54.369 Amenities Sites w/electric/water/sewer hookups, modern facilities, sandy beach, swimming, cabins, boat rentals, fishing, ice, wood, gift shop, snack bar, arcade Rates (2014 Rates) $35/day & up for family, seasonal site rates upon request.

529 S. Main Street, Newport, NH 03773 • (603) 863-6170 camping@crowsnestcampground.com • www.crowsnestcampground.com Crow’s Nest Campground offers summer and winter Camping in the Lake and Mount Sunapee Region on the Sugar River in Newport, New Hampshire. Directions 2 miles South of Newport on Route 10. I-89 North, exit 12 route 11W to Newport Ctr. I-89 South, exit 13 Route 10 south. I-91 in Vermont, exit 8 to Claremont, NH, follow signs to Newport GPS Direction: N 43 20.019 W 072 10.117 Amenities On the Sugar River, 120 sites (open grassy or wooded) w/water & electric, 20/30/50 amp service, Wi-Fi, full hookups & pull-thrus, all w/tables & fireplaces, limited Cable, Dog Exercise Area, tenting area, tent, cabin, & trailer rentals, solar heated pool, fishing, heated recreation building, playground, mini golf, camp store, metered LP gas, laundry, dump station, modern facilities, snowmobile trails from campground Seasons of Operation 2 Season–Summer: Mid May–Mid Oct. Winter: Dec. 1–April 1 Rate: $30/day & up for family of 5, 2 adults & 3 children, additional persons extra, seasonal site rates available upon request For Reservations Call or Email, online reservations available SEE AD PAGE 63

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529 S. Main Street, Newport, NH 03773 • (603) 863-6170 camping@crowsnestcampground.com • www.crowsnestcampground.com Crow’s Nest Campground offers summer and winter Camping in the Lake and Mount Sunapee Region on the Sugar River in Newport, New Hampshire. Directions 2 miles South of Newport on Route 10. I-89 North, exit 12 route 11W to Newport Ctr. I-89 South, exit 13 Route 10 south. I-91 in Vermont, exit 8 to Claremont, NH, follow signs to Newport GPS Direction: N 43 20.019 W 072 10.117 Amenities On the Sugar River, 120 sites (open grassy or wooded) w/water & electric, 20/30/50 amp service, Wi-Fi, full hookups & pull-thrus, all w/tables & fireplaces, limited Cable, Dog Exercise Area, tenting area, tent, cabin, & trailer rentals, solar heated pool, fishing, heated recreation building, playground, mini golf, camp store, metered LP gas, laundry, dump station, modern facilities, snowmobile trails from campground Seasons of Operation 2 Season–Summer: Mid May–Mid Oct. Winter: Dec. 1–April 1 Rate: $30/day & up for family of 5, 2 adults & 3 children, additional persons extra, seasonal site rates available upon request For Reservations Call or Email, online reservations available SEE AD PAGE 63

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4. LOON LAKE CAMPGROUND {SEASONAL ONLY}

5 Loon Lake Campground Rd., Croydon, NH 03770 • 603 863-8176 loonlakecg@aol.com • www.loonlakecamping.com We take pride in the 500 acres of natural beauty contained in our campground. We carefully tend the gardens, sandy beaches, trails, & woodlands. Our 100 acre private lake offers wonderful fishing, boating and swimming. A great place to relax and enjoy your family, friends & the great outdoors. Directions From interstate 89, Take exit 13 (Grantham exit). Follow Route 10 South for 3.5 miles, take a left at Conniston Store (Shell Station) onto Pine Hill Road then an immediate right onto Cash St. – follow for 3.3 miles. At the fork of Reed’s Mill Road, take a right for .2 miles and you are there! GPS Directions N 43.40917 W 72.14313 Amenities 102 SEASONAL SITES ONLY, all sites are full hook up with 30 Amp. service, water, sewer and phone availability. Gated campground, limited free WiFi, Enclosed Gazebo, Bath house, Sandy Beach, Dog Beach, Playground, Fishing, Boating (no gas motors), recreation room, exercise room, horseshoes, miles of hiking trails and camp store. Rates Please call for rates.

5. MASCOMA LAKE CAMPGROUND

92 US Route 4A, Lebanon, NH 03766 • (603) 448-5076 mascomalakecampground@comcast.net • www.mascomalake.com Mascoma Lake Campground is a great place to come and relax and enjoy the great views of the Lake and mountains. There is excellent fishing and boating at Mascoma Lake (5 miles long), and wonderful restaurants close by. 10% Military Discount. Free weekends for Military Families serving in Iraq, Afghanistan & Kuwait since ‘99. Directions Exit 17 off I-89 N or S. Turn right on Rte 4 to Rte 4A to Mascoma Lake GPS Directions N 43 38.556 W 72 10.661

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PO Box 238, Canaan, NH 03741 • 603-523-9910 sharron@crescentcampsites.com • www.crescentcampsites.com Relax and enjoy our wooded sites or our sandy beach on crystal clear Canaan Street Lake where you can fish, swim, or just enjoy the beautiful view. Directions Exit 17 off I-89, Rt. 4 E to Canaan, turn left at blinking yellow light in ctr. of town (1⁄10 mi. W of Jct. 4 & 118). Follow signs GPS Directions N 43 40.280 W 072 01.448 Amenities On Canaan Lake, 78 RV sites w/W/E/S, dump station, modern facilities, 300’ beach, pool, boat launch, tables & fireplaces, laundry, camp store, Rec hall, Horseshoes, metered LP gas Rates 2014 Rate for Season is $2,000. SEASONAL ONLY; NO OFF ROAD CAMPING For Reservations Call 1-800-494-5118 or email

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Thank you to our Photo Contest Participants:

John Dewey (Photo Contest Winner): front cover, pg 35 & 68; David Gagné, pg 27; Joanne Chevalier: pg 36; Lauren Strob: pg 40; Mark Andrews: pg 48 & 56; Kevin Kraft: pg 66 & 90; DawnMae Pratt: pg 67; and Jeanne Popoloski: pg 71.

We received many great photos from our photo contest. Unfortunately, we could not use all of them. Thank you for participating and please continue to send submissions this camping season!

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New Hampshire Campground Members & Advertisers Advertiser’s Name and Ad Page shown in “BOLD.” Listing Page in “Light.”

Access Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 AMC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Ames Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41, 39 Ammonoosuc . . . . . . . . . . . 72, 71 Angle Pond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 12 Apple Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 ARVC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Ashuelot River. . . . . . . . . . . 30, 30 Autumn Hills. . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 22 Ayers Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40, 39 Baker River . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72, 71 Barrington Shores . . . . . . . 14, 12 Beach Camping Area . . . . . . . . 72 Bear Rock Adventures. . . . . . 93 Bear’s Pine Woods . . . . . . . 41, 40 Beaver Hollow. . . . . . . . . . . 39, 40 Beaver Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Beech Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72, 72 Big Rock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Bill’s RV Service . . . . . . . . . 27, 27 Blake’s Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . 24, 22 Bluffs, The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42, 41 BookYourSite.com. . . . . . . . . . 59 Borden Insurance (Aegis). . . 53 Branch Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Burns Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Calef Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Campers Inn Of Kingston .97, 19 Campers Inn Of Merrimack. 97, 27 Camping World. . . . . . . . . . . 2, 27 Camping World of Conway. 2, 86 CampNCA.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Cascade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Cedar Pond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Chocorua Camping Village. 43, 41 Circle 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 City Auto Sales . . . . . . . . . . 65, 65 Clearwater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43, 44 Cold Springs Camp Resort. 3, 24 Cold Springs RV. . . . . . . . . 98, 27 Country Bumpkins. . . . . . . 73, 73 Country Shore. . . . . . . . . . . 13, 12 Cove Camping Area . . . . . 75, 75 Cozy Pond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, 24 Crawford Notch . . . . . . . . . 74, 74 Crazy Horse . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74, 75 Crescent Campsites . . . . . . . . . . 62 Crow’s Nest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63, 62 Crown Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45, 44 Cruise Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Danforth Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 42, 44 Davidson’s Countryside. 48, 47 Dean Hill RV Center . . . . . 65, 65 Deer Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Don Dunton. . . . . 12, 54, 66, 86 Eastern Slope. . . . . . . . . . . . 76, 75

Emerson’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15, 15 Epsom Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . 25, 24 Exeter Elms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 15 Ferndale Acres. . . . . . . . . . . 15, 15 Field & Stream. . . . . . . . . . . 25, 24 Foothills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Forest Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31, 30 Fort Jefferson . . . . . . . . . . . 77, 77 Fransted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75, 77 Friendly Beaver . . . . . . 50/51, 25 Glen-Ellis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 GoCampingAmerica.com. . . 59 Goose Hollow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Grand View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Great Bay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 15 Great Meadow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Green Gate, The . . . . . . . . . 16, 15 Green Meadow . . . . . . . . . . 76, 77 Gunstock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46, 48 Harbor Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46, 48 Hidden Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Hill’s RV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86, 86 Hinsdale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Israel River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82, 77 Keyser Pond . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26, 25 Lake Forest Resort. . . . . . . 47, 48 Lake Ivanhoe . . . . . . . . . . . . 44, 48 Lake Massasecum . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Lake Sunapee Reg. CofC. . . . 66 Lantern Resort. . . . . . . . . . . 76, 78 Laurel Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31, 30 Lincoln/Woodstock KOA . . . . . 78 Littleton/Lisbon KOA . . . . . . . . . 78 Long Island Bridge . . . . . . 48, 49 Loon Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Lost River Valley . . . . . . . . 78, 78 Maple Haven Resort. . . . . . . . . . 78 Mascoma Lake . . . . . . . . . . 64, 62 Meredith Woods . . . . . . . . 49, 52 Merrymeeting River. . . . . . . . . . 52 Mile-Away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26, 25 Mill Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Mi-Te-Jo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49, 52 Moose Hillock. . . . . . . . . . . 80, 79 Mountain Lake. . . . . . . . . . . 79, 79 Mountainside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Museum of Family Camping. . 34 Newfound RV Park. . . . . . . 52, 52 NH Dept. of Tourism . . . 94, 100 NH Fish & Game . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 NH Grand. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 NH Off Highway Assoc. . . . . . 88 NH State Parks. . 4-Pg Back Cvr Northstar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65, 63 Northwood RV. . . . . . . . . . . 19, 19 Notch View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

Old Stage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 16 Ossipee Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Owl’s Landing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Oxbow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34, 33 Pastures, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Paugus Bay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Pemi River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Pine Acres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 16 Pine Haven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82, 83 Pine Hollow . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53, 53 Pine Knoll. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Progressive. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Province Shores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Ramblewood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Red Rover Camping. . . . . . . . .94 River Meadow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Riverbend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Riverbrook RV Resort. . . . . . . . . 54 Roberts Knoll. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Robie’s RV Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Roger’s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83, 83 Saco River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84, 84 Sanborn Shore Acres . . . 17, 16 Sandy Beach . . . . . . . . . . . . 98, 26 Scenic View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82, 84 Seven Maples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Shel-Al. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 17 Shir-Roy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34, 33 Silver Lake Park. . . . . . . . . 53, 55 Spruce Cone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Squam Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . 54, 55 Storrs Pond Rec Area . . . . . . . . 64 Sun River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56, 55 Sunset Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Swanzey Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Tamworth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57, 55 Tarry Ho. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Terrace Pines . . . . . . . . . . . . 55, 57 Three Ponds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Tidewater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 18 Timberland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Tippicanoe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64, 64 Turtle Kraal RV Park . . . . . . . . . . 57 Tuxbury Pond. . . . . . . . . . . 98, 18 Twin Brooks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Twin Mountain KOA. . . . . 79, 85 Twin River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84, 85 Twin Tamarack. . . . . . . . . . . 56, 57 Viewland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Wadleigh Falls. . . . . . . . . . . 18, 18 Wakeda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19, 18 Wellington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19, 19 Wheelock Park Camp Area. . . . 33 Whispering Pines . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Whit’s End . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56, 57 White Birches. . . . . . . . . . . . 85, 85

White Mtn. Attractions .. . . 81, 86 White Mtn. Nat. Forest. . . . 87, 86 Willey Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Wolfeboro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Woodmore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32, 33 Yogi Bear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST Barnes Field . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Basin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Big Rock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Blackberry Crossing . . . . 87, 86 Campton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Cold River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Covered Bridge. . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Crocker Pond . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Dolly Copp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Hancock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Hastings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Jigger Johnson . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Osceola Vista. . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Passaconaway. . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Russell Pond. . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Sugarloaf I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Sugarloaf II . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Tripoli Rd. (Primitive) . . . . . . 87, 86 Waterville Valley . . . . . . . . 87, 86 White Ledge. . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Wild River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Wildwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Zealand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87, 86 Mead Base Conserv. Ctr . . . . . . 86 STATE PARKS Bear Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Cannon Mtn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Coleman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Deer Mountain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Dry River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Ellacoya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Greenfield. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Hampton Beach. . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Lafayette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Lake Francis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Milan Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Mollidgewock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Monadnock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Moose Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Pawtuckaway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Pillsbury. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Sunapee Mtn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Umbagog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 White Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Additional State Park Information can be found on the 4-page back cover fold-out.

New Hampshire Campground Association Board of Directors Gregg Goldberg, President Sandy Beach RV Resort Contoocook, NH 03229

Steve Hurst, Past President Saco River Camping Area North Conway, NH 03860

David Redfearn, Vice President

DIRECTORS: Dianne Battles

Danforth Bay Camping Area, Freedom, NH 03836

Sam Bouchie

Woodmore Family Campground, Rindge, NH 03461

Old Stage Campground Dover, NH 03823

David Mankuse

Christine Bouchie, Secretary

Karen Redfearn

Woodmore Family Campground Rindge, NH 03461

Walter Rebele, Treasurer Pine Haven Campground Wentworth, NH 03282

Gregg Pitman, Executive Director

NH Campground Owners’ Association PO Box 1074, 1545 Dover Rd, Epsom, NH 03234

Michele Collins, Executive Assistant

Lake Forest Resort, Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03896 Old Stage Campground, Dover, NH 03823

JR Gagnon

Crown Point Campground, Strafford, NH 03884

Rick Bagley

Autumn Hills Campground, Weare, NH 03281

Scott Christophers

Seven Maples Campground, Hancock, NH 03449

NH Campground Owners’ Association PO Box 1074, 1545 Dover Rd, Epsom, NH 03234

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Kendra Neville

Sunset Park, Hampstead, NH 03841

Sylvia Leggett

Roberts Knoll Campground, Alton, NH 03809

Jason Sullivan

Beech Hill Campground & Cabins Twin Mountain, NH 03595

Andy Stenberg

Crow’s Nest Campground, Newport, NH 03773

Lee Spencer Scholarship Chair

Chocorua Camping Village Chocorua, NH 03817


All three photos: William Gnade Photography

Come to New Hampshire to Connect, Explore, and Relax. GO CAMPING! Perhaps more than any other activity, camping fulfills the great variety of “wants” that people desire from their vacation or weekend get-away.

Season after season throughout their lifetimes, children and adults enjoy camping in New Hampshire. Go Camping to Connect – with family and friends, and with the unspoiled, four-season splendor woven throughout New Hampshire’s seven regions. Go Camping to Explore – the state’s pristine landscape, world-renowned hiking trails, natural wonders and historic landmarks, as well as abundant attractions ranging from festivals, theme parks, and retail shopping to microbreweries, wineries, museums, garden tours, golf courses, sporting events, theaters, award-winning restaurants and more. continued on page 35

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Points of interest: • Hampton Beach, Hampton

The Seacoast Region features 18 miles of Atlantic coastline, with long sandy beaches, working ports, offshore islands, and popular resort towns that date back nearly 400 years. At the hub of the region, the city of Portsmouth (settled in 1623) combines modern day convenience with historic charm. The Olde Port and downtown areas are home to brick-paved streets, historic buildings, art galleries, specialty shops, jazz clubs, sidewalk cafes and award-winning restaurants. Prescott Park features beautiful gardens and hosts concerts and festivals. Strawbery Banke Museum provides an historic recreation of life in Colonial days. A short drive away, Redhook Ale Brewery offers tours and casual dining. Neighboring towns such as Dover, Durham, Exeter, Greenland, Lee and Newmarket also have much to offer. Tour the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire in Dover, the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, Great Bay Discovery Center and Great Bay Wildlife Reserve in Greenland, or Flag Hill Winery in Lee. History buffs will enjoy Exeter, one of the first four settlements in the state and its capital during the Revolutionary War. Exeter is home to the American Independence Museum, and Phillips Exeter Academy is one of the nation’s finest preparatory boarding schools. Hampton Beach offers shopping, dining, and a variety of entertainment beyond swimming. Catch a concert at the Casino Ballroom or Seashell Stage, and free weekly fireworks throughout

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• America’s Stonehenge, Salem (walking trails) • Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth • Prescott Park, Portsmouth (walking, picnicking, outdoor theatre & concerts) • The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, Dover • Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth (boat tours) • Redhook Ale Brewery, Portsmouth • Water Country Water Park, Portsmouth • Canobie Lake Park, Salem

For more info on the Seacoast Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce 603-772-2411 • exeterarea.org Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce 603-742-2218 • dovernh.org Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce 1-800-438-2826 • hamptonchamber.com Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce 603-610-5510 • portsmouthchamber.org the summer. For a quieter experience, visit Wallis Sands State Park or Jenness State Beach. Explore walking trails or enjoy a picnic at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye. The historic and remote Isles of Shoals, located six miles off the coast, is a great day-trip option.

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1. ANGLE POND GROVE CAMPING AREA

3. COUNTRY SHORE CAMPING AREA

9 Pillsbury Road, Sandown, NH 03873 • (603) 887-4434 Mailing Address: PO Box 173, Hampstead, NH 03826 camp@anglepondgrove.com • www.anglepondgrove.com Angle Pond Grove is situated within 1/2 hour of the three major highways, Route 93, Route 101, and Route 495. Great base location for discovering New England or just kicking back enjoying downtime. Directions 9 Pillsbury Rd., Sandown, NH 03873, On Route 121A, 4 miles North of Route 125, 1/2 mile North of Route 111 GPS Directions N 42 54.014 W 71 8.982 Amenities Water/electric/sewer, modern facilities, tables & fireplaces, laundry, LP gas, ice, wood, cottage rents wkly, ball field, playground, horseshoes, boat rentals (rowboat, kayaks, canoe, paddleboats), basketball court, sorry NO pets Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 13

Route 125, Kingston NH • (603) 642-5072 countryshores@comcast.net • www.countryshorescamping.com Country Shores has over 150 wooded sites on a 305 acre lake. If you are looking for a quiet, peaceful camping experience, yet close to many of NH’s finest attractions you will find that at Country Shores. GPS Directions N42 53.693 w 071 04.211 Directions Exit 51B off 495N 8 miles north on Rte. 125 to Kingston Amenities W/E/S, cable sites, modern facilities, boating, swimming, playground, ballfield, horseshoes, rec hall, tables, fireplaces & laundry. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 13

2. BARRINGTON SHORES CAMPGROUND 7 Barrington Shores Dr., Barrington, NH 03825 • (603) 664-9333 bashores@metrocast.net • www.barringtonshores.com A lakeside, wooded campground that offers excellent swimming at two sandy beaches with fishing, and boating. Directions I-495 Exit 51B, N on Rt.125 thru Lee traffic circle, North 2 1⁄2 miles on Rt. 125 to Beauty Hill Road, 1 mile W to Hall Road GPS Directions N 43 11.096 W 071 01.599 Amenities Lakeside, 2 sandy beaches, swimming, fishing, 140 tent & RV sites w/cable, modern facilities, private handicap restroom, LP gas, tables & fireplaces, camp store, ice, wood, boat ramp, docks, rowboat, canoe, paddleboat, & kayak rentals, cabin rentals, horseshoes, playground, game room, modem access, Wi-Fi Rates (2013 Rates) $39 & up/day 2 adults & up to 3 children, additional persons extra, weekly and seasonal rates on request SEE AD PAGE 14 12 | 2014 New Hampshire Camping Guide

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Angle Pond Grove Picnic and swim at our 500' Sandy Beach

Things to do See the Wagon The 130-acre Wagon Hill Farm on Route 4 in Durham offers sweeping views of the fields next to the old wagon atop the hill. These views are exquisite at sunset. The property features well marked trails leading to a nicely developed waterfront with picnic tables and swimming in Little Bay. Enjoy crosscountry skiing and sledding during winter months. Wine Time Flag Hill Winery in Lee is both a winery

Season: May 15th – October 15th

3 Way Hook-Up & Tent Sites • 30/50 Amp Sites • Tables & Fireplaces • LP Gas, Ice • Snack Bar • Laundry • Security Gates

• 500' Sandy Beach • Horseshoe Courts • Ballfield, Basketball Court • Rec Hall Activities • Cottage – Rent Weekly • Boat Rentals • Sorry, No Pets

www.anglepondgrove.com email: camp@anglepondgrove.com

WRITE: Box 173 E., Hampstead, N.H. 03826 603-887-4434 • 888-226-7436 Inq/Res SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 12

Country Shore Sandy Beach On 305 Acre Lake

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Boating • Wooded Sites Fishing • 4-Way Hookup Playground • Rec. Hall • Laundry Ballfield For Information Call:

1-603-642-5072

Location: 125 State Rte. 125 Kingston, NH

Float to the Shoals The Isles of Shoals is steeped

in legend and lore. But the islands are a destination for history buffs and photographers, vacationers and lighthouse lovers. Portsmouth Harbor Cruises leaves from Portsmouth Harbor and cruises the 6 miles out to the Isles. Go for the afternoon or spend the whole day.

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Where the Potters are If you like to watch artists at work, take a trip to Salmon Falls Stoneware in Dover. The beloved stoneware is highly prized and has become an American tradition for more than 20 years. Hand-made and hand-decorated, the pieces are uniquely New England, making this shop a true landmark in the City of Dover.

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and a distillery, meaning it produces wines and spirits. It boasts more than 20 acres of vineyards that feature nine varieties of grapes suitable to New England’s harsh climate, producing red and white wines in a variety of flavors, including fruit wines with blends of strawberry, apple and Wild Maine blueberries. In keeping with their “made in New Hampshire” pride, Flag Hill has a Heritage Red Wine that is blended with maple syrup.

No ordinary Odiorne Visit The Seacoast Center at Odiorne Point State Park. The state park is worth exploring all by itself, for its 350-acre park with hiking trails and multiple habitats, located right on the Atlantic. The Seacoast Science Center offers a tide pool touch-tank, interpretive exhibits, a 32-foot skeleton of a humpback whale, amazing views of the seashore, and a rare blue lobster in their “Gulf of Maine” exhibit hall. Why Rye? Rye Harbor State Park showcases the rocky New Hampshire shore better than any other location along the 18-mile coastline of the state. Saltwater fishing is popular with the many chartered boats that set out from the harbor. This is also a popular spot for weddings and picnics. Escape the hustle and bustle of Hampton Beach with a short ride to Rye. Go Back in Time Strawbery Banke Museum in

Portsmouth provides visitors with the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived throughout four centuries of New England history. This is achieved through restored furnished houses, exhibits, period gardens, historic landscapes, and costumed role players.

Mailing: P.O. Box 559, Plaistow, NH 03865

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EXETER ELMS FAMILY CAM PGROUND Located 1 mile south of Exeter on Route 108

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Let Our Family Welcome Yours! Activities • Playground • Basketball • Table tennis • Volleyball • Bocce Ball • Game Room • Pool Table • Shuffleboard ...and much more!

Facilities • Riverside Family Camping • Spacious Wooded Sites • Pavilion, Store, Arcade • 15 minutes to Hampton Beach! • Free Wi-Fi Hotspots • Cabin Rentals • Pet Friendly • Canoe and Kayak Rentals • Good River Fishing • 30’ x 60’ Swimming Pool • 2 Playgrounds & Rec Fields • Recreation Program

APPROVED CAMPGROUND

Nightly, weekly, monthly & Seasonal, Free Wi-Fi Hot Spot, Camp Store, Firepit, Pets allowed, 50/30 Amp, Modern bath Houses, near everything!

603-964-5730

Open May 1 to Oct. 15

Email: info@exeterelms.com Web: www.exeterelms.com Write: 190 Court Street, Exeter, NH 03833 603-778-7631 toll free: 866-778-7631

115 Layfayette Road PO Box 700 North Hampton, NH 03862 camp@shel-al.com

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4. EMERSON’S CAMPING AREA

5. EXETER ELMS FAMILY CAMPGROUND

24 Amy Lane, Hampstead, NH 03841 • (603) 329-6938 ne-san@comcast.net • www.emersoncampground.com Directions Off Route 111, enter through Emerson’s Mobile Home Park GPS Directions N 42 52.808 W 071 09.498 Amenities 25 sites all w/4 way hookups & 50 amp service, town water, park model sites available, wooded area, modern facilities, laundromat, recreation hall, tables & fireplaces, 3-acre pond, heated pool, bocce court, fishing, NO dogs allowed. Rates Seasonal Rates upon Request, SEASONAL ONLY, NO OFF ROAD CAMPING SEE AD BELOW

190 Court St., Exeter, NH 03833 • (603)-778-7631 or 866-778-7631 info@exeterelms.com • www.exeterelms.com Exeter Elms offers a perfect camping location, with a mile of water frontage on the beautiful Exeter River for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Use our clean, first-class facilities as your base to explore and enjoy the entire Seacoast Region. Only 15 minutes to Hampton Beach! Directions From North: Rte 95 to exit 2/Rte 101 west to exit 11. Left onto Route 108. Follow 108 through 1 right, left at bandstand, next left onto Court Street, 1.5 miles on your left. From South: Rte 95 to exit 1, left on 107, Right on 150, left on 108, Camp is on left. GPS Directions N 42 57.524 W 070 57.304 Amenities 203 sites, 84 w/full hookup, 60 w/W/E, tent area, cabin rentals,tables & firepits, modern facilities, wood, laundry, camp store, arcade, pavilion, dump station, on-site sanitation service, river fishing, canoe & kayak rentals, 30x60 pool, 2 playgrounds, wifi. Pet & Family Friendly. Rates (2013 Rates) Nightly $29-54 for 2 adults & 2 children under 18. Additional persons extra. Discounts: Good Sam’s Club, extd stay & off season SEE AD PAGE 14

Beautifully Beautifully situated situatedon onaa33acre acrepond, pond, Emerson’s offers Emerson’s offers50 50 amp ampsites, sites,Modern Modern Rec Laundry tucked into RecHall, Hall,and andand Laundry tucked into a a scenic wooded landscape with a heatscenic wooded landscape with a ed pool, bocce andand fishing. heated pool, bocce fishing.

Emerson’s Camping Area

24 Amy Lane • Hampstead, NH 03841 (603) 329-6938 Email: ne-san@comcast.net

6. FERNDALE ACRES CAMPGROUND 130 Wednesday Hill Road, Lee, NH 03861 (603) 659-5082; Winter: (603) 494-6556 ferndaleacres@gmail.com • www.ferndaleacres.com Ferndale Acres is your family retreat! Whether sunny or wooded, near the river or the pool, we have a large, clean site waiting for you. All of our sites have sewer, water, and electric hook-ups, and our seasonal campers have cable service. Our facility is convenient located in the seacoast region with easy access from 101 and 95. We always have exciting activities for the whole family! For more information, visit our website or give us a call. Directions Off Route 155 in center of town, look for signs GPS Directions N 43 07.049 W 070 59.793 Amenities 150 sites, 30 amp services, water/electric, W/E/S, modem access in recreation hall, Wi-Fi hot spot, tables & fireplaces, laundry, camp store, recreation hall, game room, ice, wood, fishing, canoeing/boating (no motors or rentals), swim (river & pool), ball field, basketball, horseshoes, volleyball, shuffleboard Rates (2014 Rates) Nightly $38 for 2 adults & 2 children SEE AD THIS PAGE

7. GREAT BAY CAMPING LLC SEE OUR LISTING THIS PAGE

PO Box 390, #56 Rt. 108, Newfields, NH 03856 • (603) 778-0226 info@greatbaycamping.com • www.greatbaycamping.com Great Bay Camping is a “family run” campground located on the tidal Squamscott River in the quaint country town of Newfields, NH. Directions From Portsmouth take I-95 South to Route 33 West to Route 108 North, go 1.8 miles. From I-95 North take Exit 2, Route 101 West to Route 108 North, go 4 miles, enter on right at gas station. GPS Directions N 43 02.676 W 070 55.504 Amenities 90 sites on the Squamscott River w/boat launch, modern facilities with free hot showers, laundry, LP gas, store, 2 & 3 way hookups, free Wi-Fi, canoe/kayak rentals, saltwater fishing, playground, pool, Pavilion, & weekend activities. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 17

8. THE GREEN GATE CAMPING AREA PO Box 185, Exeter, NH 03833 • (603) 772-2100 www.ucampnh.com/greengate Directions 15 minutes off I-95 Exit 1, Rte 107W to Rte 150N to Rte 108N GPS Directions N 42 57.507 W 070 57.583 Amenities Operating 45 years, 106 shaded sites, modern facilities, laundry, playground, camp store, pool, shuffleboard, tables & fireplaces, electric/water/ sewer hookups, 50/30/20 amp service, PETS ON LEASH Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 16

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9. MILL BROOK RV PARK 99 Route 125, Kingston, NH 03848 • (603) 642-7112 www.millbrookrvpark.com • millbrookinfo@comcast.net Quiet and relaxing RV Park. Close to Seacoast Beaches, Canobie Lake Amusement Park, Lee Speed Way, Seabrook Dog Track, Golf Courses, Shopping and Restaurants. Directions 1-495 Exit 51B, 7.2 miles north on Rte 125, entrance on right. 101 Exit 7, Rte 125 South, Approx. 11 miles on left. GPS Directions N 42 53.416 W 071 04.590 Amenities W/S/E 30/50 Amp, cable, Wi-Fi, Pool, Pull thru Sites, Brook side sites, fishing (Lic. Required), modern facilities, Horseshoes, 4th of July Fireworks, Potlucks & Gatherings PETS ON LEASH Rates (2014 Rates) $38 & up, wkly, mthly, seasonal rates available upon request

10. OLD STAGE CAMPGROUND

Amenities 400 sites, tables & fireplaces, on site cabin rentals, 3 swimming areas, mini golf, giant water slide, skate park, fishing, canoe/kayak/row boat/ paddle boat rentals, camp store, 2 recreation buildings, laundry, playground, movies, ball games, ice cream parlor, 44th year Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 17

12. SANBORN SHORE ACRES CAMPGROUND PO Box 626, Main Street, Hampstead, NH 03841 • (603) 329-5247 info@sanbornshoreacres.com • www.sanbornshoreacres.com Directions I-93 to Exit 3, 8 mi Eton Rte 111 then 2 mi north on Rte 121 GPS Directions N 42 52.950 W 071 11.706 Amenities 138 water/electric/septic/cable sites, swimming, boating, fishing, basketball, horseshoes, snack bar, recreation tent, game room Rates Seasonal Rates available upon request, SEASONAL ONLY, NO OFF ROAD CAMPING SEE AD PAGE 17 SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 15

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Enjoy one of our water view sites!

46 Old Stage Road, Dover/Madbury, NH 03823 On season (603) 742-4050; Off season (978) 374-3109 www.oldstagecampground.com This second generation, family oriented campground, nestled in the woods offers activities and fun for children of all ages. Directions Exit 8W off Spaulding Turnpike/Route 16. Take right at lights Route 9W. Go 1 1⁄2 miles to Old Stage Road, turn left, entrance 1/2 mile on left. From Route 125, take Route 9E and look for sign at Old Stage Road. GPS Directions N 43 11.088 W 70 55.888 Amenities On the Bellamy River, pool, shuffleboard, adult recreation building, teen game room, laundry, LP gas (metered), modern facilities, 52nd year Rates (2014 Rates) $38 & up/day, weekly or seasonal rates on request SEE  AD BELOW

11. PINE ACRES RV RESORT 74 Freetown Road, Raymond, NH 03077 • (603) 895-2519 www.pineacrescamping.com Directions Exit 5 off Rt. 101, left onto Rt. 107, entrance on left, Jct. Rt. 102 & 107 GPS Directions N 43 01.049 W 071 09.848

GreenGate CAMPING AREA

n Family Camping

n Swimming Pool n 85 Full Hook-ups n Free Wi-Fi Avail.

n Recreation Hall n Modern Facilities n Playing Field

... Sorry, No Dump Station Minutes from Hampton Beach and Other Seacoast Attractions!

THE GREEN GATE, INC.

Rt. 108, PO Box 185A, Exeter, NH 03833 www.ucampnh.com/greengate

603-772-2100

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Swimming Pool • Fishing • Planned Activities Teen Recreation Hall • Adult Recreation Hayride • Group Area • Shaded Sites Campstore/Ice/Wood • LP Metered

Hosts: The Redfearn Family

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13. SHEL-AL CAMPING AREA

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PO Box 700 Route 1, North Hampton, NH 03862 • (603) 964-5730 camp@shel-al.com • www.shel-al.com Directions I-95N take Exit 1, Route 107E to Rte 1N, entrance on right. I-95S take exit 5, at rotary; follow beaches, Rte 1S signs, entrance on left GPS Directions N 42 58.906 W 070 49.868 Amenities 179 sites, mix of full hookups, water, electric sites, separate tent area, modern facilities, camp store, wood, ice, tables & fireplaces, playground, game room, shuffleboard, horseshoes, baseball field, basketball, volleyball, (1) PET ON LEASH Seasons of Operation May 15-Sept. 15 (RV & Tent); Sept. 15-Oct. 1 (RV’s only) Rates (2014 Rates) $36 and up nightly based on 2 adults. SEE AD PAGE 14

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Salt Water Fishing on the Beautiful Squamscott River Boat Access to Great Bay and the Atlantic Ocean

Nearby Attractions:

3 Racecar Tracks Driving Range (Walk to) Golf Course Ocean Beaches Racquet Ball & Tennis

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90 Sites 20-30-50 Amp Electric STORE Wooded & Waterview WITH Sites TAKE-OUT Swimming Pool Boat Launch & Dock DELI Game Room & Pavilion Hot Showers & Laundry LP Gas & Gasoline Limited RV Supplies May 15– Oct. Seasonal Sites

1 (603) 778-0226

56 Route 108, PO Box 390 Newfields, NH 03856 www.greatbaycamping.com

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Sanborn Shore Acres Your Seasonal Family Campground

• Sandy beach on 500 acre Big Island Pond • Swimming, boating, fishing, relaxing • Beach snackbar / video arcade / laundry room • 3 BR beach side cottage rental • Children, adult, family planned activities • 15 min. from Rte 495 & Rte 93 • Only 50 min. north of Boston

www.SanbornShoreAcres.com Email; info@SanbornShoreAcres.com

Call or e-mail for more information

P.O. Box 626, Hampstead, NH 03841 (603) 329-5247 Located off Rte. 121, 2 miles from Rte. 111 Your Hosts: The Reynolds Family

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14. SUNSET PARK CAMPGROUND PO Box 16N, 104 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead, NH 03841 • (603) 329-6941 Directions I-93 to Exit 3, 8 miles east on Route 111, then 1 mile north on Route 121, then 1/3 mile east on Emerson Ave GPS Directions N 42 52.675 W 071 10.320 Amenities Seasonal sites W/E/S, on 72 acres at Sunset Lake, 400’ beach, swimming, basketball, softball, horseshoes, volleyball, fishing & boat rentals. Rates Please call for rates.

15. 3 PONDS CAMPGROUND, INC 146 North Road, Brentwood, NH 03833 • (603) 679-5350 info@3pondscampgound.net • www.3pondscampground.net Directions Exit 8 off Route 101, then follow North Road, Rockingham County signs, located 5 mi. west of Exeter, 25 miles east of Manchester GPS Directions N 43 00.688 W 071 03.474 Amenities 136 sites, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, laundry, pavilion, playground, ball field, horseshoes, 2 bocce courts, archery, swim, nature trails, volleyball, camp store, fishing ( no license) Rates Please call for rates.

16. TIDEWATER CAMPGROUND 160 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842 (603) 926-5474 • www.ucampnh.com/tidewater Directions Northbound Route 1 take 2nd left under overpass, follow signs for Hampton Falls, go approximately 150 yards. South on Route 1, entrance on right, access only from Route 1S GPS Directions N 42 55.945 W 70 50.566 Amenities 200 RV & tent sites, modern facilities,WI-FI (free), tables & fireplaces, store (limited), pool, game room, basketball, playground, Sorry NO dogs Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW

17. TUXBURY POND RV RESORT 88 Whitehall Road, South Hampton, NH 03827 • (603) 394-7660 Tuxbury_pond@equitylifestyle.com • www.tuxburypond.com Directions I-495 Exit 54, take Route 150N, thru traffic lights 1/2 mile, left on Highland Street, left on Lions Mouth Road, right on Newton Road, stay straight onto Whitehall Road, campground on left GPS Directions N 42 52.049 W 070 59.238 Amenities Tables/fireplaces all sites, game room, campstore, two pools, boating & fishing, ice, wood, LP gas, laundry and modern facilities (handicap restroom) Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 98

18. TWIN BROOKS CAMPGROUNDSEASONAL ONLY 211 Lower Collins St., Seabrook, NH 03874 • (603) 474-5163 tbcllc1@yahoo.com • www.twinbrookscampground.biz We are quiet, clean & gated. Directions From I-95, Exit 60, go to 2nd street light (Rte. 286 E) turn left, cross over Rte 1 into Seabrook, NH. At blinking yellow light keep left (Collins St), after Stop sign continue 1/2 mi. on Lower Collins St. We are on the left. Amenities Close to beach & shopping. 1 mi. to Seabrook Beach, 2.5 mi. to Hampton or Salisbury beach. Sewer & Water. Laundry available. Paved, dirt free roads. Rates Please call for rates.

19. WADLEIGH FALLS CAMPGROUND 16 Campground Road, Lee, NH 03861 • (603) 659-1751 info@wadleighfalls.com • www.wadleighfalls.com Directions 2 miles to Campground Road on Route 152 from Route 125 GPS Directions: N 43 05.359 W 071 00.554 Amenities 115 sites, tent sites on river, modern facilities, camp store, playground, LP gas, canoe rentals, large recreation hall, ball field, mini golf, group area, pool, canoeing, fishing, PETS ON LEASH, 45th year Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW

20. WAKEDA CAMPGROUND LLC 294 Exeter Road (Rt. 88), Hampton Falls, NH 03844 • (603) 772-5274 www.wakedacampground.com Over 400 wooded sites on 100 acres just 8 miles from Hampton Beach. A friendly, family campground with sites for tents, trailers, and large RV’s or try our camping cabins! Directions Take Rt. 495 North, go to Rt. 95, take exit 1 (Kingston-Seabrook). Bear right off exit ramp, turn left at traffic light (Rt. 1). Go 1 1⁄2 miles and take a left on Rt. 88. Entrance 4 miles on left GPS Directions N 42 57.354 W 070 54.3444 SEE OUR LISTING THIS PAGE

TIDEWATER CAMPGROUND 2 1/2 Miles to HaMpton BeacH Family camping in a Beautiful Wooded area

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Swimming Pool l Clean & Convenient Camping Shopping Centers, Golf and Deep Sea Fishing nearby l 20/30/50 Amp, 3 Way Hookups, Tent Sites l Playground, Horseshoes, Free Wi-Fi l l

Excellent Fishing on Lamprey River Shaded & Open Sites 45 Min. to Water Country & Hampton Beach 16 Campground Road, Lee, NH 03824

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603-926-5474

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93 Lee Hook Road, Lee, NH 03861 • (603) 659-5051 or (603) 659-5065 Old fashioned family camping on a national scenic river. Enjoy fishing, canoeing and kayaking on the Lamprey River. Peace and quiet with horseshoeing, hiking, bocce, tether-ball, volleyball, etc. Pets allowed on a leash. Directions From Route 125 take Geo. Bennett Road (follow sign), to stop sign, go straight thru onto Lee Hook Road, entrance on left GPS Directions N 43 06.863 W 070 59.964 Amenities Modern facilities, tables & fireplaces, recreation hall, some river front sites, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Rates (2012 Rates) $25 & up per family of 4, add’l persons extra, water/ electric and W/E/S extra, seasonal rate $1575 incl. storage For Reservations Call Pat SEE  AD BELOW

22. WHISPERING PINES CAMPGROUND 8 Wenmark Road, Newton, N.H. 03858. • 1-800-847-4969 OR 603-382-6406 www.whisperingpinescamp.com Escape this summer to beautiful, quiet Southern NH. Camp with us at Whispering Pines, where you’ll feel like you’re at a 4-star resort. We have large, quiet, wooded, clean sites on a 255-acre lake and a heated swimming pool. We are located close to the seacoast and a short trip to the mountains. All of our sites have sewer, water, and electric hook-ups, and our seasonal campers have cable hook-ups. Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, or just relaxation on our beaches, pool side, or at your own site. For more info visit our website or call. Directions Take exit 52 off route 495, go South onto route 110 toward Haverhill, Massachusetts, then go right onto route 108 through Plaistow, N.H. into Newton, N.H., then go left onto Heath Road. Follow Heath Road to the end, go left for 400 feet and go right on to Wenmark Road. The camp will be on your left.

STATE PARK 23. HAMPTON BEACH Hampton, NH See back cover fold-out for more information.

RV SALES AND SERVICE 24. CAMPERS INN OF KINGSTON Rt. 125, Kingston • (603) 642-5555 Sales and service of 16 different types of Travel Trailers, Motor Homes & Tent Trailers. For brand names see our ad. Used unit sales and service. Hitches and awnings sold and installed. GPS Directions N 42 54.243 W 071 04.353. Hours of Operation Full repair service open 6 days, Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sales office open 7 days, Mon.-Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-5. INQ: Rt. 125, Kingston 03848. (603-642-5555). SEE AD PAGE 97

25. NORTHWOOD RV INC. 409 1st NH Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261-3409 Sales: (603) 942-8466, Service: (603) 942-8683 sales@northwoodrv.com or service@northwoodrv.com www.northwoodrv.com RV sales and service, all trailer brands serviced Directions Located between Concord and Portsmouth on Route 4, 202, & 9 GPS Directions N 43 12.278 W 071 10.134 Hours of Operation 7 days a week SEE AD BELOW SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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• Camping Cabins • Electric, Water & Sewer Hookups • 30/50 Amp. • Pull Throughs • Pets on Leash Welcome • Laundromat • Hot Showers • Flush Toilets • Fireplaces & Picnic Tables on All Sites • Pavilion • Playground • Game Room, Mini-Golf & Trading Post (July & August) • Ice Cream Socials (July & August) • Free WiFi Hot Spot 8 miles to Hampton Beach, close to Water Country, race tracks, and many historical & tourist interests. Only 3 Miles to churches and shopping. Visit Our Web Site: www.wakedacampground.com

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21. WELLINGTON CAMPING PARK

GPS Directions N 43 06.863 W 070 59.964 Amenities We have a newly built recreational hall, Heated Swimming Pool, Laundry Room; We are on a 255 Acre Lake; And most of all, our Campsites are Large with a fire place and a picnic table on each site. All sites feature sewer, water, and electric hook-ups, and our Seasonal Campers have Cable Hook-up. Enjoy outside social gathering with your family and friends. Rates: Please call for rates.

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Amenities 400 sites, 196 w/W/E, 80 tent sites, 128 full hookup, some pull thru, modern facilities, camping cabins, laundry, playground, mini golf & game room & trading post (July & Aug.), pavilion, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, dump station, camp store, wood, dog park. PETS ON LEASH PLEASE. Rates $38 and up SEE AD BELOW


SOUTH CENTRAL/MERRIMACK REGION

Points of interest: • Currier Museum of Art, Manchester • Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord Piscataquog River Park, Manchester

The South Central Region is home to the vibrant cities of Concord, Manchester and Nashua. Campgrounds are nestled along scenic byways, yet just a short distance from museums, fine dining, theater, attractions and shopping. The capital city of Concord has the nation’s oldest State House and many historical and cultural attractions. Manchester is an historic textile-mill city located on the Merrimack River, now with high-tech businesses, universities and restaurants. Nashua, also a former mill city, was named a best-place to live in the U.S. The region offers something for everyone, year-round. Enjoy history and art at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, the Capital Center for the Arts and Museum of NH History in Concord, and the Museum of Family Camping in Allenstown. Performing arts come alive at Manchester’s Palace Theater and the Dana Center for the Humanities at St. Anselm College. Families enjoy Canobie Lake Park in Salem, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, and Manchester’s SEE Science Museum and Aviation Museum of NH. Experience indoor skydiving at SkyVenture in Nashua, and enjoy shopping at the Merrimack Premium Outlets, and malls and specialty shops throughout the region.

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• McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord • Tanger Outlets, Merrimack • Museum of New Hampshire History, Concord • Shaker Village, Canterbury • Anheuser-Busch Plant, Merrimack • Fisher Cats Baseball Stadium, Manchester • Manchester Monarchs Hockey at the Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester • SkyVenture indoor skydiving facility, Nashua

For more info on South Central/Merrimack Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce 603-224-2508 • concordnhchamber.com Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 603-666-6600 • manchester-chamber.org Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce 603-881-8333 • nashuachamber.com Sports enthusiasts can watch the AA New Hampshire Fisher Cats baseball team, an affiliate of the major league Toronto Blue Jays, at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester. The Verizon Wireless Arena is home to the Manchester Monarchs AHL hockey team, as well as concerts and entertainment. The NH Motor Speedway in Loudon, nicknamed “The Magic Mile”, hosts NASCAR races, as well as an IndyCar weekend and the oldest motorcycle race in North America, the Loudon Classic. Tours and tastings are offered at the New Hampshire Winery in Henniker, and the Anheuser-Busch Plant in Merrimack, where the famous Budweiser Clydesdales are stabled.

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1. AUTUMN HILLS CAMPGROUND 285 South Stark Highway S, Weare, NH 03281 • (603) 529-2425 camp@autumnhillscampground.com • www.autumnhillscampground.com A jewel in South Central New Hampshire, Autumn Hills Campground is located in rural Weare, between Manchester and Concord, convenient to amusements, museums, antique shops, parks, and malls. Large, shady sites are tiered on a wooded hillside, offering a private camping setting for your whole family. YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO FAR...TO BE AWAY! Directions Route 114N, 4 miles north of Goffstown between Manchester and Concord GPS Directions N 43 20.386 W 071 40.208 Amenities 113 sites with 92 water/electric/sewer for RVs, popups & tents, large & wooded, modern facilities, tables & fireplaces, free WiFi hot spot,

recreation hall, sports field, sand volleyball, pavilion, camp store, ice, wood, LP gas, laundry, dump station, pool, lakeview sites. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW

2. BLAKE’S BROOK CAMPGROUND 76 Mountain Road, Epsom, NH 03234 • (603) 736-4793 blakes@tds.net • www.blakesbrook.com Directions Exit 15E (Rt 393) off I-93, 12 miles east of Concord on Route 4 via I-393. South or North bound Route 28 take Route 4 East. 2 miles east of Epsom Traffic Circle sign on right. GPS Westbound on Rt 4: ignore Cass Rd. GPS Directions N 43 12.455 W 71 18.571 Amenities Wooded sites, some tent, most water/electric or water/electric/ septic, cabin rentals, game room, recreation hall, basketball, tables & SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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593 Chester Road, Auburn, NH 03032 • (603) 483-8282 info@caleflakecampingarea.com • www.caleflakecampingarea.com Directions 7 miles southeast of Manchester on Route 121. I-93 to Route 101E, take Exit 2, go south on Route 121 5 miles, entrance on left GPS Directions N 42 58.403 W 071 19.053 Amenities Wooded trailer and tent sites, water/sewer/electric hook-ups, laundry, store, ice, wood, beach, great fishing, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball court, canoe and boat rentals, covered pavilion. Rates From $28.00 to $36.00 per night based on a family of four

4. CASCADE CAMPGROUND 379 Route 106 South, Loudon, NH 03307 • (603) 224-3212 cascadecampground@comcast.net • www.cascadecampground.com Directions 2 1⁄2 miles north of Route 393, 202, & 4 on Route 106N GPS Directions N 43 12.440 W 071 18.606 Amenities Spacious wooded trailer & tent sites w/tables & fireplaces, electric/ water/sewer hookups, modern facilities, laundry, wood, ice, swim, beach, fishing, dance pavilion, recreation hall, shuffleboard, horseshoes, volleyball court, camp store, LP gas (metered), pool, group area w/water & electric, pets on leash w/rabies shots Rates Please call for rates.

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See the Stars The sky is no limit at the McAuliffeShepard Discovery Center in Concord. Budding astronomers can look through a telescope at the rings of Saturn, watch shows in their 40-foot domed theatre, take a journey through the solar system, and participate in space-related activities. Head to the Zoo Charmingfare Farm in Candia has the largest collection of agricultural animals in New Hampshire. But it’s the other wildlife that gets so much attention. Here you can witness black bears, lynx, a cougar, a wolf, wolverine, and a porcupine. You’ll also see peacock, a trumpeter swan, an eagle owl and other captive birds. The farm is also a great place for hay and sleigh rides. No place like it in NH. Don’t miss out!

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Things to do

Building a Mystery If you can’t get enough of the

History Channel or just enjoy a good mystery, take a jaunt to America’s Stonehenge in Salem. You’ll find 105acres of woodlands centered on an archaeological site that is over 4,000 years old. It is perhaps the oldest manmade construction in the U.S., has a maze of man-made chambers, ceremonial sites, and boasts an accurate astronomical calendar which can be used to determine certain solar and lunar events throughout the year.

Support Our Sports Teams Whether you like

hockey or baseball, there is something for sports fans in every season. The Manchester Monarchs, who have called the Verizon Wireless Arena home, have become a fixture in the state’s largest city. During the spring, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Eastern League AA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, run the bases at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.

Beer Tour The Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack offers guided tours of their facilities. You’ll be able to catch a glimpse of the famous Clydesdales at the plant, learn about the brewing process, poke around in their gift shop and sample the beer on tap as part of your tour.

5 Acre Recreational Pond Pet-Friendly Camp Store Game Room Wooded and Open Sites

Fly Like an Eagle… SkyVenture New Hampshire, a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that offers visitors a chance to fly – or at least experience the feeling of flying – is located in Nashua. Used by skydivers to train, this experience is truly one-of-a-kind. Try it; you definitely won’t regret it!

Big Rigs Welcomed Free Cable and Wi-Fi Large Pavillion Volley Ball Playground And So Much More! 541 Battle Street Webster, New Hampshire 03303 (603) 428-7701 info@cozypond.com www.cozypond.com

Start Your Engines Located in Loudon, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway has become New England’s NASCAR mecca for drivers and fans of the sport that travel here from all over the country to attend races. NHMS hosts two Sprint Cup races each summer in July and September. 2014 brings the return of the Nascar Truck Series with the 175-lap event happening the day before the September Sprint Cup race.

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5. CIRCLE 9 CAMPGROUND

7. COZY POND CAMPING RESORT

PO Box 282, 39 Windymere Dr, Epsom, NH 03234 • (603) 736-9656 info@circle9ranch.com • www.circle9ranch.com Directions From I-93 take Exit 15E to I-393 to Route 4, 10 miles to Epsom traffic circle, turn right, south on Route 28, 1/4 mile turn right on Windymere Road GPS Directions N 43 13.324 W 071 22.127 Amenities Wooded & open sites, 3 way hookups, 20/30/50 amp service, pullthrus, Wi-Fi, free public phone, cable, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, laundry, dump station, playground, recreation hall, fishing, pool, Country & Western Dance Hall Rates (2013 Rates) $22 & up/day/family of 4, additional persons extra, weekly, monthly and seasonal rates available upon request

541 Battle Street, Webster, NH 03303 • (603) 428-7701 info@cozypond.com • www.cozypond.com Cozy Pond Camping Resort, located in the quiet woods of Webster, NH is a family campground. We have large beautifully wooded, open and pull through sites. Sandy beach on a large pond for swimming, canoeing and fishing. Covered Pavilion for camping activities, Playground, Horseshoes, Volleyball, Bocce, Frisbee golf and Mini golf. Laundry facilities, dump station, clean free showers and restrooms, free wifi and cable. Hiking trails, canoeing and kayaking nearby. Directions 5 minutes off I-89, Exit 7, east on Route 103 0.8 mile, then north on Route 127 3.2 miles, campground is on the left. GPS Directions N 43 17.159 W 71 42.798 Amenities 107 sites most with water/electric/septic, fire ring and picnic table. Free wifi and cable, laundry, store, LP gas, free showers, large pavillion, bastketball, volleyball, bocce, horseshoes, mini golf, frisbee golf, large pond for swimming, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Nearby trails for hiking and rivers for canoeing and kayaking. Pets welcomed. Rates (2014 Rates) Starting at $38 per night SEE AD PAGE 23

6. COLD SPRINGS CAMP RESORT

8. EPSOM VALLEY CAMPGROUND

Five heated pools, clean sites, and paved roads.

62 Barnard Hill Road, Weare, NH 03281-5000 Mailing: 22 Wildlife Drive, Weare, NH 03281-5517 • (603) 529-2528 info@coldspringscampresort.com • www.coldspringscampresort.com A family owned campground, in business for over 40 years. We have always been innovative, by adding fully landscaped and heated pools, including hot tub, Wi-Fi, paved roads, snack bar, larger sites, security, everything for your enjoyment. Our South Central location allows for day trips to Boston, the seacoast, and the mountains. Directions (From South) 93 N to 293 to Rte 101 W & 114, at light follow road straight to Rte 114 N. Cold Springs Camp Resort is approx. 13 mi. on right. (From North) 93 S to 89 N, Exit 2, end of ramp left on Rte 13 (Clinton St), at 2nd blinking light continue on Rte 77 W to intersection of Rte 114, left onto 114 S, Cold Springs is approx. 5 mi. on left. Amenities 400 sites, paved roads, 30/50 amp service, cable, free Wi-Fi, telephone, 16 pull-thrus, Big Rigs welcome, cabin rentals, regulation horseshoe courts, recreation hall, snack bar, camp store, RV supplies, ice, wood, modern facilities, laundry, lighted playground, shuffleboard, volleyball, swimming, 4 large heated pools, hot tub, kiddy pool, LP gas. PETS ON LEASH (NO PITBULLS). Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 3

Blake’s Brook

990 Suncook Valley Highway, Epsom, NH 03234 • (603) 736-9758 epsomvalley@verizon.net • www.epsomvalleycampground.com Epsom Valley Campground, relaxed family camping under tall pine trees, is located in the heart of beautiful New Hampshire. Only 20 minutes east of Concord, and 1 1/2 hours North of Boston. We offer the quiet, relaxing atmosphere New Hampshire is famous for. Directions Take exit 15E off Rte 93 on to Rte 393 East to Rte 4 to Rte 28. We are 1500’ North of Epsom Traffic Circle on Route 28 North on the right, 10 miles east of Concord GPS Directions N 43 13.985 W 071 21.626 Amenities 65 spacious tent & trailer sites in tall pines and open grassed areas, modern facilities, laundry, swimming, fishing, canoeing, horseshoes, mini golf, badminton, volleyball, ice, wood, free Wi-Fi, and group area Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 25

9. FIELD & STREAM RV PARK 7 Dupaw Gould Road Brookline, NH 03033 • (603) 673-4677 info@fieldnstreamrvpark.com • www.FieldNStreamRVPark.com Catering to the Mature RV’er. Located just 3 miles north of Massachusetts and ten miles west of Nashua. Free WiFi and Cable TV, Paved Sites, open year round. Directions From Mass line take Rt. 13N to 2nd yellow blinking light, turn L onto Mason Rd. From Nashua take Exit 6 off Everett Tpk, Rt. 130 W to Rt. 13S, turn L, go 1 mi to yellow blinking light, turn R onto Mason Rd. GPS Directions N 42 44.499 W 071 41.178 Amenities Sites w/20/30/50 amp, all with W/E/S, cable TV, wireless internet, modern facilities, laundry, tables, LP, private pond, fish, PETS ON LEASH. Open all year! Rates (2014 Rates) $40 & up per family, additional person extra; day, week, month, or seasonal rates on request SEE AD PAGE 25

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Quiet & Friendly Atmosphere

FAMILY CAMPGROUND 76 Mountain Road Epsom, NH 03234

(603) 736-4793 www.blakesbrook.com Email: blakes@tds.net

u 14 mi. East of Concord u 15 mi. to NH Motor Speedway u Swimming Pool & Playground u Tent & Full Hookups u Shaded or Open Sites u Antique Hunters Paradise

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78 Dover Road, Chichester, NH 03258 • 603-798-5124 www.greatmeadowcampground.com greatmeadowcampground@comcast.net Great Meadow Campground offers a complete and varied family camping experience! Located on scenic Route 4 in Chichester, NH, we are just 9 miles from the New Hampshire International Speedway, and just over an hour’s drive to the NH White Mountains! Whether you are camping in a tent, a full-sized RV, or prefer a fully serviced seasonal campsite, there is a perfect campsite for you at our beautiful New Hampshire camping resort. Amenities 143 sites, 30/50 amp service, 94 full hookup, RV sites w/cable TV, Wi-Fi, wooded tent sites, modern facilities, laundry, large NEW pool, recreation room, pond, fishing, canoe and kayak rentals, camp store, playground, function hall, horseshoes, volleyball, badminton Rates Please call for rates.

12. HIDDEN VALLEY RV PARK, LLC

Old Coach Road, New Boston, NH 03070 • (603) 487-5570 caquirk@friendlybeaver.com • www.friendlybeaver.com Directions Take I-93N to I-293, then take Route 114 until you come to the junction of Route 13, take a left onto Route 13 bringing you into New Boston. Take a left at the second stop sign then your next right onto Old Coach Road, entrance in about 2 miles. GPS Directions N 42 58.486 W 071 43.301 Amenities Level sites, grass safari area, tables & fireplaces, water & electric, sanitary service, dump station, laundry, modern facilities, 40’ pool, 40’ sports pool, 32’ wading pool, 32’ indoor heated pool , playground, bingo, adult recreation hall, activities Rate Please call for rates. SEE  AD CENTERFOLD PAGES 50 & 51

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Epsom Valley CAMPGROUND 20 Mins. East of Concord, NH 12 miles South of NH Motor Speedway 11⁄2 hrs. North of Boston, MA

Relaxed family camping at its finest under the tall pines. 990 Suncook Valley Hgwy. Epsom, NH 03234 (603) 736-9758 Web site: www.ucampnh.com/epsomvalley

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“Catering to the Mature RV’r”

Open Year Round Free Wi-Fi Free Cable TV Paved Sites Pull Thru Sites Propane Big Rig Friendly 30/50 Amp Pets Welcome All Sites Full Hookup

81 Damren Road, Derry, NH 03038 • (603) 887-3767 Winter: (772) 284-3455 hiddenvalleyrv@comcast.net • www.hiddenvalleyrv.com Directions 6 miles east of I-93, take Exit 4 (Route 102E) to traffic circle, E Derry Road (behind Mobil), 4.5 miles to Damren Road GPS Directions N 42 55.290 W 071 14.311 Amenities 270 sites, electric/water/sewer, camp store, LP gas, recreation hall, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, fishing (no license), beach, safari area w/ water & electric, shuffleboard, ball field, 18 hold championship & 9 hole par 3 golf courses, pro-shop, pavilion, ice, wood, 39th year Rates Please call for rates.

13. KEYSER POND CAMPGROUND 1739 Old Concord Road, Henniker, NH 03242 • (603) 428-7741 www.keyserpond.com Directions From Concord take I-89N to Exit 5, 4 1⁄2 miles west on Routes 9 & 202, left at blinking yellow light GPS Directions N 43 10.710 W 071 45.588 Amenities Electric/water/sewer hookups, dump station, modern facilities, recreation hall w/fireplace, laundry, playground, LP gas, horseshoes, badminton, mini golf, shuffleboard, camp store, tables & fireplaces, trailer rentals, swimming on 2 beaches, fishing, canoes Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call 1-800-272-5221, reservations accepted SEE AD PAGE 26

14. MILE-AWAY CAMPGROUND 479 Old West Hopkinton Road, Henniker, NH 03242 • (603) 428-7616 camping@mileaway.com • www.mileaway.com Directions Southbound Exit 6, right off I-89 on State route 127 (Maple Street) approx. 4 miles south on Route 127, cross dam, take 1st right, then left, continue about 1 mile. Northbound Exit 5 (left) off I-89, Route 202 & 9W, 5 miles, right turn on Old West Hopkinton Rd., go 1 mile campground on left. GPS Directions N 43 11.2116 W71 46.5227 Amenities 43 acres fishing/swimming, boat rentals, sandy beach, modern facilities, LP gas, laundry, tables & fireplaces, pavilion, recreation hall, pool, 2 & 3 way hookups or mobile sanitary service, 20/30/50 amp service, free cable & wireless internet available, Pets on leash, group area, snowmobiling Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call 1-800-787-4679 or Email SEE AD PAGE 26

7 Dupaw Gould Road, Brookline, New Hampshire 03033 Only 10 Miles from Nashua! 603-673-4677

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KEYSER POND CAMPGROUND

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Wooded Sites Spring Fed Pond 2 Swimming Beaches Fishing Boat Rentals Rec Hall Miniature Golf Shuffleboard Bingo I-89, Exit 5. Go 41⁄2 miles West on Rtes. 202 & 9 to Old Concord Road

1739 Old Concord Road Henniker, New Hampshire 03242 1-800-272-5221 • 603-428-7741

15. SANDY BEACH RV RESORT 677 Clement Hill Road, Contoocook, NH 03229 (603) 746-3591 or 866-281-3076 sandybeach@equitylifestyle.com • www.sandybeachrvresort.com Located on a picturesque New England spring-fed pond, Sandy Beach has been one of the best-kept secrets in New Hampshire. An ideal central location for day trips to the White Mountains, the Seacoast and the Lakes Region. Only one hour to Boston. Great themed events and planned activities. Cabin Rentals Available. Directions From West, Rts 202/9 East. Continue past the Henniker, Rt 114 Exit, approx. 5 miles. Left at light (Dunkin Donuts) on Rt 127. Continue past the Hopkinton Dam. Right at fork & Sandy Beach is 1 1⁄2 miles on the left. From South/North: take I-93 to I-89N. Exit 6 to Rt 127S. Continue approx. 2.5 mi., right over Hopkinton Dam. Right at fork & Sandy Beach is 1 1⁄2 miles on the left. GPS Directions N 43 12.326 W 071 45.236 Amenities 182 sites w/3 way hookup, some cable sites, 1000 ft. waterfront, beautiful sandy beach, boating & fishing, dances & theme weekends, family activities, 50/30/20 AMP electric, full hook-up sites, laundry, camp store, tables & fireplaces, basketball, tennis, horseshoes, bocce, washers Rates (2013 Rates) Off Season: $25-$29, Peak Season: $30- $39 plus $3.00 per night resort fees (2 adults, children under 18), Holiday, Weekly, Monthly, and Seasonal Rates available upon request. For Reservations Call or Email sandybeach@equitylifestyle.com MC/Visa, AX, Discover accepted. Book on-line at www.rvonthego.com SEE AD PAGE 98

STATE PARKS 16. BEAR BROOK Allenstown, NH 17. PAWTUCKAWAY Nottingham, NH See back cover fold-out for more information.

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18. BILL’S RV SERVICE, INC. 27 Dover Rd., Chichester, NH 03258 (603) 798-3000 or 800-714-1308, Fax: 603-798-3015 billsrvservice@aol.com • www.billsrvservice.net Full Service Mobile RV Repair, as well as on site facility, all makes and brands, new and used parts department, hitches and tow bars sold and installed, trailer towing Directions 27 Dover Road (Route 4), Chichester, Exit 15 off I-93 GPS Directions N 43 14.827 W 071 24.928 SEE  AD AT RIGHT

19. CAMPERS INN OF MERRIMACK

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BILL’S RV SERVICE, INC. 27 Dover Rd. . (Rte 4) . Chichester, NH 03258 www.billsrvservice.net 603-798-3000 or 800-714-1308 . Fax: 603-798-3015 H Please visit us online to check for specials and view our

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35 Technology Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 (603) 883-1082 • www.campersinn.com Indoor showroom, parts & accessories store, new and used RV’s, for brand names see our website, drive-thru service bays, RVIA certified technicians, wheel alignment, trailer hitches, mobile service, NH State Inspections Directions Everett Tpke Exit 10, NB end of ramp turn right, SB end of ramp turn left, go to end turn right onto Daniel Webster Highway, Route 3 South GPS Directions N 42 48.872 W 071 29.676 Hours of Operation Mon.–Thurs 9am–8pm (during season), Fri. 9am–6pm, Sat. 9am–5pm, and Sun. Noon–5pm SEE AD PAGE 97

20. CAMPING WORLD 165 Dover Road, Chichester, NH 03258 • 800-342-4279 www.campingworldofnewhampshire.com Sales and service new and used RV’s, large indoor showroom and Camping World On-Site Master certified factory trained technicians, hitches sold and installed, NH State inspection station, LP gas (metered) Directions Route 4 (Dover Road), Exit 15E off I-93 GPS Directions N 43 14.672 W 071 24.415 Hours of Operation 7 days a week, (Winter): Service: Mon. – Fri. 8-6, Sat. 9-5, Sales: Mon. – Fri. 8-6, Sat. 8-5, and Sun. 11-5, (Summer): Sales & Service: Mon.–Sat. 8-6, Sun. 10-5 SEE  AD ON INSIDE FRONT COVER

Photo by David Gagné at Pawtuckaway State Park, Site 8, 8/29/13.

21. COLD SPRINGS RV SALES 530 General Stark Highway, South Weare, NH 03281 (603) 529-2222 or 1-888-277-8948 sales@coldspringsrv.com • www.coldspringsrv.com New and used RV’s, full service facility, indoor showroom, master certified factory trained technicians, mobile service, hitches sold & installed, NH State inspection station, LP gas (metered), popup rentals Directions Route 114N, 5 miles north of Goffstown GPS Directions N 43 03.249 W 071 41.323 Hours of Operation 7 days a week, Service: Mon.–Fri. 9-5 (Winter), Mon– Sat. 9-5 (Summer), Sales: Mon.–Sun. 9-5 (Winter), Mon.–Sun. 9-7 (Summer) SEE  AD ON PAGE 98

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MONADNOCK REGION

Points of interest… • Keene Swamp Bat Baseball Team • Hillsborough Balloon Festival, Hillsborough (July) • Monadnock Speedway (Winchester) • Pisgah State Park, Winchester (hiking, biking) Pond in Antrim

The Monadnock Region is symbolic of old New England charm. Small villages and traditional homes, churches, farms and rolling countryside are set to the backdrop of Mount Monadnock, one of the most frequently-climbed mountains on earth and the subject of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s famous poem, “Monadnoc”. The hub of the region is the attractive city of Keene, with a broad main street and lively downtown filled with shops, restaurants, and the Thorne Art Gallery. At the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival, thousands of pumpkins line the streets amongst food and craft vendors. Other area events include the Hillsborough Balloon Festival in July, the Cheshire Fair in Swanzey in August and the Winchester Pickle Festival in September. This region offers an all-season, slow-paced camping experience. Spring is the ideal time to visit Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam. Enjoy the Apple Hill Center in Nelson for Chamber Music, and Friendly Farm in Dublin to picnic and pet the farm animals. MacDowell Artist Colony in Peterborough is the oldest of its kind in the nation, and the Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge is an

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• Winchester Pickle Festival, Winchester (September) • Miller State Park, Peterborough (hiking, auto road) • Cathedral of the Pines, Rindge • MacDowell Artist Colony, Peterborough (oldest in the nation)

For more info on Monadnock Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce 603-352-1303 • www.keenechamber.com Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce 603-924-7234 • www.greater-peterborough-chamber.com Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce 603-464-5858 • www.hillsboroughnhchamber.com Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce 603-532-4549 • www.jaffreychamber.com Monadnock Travel Council www.monadnocktravel.com outdoor shrine that honors the men and women who have died in service to our nation. Go hiking or biking at Miller State Park in Peterborough, or check out Pisgah State Park in the areas of Hinsdale, Winchester and Chesterfield, for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, swimming and boating. In the winter, the Monadnock region has miles of trails for cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling, while sleigh rides are available at Silver Ranch in Jaffrey and ice skating is popular on local ponds.

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1. ASHUELOT RIVER CAMPGROUND 152 Pine Street, Swanzey , N.H. 03446 • (603) 357-5777 or 888-355-CAMP (2267) camping@ashuelotrivercampground.com • www.ashuelotrivercampground.com Ashuelot River Campground is a family campground located on 22 acres along the Ashuelot River in the heart of the Monadnock Region just 5 miles south of Keene, NH. We offer plenty of space, surrounded by woods and the Ashuelot River. Spend the day fishing, hiking the local trails, biking the covered bridges, playing horse shoes, volleyball, shopping or just sitting by the camp fire reading a book. Directions From Rt. 10 in Swanzey NH, take S. Winchester St. and follow our signs. GPS Directions N 42.87775 W 72 .32455 Amenities Wooded, grassy & riverside sites. Sites with water & electric (30-50 amp) & sewer, seasonal sites and rustic camp cabins available. All sites with picnic tables & fire rings. Group camping area and safari field. Clean, modern restrooms, handicapped accessible. Free hot showers. Dish washing station. Dump station on site. Canoe and kayak rentals on site. Fishing, biking and hiking trails near by, acres of open field, beach volleyball and horseshoe pits. Firewood and ice available. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD THIS PAGE

2. FOREST LAKE CAMPING GROUND, INC. 331 Keene Road, Winchester, NH 03470 • (603) 239-4267 Forestlake1@flcg.comcastbiz.net • www.forestlakecampgrounds.com Beautiful lakeside camping with many amenities to choose from. Family camping at its best. Directions From south, I-91 N, take exit 28A. From north, Route 10 S GPS Directions N 42 47.622 W 072 22.248 Amenities 150 large wooded tent & trailer sites, 115 electric/water, some w/ sewer, LP gas metered, cable, tables & fireplaces, fishing, boating, swimming, tennis, sports court, volleyball, playground, weekend activities, pitch and putt golf. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 31

3. HINSDALE CAMPGROUND 29 Pine Street, Hinsdale, NH 03451 • (603) 336-8906 hinsdale@campingnow.com • www.campingnow.com Directions At Thicket Hill Village on Route 119 GPS Directions N 42 47.876 W 072 30.799 Amenities 86 sites w/electric and water/electric/septic, secluded tent sites, 20/30/50 amp service, LP gas (metered), tables & fireplaces, pool, children’s 30 | 2014 New Hampshire Camping Guide

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pool, modern facilities, recreation hall, store (limited), ATVing available, laundry Rates Please call for rates.

4. LAUREL LAKE CAMPGROUND PO Box 114, Fitzwilliam, NH 03477 • (603) 585-3304 Directions Off Rte. 119 at Fitzwilliam Depot Fire Station, 1 1⁄2 miles south on East Lake Rd. GPS Directions N 42 47.614 W 072 22.330 Amenities 68 tent & trailer sites, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, camp store, beach, swimming, fishing, playground, 40th year Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 31 SEE OUR LISTING THIS PAGE

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Box 114, Fitzwilliam, NH 03447 11⁄2 Miles South of Rte. 119 at Fitzwilliam Depot on “East Lake Road”

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FOREST LAKE CAMPING GROUND

LAKESIDE CAMPING • Boat Launch • Fishing • Swimming • LP Gas (Metered) • 20/30 Amp Service

• Boat Rentals • Tennis Court • Shuffleboard • Sport Court • Cable

Mailing: 331 Keene Rd., Rte. 10 Winchester, NH 03470 WOODALL’S E-mail: Forestlake1@flcg.comcastbiz.net

INSPECTED & RATED

Climb the Twins There are two “Monadnocks” in the region. Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, one of the mostclimbed mountains in the world and lesser known “Pack Monadnock,” located in Peterborough’s Miller State Park. The bigger Monadnock at 3,165' offers 40 mi. of well-maintained trails. Although 2,290' Pack Monadnock is the smaller of the two, it’s also a bit more steep in places. Tackle them both! Feeling lazy, take the auto road at Pack Monadnock to the summit. Mt. Monadnock does not allow dogs, but Miller State Park does.

Make It to Mason You’ll want to go to Mason for

the pancakes at Parker’s Maple Barn. If you’re there in the early spring, you can watch them create maple syrup in their wood-fired sugar house. Make the most of your trip to Mason and wander down Route 123 to see the historic Uncle Sam’s House. The house is the boyhood home of Samuel Wilson, who became known as “Uncle Sam.” Wilson’s likeness was used in the famous “I Want You!” army recruiting poster in WWI.

Stonewall-ing in Keene The Stonewall Farm

in Keene is an agricultural gem. It’s a working farm using both historic and modern farming techniques that includes an animal feeding program, farmstand, a learning center, a discovery room and more. Visit Belgian draft horses, a dairy barn where you can observe a daily milking, and a sugar house. Set in a scenic valley, the Farm is open 365 days a year.

Gorgeous Gorge The Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area is a 13-acre hiker’s paradise. Cross bridges, listen to running water, stand beside cascading waterfalls stemming from Wilde Brook, and make your way across small streams and scenic paths. Well-maintained bridges will help you view the steep gorge and beautiful cascades and waterfalls. Enjoy this recreational area that is more reminiscent of the White Mountains. Rhododendron Reverie Located on Rt. 119W, the best time to visit the 16-acre grove at Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam is mid-July, when the fragrant clusters of flowers burst into bloom. A wildflower trail within the 2,723-acre park is in perpetual bloom from early spring through fall. The trail runs adjacent to the Rhododendron grove, which is the largest in New England. Bird lovers will appreciate hearing the songbirds that make their home here. Rail Trailing The 42-mile long Cheshire Rail Trail

is thought to be the second longest rail trail in New Hampshire. It runs from Keene to Winchester. Mostly a dirt trail for mountain biking, horseback riding and hiking, the trail offers a variety of settings including the Stone Arch Bridge that crosses the Ashuelot River. In winter, cross-country skiers, mushers and snowmobilers also enjoy this old railroad bed for recreation.

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Hinsdale, New Hampshire • (603) 398-7871 dherod@myfairpoint.net • www.mountainsidenh.com MountainSide offers Men’s camping in Southern New Hampshire, Weekends only Memorial Day- Columbus Day. Local Hiking in Pisgah Park and Mount Wantastiquet. Annual Mountain Bike Rally. Stag Horn Table Tennis Club. MountainSide Bocce Ball Tournaments. Directions Call GPS Directions NA Amenities Private Bathrooms with Shower. Canteen Kitchen, features Sink, Wood and Gas Grills, stove top range and oven. Seasons of Operation Open Memorial Day – Columbus Day weekends only, by appointment. Check-in before dusk. Rates $35 Tent Sites For Reservations Weekend Camping. Reservations Required. Call, Email or visit web site

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WOODMORE CAMPGROUND and RV PARK a FAMILY Campground on 23 acres with Wooded Sites on Lake Contoocook, just minutes from Mt. Monadnock

• Planned Activities • Cabin & Boat Rentals • Store, Laundry, Firewood • Swimming Pool & LP Gas • Playground & Rec Room • Athletic Court & Volleyball • Modern Facilities • Horseshoe Pits & Bocce

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21 WOODMORE DR., RINDGE, NH 03461

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7. SEVEN MAPLES CAMPGROUND 24 Longview Road, Hancock, NH 03449 • (603) 525-3321 info@sevenmaples.com • www.sevenmaples.com Seven Maples is a small, friendly, family owned and operated campground. Nestled within the storybook village of Hancock, a short drive from Mount Monadnock. Seven Maples Campground provides a clean and quiet camping experience for groups, couples, and families, in a rustic country setting. There is a nice balance of friendly seasonal, overnight, and group campers, each within their own neighborhoods. Directions From Peterborough take Route 202E 12 miles, then take Route 137S 3 miles, Longview Rd. on Right. From Route 9 in Hillsboro, take Route 202W 9 miles then Route 137S 3 miles, Longview Rd. on Right. From Keene, Route 9 to Route 123S to Route 137N, Longview Rd. on Left. GPS Directions N 42 59.082 W 071 58.725 Amenities On site services and supplies, including LP gas, ice, wood, campground store, and dump station. 125 sites for RVs & tents, tables & fireplaces, heated pool, pond, recreation building, shuffleboard, group area, modern facilities, playground, basketball, campstore, ice, wood, LP gas, Wi-Fi Rates Please call for rates.

10. WHEELOCK PARK CAMP AREA Keene, NH 03431 • (603) 357-9829 • lsmith@ci.keene.nh.us www.ci.keene.nh.us/departments/parks-recreation/summer-info/wheelockcampground Wheelock Park Campground is open to the public from Memorial Day Weekend through mid-September. Situated in West Keene, the campground is convenient to shopping areas, movie theaters, bowling alleys, miniature golf, horseshoe tournaments, cultural events. Directions Take Route 140 north to Route 12 and follow 12 to Keene. The first stop light in Keene is at the intersection of Routes 101, 12 and 10. Take a left and proceed for 1/2 mile, travelling straight through the roundabout. Take a right at the next intersection onto Routes 10 and 12. Take the first exit to West Street. Go left onto West Street. After the underpass, stay right onto Park Avenue proceed about a mile to the blinking light. The entrance to Wheelock Park is on the right, just past Plotkin Furniture. GPS Directions N 42 57.868 W 72 10.481 Amenities Amenities within the park and available to the campground residents include acres for relaxation, children’s playground equipment, youth and adult size ballfields, swimming pool (late June - August), 24 regulation horseshoe courts, 2 tennis courts and a large open shelter. Rates: $22-$25/day for 2 adults and up to 4 children; call for weekly rates

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8. SHIR-ROY CAMPING AREA 136 Athol Road, Richmond, NH 03470 Mailing Address:100 Athol Road, Richmond, NH 03470 (603) 239-4768 • shirroy@netzero.net • www.ucampnh.com/shir-roy Fifty six years of experience providing great family camping in a relaxed natural environment. Directions 14 miles South of Keene on Route 32. 20 miles from I-91 via Northfield, exit Route 10 to Winchester then E Route 119 to Route 32 S 1/2 mile. 7 miles from Route 12 via 119. GPS Directions N 42 44.669 W 72 16.177 Amenities 122 RV & tent sites, in pines on the water, large group area, modern facilities, laundry, camp store, rec hall, swimming, fishing, boating with paddle boat, kayak, canoe and row boat rentals, 2 playgrounds, tent cottage and tent trailer rentals. Seasons of Operation Memorial Day-Columbus Day & The Keene Pumpkin Festival Rates Please call for rates. SEE  AD ON PAGE 34

9. SWANZEY LAKE CAMPING AREA 88 East Shore Road, Swanzey, NH 03446 • (603) 352-9880 info@swanzeylake.com • www.swanzeylake.com “Family camping at it’s best.” Located on the shore of Swanzey Lake in Southwestern NH. Come experience old fashioned lake side country camping in a very wooded campsite area. Directions From Keene Junctions Route 101, 9, & 12 go 1 mile South on Route 12, then 5 miles South on Route 32, turn right onto Swanzey Lake Road, go 2 miles, turn right onto East Shore Road, Entrance 1/2 mile on left. From I-91 exit 28 via Route 10, 16 miles right onto Westport Road, 2 1⁄2 miles to Swanzey Lake Rd, turn right, 1 mile turn left onto East Shore Road, Entrance 1/2 mile on left. GPS Directions N 42 50.544 W 072 18.033

Play ball!

info@woodmorecampground.com • www.woodmorecampground.com Woodmore is located in Southern New Hampshire on Lake Contoocook. Our region offers you New England charm, covered bridges, State Parks, tax-free shopping, golf, fishing and more. Directions Located off Rt 202 between Junctions 202/124 & 202/119 take South Woodbound Road, take left Woodbound Road & Left into driveway, 21 Woodmore Drive. GPS; use Woodbound Road as Woodmore Drive not recognized. Just 8 miles from MA border. GPS Directions N 42 46.731 W 072 01.458 Amenities Cabins, row boats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, firewood, propane, grocery, RV & camp supplies in our store. Enjoy our many amenities, boat dock, lake fishing, horseshoes, bocci, sand volleyball, pool, playground, arcade, etc. or join us for planned events. Site amenites water, 50 amp, 30 amp, cable, sewer, pull-thru, picnic table, fire ring w/grill top. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD  ON PAGE 32

STATE PARKS 12. GREENFIELD Greenfield, NH 13. MONADNOCK Jaffrey, NH See back cover fold-out for more information.

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8 Oxbow Rd., Deering, NH 03244 • (603) 464-5952 oxbow@mcttelecom.com • www.oxbowcampground.net Great Family campground with spacious/clean and quiet sites. Also we recycle and wireless internet is available. Directions From Routes 9 & 202 in Hillsboro Square, go 3/4 mile south on Rt. 149, entrance on left GPS Directions N 43 06.408 W 071 53.248 Amenities Private, wooded, & open sites, including some waterfront, 103 full hookup sites w/optional cable TV, phone & free Wi-Fi, 11 electric only, 4 nonhookup sites, Rec room, play areas, fishing pond, swimming pond & pedal/ paddle boating pond, pets on leash, 39th year Rates Please call for rates. SEE  AD ON PAGE 34

Amenities 108 sites, dump station, metered showers, LP gas, laundry, camp store, playground, cable tv, sandy beach, dock, boat rentals, RV supplies Rates Please call for rates.

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Conveniently located at 136 Athol Road near Rte. 119 On Rte. 32, Richmond, N.H. visit us at www.ucampnh.com/shirroy Write or Call For Brochure: Mailing Address; Shir-Roy Camping 100 Athol Rd., Richmond, N.H. 03470

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The MUSEUM OF FAMILY CAMPING

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We would love to have you visit the Museum. See the history and the memories of camping as it was for you as a child, your parents, or your grandparents. Since the Museum’s inception it has grown Membership Levels steadily with new acquisitions every year. While o Guardian $1000 visiting you will see some of the following: o Patron $500 • A 1935 Northwoods primitive campsite o Sustaining $100 • An 1895 sleeping bag o Family $25 • A 1938 travel trailer o Individual $15 • Camping industry pioneers Hall of Fame o Other $_______ and much more…

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Center Base For Touring & Attractions

Swim, Fish & Boat Ponds • Tent To Full Hookup Sites • Pull Thru Sites • Open, Shaded & Waterfront Sites


Come to New Hampshire to Connect, Explore, and Relax. GO CAMPING! continued from page 9

Whether you prefer the rustic charm of tent camping, the modern convenience of RV camping, or the effortless ease of cottage camping, you can go camping your way in New Hampshire. Nestled in rural areas and in larger cities and towns, New Hampshire campgrounds greet you with friendly hosts, well-maintained facilities and a wide variety of accommodations. From state parks to privately-owned landscapes, you’ll find campgrounds that suit your taste and budget.

New Hampshire’s proximity to many New England cities, including Boston, Portland, Providence, and Hartford, make it an easy trip for a weekend or longer. Interstates 93, 293 and 89 make many campgrounds easily accessible.

So why wait? Use this guide to explore all that New Hampshire’s seven regions have to offer, and plan now to Go Camping!

Planning Your Trip 1. Use this guide as a resource 2. Visit NHLovesCampers.com for more info 3. Visit the state’s tourism site at VisitNH.gov or call 1-800-FUN-IN-NH www.nhlovescampers.com

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From Rustic to Upscale: Go Camping Your Way

Camping in New Hampshire is a new experience each time you go. Each of the seven regions has a unique personality, and all are bursting with opportunities to create fond memories that will draw you back, season after season.

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to swim or boat in the state’s many lakes and rivers, marvel at the setting sun, or simply sit by the campfire and enjoy a clear view of the stars.

From Moments to Memories: Go Camping Your Way

Middle Photo Top Row: Taken by John Dewey atop Mt. Moosilauke. All other photos by William Gnade Photography.

Go Camping to Relax – and find opportunities


LAKES REGION

Points of interest: Joanne Chevalier took this great photo of her grandson waiting for the “Big One” at Paugus Bay Campground, Laconia, NH.

An all-season destination, the Lakes Region is home to 70,000 acres of pristine waterways surrounded by mountains, woods, farmlands, quiet villages and busy resort towns. The largest of the region’s 273 lakes and ponds is Lake Winnipesaukee, encompassing 72 square miles, 274 islands and a 200-mile shoreline. Other popular waterways are Squam Lake, Winnisquam Lake, the Merrimack River, and Newfound Lake. Water enthusiasts enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming, and waterskiing. On Winnipesaukee, cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington, or the M/V Sophie C Mail Boat, the oldest floating U.S. Post Office. Hikers can explore trails of all skill levels, and enjoy incredible views from Mount Major in Alton and Rattlesnake Mountain in Holderness. Attractions abound in the region. Picturesque New England towns such as Bristol, Meredith, Plymouth, and Wolfeboro feature unique shops and restaurants. Families enjoy Squam Lake Science Center in Holderness, The Loon Center and Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough, The Wright Museum of World War II in Wolfeboro, The NH Farm Museum in Milton, The Ashland Railroad Station Museum in Ashland, a restored Blacksmith Shop in Union, and the Antique Boat Museum in Wolfeboro. Weirs Beach offers nightlife and entertainment, including one of the last drive-in movie theaters in the U.S. In June, motorcycle enthusiasts gather for Laconia Motorcycle Week, a New Hampshire tradition and one of the top three rallies in the United States.

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• M/S Mount Washington, Lake Winnipesaukee • New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon • Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough • Squam Lake Natural Science Center, Holderness • Weirs Beach Pier & Drive In Theatre • Laconia Motorcycle Week (June) • Gunstock Mountain Aerial Treetop Adventures & Zip Tour (hiking, ziplining, winter skiing) • Tanger Outlet Mall, Tilton • Flying Monkey Theatre, Plymouth • Rattlesnake Mountain, Holderness (hiking) • Monkey Trunks, Weirs Beach (ropes course & ziplining) • Newfound Lake, the third-largest lake located entirely in New Hampshire

For more info on the Lakes Region Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce 603-524-5534 • lakesregionchamber.org Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce 603-279-6121 • meredithareachamber.com Wolfeboro Area Chamber of Commerce 1-800-516-5324 • wolfeborochamber.com Greater Ossipee Chamber of Commerce 603-539-6201 • ossipeevalley.org Autumn features festivals and foliage, winter features ice fishing, ice sailing, skating and world-class skiing (downhill and cross-country). The region’s central location also makes it an ideal base for day trips to visit other regions.


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2. AYERS LAKE FARM CAMPGROUND 497 Washington Street, Barrington, NH 03825 â&#x20AC;˘ (603) 335-1110 www.ayerslakecampground.com Directions On Route 202/Washington Street Exit 13 off Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike), 4 1â &#x201E;2 miles entrance on right GPS Directions N 43 14.916 W 071 02.986 Amenities Lakeside and lake view wooded sites with water/electric/septic/ cable/20 & 50 amp service. Hilltop sites have electric/water/tables/pedestal grill. PETS ON LEASH â&#x20AC;&#x201C; rabies certificate required. Sandy beach, fishing, canoe/kayak/row boat rentals, tables, fireplace, horseshoes, laundry, dump station, ice, and wood. Hiking trails and playground near by. Cottage rentals. Rates (2013 Rates) $35 & up/day for family of 4, additional persons extra. Weekly, monthly, seasonal rates available upon request. SEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2C6;ADâ&#x20AC;&#x2C6;PAGE 40

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See Chocoruaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Beauty The 3,480-foot Mount

Chocorua in Albany is steeped in legend, and is one of the most heavily hiked mountains in the region. From the bare summit, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll spot the Presidential Range and the majestic Mount Washington to the north, and the Sandwich Range to the west. The views are simply breathtaking all around.

Big Boulder If huge rocks leftover from the ice age impress you, take a trek to Madison Boulder Natural Area in Madison, NH. The granite boulder stands at 23' high, 83' long and 37' wide, and it weighs in at 5,000 tons. So, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s safe to say that it is among the largest rocks in the world. Yeah, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just a rock; but we guarantee youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be impressed by this natural landmark that was moved here during the last ice age, geologists believe, from a location anywhere from 4 to 12 miles away. Now thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s impressive, wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t you say? Mill About Take a tour of Laconiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Belknap Mill, the

oldest unaltered brick textile mill in the nation. Built in 1823, a historically themed gift shop offers items like old-fashioned toys, folk art, jams and jellies, coffees and textile products. The mill is part of Laconiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s historic district, where a walking tour known as the Riverwalk, a one-mile stretch along the Winnipesaukee River, takes you past other historic sites like the Busiel Mill, the Laconia Public Library, the Masonic Temple and the Laconia Passenger Station.

Explore a Castle! Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough sits high in the Ossipee Mountain Range and offers dramatic panoramic views from â&#x20AC;&#x153;the clouds.â&#x20AC;? Built in 1914, the Arts and Crafts style mansion is a stunning architectural specimen, but the castle also offers 45 miles of hiking trails on 5,000 acres to explore with a short walk that leads to a cascading waterfall. Go wild! The Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness is part zoo, part educational facility and ALL about the wild. With a focus on the nature that surrounds us, the center features animal exhibits and trails, even an underground exhibit (where you can travel down a human-size chipmunk burrow). Meet their resident mountain lion, black bears, a bobcat, owls and other raptors. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re spending some time in the lakes region with children, this is a perfect stop! Drive In The Weirs Beach Drive-In, one of only 4 still existing in New Hampshire today, is a popular Weirs Beach attraction during the summer. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been in operation since 1949 during the heyday of Drive-In Theatres. Unfortunately the â&#x20AC;&#x153;fadâ&#x20AC;? died off as people began to rent movies at home. But we say itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all about the experience - whatever that may be - to see a movie â&#x20AC;&#x153;under the starsâ&#x20AC;? - donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t you?

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104 Winona Road, Ashland, NH 03217 â&#x20AC;˘ (603) 968-7998 info@amesbrook.com â&#x20AC;˘ www.amesbrook.com â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Best Small Campground in NH.â&#x20AC;? Large level wooded & sunny sites with water, sewer, electric (30/50 amps) and cable TV. CLEAN Modern facilities with all the amenities, including FREE Wi-Fi, FREE Hot Showers. Central to all NH attractions so, come, relax, and enjoy a great camping experience. Directions Exit 24 off I-93, Route 3S 3/4 mile, Route 132S 1/4 mile, left on Winona Road 1/2 mile on right. GPS Directions N 43 41.294 W 071 37.392 Amenities Modern Facilities, Large Sunny, Wooded and Brookside Sites - with Water/Electric (30/50 amp), Sewer and Cable TV Hookups, FREE Wi-Fi, Camp Store, Campfire Wood, Ice, Laundry, LP gas, Recreation Hall, Game Room, Exercise Equipment, Pool, 2 Playgrounds, Horseshoes, Volleyball, Basketball, Brook Fishing, Friendly PETS (2) ON LEASH Rates $36.00 & up for a Family of 4 SEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2C6;ADâ&#x20AC;&#x2C6;PAGE 41

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3. BEAR’S PINE WOODS CAMPGROUND P.O. Box 776 Moultonborough, NH 03254 • (603) 253-6251 Fax (603) 253-3379 • info@bearspinewoodscampground.com www.bearspinewoodscampground.com Nestled in the forest and close to the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, Bear’s Woods Campground is one of the areas “Better Natured” family camping resorts. Directions Route 25 to Moultonboro Neck Rd., Barrett Place, Moultonborough, NH GPS Directions N 43.688394, W71.37446 Amenities 100 sites W/E/S 20/30/50 amp svc. Tent area, well maintained park, Pull-Thrus, Wi-Fi, Playground, Dump station, PETS ON LEASH, Pool, Lounge, Laundry, Store, Showers, Game room, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Bocce Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 41

4. BEAVER HOLLOW CAMPGROUND & RV PARK

Great full-service amenities including rec/game room, huge pool & deck.

PO Box 437, Ossipee, NH 03864 • (603) 539-4800 inquiry@beaverhollowcampground.com www.beaverhollowcampground.com Make us your “Base Camp” for exploring the region. Perfect in any season! Big rigs? No problem. Up to 45 ft. with 50 amp service and Wi-Fi. Directions 1 mile South Junction Routes 16 & 28 on Route 16 GPS Directions N 43 41.3 W 71 5.594 Amenities Approx. 40 acres with 130 sites with water/electric/septic, 30/50 amp service, can handle up to 45 ft. rigs, many pull through and tent sites, all with picnic table and fire ring, huge clover leaf pool and deck, modern clean facilities, free hot showers, Wi-Fi, recreation/game room, pavilion, planned weekend & holiday activities, camp store, laundry, 3 separate playgrounds, electronic security gates. Seasons of Operation Summer: mid-May to mid-October, Winter: mid-December to mid-April Rates Peak season-$30 (tent), $35 (RV) (call or check web site for early/ late season specials); pricing is for family of 5 (2 adults & 3 children), add’l persons extra, summer & winter seasonal sites available SEE AD PAGE 39

Lauren Strob took this photo of her two-year-old daughter at Paugus Bay Campground in Laconia, NH. SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 39

869 1 e c n i s d e n w o y Fa m i l Nostalgic Cottages and a peaceful lakeside setting take you back to a simplier time! Fifty-two wooded sites provide all of today’s most requested amenities. A beautiful sandy beach, fishing, boating and more await you at one of America’s oldest camping locations!

Ayers Lake Farm Cottages & Campground 497 Washington Street Barrington, NH 03825

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5. THE BLUFFS RV RESORT AT DANFORTH BAY

6. CHOCORUA CAMPING VILLAGE KOA

196 Shawtown Road, Freedom, NH 03836 • (603) 539-2069 x24 seasonal@danforthbay.com • www.nhrvresort.com Located between the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire, The Bluffs RV Resort offers 250 extended-stay RV sites for active adults age 50-plus. Rental sites are available for as little as 1-week or for the entire season. Directions I-95 to Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) to W. Ossipee. Take Route 41 E (1/2 mile) to Ossipee Lake Road on right (4+ miles) to Shawtown Road on left, 1 mile to office. GPS Directions N 43 49.914 W 071 06.634 Amenities 250 large seasonal and extended-stay RV rental sites for active adults over 50, spread over 150 scenic acres, private clubhouse, fitness room, laundry, library, 2 heated pools, 3 tennis courts, pickleball, bocce, Wi-Fi, free kayak/canoe use and much more! Rates Seasonal, extended stay and rental trailer rates available upon request or online. SEE AD PAGE 42

893 White Mountain Hwy, Tamworth NH 03886 • (603) 323-8536 info@chocoruacamping.com • www.chocoruacamping.com Introduce your family to Chocorua Camping Village KOA, a great place to use as a home base to explore the White Mountains and Lakes Regions of New Hampshire. Nearby attractions include Mt. Chocorua, the Kancamagus highway, shopping, golf, horseback riding, water park & theme parks. Nat’l Park Of The Year 2008-2009. Directions Rt. 16, 3 mi N of Jct. 16 & 25 W GPS Directions N 43 51.364 W 071 12.354 Amenities 200 acres, modern facilities, dump station, sites with W/E/S avail. Pets welcome, dog park & day kennels, wood, ice, camp store, playground, basketball court, laundry, LP metered, swim, beach, pool, lake, fish, canoe & boat rentals, rec. hall, playground & toddlers playland, miles of nature trails, Wi-Fi, cable, cabin rentals Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call Toll Free 1-888-237-8642 or email SEE AD PAGE 43 SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 39

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Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort and The Bluffs RV Resort for adults, are spread over 300 natural acres overlooking Danforth Bay of Ossipee Lake, NH. With clean, modern facilities and classic New England lakeside charm, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort has grown to be one of New Hampshire’s top camping and RV destinations.

The Bluffs RV Resort is the newest adult RV park in the northeast and offers large seasonal and extended-stay RV rental sites designed especially for active adults over 50.

• Over 300 large, private sites • 2 sandy beaches on Danforth Bay • 2 large heated pools + kiddie pool w/slide • 20/30/50 amp service • Wi-Fi Internet and cable TV • Pull-thru sites for big rigs • 9 spotless bath houses • Extensive recreation program • Near attractions, golf, tax-free outlet shopping • Pets are welcome! • Winter camping, near ski areas & state snowmobile trails • Four-season camping cabins • Rental kayaks, canoes, boats & paddle boards

• 250+ spacious sites spread over 150 acres • 20/30/50 amp sites • WiFi & Internet access • Extended basic cable • 10,000 sf. Clubhouse • Modern laundry & fitness room • 5,000 sf. function room w/kitchen • Living room with fireplace • Gameroom with pool & ping pong tables • 2 heated, saltwater pools • 3 tennis/pickle ball courts • Bocce ball courts & horseshoe pits • FREE use of kayaks & canoes

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Offering tours now... please call ahead if possible.

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Located in the heart of northern New England, between the Lakes Region and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We’re just an hour from the scenic Maine coast, 2.5 hours from historic Boston and 4.5 hours from spectacular Acadia National Park or the museums and attractions of Montreal.

Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort • The Bluffs RV Resort 196 Shawtown Rd., Freedom, NH 03836 • (603) 539-2069 • fax: (603) 539-5681


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Chocorua Camping Village

“A quiet lakeside family campground in the foothills of the White Mountains” •  •  •  •  •  • 

Waterfront Super Sites Deluxe & Rustic Cabins Daily Recreation Programs Hiking, Biking, & Nature Trails Beach, Boat Rentals, & Fishing Dog Park & Doggie Day Care

Information/Reservations:

(800) 562-9855

12  Miles  south  of  Conway  on  Route  16,  Chocorua,  NH  03817  

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7. CLEARWATER CAMPGROUND

8. CROWN POINT CAMPGROUND

Spend quality family time at our beautiful lake.

Enjoy large, spacious sites.

26 Campground Road, Meredith, NH 03253 • (603) 279-7761 info@clearwatercampground.com • www.clearwatercampground.com Wooded sites and a beautiful lake. Directions Take Exit 23 off I-93 then 3 1⁄4 miles east on Route 104 GPS Directions N 43 37.149 W 071 35.235 Amenities RV, tent & trailer lakeside campground, cabin rentals, 54th year, free showers, fireplaces, full hookups, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, laundry, pavilion, game room, camp store, playgrounds, lake swimming, beach, fishing & boating, boat rentals, 36 boat slips Rates $47 - $50 day for a family of 5, additional persons extra, off season rates available, weekly & seasonal rates on request For Reservations Call (800) 595-7761 SEE AD PAGE 43

79 First Crown Point Road, Strafford, NH 03884 • (603) 332-0405 camp@crownpointcampground.com • www.crownpointcampground.com Crown Point Campground offers 45 acres of peaceful Recational family camping nestled in a country side setting in the beautiful lakes region of New Hampshire. Large spacious sites, very clean. Come enjoy the simple pleasures of life with your family. Central location to any day trip so come enjoy. Directions 5 mi off Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) from 16 North. Take Exit 14, Bear right at the end of ramp turn right on ten rod rd go 200’ to stop light turn right go South on Route 11 / N Main st pass Home Depot before Burger King, turn right onto Twombley St. go to end of road, Take right going west on 202A. Go 4 miles threw blinking light bare left at fork in road turn right on to First Crown Pt. Rd. Entrance will be a 1/2 mile on left. (or see directions page on web site.) From 16 South take exit 15 @end of ramp turn left 1.3 miles to Home depot. Follow instructions above. GPS Directions N 43 17.150 W 071 04.083 Amenities 135 sites, full hookup with electric/water/septic, cable tv sites available, 20/30/50 amp service, WiFi, tables & fireplaces each site, modern facilities, sandy beach with swimming area or large heated pool with spacious seating area, fishing (no license), 6 1⁄2 acre pond, boating, canoeing, & kayaking, horse shoes, basketball court, Arcade games, Sitting area, Free wagon rides, laundry room, fully stocked camp store, firewood on site. Propane fill station. Seasonal Camp sites also. Rates (2013 Rates) $32 -$50. Family 2 adults & 3 children under 18, Guests & Visitors extra fee. Highly Rated Good Sam Park, AAA SEE AD PAGE 45

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The year the M/S Mount Washington first set sail on Lake Winnipesaukee with a steam-powered engine. The ship now has a twin diesel engine which is much more efficient and environmentally friendly. SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 48

In the quiet and beautiful Lakes Region Spend a day, a week, a month or a season in a CLEAN, QUALITY CAMPING RESORT with Large private wooded sites, FREE hot showers, Great fishing & swimming, Rental trailer available, Six room B&B Inn, Wi-Fi & Cable Seasonal sites available

603-522-8824 CAMPGROUND APPROVED

Easy access 20 Min. from Lake Winnipesaukee, 45 min. from NH & Maine Seacoast or the White Mountains

www.lakeivanhoe.com

631 Acton Ridge Rd E. Wakefield, NH 03830

E-mail: office@lakeivanhoe.com

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9. DANFORTH BAY CAMPING & RV RESORT 196 Shawtown Road, Freedom, NH 03836 • (603) 539-2069 info@danforthbay.com • www.danforthbay.com Located between the Lakes Region and White Mountains of NH, family-friendly Danforth Bay offers over 300 tent, RV and extended-stay campsites, many nestled along the shores of Danforth Bay of Ossipee Lake. Spread over 180 forested acres, the big-rig and pet-friendly resort offers clean, modern facilities, heated swimming pools, sandy beaches, recreation program, camping cabins, free WiFi, extended cable and unique theme weeks that keep families and groups coming back year after year! Directions Take I-95 to Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike), to West Ossipee. Take Route 41 east (1/2 mile) to Ossipee Lake Road on right (4+ miles) to Shawtown Road on left, 1 mile to office GPS Directions N 43 49.914 W 071 06.634 Amenities 305 lakeside & brookside sites, 50/30/20 amp service, 3-way hookups, cable, Wi-Fi, pull-thrus, safari area, cabin rentals, tables & firepits, 2 swimming areas, 3 pools, kiddie pool, fishing, boating, canoe/kayak/rowboat rentals, tennis courts, camp store, pavilion, movie room, laundry, playground, hiking trails, winter camping, snowmobile trail access and more! Rates (2013 Summer Rates) $45 & up for 2 adults/2 children, additional persons extra. All rates available on website by the season. SEE AD PAGE 42


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11. DEER CAP CAMPGROUND PO Box 332, Center Ossipee, NH 03814 • (603) 539-6030 Directions 3 1⁄2 miles north of Junction 16 & 28, 1,000 ft south of Junction Route 25 GPS Directions N 43 44.623 W 071 07.942 Amenities Heated pool, playground w/swings, horseshoes, volleyball, heated recreation hall w/games, tent & trailer sites w/tables & fireplaces, water/ electric, hookups, heated bathrooms w/showers, wood, dump station, LP gas, Winter Sites Seasons of Operation Summer: May 15 - Oct. 15, Winter: Dec. 15 - April 15 Rates Please call for rates.

506 Maple Road, Tamworth, NH 03886 • (603) 323-8322 info@thefoothills.com • www.thefoothills.com Conveniently located just off RT 16 near the lakes & mountains with many local attractions, activities, & restaurants close by. A variety of RV and Tent Sites are nestled in beautiful wooded areas under tall pines. Directions Just off Route 16. 1 1⁄2 miles north of junction rt. 16 & 25w GPS Directions N 43 50.507 W 071 12.457 (or 1316 Wht. Mt. Hwy.) Amenities 68 wooded sites, water/electric & 3 way hookups, 30 amp service, secluded tent sites, brookside sites, rental campers & vacation mobile homes, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, camp store, rec hall/game room, swimming pool, playground, basketball, horseshoes, badminton, volleyball, nature trails, fishing pond, paddleboats, planned activities & events, PETS ON LEASH, LP gas (metered), laundry, firewood, bagged ice, winter camping, near major snowmobile trails & ski areas Seasons of Operation May 15 - Oct. 15 & Dec. 31 - April 15 Rates Please call for rates.

13. GRAND VIEW CAMPGROUND 51 Four Rod Road, Rochester, NH 03867 • (603) 332-1263 sales@grandviewcamping.com • www.grandviewcamping.com For over 30 years the Grand View Camping Area in Rochester has provided visitors in Southern New Hampshire a first rate family camping experience. Directions Exit 14 at Ten Rod Road off Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike), take left 1 1⁄2 miles to Four Rod Road, Left onto Four Rod Road, entrance on right 1/2 mile GPS Directions N 43 19.348 W 071 01.941 Amenities On Baxter Lake, sites w/lake & mountain view, fireplaces, full hookups, cable, swimming at 3 beaches, boating, fishing, 3 playground areas, LP gas on site, recreational hall, camp store, modern facilities, rental cabins Rates Seasonal rates available upon request, SEASONAL ONLY NO OFF ROAD CAMPING SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 48

Lake Forest Resort A beautiful RV retreat by the lake...for Couples on their Own Wooded, private sites for any day or the whole summer...

RV, Motorhome & Park Model Sites

Nine-hole Cayman golf course... fishing & Sailing on the lake 150 Dearborn Road E. Wakefield, NH 03830

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100 Schofield Road, Bristol, NH 03222 • (603) 744-2403 Fax: (603) 744-0071 davidsons@metrocast.net • www.davidsonscamp.com Directions Take Exit 23 off I-93, 2 miles west on Route 104, 1/2 mile on River Road, turn right on Schofield Rd. GPS Directions N 43 36.610 W 071 40.080 Amenities 130 tent & trailer sites, limited riverfront, water/electric, 30 & 50 amp service, hookups, dump station, safari area, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, boating, fishing, swimming, boat rentals, camp store, wood, ice, snack bar, recreation building, playground & activities. Ask about frequent camping/cabin rental card. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 48

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16. LAKE FOREST RESORT

Sunset at Paugus Bay Campground. Taken by Photo Contest Participant Mark Andrews.

14. GUNSTOCK COUNTY PARK CAMPGROUND 719 Cherry Valley Rd. Gilford, NH 03249 Mailing Address: PO Box 1307, 719 Cherry Valley Road, Laconia, NH 03247 (603) 293-4341 or 1-800-486-7862 camping@gunstock.com • www.gunstock.com Directions 719 Cherry Valley Road, Laconia GPS Directions N 43 32.500 W 071 21.935 Amenities Open 70 years, over 250 sites, horseback riding & mountain sports center, water/electric/septic hookups, pool, dump station, modern facilities, laundry, trailer & tent sites, camping cabins (daily, seasonal, & two week rentals) Seasons of Operation May 22 - Oct. 12 / Dec. 6 - April 3 Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call 1-800-486-7862 or Email SEE AD PAGE 46

15. HARBOR HILL CAMPING AREA 189 NH Route 25 Meredith, NH 03253 • (603) 279-6910 hhcamp@hhcamp.com • www.hhcamp.com Clean and quiet family camping in the picturesque town of Meredith. Only 1 mile from Lake Winnipesaukee and just minutes to Weirs Beach and New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Directions On Route 25 East, 1 1⁄2 miles from Meredith GPS Directions N 43 67.4809 W 71 48.1353 Amenities Clean Rest Rooms, Large wooded level 50/30/20 amp sites, Free WiFi & Cable TV, Secluded tent sites, Pool, Nature Trails, Rec Hall, Library, Sports Court, Playground, Camp store with RV supplies, LP gas, Rental RV, Cabins, Cabin Tent, Seasonal Sites, Quiet hours enforced, Some pet restrictions. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 46

150 Dearborn Road East Wakefield, NH 03830 • (603) 522-3306 info@lakeforestrvresort.com • www.lakeforestrvresort.com On Great East Lake, a place for couples who are on their own again. GPS Directions N 43.599336 W 70.980027 Amenities Cayman Golf, fishing, laundry, dock, 110 spacious, peaceful sites. There is a nine hole Executive golf course located in the park. Pet friendly, kayaks available for rent, level grounds for biking and walking. We also have a grass field with 50 amp service for Rallies and a Clubhouse for activities. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 47

17. LAKE IVANHOE CAMPING RESORT & INN 631 Acton Ridge Road, E.Wakefield, NH 03830 • (603) 522-8824 office@lakeivanhoe.com • www.lakeivanhoe.com Directions Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike), one exit after intersection of Route 16 & Route 9, right on Wakefield Road (opposite Palmers Motel), 1/2 mile left on 153N (Province Lake Road), 3 1⁄4 miles right on Acton Ridge Road, entrance 1 mile on left after the Inn GPS Directions N 43 36.272 2070 59.395 Amenities 75 sites, 60 WES, (30 amp service), 6 room Bed & Breakfast, modern facilities, free WI-FI & Cable available, recreation hall, video games, camp store, laundry, playground, ice, wood, private wooded sites, sandy beach, canoe, kayak, paddleboat rentals, fishing, swimming, shuffleboard, horseshoes, basketball, recreation field, tables, fireplaces, safari area, Pets (limit 2) on leash. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 44

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Enjoy the Endless Beauty of Lake Winnipesaukee...

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DAVIDSON’S COUNTRYSIDE CAMPGROUND Bristol, Bristol, NH NH (603) (603) 744-2403 744-2403 Wooded & River Side Sites Large Safari Field 30-50 Amp Services Pet Friendly New Pool Clean Restrooms Sandy Beach Hand-made Rustic Cabins Activities davidson’s@metrocast.net davidson’s@metrocast.net www.davidsonscamp.com www.davidsonscamp.com

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Long Island Bridge Campground

With its private beach, waterfront sites and rustic cabins, Long Island Bridge Campground exemplifies what camping on Lake Winnipesaukee has been all about for over 40 years...

Long Island Bridge Campground, LLC 29 Long Island Road Moultonboro, NH 03254 (603) 253-6053 www.longislandbridgecampgroundnh.com email:libcg1@juno.com


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29 Long Island Road, Moultonboro, NH 03254 • (603) 253-6053 libcg1@juno.com • www.longislandbridgecampgroundnh.com Come to Long Island Bridge Campground to enjoy the endless beauty of Lake Winnipesaukee. Directions From I-93 take Exit 23 to Route 104 to Meredith to Route 25 to Center Harbor to Moultonboro Neck Rd, From Portland, ME take Route 25 to Route 16 and back to Route 25 to Moultonboro Neck Rd GPS Directions N 43 40.012 W 071 20.817

Amenities Private beach, waterfront sites, rustic cabin rentals, modern restrooms, hot showers, artesian well water, laundry, fishing and boating nearby, tent sites, RV sites with W/E/S & cable TV, all sites have fireplace and picnic table, basketball and volleyball courts, horseshoe pits. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 48

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Regardless of the weather, enjoy our heated indoor pool all year!

551 Route 104, Meredith, NH 03253 • (603) 279-5449 info@meredithwoods.com • www.meredithwoods.com Enjoy your RV year round Directions From I-93 take Exit 23, then 3 1⁄4 miles east on Route 104 GPS Directions N 43 37.273 W 071 35.061 Amenities RV park, 5 way hookups (water/electric/sewer, cable & telephone), 20/30/50 amp service, year-round on site cabin rentals, heated indoor pool, hot tub, game room, laundry, camp store, recreation building, snowmobiling, Wi-Fi Rates $50/family of 5 summer, $45 winter, $35 off season mid-week; weekly, monthly, seasonal and annual rates available For Reservations Call 1-800-848-0328 SEE AD PAGE 49

20. MERRYMEETING RIVER 80 Heron Point Rd., Alton, NH 03809 • (603) 859-4811 merrymeeting1@earthlink.net • www.merrymeetingriver.com “A Little Community Tucked in the Pines by the River.” Your own vacation or yearround home in our family park three miles from Alton Bay. Directions Rt. 11. 1 mi. E of Jct 28 & 11 or 14 mi. W. off Spaulding Tnpk Rt. 16 Exit 15 GPS Directions N 43 26.309 W 071 11.559 Amenities Pool, fireplaces, 2 Rec halls, laundry, castle playground, swings, half court basketball, fish & canoe in river Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Seasonal Only. For Site Availability call or Email.

21. MI - TE - JO CAMPGROUND 111 Mi-Te-Jo Road Milton, NH 03851 • (603) 652-9022 info@mi-te-jo.com • www.mi-te-jo.com Come, relax, and enjoy your family at our lakeside campground! Located within an hour from ocean beaches and White Mountain attractions, Mi-Te-Jo offers a wide variety of amenities for guests of all ages. Directions From Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) Take Exit 17, go East on Route 75, then 3.2 miles North on Route 125, turn right on Townhouse Road, (look for signs), entrance is 1 mile on the left GPS Directions N 43 26.573 W 070 58.170 Amenities 201 sites with water/electric/septic, cable TV & Wi-Fi, 30/50 amp, pull thru sites, group area, cabin rentals, 2 sandy beaches, boating (docks & ramp), fishing, walking trails, playgrounds, canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals, tennis court, basketball, ballfields, shuffleboard, bocci, horseshoes, handicap bathroom, laundry, general store Rates (2014 Rates) $45 up/2 adults & children, weekly discounts available SEE AD PAGE 49

22. NEWFOUND RV PARK 792 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater, NH 03222 • (603) 744-3344 newfoundrv@gmail.com • www.newfoundrvpark.com Family and Group Camping – Class A to Tents Directions Northbound: Exit 23 off I-93 Route 104 West (do not turn onto River Rd if GPS tells you to.) 6 miles to Bristol traffic light, go straight onto Route 3A North, 5 miles to Park entrance on right. Southbound: Exit 26 off I-93 Route 25 West to traffic circle, 3/4 around onto Route 3A South, 10 miles, entrance on left, uphill from Newfound Inn. GPS Directions N 43 38.7244 W 71 44.1205 Amenities Your family campground, with owner’s on-site, where the Lakes Region meets the White Mountains. 39 large (60ft) pull thru sites, 5 brook side sites, all offering water/sewer/electric-20/30/50 amp, picnic table & fire ring. Wi-Fi in Park. Clean, private restrooms and showers, and clean Laundry Room. Camp store w/firewood & ice. Picnic table and fire ring at every site. Rates $40 pull thru, $48 brook side site; group, seasonal, weekly, monthly rates available. For Reservations Call or visit our web site w/online reservation form SEE AD BELOW

23. OSSIPEE LAKE CAMPGROUNDSEASONAL ONLY No Listing information. See Grid on Page 38 for Amenities.

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Spring & Fall Fling Halloween in August

TENTS TO BIG RIGS / GROUPS WELCOME

2014 M-Th Non-event Special Call for Details

• All major Credit Cards Accepted. • Member NHCOA. • Discounts for: Passport America, Good Sam, FMCA, CNET and more.

$2700

Full Hook-ups | All 50 Amp | 24/7 Security www.newfoundrvpark.com | 603.744.3344

792 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater NH 03222 newfoundrv@gmail.com visit us on facebook.com/NewfoundRVPark

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24. OWL’S LANDING CAMPGROUND

25. PAUGUS BAY CAMPGROUND

245 Rte 3, Holderness, NH 03245 • (603) 279-6266 info@owlslanding.com • www.owlslanding.com Family camping in a natural wooded setting in the Heart of the Lakes Region. Directions I-93 to Exit 24 Ashland. Right on Rte. 3 S. 7.5 mI. on right. GPS Directions N 43 43.101 W 071 32.287 Amenities 92 W/E/S and tent sites. Modern Facilities. Swimming pool, playground, recreation room w/pool table & arcade, campground & RV parts store, wood, ice, laundry, free WI-FI access, pets (leashed). Seasonal sites available. Rates Please call for rates.

96 Hilliard Road, Laconia, NH 03246 • (603) 366-4757 paugusbaycamp@yahoo.com • www.paugusbaycampground.com Directions Off Route 3, Weirs Beach on Hilliard Road GPS Directions N 43 36.116 W 071 27.835 Amenities 170 sites, tables & fireplaces, water on all sites, electric & sewage available, sandy beach, pavilion, boat docking, swimming, fishing, canoe rental, laundry, playground, walking distance to Weirs Beach. Rates Please call for rates.

• Lushly Landscaped Property Cabins • Sunset Views • Seasonal Camping • RV & Tent Sites SEaSonaL SITES aVaILaBLE • 4 Way Hookups Visit Our Web Page: • Free Wifi www.SilverLakeParkCampground.com • Cabin Rentals E-mail: silverlkcpgr@aol.com • 600' Shore Frontage • Sandy Beach • Excellent Swimming • Boat Rentals • Playground • Minutes from I-93, Shopping Mall, Golf (603) 524-6289

27. PROVINCE SHORES CAMPGROUND 36 Remick Road, Effingham, NH 03882 • 603-539-4272 provinceshorescampground@yahoo.com • www.provinceshores.com Welcome to Province Shores Campground, a waterfront destination located directly on Province Lake in Beautiful Effingham, NH! Directions I-95 to Route 16N (Spaulding Turnpike) to Wakefield Road to Route 153N for 12 miles, left onto Bonnyman Road for 2 miles, entrance on right. GPS Directions N 43 41.346 W 71 0.835 Amenities At Province Shores, you can spend your days relaxing on the 400 feet of beach, or enjoy one of the many activities we have at the campground! Enjoy water-skiing, fishing, sailing or jet-skiing on all 1,400 acres of Province Lake. For your convenience, cable for seasonals, wifi, the store is stocked full of those last minute items. Did anyone say ice cream? Come and create some life time memories on the shores of Province Lake! Rates (2014 Rates) $32 - $40 nightly, seasonal rates available upon request.

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BEAUTIFUL WOODED CAMPGROUND

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Full hookups, Paved and Shaded Sites, Tenting

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Pool, Campfire, Internet/ Wireless, Cable, New Bath House, Rec Hall, Laundromat Seasonal, Monthly, Weekly and Daily Rates

1 mile from Weirs Beach, Lake Winnipesaukee Across the street from The Fun Spot - The Broken Spoke

ROUTE 3 D.W. HIGHWAY 656 NORTH ENDICOTT ST. WEIRS BEACH, LACONIA, NH

603-366-2222

WINTER 508-647-1966

www.pinehollowcampground.com

Email; camp@pinehollowcampground.com

Near Boating, Water Parks, Hiking, Mini Golf, Driving Range, Bingo, Go Karts, Zipline, Shopping, Restaurants, Golf Course and much more!

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CAMPGROUND WITH BEAUTIFUL LAKESHORE

SILVER LAKE PARK CAMPGROUND & CABINS

656 North Endicott St., Weirs Beach, Laconia, NH 03247 (603) 366-2222 winter # (508) 647-1966 camp@pinehollowcampground.com • www.pinehollowcampground.com Directions 1 mile north of Weirs Beach & Lake Winnipesaukee on Route 3, entrance across from The Broken Spoke and FunSpot. GPS Directions N 43 36.9 W 71 28.753 Amenities Nestled in the Pine Trees, Full Hookups, Tent Camping, for small or large groups, New Bath House, Rec Hall, Laundromat, Wifi, Cable, Pool, Campfire, Wood & Ice, across from Fun Spot and Monkey Trunks Zip Line, Near Water Park, Beach, Boating, Hiking, Shopping and Restaurants. Seasons of Operation 9 a.m to 9 p.m. May-Oct 2013 Rates (2013 Rates) $32 & up, weekly, monthly, and seasonal rates available upon request SEE AD BELOW

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28. RIVERBEND CAMPGROUND

29. RIVERBROOK RV RESORT

11 Jackman Pond Rd., S. Tamworth, NH 03883 • (603) 323-9133 info@riverbendnh.com • www.riverbendnh.com Riverbend RV Resort is a small friendly campground with well maintained sites and amenities. We strive to provide our campers a beautiful place to relax and enjoy their surroundings. Directions W-bound Rt. 25 to Rt. 113W (towards Sandwich, NH), entrance on left just after turn on to 113W GPS Directions N 71 32.797 W 43 82.838 Amenities 27 sites W/E/S 20/30/50 amp service. 8 sites rustic, Tent area rustic, Small well maintained park, fishing, Pull-Thrus, Wi-Fi, Playground, Horseshoes, Dump Station, PETS ON LEASH w/breed restrictions. Pool, Laundry, Bathhouse w/free hot showers. Riverwalk on Bearcamp River. Rates Please call for rates, seasonal available.

1120 Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266 • 1-888-786-2333 info@riverbrookrv.com • www.riverbrookrv.com Welcome to New Hampshire’s newest RV destination, offering both short term and seasonal camping. Located near both the Lakes region and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Riverbrook RV Resort offers quality family camping with all the amenities of a state-of-the-art resort. From tents to “big rigs”, a weekend away or a group campout, Riverbrook can handle it all. Riverbrook is where the whole family can have fun. Directions Exit 26 off I-93, Route 25 west 7 miles, entrance on right GPS Directions N 43 47.370 W 071 47.667 Amenities Firewood, lp gas, trash pick-up, laundromat, heated pool, mountain biking, canoe and kayak rentals, a game room and a well stocked store offering everything from groceries to beer. We are also minutes away from Rock Climbing and Golf. We offer winter sites with Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing and much more. Riverbrook RV Resort has it all. Seasons of Operation Summer: May 15 - Oct. 15, Winter: Dec. 1 - March 15 Rates 2013 Rates: $28-$52 per site, seasonal sites available

Don Dunton

30. ROBERTS KNOLL CAMPGROUND

CAMPGROUND & RV PARK BROKER ME / NH / VT / NY don@duntoncommercial.com BUYACAMPGROUND.COM

A magical moment at RKC!

(603) 755-3944

Over 125 SOLD! Seminars & Consulting SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 55

1439 Wolfeboro Highway, Alton, NH 03809| Summer: (603) 608-5201; Winter: (603) 875-6388 RobertsKnoll@metrocast.net • www.robertsknollcampground.com Enjoy wooded and spacious sites in this Seasonal only campground located between Alton and Wolfeboro, just a mile away from Lake Winnipesaukee. We welcome snowbirds! Directions From Route 28 and Route 11 rotary in Alton, 6.5 miles north on Route 28 toward Wolfeboro; entrance on left, just past the 70.2 mile marker. GPS Directions N 43 32.038 W 71 12.226 Amenities 4 way hookups w/50 AMP service, swimming pools, club room, dog park, exercise room, Wi-Fi hot spot, laundry, heated bathhouse, play areas, pavilion w/shuffleboard, horseshoes, volleyball, tetherball, basketball, badminton, golf driving cage, and hiking trails. Rates Seasonal rate is $2900; SEASONAL ONLY-NO OFF ROAD CAMPING

31. ROBIE’S RV PARK 139 Governor John Wentworth Highway • Wolfeboro, NH 03894 603-569-2732 www.robiesrv.com • clcd5@aol.com Robie’s RV Park is a small family friendly campground established in 1959 with well maintained sites. We strive to provide our campers a place to relax on beautiful Lake Wentworth. Robie’s is 3 miles from downtown Wolfeboro, the oldest summer resort in the country on Lake Winnipesaukee. Directions Rte 109 East, 139 Governor John Wentworth Highway, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 GPS Directions N 43 36.985 W 71 9.999 Amenities All sites have electric, water and sewer. Cable and air conditoning are extra. Swimming, boating. Pets welcome. Rates Please call for rates.

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33. SQUAM LAKES CAMP RESORT 1002 US Rt. 3, Holderness, NH 03245, (603-968-7227). david@squamlakeresort.com • www.squamlakesresort.com Directions Ashland, Exit 24 off I-93, Rt. 3 S. GPS Directions N 43 43.658 W 071 35.938. Amenities119 sites.(SEASONAL ONLY-NO OFF ROAD CAMPING), TF, 20/30/50 Amp elec, water & sewer hkups, cable TV, ST, PG, Rec Rm, fish, boat/dock, rentals. Lakeside swim & picnic area, restaurant. LP gas, hiking trails, outdoor heated pool, indoor pool & spa, Rec Hall. Year-round. Rates Seasonal rates on request. SEE AD PAGE 54

PO Box 7, 734 Suncook Valley Road, Center Barnstead, NH 03225 (603) 269-3333 • www.sunrivercampground.com Directions Exit 15E off I-93 onto I-393 to Routes 4, 202, & 9, continue east to Epsom Circle, Take Route 28N approximately 11 miles, entrance on right. From Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike) take Exit 14 Route 11W to Alton Circle, take Route 28S approximately 8 miles, entrance on left GPS Directions N 43 21.246 W 071 15.552 Amenities Sites on the Suncook River, all sites water & electric, 30 amp service, tables & fireplaces, swimming area, playground, recreation hall, ice, wood, camp store (limited items), modern facilities Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 56

35. TAMWORTH CAMPING AREA 194 Depot Rd., PO Box 99, Tamworth, NH 03886 • (603) 323-8031 info@tamworthcamping.com • www.tamworthcamping.com Between the Lakes and Mountains on the Swift River, a quiet rustic woodland in a farm setting Directions North from Junction of Routes 25W & 16, 1/2 mile turn left on Depot Road for 3 miles GPS Directions N 43 50.795 W 071 15.444 Amenities Waterfront & waterview sites, electric (30 & 50 amp), water, sewer, cableTV, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, on-site trailer rentals, group areas, free Wi-Fi hotspot, dump station, LP gas by weight, laundry, PETS ON LEASH w/Rabies Cert., playground, sandy beach, mini golf, pavilion, basketball court, shuffleboard, horseshoes, camp store, recreation hall, wood, ice, swim, fishing, 45th year Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 57

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boasts of trophy fishboth lake trout and salmon. And, it is where campers enjoy motor boating, water skiing and sailing.

Little Dan Hole,

CENTER OSSIPEE, NH For brochure or Information contact hosts: Mark, Jane or Caitlin Wright www.TERRACEPINES.com Email: TPC@TERRACEPINES.com Terrace Pines Campground P.O. Box 98 Center Ossipee, NH 03814

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389 Jamestown Road Belmont, NH 03220 • (603) 524-6289 silverlkcpgr@aol.com • www.silverlakeparkcampground.com Silver Lake Park Campground is located in the Heart of the Lakes Region, with easy access to all NH attractions. We offer lakeside camping, seasonal camping, and cabin rentals. Directions Exit 20 off I-93, Route 140E, left on Jamestown Road, 2 miles entrance on left GPS Directions N 43 27.930 W 071 31.856 Amenities Cabin rentals, boat launch, sandy beach, fishing, modern facilities, laundry, canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals, horseshoes, playground, ice, paved streets, dump station, hook-ups 2-4 ways, cable, Wi-Fi, SORRY NO DOGS Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 53

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Come stay where the mountains meet the lakes! West Ossipee, NH Taken by Photo Contest Participant Mark Andrews at Mount Major. SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 55

Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend & Columbus Day Weekend.

UN RIVER SCampground Back to basic family camping... QUIET and CLEAN

Overnight and Seasonal Sites Campground Store

THICKLY WOODED and RIVER-SIDE SITES

X E-mail 603-539-6060 Us @ WhitsEndLLC@aol.com 140 Newman Drew Road, West Ossipee, NH 03890

Within One Hour of SEACOAST, LAKES & MOUNTAINS

www.whitsendcampground.com

• Suncook River Front Beach PETS • Stocked River Fishing WELCOME • Rec. Hall and Playground • Some Planned Activities • Clean Restrooms with FREE Showers PO Box 7 • 743 Suncook Valley Rd. Center Barnstead, NH 03225

603-269-3333

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FAMILY CAMPING & RV RESORT

On Pemigewasset Lake

FREE Wi-Fi

TWIN TAMARACK RD., NEW HAMPTON, N.H. 03256 / (603) 279-4387

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ON SITE TRAILER RENTALS Scheduled Activities for All Ages • 256 Wooded & Sunny Sites Clean Modern Restroom & Shower House • Facilities for all RV’s, Tents & Tent Campers CAMPGROUND Free Hot Showers • Pull-Thru-Sites for Large & Small RV’s Crystal Clean Swimming Pool • Some Cable TV Available Relaxing Hot Tub • 30-50 Amp Electric Sandy Beach on Lake • 3 Way Hookups Recreation Hall with Video Games • Dumping Station Fishing, Boating, and Boat Launching • RV Clubs & Rally’s Welcome APPROVED Paddle Boat, Canoe, Kayak & Row Boat Rental • Seasonal Sites & Winter Storage Available CAMPGROUND Maytag Laundromat 30 Min. to NH Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH Reservations Suggested For more information and a free brochure, 64 Store Outlet Mall 10 Min. Away Contact Your Hosts at: Camping Cabins Available

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(603) (603) 279-4387 279-4387 or or Email Email us us at at twintamarack@metrocast.net twintamarack@metrocast.net Twin Tamarack Road, New Hampton, NH 03256 Visit our web site: www.twintamarackcampground.com www.twintamarackcampground.com


37. TURTLE KRAAL RV PARK 14 Fox Trot Loop/P.O. Box 61, Alton, NH 03809 • (603) 855-2377 becky@turtlekraalrvpark.com • www.turtlekraalrvpark.com Brand New RV Park. Peaceful Setting. Great Location. Enjoy New Hampshire’s Lake Region. Directions Entrance is on Rt. 28 South, south of the Alton traffic circle in Alton, NH. Just south of Water Industries. GPS Directions N 43 26.726 W 71 12.655 Amenities New, Gated RV Park approved for Park Models. 147 spacious sites with sewer, town water, 100amp, electric. New Pool. Free WiFi. Pet friendly upon approval, on leash. No tents. Bathhouse, 3+acre spring-fed pond with beach, canoe, kayak, paddleboard access to The Merrymeeting River. Pull though sites for Big Rigs, back in sites for caravans. Cabin rental. Safari area, horseshoes, volleyball. Tables, firepits. Boat storage/RV storage available. Close to town. Minutes from Alton Bay. Hike Mt. Major. Rates Please call for rates.

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Twin Tamarack Road, New Hampton, NH • (603) 279-4387 twintamarack@metrocast.net • www.twintamarackcampground.com Located in the heart of New Hampshire close to the mountains and lakes, we offer large shady or sunny sites with a pool, beach, and open areas for children to run and play. Directions 2 1⁄2 miles E off Exit 23, I-93, Rt. 104 GPS Directions N 43 37.309 W 071 35.370 Amenities 256 sites, W/E/S hookups, 30 and 50 Amp, Pull-thru sites w/cable, Wi-Fi (limited), On site trailers, Camping cabin rentals, Dump Station, Modern facilities, Pool, Pavilion, Hot tub, Sandy Beach, Fishing, Boating, Canoe, Paddle boat, Kayak & boat rentals, Boat launch, laundry, recreation room. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 56

39. VIEWLAND CAMPGROUND PO Box 26, 6 Viewland Court Alton Bay, NH 03810 • (603) 875-7100 goslow28@yahoo.com Directions From Alton trafic cir., at junction Rt 28 & 11, north to Wolfeboro 1.2 mi. Right on Bay Hill Rd. Located 600 ft on left. GPS Directions N43 28.299 W 71 13.864 Amenities 56 campsites located on 10 acres and only 600 ft. away from Alton Town Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee. We are mostly a seasonal campground but have some very private and remote primative tent sites available. Walking distance to all Alton Bay attractions (marinas, swimming, arcades, restaurants and free Saturday night band concerts.) Rates Please call for rates.

40. WHIT’S END CAMPGROUND 140 Newman Drew Road West Ossipee, NH 03890 • (603) 539-6060 whitsendllc@aol.com • www.whitsendcampground.com Whit’s End is a family campground located on the crystal clear Bearcamp River, at the base of Mount Whittier in the beautiful Lakes Region. We offer 135 spacious, riverfront and wooded, RV and tent camp sites, nestled amongst the pines on over 50 acres in the foothills of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Directions Northbound or Southbound on Route 16 to Route 25W to left on Newman Drew Road. One mile down on the left, 140 Newman Drew Road. From I-93: Take Exit 23 and follow Route 104 to Route 3N. Turn right on Route 25E. Drive approximately 25 minutes to West Ossipee. Turn right onto Newman Drew Road. One mile on the left, 140 Newman Drew Road. GPS Directions N 43 48.6 W 71 11.835 Amenities Free WiFi, Heated pool, Camp Store, Modern restrooms, Sandy beaches, Canoe/kayak/tubing, Fishing, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Rec Center & Movie theater, Playground, Laundry, Propane filling, Vending, Wood & ice, Dump station, Covered outdoor pavilion, Moose Tracks (adult rec. hall with large screen tv & karaoke nights). Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Reservations Accepted. Web Form, Email or Call. SEE AD PAGE 56

41. WILLEY BROOK CAMPGROUND

Family Camping in a Farm Setting on the Swift River 194 Depot Road Tamworth, NH 03886

883 Center Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 • (603) 569-9493 www.willeybrookcampground.com Quiet, peaceful campground in the woods, rural setting, camping with nature Directions From Route 16 (Wakefield) take Route 109, 9 miles to Route 28, turn right onto Route 28N, go 1 mile, entrance on right. GPS Directions N 43 37.809 W 071 09.383 Amenities RV sites with W/E/S, 30/50 amp service, telephone, cable, free wifi, tent sites, modern facilities, dump station, PETS ON LEASH Rates Please call for rates.

800-274-8031 tamworthcamping.com www.nhlovescampers.com

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PO Box 98E, Center Ossipee, NH 03814 • (603) 539-6210 tpc@terracepines.com • www.terracepines.com Terrace Pines is a 600 acre park with 190 sites on two beautiful mountain lakes. Directions Rt. 16 N or S Exit to Ctr. Ossipee Business District, follow signs. Rt. 25 W go S one exit on Rt. 16, exit to Ctr. Ossipee Business District, follow signs through village. GPS Directions N 43 44.348 W 071 12.855 Amenities Modern facilities, laundry, tables & fireplaces, game room, Rec Center, free wi-fi, play court, disc golf course, camp store, wood, ice, swimming, fishing, boating (launch), mountain trail, rowboat/canoe/kayak & camping cabin rentals, waterfront sites, 2013- 52nd year! Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 55

38. TWIN TAMARACK FAMILY CAMPING & RV RESORT

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42. WOLFEBORO CAMPGROUND 61 Haines Hill Road, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 • (603) 569-9881 www.wolfeborocampground.com 50 wooded sites in a peaceful, pristine setting close to quaint downtown Wolfeboro. Enjoy the tranquility of the outdoors and the feeling of calm. AAA approved. Directions Route 28N, 4 1⁄2 miles from center of town to Haines Hill Road, 1000’ up road GPS Directions N 43 38.107 W 071 09.240 Amenities Established 1971, 50 sites, 20 & 30 amp service, water/electric & water/electric/septic hookups, modern facilities, heated restrooms, dump station, on site sanitation service, LP gas (metered), ice, wood, tables & fireplaces, PETS ON LEASH Rates Please call for rates.

43. YOGI BEAR’S JELLYSTONE PARK CAMP-RESORT PO Box 1926, Ashland, NH 03217 • (603) 968-9000 yogi@jellystonenh.com • www.jellystonenh.com This award winning Jellystone Park offers complete recreational facilities to pamper and relax you for the day, weekend or your vacation. You’ll enjoy first class service, fine facilities and fun activities. Directions Exit 23 off I-93, east on Route 104, for 500 yards then north on Route 132 for 4 miles GPS Directions N 43 39.747 W 071 39.176 Amenities 275 sites with water/electric, water/electric/septic and cabin & r/v rentals, large pool & water playground, recreation hall, 3 playgrounds, snack bar & mini golf, arcade, camp store, laundry, modern facilities, fish, canoe, kayak, boat, swim in the Pemi. Rates Please call for rates.

STATE PARKS 44. ELLACOYA Guilford, NH 45. WHITE LAKE Tamworth, NH See back cover fold-out for more information.

PROPANE SAFETY AT CAMPGROUNDS Information provided by the NATIONAL LP-GAS ASSOCIATION • If an RV has been idle and unused for some time, make some safety checks before using the LP-gas appliances. • Check the entire vehicle, especially the propane system, for possible tampering. Make sure the propane tanks are properly secured. If the cylinders are not mounted on the vehicle, it is recommended that they be placed on level ground, on a firm foundation. • Check all vents (including the regulator vent) and combustion air intakes to make sure they are clear, and contain no restrictions such as foreign matter, bird nests, mouse nests, or mud-dauber wasp structures. • Clean away any debris from around burners and pilot lights such as burnt match sticks, bits of food, etc. • Before turning on the gas at the tanks, be sure all appliance valves are turned OFF, and check to determine which pilot lights must be lit. After the gas has been turned on, be sure all pilots are lit. • As a precaution to determine if any leaks have developed, give your RV a “sniff” test, do a soap bubble test at all connections, or contact your local LP-gas supplier to perform a pressure test on your system.

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BOATING INFORMATION All operators are required to obey laws that regulate your vessel’s registration and operation. Registering Your Vessel You must have a New Hampshire Certificate of Registration and validation decals to operate your vessel legally on public waters in New Hampshire. This includes motorboats of any size (including those with electric motors) and sailboats or sailboards 12 feet in length or longer. Only exceptions are: • Sailboats and sailboards under 12 feet in length. • Other small, non-motorized vessels such as canoes and kayaks. • Vessels registered in other states using New Hampshire waters for 30 or fewer consecutive days. The Certificate of Registration must be on board and available for inspection by an enforcement officer whenever the vessel is operated. Where to Register The Certificate of Registration and validation decals are obtained by submitting the proper application and fee to the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles, or one of its authorized agents. To obtain forms: • Call 603-271-2333 • Visit or write the DMV office: James H. Hayes Building 23 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03305-0002 Who May operate a Vessel • A vessel powered by 25 horsepower or less does not require the operator to have a Safe Boater Education Certificate. • A “ski craft” may only be operated by persons who are 16 years old or older who have a valid Safe Boater Education Certificate. • A vessel powered by more than 25 horsepower (other than a ski craft) may be operated by: • A person under 16 years of age only if he or she is accompanied by a person 18 years old or older who has a valid Safe Boater Education certificate. The accompanying person is responsible for any injury or damage caused during operation of the vessel. • A person under 16 years of age or older only if he or she has obtained a Safe Boater Education Certificate. Important Numbers Emergency: 911 • Boat Registration: 603-271-2333 (Monday – Friday) Safe Boating Education: 1-888-254-2125 (www.boatingeducation.nh.gov) Life Jackets (AKA: Personal Flotation Devices – PFD’S) • Any child under the age of 13 must wear a life jacket. This life jacket has to be US Coast Guard approved, in serviceable condition, the proper size, proper type (Type I, II, III or V-only counts if worn). • For individuals 13 years old and older that are not wearing life jackets, they must be “Readily Accessible”, which is defined as within arms reach. • Vessels 16’ and greater must have a type IV (US Coast Guard throwable device, IE. square cushion with straps, or throw ring) IN ADDITION to a wearable life jacket for each person on board. Navigational Lights • Non-Mechanical Powered Craft (IE. Canoe, Kayak, Paddle Boat, Rowboat, etc) must have one (1) white light visible 360 degrees to the horizon visible for two (2) miles from sunset to sunrise. • Mechanical Powered Craft (IE. Powerboat, Canoe with an electric trolling motor used for propulsion) must have one (1) white light visible 360 degrees to the horizon visible for two (2) miles AND red (port side) and green (starboard side) navigational bow lights. Additional Safety Equipment to have on board • Sound Producing Device (required) • Fire Extinguishers (required on mechanical craft) • Anchor with line (recommended) The Division of State Police, Bureau of Marine Patrol 31 Dock Road, Glendale, N.H. 03249 603-293-2037 or Toll Free 1-877-642-9700 www.marinepatrol.nh.gov


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TIPS FOR CAMPERS : CONNECTICUT CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.campconn.com

(860) 521-4704

MAINE CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.campmaine.com

(207) 782-5874

MARYLAND ASSOCIATION OF CAMPGROUNDS www.mdcamping.com

MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF CAMPGROUND OWNERS www.campmass.com

(508) 394-3021

NEW HAMPSHIRE CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.nhlovescampers.com

(800) U-CAMP-NH

CAMPING IN THE NORTHEAST! OCEAN STATE CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.ricampgrounds.com DELAWARE CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.visitsoutherndelaware. com/campgrounds NORTHEAST CAMPGROUND ASSOCIATION www.campnca.com

NEW JERSEY CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.newjerseycamp grounds.com

PENNSYLVANIA CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION www.pacamping.com

CAMPGROUND OWNERS OF NEW YORK www.nycampgrounds.com

VERMONT CAMPGROUND ASSOCIATION www.campvermont.com

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Points of interest: Hiking at Ruggles Mine

Shaped by ancient glaciers and widely known as the Upper Valley, the Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee region has charm that stems from its rich history, striking landscape, abundant natural resources, and agricultural roots. Artists, writers, educators and craftsmen from around the world have made their homes here. Situated on the west side of the state, the region is home to Dartmouth College and other respected institutions. Textile and other manufacturing played a major role in the area’s history, and agriculture rounds out its character with organic farms, orchards, private stock farms, tree farms and maple sugaring. Outdoor enthusiasts find four-season opportunities to explore the region’s splendor – via foot, bicycle, horseback, kayak, boat, snowshoes, snowmobile, and ATV! Hikers enjoy the Appalachian Trail and Mount Sunapee, plus hundreds of other scenic trails ranging from easy to expert; golfers enjoy lush greens; boaters and swimmers enjoy the nine-mile Lake Sunapee; and skiers and snowmobilers enjoy groomed trails or forge their own. Summer visitors to the Mount Sunapee Resort enjoy the Outdoor Adventure Park with Zip Lines and a Tree-top Obstacle Course while snow skiing and snowboarding are still the most popular winter activities at Mount Sunapee. Nationally-acclaimed scenic byways beckon motorists and cyclists to experience spectacular vistas and landmarks such as the Pier Bridge, the longest wooden covered bridge in the world.

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• Mount Sunapee Resort, Newbury (summer craft’s fair, summer adventure park, winter skiing) • Lake Sunapee (swimming, boating – 9 miles in length) • Mount Kearsage, Sutton (auto road, hiking) • Golf – Country Club of New Hampshire in N. Sutton and Eastman Golf Links in Grantham • Ruggles Mine, Grafton (historical, caves) • Winslow State Park, Wilmot (walking, hiking) • Appalachian Trail access, Orford/Wentworth • Saint-Gaudens (designer of the first US gold coin) historic home and gardens

For more info on Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce 328 Main Street, P.O. Box 532, New London, NH 03257 603-526-6575, or toll free 877-526-6575 • www.lakesunapeenh.org Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce 47 S. Main Street, #53, P.O. Box 5105, Hanover, NH 03755 603-643-3115 fax: 603-643-5606 • www.hanoverchamber.org Lebanon Chamber of Commerce Village House, 1 School Street, P.O. Box 97, Lebanon, NH 03766 603-448-1203 fax: 603-448-6489 • www.lebanonchamber.com Newport Area Chamber of Commerce 2 North Main Street, Newport, NH 03773 603-863-1510 • www.newportnhchamber.org The Connecticut River Byway runs along Rte. 12A, and a second byway stretches along Rte. 103 to 11. Delicious dining and relaxed shopping opportunities also abound throughout the region’s quaint villages.

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1. CRESCENT CAMPSITES [SEASONAL ONLY] PO Box 238, Canaan, NH 03741 • 603-523-9910 sharron@crescentcampsites.com • www.crescentcampsites.com Relax and enjoy our wooded sites or our sandy beach on crystal clear Canaan Street Lake where you can fish, swim, or just enjoy the beautiful view. Directions Exit 17 off I-89, Rt. 4 E to Canaan, turn left at blinking yellow light in ctr. of town (1⁄10 mi. W of Jct. 4 & 118). Follow signs GPS Directions N 43 40.280 W 072 01.448 Amenities On Canaan Lake, 78 RV sites w/W/E/S, dump station, modern facilities, 300’ beach, pool, boat launch, tables & fireplaces, laundry, camp store, Rec hall, Horseshoes, metered LP gas Rates 2014 Rate for Season is $2,000. SEASONAL ONLY; NO OFF ROAD CAMPING For Reservations Call 1-800-494-5118 or email

2. CROW’S NEST CAMPGROUND 529 S. Main Street, Newport, NH 03773 • (603) 863-6170 camping@crowsnestcampground.com • www.crowsnestcampground.com Crow’s Nest Campground offers summer and winter Camping in the Lake and Mount Sunapee Region on the Sugar River in Newport, New Hampshire. Directions 2 miles South of Newport on Route 10. I-89 North, exit 12 route 11W to Newport Ctr. I-89 South, exit 13 Route 10 south. I-91 in Vermont, exit 8 to Claremont, NH, follow signs to Newport GPS Direction: N 43 20.019 W 072 10.117 Amenities On the Sugar River, 120 sites (open grassy or wooded) w/water & electric, 20/30/50 amp service, Wi-Fi, full hookups & pull-thrus, all w/tables & fireplaces, limited Cable, Dog Exercise Area, tenting area, tent, cabin, & trailer rentals, solar heated pool, fishing, heated recreation building, playground, mini golf, camp store, metered LP gas, laundry, dump station, modern facilities, snowmobile trails from campground Seasons of Operation 2 Season–Summer: Mid May–Mid Oct. Winter: Dec. 1–April 1 Rate: $30/day & up for family of 5, 2 adults & 3 children, additional persons extra, seasonal site rates available upon request For Reservations Call or Email, online reservations available SEE AD PAGE 63

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3. LAKE MASSASECUM CAMPGROUND Summer: 36 Massasecum Road, Bradford, NH 03221 Winter: PO Box 629 Nottingham, NH 03290 Summer: (603) 938-2571, Winter: (603) 679-5606 massasecum@comcast.net • www.ucampnh.com/lakemassasecumcampground Directions Rte 114, 4 mi S of intersection of Rte 103 & 114, 5 mi N of Rte 202 GPS Directions N 43 14.128 W 071 54.369 Amenities Sites w/electric/water/sewer hookups, modern facilities, sandy beach, swimming, cabins, boat rentals, fishing, ice, wood, gift shop, snack bar, arcade Rates (2014 Rates) $35/day & up for family, seasonal site rates upon request.

4. LOON LAKE CAMPGROUND {SEASONAL ONLY} 5 Loon Lake Campground Rd., Croydon, NH 03770 • 603 863-8176 loonlakecg@aol.com • www.loonlakecamping.com We take pride in the 500 acres of natural beauty contained in our campground. We carefully tend the gardens, sandy beaches, trails, & woodlands. Our 100 acre private lake offers wonderful fishing, boating and swimming. A great place to relax and enjoy your family, friends & the great outdoors. Directions From interstate 89, Take exit 13 (Grantham exit). Follow Route 10 South for 3.5 miles, take a left at Conniston Store (Shell Station) onto Pine Hill Road then an immediate right onto Cash St. – follow for 3.3 miles. At the fork of Reed’s Mill Road, take a right for .2 miles and you are there! GPS Directions N 43.40917 W 72.14313 Amenities 102 SEASONAL SITES ONLY, all sites are full hook up with 30 Amp. service, water, sewer and phone availability. Gated campground, limited free WiFi, Enclosed Gazebo, Bath house, Sandy Beach, Dog Beach, Playground, Fishing, Boating (no gas motors), recreation room, exercise room, horseshoes, miles of hiking trails and camp store. Rates Please call for rates.

5. MASCOMA LAKE CAMPGROUND 92 US Route 4A, Lebanon, NH 03766 • (603) 448-5076 mascomalakecampground@comcast.net • www.mascomalake.com Mascoma Lake Campground is a great place to come and relax and enjoy the great views of the Lake and mountains. There is excellent fishing and boating at Mascoma Lake (5 miles long), and wonderful restaurants close by. 10% Military Discount. Free weekends for Military Families serving in Iraq, Afghanistan & Kuwait since ‘99. Directions Exit 17 off I-89 N or S. Turn right on Rte 4 to Rte 4A to Mascoma Lake GPS Directions N 43 38.556 W 72 10.661


6. NORTHSTAR CAMPGROUND 43 Coonbrook Road, Newport, NH 03773 (603) 863-4001 info@northstarcampground.com • www.northstarcampground.com Directions 4 mi S of Newport on Rte 10, N on I-89, Exit 9 Rte 103W to Newport. S on I-89 Exit 13 Rte 10, I-91 Exit 8 Rte 11/103 E to Newport GPS Directions N 43 18.799 W 072 10.212 Amenities 117 acres of camping on the Sugar River, swim in our spring-fed pond, hiking, horseshoes, volleyball, group area, pavilion, fishing Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 65

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Things to do Hiking to Solitude One of the best hikes in the

Sunapee area takes you up to Lake Solitude and the White Cliffs. It’s a wonderful 2-to-3 hour hike. If you’re hiking with your dog, this is perfect as there are plenty of brook crossings and of course the lake at the top, so no need to carry water for your dogs.

“Walk your horses or pay two dollar fine”

That’s the sign you’ll see as you head into the CornishWindsor Covered Bridge in Cornish, NH. This bridge is the longest span covered bridge in North America. It is still open to passenger cars and is two lanes. It spans the mighty Connecticut River and connects two states and two local communities. Many a tourist has stopped by to photograph it (a much better shot on the NH side as you can have Mt. Ascutney in the background).

The “Goshen Ocean” Goshen Ocean is the nickname given to Gunnison Lake, created in 1983 as part of a multi-phase federal dam and flood control project. The dam was built as part of a ten dam project intended to protect rivers and watersheds extending to the Connecticut River. Gunnison Lake is beautiful and peaceful. The water is the clearest and cleanest you will ever see in a man-made lake. It is an excellent place for swimming, kayaking or canoeing, picnicking and hiking. Formerly the land was a farm. Today old stonewalls, now underwater, can be seen by kayakers and canoeists. New London This perfect New England small town

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Primitive, Wooded, Riverfront, Open Grassy, Pull Thru 50 Amp Sites, Cabin & Trailer Rentals, Propane, On-site store, Recreation Hall • Free Wi-fi • Pool/Kiddie Pool • Mini-golf • Playground • Fishing • OHRV Registration Agent

603-863-6170 Some Nearby Attractions: ATV & Snowmobile Trails, Golf Course, Mount Sunapee Ski Area and much, more!

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has a Main Street lined by historic inns, stunning mountain views, peaceful lakes reflecting cottagedotted shores and a traditional hill-top college campus, graced by majestic oak trees. Just over eight miles Northeast of Sunapee, New London is a jewel – a perfect destination for recreation, dining, shopping and sightseeing. During summer enjoy swimming or canoeing at beautiful Pleasant Lake and come winter, you can skate on the Bob Andrews Memorial Ice Rink.

That’s Entertainment The Lake Sunapee region comes alive in the summer with all kinds of great entertainment. The free outdoor concerts in New London, Newbury, Newport and Sunapee Harbor feature an incredible variety of live music including blues, rock, jazz, bluegrass, pop, big band and reggae. It’s fleece was white as snow Newport’s newest landmark is located at the corner of North Main Street and Belknap Avenue on the Richards Free Library grounds. It’s dedicated to Newport native and Author Sarah J. Hale. Mrs. Hale promoted the education of women and the importance of their role in society in addition to being the author of 17 literary works. Perhaps her most famous work is the poem Mary had a Little Lamb. Mrs. Hale also led a 17-year campaign to have Thanksgiving declared a national holiday.

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Amenities Beach, swimming, boating, dock rentals, fishing,FREE nonmotorized boat rentals, cabin and two bedroom cottage rentals, metered LP gas, modern facilities, heated, game room, Rec. hall, PETS ON LEASH, 102 sites, tent as well as 20/30/50 amp sites, Cable TV, W/E/S sites. Seasonal Sites available. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 64


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499 NH Route 10, Orford, NH 03777 • (603) 353-4579 camp@thepastures.com • www.thepastures.com Great camping, boating and fishing on the Connecticut River. Directions From Vermont I-91, take Fairlee, VT- Orford, NH Exit 15 to Route 5 (turn right at stop sign at end of ramp). Turn left onto Route 5, go 1/2 mile and take the first right turn; cross over the Connecticut River on the Samuel Morey Bridge. Take the first right onto Route 10 and go 1/2 mile. Campground is on the right, just past and diagonally opposite the junction with Route 25A. From New Hampshire I-93, take Plymouth Exits 25 & 26, onto Route 25 toward Rumney, go past Rumney, at Wentworth, turn left onto Route 25A. Continue through Orfordville to the junction with Route 10. Turn left onto Route 10; campground on the right. GPS Directions N 43 13.29 W71 19.68 Amenities 60 open sites with trees and grass, 20/30/50 amp service, playground, volleyball, regulation & lit horseshoe pits & tournaments, pingpong, putting green, boat launch, canoe/kayak/pontoon boat rentals, pool, river swimming nearby, great fishing (river and local lakes), 40 miles of river boating, free Wi-Fi, cell coverage Rates Please call for rates.

50 Reservoir Road, P.O. Box 106 • Hanover, NH 03755 • (603) 643-2134 www.storrspond.org • info@storrspond.org Storrs Pond Recreation Area offers camping sites in woodlands from mid-May until Labor Day. We have a bathhouse with hot showers at no extra charge; electrical hook-up for RV’s no larger than 35 feet and a dump station. Directions From the junctions of Routes 10 and 120 in Hanover NH, proceed 1 mile north on Route 10, then 1 mile east on Reservoir Road from the roundabout. Follow signs on the left down to Storrs Pond. GPS Direction: N 43 43.327 W 72 15.687 Amenities Located on the shore of the 13.5 acre Storrs Pond, sites have easy access to the hiking trails, pond and pool swimming and the urban community of Hanover, New Hampshire. There is also fishing (no license required when fishing from shore), canoeing/kayaking, tennis (as available basis), hiking, mountain biking and trail running are all available at Storr’s Pond Rec Area. Rates $28-$36 for up to 4 people, $2 each additional person

9. TIPPICANOE CAMPGROUND 1295 Brook Road • Goshen, NH 03752 • (603) 863-8061 www.tippicanoe.com • info@tippicanoe.com Lovely, peaceful campground where quiet time is quiet! relax the old fashioned way. Swim in clean fresh water, fish, canoe, play horseshoes & pool. Tobacco-free. Seasonal campers welcome. A Great Camping Experience! Directions From Rte 10 in Goshen center, take Brook Road. Travel 3 miles to entrance on left. From Rte 103 in Newbury (at the entrance to both Lake Sunapee and Mt. Sunapee State Parks), continue 1 mile west on Rte 103, take a left onto Brook Road. Travel 3 miles to the entrance on right. Amenities Store, Rec Room, pool table, foosball, modern bathrooms, showers, laundry room, spring fed trout pond, beach. RV sites 3 way 50 amp. Sunny/shaded sites. Horseshoes. Close to VT & beaches. On Snowmobile trail. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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New Waterfront & Wooded Sites for RV or Tent Campers

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Clean, refreshing swim water, trout fishing, game room and more! 4 mi to Sunapee ZIP LINE and state beach! Non-smokers only, please

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Taken by Photo Contest Participant Kevin Kraft at the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge.

Discover the Lake Sunapee Region Outdoor activities, unique shopping, fine dining, welcoming lodging and much more!

www.LakeSunapeeNH.org 877-526-6575 Four Season Family Fun!

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CAMPING ETIQUETTE FOR PETS 1. Do Not Allow pets to roam freely around the campground. 2. Do Not Allow pets to go out early in the a.m. to do their duty on your neighborâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s site or worse yet on their equipment. 3. Do Not leave pets unattended on your site, which causes them to bark and whine disturbing fellow campers. 4. Do pick up after your pet. 5. Do Not Bring pets to beach and pool area.


Go Camping Your Way in New Hampshire!

Farmers’ Markets, State Fairs & Festivals – Attend markets, fairs and festivals throughout the spring, summer and fall months. Pick your own fruits, purchase that one-of-a-kind hand crafted item, or spend time with prized farm animals. There is something to please every member of the family. Check out www.visitnh.gov under “What To Do,” Markets & Fairs.

Covered Bridges –Today 54 covered bridges remain in New Hampshire. Each is unique in it’s beauty and design. Spend a day locating these treasures. Find a list at www.visitnh.gov, under “What To Do,” Covered Bridges.

Bike Trails & Walking Trails – Do you want to hit the trails during your vacation or weekend getaway? New Hampshire has miles of trails within White Mountain National Forest and our State Parks, not to mention our countless country roads. Find the trail that fits your comfort level or sense of adventure at www.visitnh.gov under “What To Do,” Outdoor Adventure.

Horseback Riding – Try it for the first time or refresh your spirit with a ride that’s sure to garner memories for a lifetime. Find a list at www.visitnh.gov, under “What To Do,” Equestrian.

Brewery Tour – The Granite State is home to some of the best breweries and microbreweries in New England. Find a list at www.visitnh.gov, under NH Brewery Map & Tour.

Photo by Tom Duda, White Mountain National Forrest Osceola Vista Campground, Waterville, NH

Photo taken by Contest Participant DawnMae Pratt enjoying the peace and quiet at the Albany Covered Bridge along the Kanc.

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Camping in New Hampshire is a new experience every time you go. Enjoy activities for the first time or reconnect with favorite pastimes…


WHITE MOUNTAINS REGION

Taken by Photo Contest Participant John Dewey showing the marking cairns and mountains, looking out over the Appalachian Trail.

Renowned for its majestic peaks, natural beauty, and boundless recreation opportunities, the White Mountains Region is a four-season destination for the entire family. Avid hikers seek out this region for its 800,000-acre White Mountain National Forest, home to 48 peaks over 4,000 ft. as well as the northeast’s tallest peak, Mount Washington at 6,288 ft. But you need not hike to enjoy the area’s grandeur. Spectacular views are yours via the historic Mt. Washington Auto Road and the Mt. Washington Cog Railway, as well as gondolas, chairlifts, aerial tramways and even helicopter tours. Outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Take a drive along the 30-mile Kancamangus Highway and National Scenic Byway (Rte 112), or enjoy a ride aboard the Conway Scenic Railroad. Canoe, kayak, swim or fish in the Saco River. Zoom down a zip line at White Mountain-area resorts such as Bretton Woods, Cannon, Cranmore, Loon, and Wildcat. Bicycle or mountain-bike along meandering paths or challenging trails. Play tennis or golf at one of the region’s nine courses. Bring a picnic and relax at Arethusa or Franconia Falls or the spectacular Flume Gorge. Snowmobile or snowshoe in the winter wonderland of the White Mountains region, and visit the area’s 13 ski resorts for skiing and snowboarding opportunities for all, from novice to expert. Family attractions range from Story Land, Santa’s Village, and Six Gun City, to the Polar Caves, Lost River, Clark’s Trading Post, and the Mt. Washington Observatory and Weather Discovery Center. For year-round shopping and dining, the region offers factory outlets, specialty shops, microbreweries and diverse cuisine.

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Points of interest: • Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham • Conway Scenic Railroad, North Conway • Flume Gorge, Lincoln (walking, hiking) • Mount Washington Cog Railway, Bretton Woods • Polar Caves, Rumney • Story Land, Glen • Santa’s Village, Jefferson • Clark’s Trading Post, Lincoln • Kancamangus Highway, Lincoln to Conway (scenic drive) • Six Gun City, Jefferson • Cannon Mountain Arial Tramway (Franconia Notch)

For more info on the White Mountains Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce 603-745-6621 lincolnwoodstock.com Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce 1-800-367-3364 mtwashingtonvalley.org White Mountain Attractions 1-800-FIND-MTS VisitWhiteMountains.com The White Mountains region has become a camping destination for generations of families!


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1. AMMONOOSUC CAMPGROUND PO Box 178N, Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846-5527 www.ucampnh.com/ammonoosuc Directions On Rte 3, 1/4 miles south of Junction Route 3 & 302 GPS Directions N 44 16.104 W 071 32.663 Amenities 111 hidden or open sites, all tent sites w/shelter, dump station, laundry, tables, modern facilities, playground, large pool, pets on Leash, direct access to groomed snowmobile trail systems Seasons of Operation Summer: May 15–Oct. 15; Winter: Nov. 15–March 15, Office Hours: 9am–9pm Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 72

GPS Directions N 43 47.268 W 071 46.614 Amenities 62 sites, some along river, swimming, tubing, canoeing, fishing, playground, volleyball, horseshoe courts, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, dump station, ice, wood, snacks, PETS ON LEASH Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 72

2. APPLE HILL CAMPGROUND PO Box 388, Bethlehem, NH 03574 • (603) 869-2238 applehill@roadrunner.com • applehillcamping.com Directions I-93 Exit 40 right onto Route 302E for 3 miles to center of Bethlehem, turn left onto Rte 142N 1 mi, entrance on left GPS Directions N 44 17.383 W 071 40.328 Amenities All 68 sites wooded, tent sites, pull through sites (3 way hookups), group area, modern facilities, tables & fireplaces, wood, camp store, LP gas (metered), recreation room, pond swimming, playground, Winter: heated restrooms, XC skiing & snowmobiling from campground Seasons of Operation Year round, closed April 1 - May 15 Rates Please call for rates.

3. BAKER RIVER CAMPGROUND 56 Campground Road, Rumney, NH 03266 • (603) 786-9707 bakerriver@bakerrivercampgound.com • www.bakerrivercampground.com Directions N & S bound I-93, (Plymouth) Exit 26 to Route 25, approximately 3 miles to Smith Bridge Road on right. After going over bridge go 2 miles down Quincy Road, Entrance on left.

Jeanne Popoloski took this photo of her daughter along the Kancamangus Highway.

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Barnes Field Basin Big Rock Blackberry Crossing Campton Cold River Covered Bridge Crocker Pond (Maine) Dolly Copp Hancock Hastings (Maine) Jigger Johnson Osceola Vista Passaconaway Russell Pond Sugarloaf I Sugarloaf II Tripoli Road (Primitive) Waterville Valley White Ledge Wild River Wildwood Zealand

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t ping a nd e u r o G Cam gr p m ily a C m Fae uc 603-846-5527 s o Thmono Twin Mountain, NH www.ucampnh.com/ammonoosuc Am Where you want to be SUMMER • Swimming Pool in the White Mountains... • Shaded Sites CLOSE to Everything!!! • Minutes From Attractions WINTER (Seasonal Only) • Snowmobile Trails • Heated Rest Room H • Office Hours: 9am-9pm

4. THE BEACH CAMPING AREA 98 Eastern Slope Terrace, North Conway, NH 03860 • (603) 447-2723 beachcampingarea@yahoo.com • www.thebeachcampingarea.com Directions 1 1⁄2 miles north of Conway on Route 16 GPS Directions N 44 00.156 W 071 06.877 Amenities 120 large shady riverfront sites, pop-up camper rentals, wireless internet, cable TV, tables & fireplaces, large beach, swimming, fishing, canoeing, playground, store, ice, wood, laundry, LP gas (metered), modern facilities, PETS ON LEASH ($), 43rd year Rates Please call for rates.

5. BEAVER TRAILS CAMPGROUND & RV PARK 100 Bridge St., Lancaster, NH 03584 • (888) 788-3815 beavertrails@munces.com • www.beavertrailsnh.com A Family Campground located on the Connecticut River in NH’s grand North. We have full hookups, weekend events and access to all of Northern NH attractions. Directions Route 2 on NH/VT border GPS Directions N44 29.7675 W071 35.6203 Amenities Beaver Trails is located on 75 acres of farm land bordered on the Connecticut and Israel Rivers. Nearly 100 spacious sites including pull through & river sites. We offer new heated pool, entertainment pavillion w/outdoor movie theater, playground & nature trails along rivers. Rates Please call for rates.

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Call or Write: 56 Campground Rd., Rumney, NH 03266 • (603) 786-9707 www.bakerrivercampground.com • E-mail: bakerriver@yahoo.com

PO Box 129, Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846-5521 beechhill@ncia.net • www.beechhill.com Beech Hill Campground, located in the heart of the White Mountain Region and surrounded by over 1,000 square miles of beautiful hard and softwood forest, can offer the camper seclusion, and is convenient to all area attractions. Directions 2 miles west of US Route 3 on Route 302 GPS Directions N 44 16.381 W 071 34.456 Amenities 142 wooded sites, secluded tent sites, water/electric sites, 3 way hookup sites w/cable, cabin rentals (no pets), indoor heated pool, game room, playground, camp store, laundry, (metered) LP Gas, pets w/restrictions. Free WI-FI Available, Free hot shower, New Giant Chess & Checkers Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW

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(603) 846-5521 A Family Campground • Large, Secluded Sites • Heated Indoor Pool • Propane • Wagon Rides • Store & Gift Shop • WI-FI Available • Full Hook-Up Sites Include Cable • Central to White Mountain Attractions • Open May 15th thru Oct. 15th • Weekly, Monthly & Seasonal Rates

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97 Branch Brook Rd. Campton, NH 03223 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 390, Campton, NH 03223 • (603) 726-7001 BranchBrook@myfairpoint.net • www.koa.com Branch Brook pulls out all of the stops when it comes to creating a fun family atmosphere. We host a variety of activities and entertainment for all ages on a beautiful riverfront property. There is always something to do! Family memories are created here because we put the FUN in camping! Directions Rte. 93 to exit 28, Rte. 49 West about 1 mile on right GPS Directions W 71 39.4714, N 43 51.2001 Amenities 155 acres, 200 sites, full service,handicap friendly, TF, wtr/elec/ sewer/cable hookups, 20/30/50 amp, prim tent sites, wireless hot spot, rechall, free hot showers, arcade, ST, LA, LP, nature trails, swimming (river and multi feature play pool), tubing, fishing, canoe & kayak rentals, activities. Rates $28 to $45/nite

8. BURNS LAKE CAMPGROUND 14 Forest Lake Road, Whitefield, NH 03598 • (603) 837-9037 burnslakecampground@gmail.com Directions I-93 Exit 41, turn right, go to lights, turn right onto Route 116, 8 miles, entrance on left GPS Directions N 44 20.731 W 071 38.551 Amenities Overlooking Burns Lake, fishing & canoeing, most sites 3 way W/E/S, most pull thru, tent sites, pool, tables & fireplaces, dump station, modern facilities, PETS ON LEASH Rates Please call for rates.

9. COUNTRY BUMPKINS CAMPGROUND & CABINS PO Box 1229, Lincoln, NH 03251 • (603) 745-8837 Bumpkins1@myfairpoint.net • www.countrybumpkins.com Directions Exit 33, Route 3S 1/2 mile, entrance on left GPS Directions N 44 03.288 W 071 41.302 Amenities 45 tent & RV (limited) sites w/hookups, some cable sites available, tent sites on Pemigewasset River, open, riverside, & pond sites, modern facilities, playground, tables & fireplaces, LP gas (metered), river wading, fishing, wood, ice, fully equipped cabins available Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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Things to do Nothing General Here An old time general store,

The Brick Store can be found on Route 302 in Bath. The store dates back to 1790 and stepping into the Brick Store is like stepping back in time. The store features many New England specialties, like smokehouse meats and cheeses, groceries, homemade fudge, maple syrup, and other gift items. At one time the store sold liniments, ointments and other “Snake oil” remedies.

Alpine Slide Visit Attitash in Bartlett and take a ride

on a mile-long mountain slide. A New Hampshire icon since 1976, the slides are the longest in North America. Start your journey via the Flying Yankee Quad Chairlift to get to the top, then slide down rolling slopes, straight-aways and S-turns too! You can also ride the Mountain Coaster – you’ll race 2,280 feet down, in two-person carts, at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour through banked curves, dips and a 360-degree loop.

Candy Land If you have a sweet tooth, you must pay a visit to Chutters in Littleton. It’s known to have the longest candy counter in the world. It’s 112' of candyfilled jars ranging from yesterday’s treats to hard-tofind flavors to today’s most sought-after yummies. The counter runs the entire length of the store. It’s a child’s dream! And if you are a candy-lover, you’ll be in heaven. Moose Tours Hop aboard a comfortable, airconditioned bus and head out into Moose Country with Gorham, NH Moose Tours! Fun and knowledgeable guides take you on a 3-hour wildlife tour around the Androscoggin Valley. See moose and other wildlife, including deer, eagle and osprey in their natural habitat. Although there are no guarantees in the wild, typically an average of eight moose are spotted during a single tour! Watch the Presses The White Mountain Cider

Company in Bartlett, is located one mile west of the Route 302/16 Junction. It is a remodeled 1880’s farmhouse that features a restaurant, country store and Cider Press. In the country store, you’ll find their fresh daily made apple cider donuts and other locally made products. From Labor Day to Christmas, you can watch as they press their own cider.

Experience the worst weather....or not

They say it’s the worst weather in the world so we figured you might want to find out why. The Mount Washington Observatory’s Weather Discovery Center is an interactive science museum that might give you the answers you seek. Explore the science of climate and weather through exhibits like the “Wind Room” (yikes), the Flow Tank (hmmm) and the “Air Cannon” (yikes again). Plus you’ll be able to watch live video from the folks who work at the observatory from the safe distance of North Conway. Sounds like a plan to us!

Quiet Hour Enforced... No Late Night Parties!

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Scenic camping on the Saco River In the Heart of the White Mountains

General Store, Modern Bath Houses, Nature Trails for walking/biking, River Tubing • Some RV sites with water/electric

• Wooded, secluded • Natural tenting

• Camping cabins • Yurts

603-374-2779 • 1138 US RT 302, Hart’s Location, NH 03812 • www.crawfordnotch.com SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 75

Please call us at: 800-639-4107

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12. CRAZY HORSE CAMPGROUND

PO Box 778A, Conway, NH 03818 • (603) 447-6734 • www.covecamping.com Directions Jnctn Rtes 16 & 113 in Conway, after traffic light go straight on 113 1 mile east to Stark Rd, follow signs to Cove Rd GPS Directions N 43 57.219 W 071 04.034 Amenities 97 wooded & lake sites, water & electric, sanitary service station, modern facilities, playground, tables & fireplaces, sandy beach, rafts, canoe/ boat rentals, fishing (bass), boat ramp, camp store, snack bar, recreation hall, Over 55 years, NO DOGS from last week in June until Labor Day Rates $28 & up for 2 adults and 3 children under 18 SEE AD BELOW

11. CRAWFORD NOTCH CAMPGROUND

788 Hilltop Rd., Littleton, NH 03561 • (603) 444-2204 mail@crazyhorsenh.com • www.crazyhorsenh.com Crazy Horse is a 4 season campground nestled in the White Mountains. There is something for everyone, from wifi to nature trails. Our sparkling clean facilities include: spacious, big rig, sites! Full hook ups with 30/50 amp service and cable; wooded tent & pop up sites; and large rentals. Directions 21⁄2 mi off I-93 Exit 43. Three consecutive right turns, last one onto Hilltop Rd. GPS Directions N 44 19.592 W 071 50.665 Amenities 175 forested & open sites, w/e, full hookups, 30/50 amp, tent area, wifi, cable, large trailer rentals and lean-tos, two dump stations, modern facilities, LP gas (metered), basketball, horseshoes, volleyball, tables & fireplaces, camp store, laundry, playground, sparkling pool, kids fishing pond. Free Wi-Fi at every site! Seasons of Operation Summer: May15-Oct. 15, Winter: Dec.1-Apr.1 Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call 1-800-639-4107 or Email SEE AD PAGE 74

13. EASTERN SLOPE CAMPING AREA

Enjoy tenting in a natural setting on the Saco River.

1138 US Route 302, Hart’s Location, NH 03812 • (603) 374-2779 info@crawfordnotch.com • www.crawfordnotch.com Directions 7 mi. northwest of Bartlett, 15 mi. southeast of Twin Mountain GPS Directions N 44 08.070 W 071 21.572 Amenities Riverfront camping, 1 mile on the Saco River, 100 acres of secluded and wooded camping, 94 sites, some with wtr. and/or elect., some carry-in/carry-out, 10 camping cabins, 2 yurts, all with picnic tables and fire pits, 60 acres of hiking/biking nature trails, river tubing/wading, fishing, modern bath houses, laundry, dump station, general store with all the basics, pet friendly. Rates Please call for rates. SEE  AD PAGE 74

584 White Mountain Highway, PO Box 1127, Conway, NH 03818 • (603) 447-5092 easternslopecamping@yahoo.com • www.EasternSlopeCamping.com The perfect family camping destination in the North Conway area, so close to all of the region’s finest family attractions, restaurants, hiking & bicycling trails, and tax-free outlet shopping. Directions Rte 16 in Conway, NH, across from Banner’s Restaurant, Next to Leavitt’s Bakery. 2 miles South of Settler’s Green Outlets, 2 miles North of the junction of Rte 16 & Rte 112. Big yellow sign! Portsmouth & Portland 65 miles. GPS Directions N 43 59.617 W 71 6.96 Amenities 236 sites on 36 acres; 48 Pull-Thru sites Accommodates tents, popups, Class A, Class C, Big-Rigs; Fire Rings, Picnic Tables, & Canopies on most sites. Family Oriented, Free WiFi, Canoe and Kayak Rentals & Shuttle. Cozy Camping Cabins; Fishing, Swimming. Game Room, Recreation Hall, Waterfront area, Outdoor Grills Available, Heated Outdoor Pool, Playground, Riverfont Access, Hayrides, Make Own Sundaes, Pool, Afternoon Kids Activities Seasons of Operation May 1 - Oct. 31. Daily Winter Office Hours. Call for info. Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 76

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P.O. Box 778A • Conway, NH 03818

Phone 1-603-447-6734

• Riverside Camping • On-site Hiking Trails • Planned Activities • Free WiFi • Modern Bathhouses

4-way Hookups to Remote Tenting Full Service Facility Closest Private Park to Franconia Notch www.franstedcampground.com 974 Profile Road, Franconia, NH 03580

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Green Meadow Camping Area

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...is Family Oriented, Centrally Located with Mountain Views in the Washington Valley! s RV Site Tent & ith w s Facilitie Modern

P.O. Box 375, Rte. 16 Glen, NH 03838

603-383-6801 Visit our New website

• Play Escape • 4-Way Hook-ups • Large inground pool • Paved road around the meadow • Walking distance to Story Land

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603-586-7151 thelanternresort.com Route 2, Jefferson, NH


1492 Presidential Highway, Jefferson, NH 03583 • (603) 586-4510 camp@fortjeffersonfunpark.com • www.fortjeffersoncampground.com Directions On Route 2 in Jefferson GPS Directions N 44 23.240 W 071 25.502 Amenities 100 sites, modern facilities, handicapped facilities, laundry, pool, sites with full & water/electric hookups, tent area, cabin rentals, playground, camp store, game room, Fun Park with free admission - “pay as you go”, LP gas, tables & fireplaces. Seasonal sites available. Rates (2014 Rates) $25 & up for 4 people, additional persons extra. SEE AD BELOW

15. FRANSTED CAMPGROUND 974 Profile Rd., • PO Box 873 Franconia, NH 03580 • (603) 823-5675 info@franstedcampground.com • www.franstedcampground.com Fransted’s...where memories are made. Come experience pristine camping with our river at your feet and the scenic White Mountains as your backdrop. A friendly, peaceful campground just minutes from Franconia Notch where you find the best hiking/White Mountain attractions in NH. We offer five different types of campsites for your camping pleasure. Directions NB I-93 thru Franconia Notch Exit 37, left off ramp, left on Rte 18 (S), entrance 1500’ on right. SB I-93, Exit 38 right off the ramp, left Route 18 (S), entrance 1.5 miles on right Amenities 96 Sites-Wooded & River front tent sites some w/water & electric, Trailer sites 30/50 amp service. Up to 45 ft units. Full hookups, Cable TV. Trailer Rental, Free Wi-Fi, Modern bathhouses, Store, Laundry, LP, Planned events/ activity tent, Hiking, Fishing, Swimming/Tubing, Family movies, Mini-golf, Recreaction field, Volleyball, Basketball, Playground, Pets on leash Rates (2014 Rates ) $35 & up/day/family of 2 Adults w/children, additional persons extra. SEE AD PAGE 75

16. GLEN-ELLIS FAMILY CAMPGROUND PO Box 397, Glen, NH 03838 • (603) 383-4567 www.glenelliscampground.com Glen Ellis Family Campground located in a picturesque setting on Route 302 in the heart of the White Mountains. There are 65 acres to preserve the natural beauty of the campground. Directions North I-93 Exit 26 to Route 25W, approximately 20 minutes to Route 118N 1 mile. South I-93 take Exit 32 to Route 112W, 2 miles to Route 118S for 12 miles. From the West, I-91 Exit 15 to Orford, NH, Route 25A 15 miles to Route 25W 7 miles to Route 118N, 1 mile. GPS Directions N44.107074 W71.184602

Amenities 200+ sites, water/electric, full hookup, wooded & wilderness sites, some along river, 3 rental trailers, laundry, pavilion, arcade barn with ice cream shop and coffee shop, playground, pool and kiddie spray ground, river swimming, tubing, fishing. Large baseball field, Tennis courts, Volleyball court, Basketball court, Horseshoe pit, Rates Please call for rates.

17. GOOSE HOLLOW CAMP & RV PARK 35 Burbank Hill Road, Thornton, NH 03285 • (603) 726-2000 info@nhcampgrounds.com • www.nhcampgrounds.com Directions Exit 28 off I-93, east 31⁄2 miles on Route 49 GPS Directions N 43 52.995 W 071 35.793 Amenities Full hookups & water/electric sites, 30 & 50 amp service, tables & fireplaces all sites, modern facilities, camp store (limited), recreation room, pool, level paved roads, pets on leash, fish, wade Mad River Rates Please call for rates.

18. GREEN MEADOW CAMPING AREA PO Box 375, Glen, NH 03838 • (603) 383-6801 greenmeadowcampingarea@live.com • www.greenmeadowcampingarea.com Directions Route 16, 1/4 mile north Junction 16 & 302 in Glen GPS Directions N 44 06.880 W 071 10.726 Amenities 92 wooded & open sites, tent, water/electric sites available, 4-way hookups, 30/50 amp service, tables & fireplaces, playground, pool, ice, wood, dump station, modern facilities (hot showers) Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 76

19. ISRAEL RIVER CAMPGROUND 111 Israel’s River Road, Jefferson, NH 03583 • (603) 586-7977 camping@israelrivercampground.com • www.israelrivercampground.com Directions 8 miles from Route 3, 2 1⁄2 miles from Route 2 GPS Directions N 44 22.483 W 071 27.855 Amenities 120 grassy tent & RV sites w/water/electric, 30 amp service, some w/sewer, fireplaces, pool, camp store, laundry, recreation hall, playground, horseshoes, fishing, hunting, hiking. Seasons of Operation Four Seasons Rates (2014 Rates) $26 - $35 per night for a family of 4. SEE AD PAGE 82

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WHERE FUN IS YOUR NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR 3FOR2 SPECIAL Adjacent to Fort Jefferson Fun Park – Go-karts, Laser Tag, Water Slides and more.

Pay for the first two nights and get a third night free. (One time per season special)

• 100 sites • tenting to full hook-ups • cabin rentals • pool • themed weekends • seasonal sites • stay and play specials

603-586-4510 or 603-586-4592 1468 PRESIDENTIAL HIGHWAY, RouTE 2 JEFFERSoN, NH 03583

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PO Box 97, 571 Presidential Highway, Jefferson, NH 03583 • (603) 586-7151 lantern@ncia.net • www.thelanternresort.com Directions 4 1⁄2 miles west of Route 115, 6 miles east of Route 3 GPS Directions N 44 25.540 W 071 29.398 Amenities 91 large, grassy sites, 3 way & 2 way hookups plus tenting area, many large pull-thru sites w/full hookups, 50 amp, dump station, modern facilities, 2 heated pools, kiddie pool, hot tubs, playground, laundry, video arcade & camp store, pavilion, family activities night, free Wi-Fi Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD PAGE 76

2154 Route 302, Libson, NH 03585 • (603) 838-5525 littletonkoa@roadrunner.com • www.littletonkoa.com Directions Exit 42 from I-93, go west on US Route 302 5 miles. From Exit 17 off I-91 go east on Route 302, 18 miles GPS Directions N 44 14.996 W 071 51.105 Amenities Riverside camping, tent sites, large pull-thru sites, 4-way hookups, 20/30/50 amp service, tables & firepits, Kamping Kabins, cabins with bathrooms (new), Pancake breakfasts (Saturdays), cable, modern facilities, heated pool, game room, Wi-Fi, campstore, playground, great people, fun times. Rates (2014 Rates) $28-$125 2 people, additional people extra For Reservations Call 1-800-562-5836

21. LINCOLN/WOODSTOCK KOA CAMPGROUND PO Box 6, 982 East Side R., Woodstock, NH 03293 (603) 745-8008 • (800) 562-9736 bbkoa1@roadrunner.com • www.koa.com We have been noted as “A Diamond in the Woods” park! Located in the midst of the Majestic White Mountains, one of America’s premier vacation playgrounds, where you can discover what all the fuss is about when you hear “What I did on summer vacation!” Directions Exit 31 to Route 175 South,(East Side Road), 2 miles GPS Directions N 43 57.713 W 071 40.493 Amenities BIG RIG friendly! Wilderness, shaded and pull-thru sites, kabins and an off site lodge rental. Kamp k9 dog-park, kennels, fun bike rentals, minigolf, nature trail, off road bicycle/running trail, fishing pond, free wi-fi and outside events are welcome. We are a horse-friendly park too. Rates Please phone us for rates.

23. LOST RIVER VALLEY CAMPGROUND 951 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262 • (603) 745-8321 info1@lostriver.com • www.lostriver.com Directions I-93 Exit 32, turn right 4 miles west on Route 112 GPS Directions N 44 01.160 W 071 44.555 Amenities 200 acres, over 100 wooded, spacious sites (32’ max length), camping cabins, all sites on or between 2 mountain trout streams, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities (limited handicapped), LP gas, swim, fish, playground, recreation room, laundry, camp store, 20/30/50 amp electric Rates (2014 Rates) $20 and up nightly for 2 adults. For Reservations Call 1-800-370-5678 or email SEE AD BELOW

24. MAPLE HAVEN RESORT 109 Lost River Rd., N. Woodstock, NH 03262 • (603) 745-3350 JMaki@msn.com • www.maplehavenresort.com Maple Haven is a small friendly campground surrounded by the mountains but only 1/4 mile walking distance to the town of North Woodstock. Wooded, river, and RV sites available. Maple Haven is “camping the way it used to be”

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Directions Exit 32 off 93: Turn right on Rt 112 W go about 1 mile. Campground is on the left. GPS Directions N 44 1.643 W 71 43.352 Amenities 50 sites. Some rustic; W/E; Dump Station. Group Sites available. Pond for swimming & fishing, playground, horse shoes, volley ball; Rec hall with games. Cottages available. PETS ON LEASH Seasons of Operation: Memorial Day to Columbus Day (5-15 to 10-15) Rates Please call for rates.

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25. MOOSE HILLOCK CAMPGROUND

96 Batchelder Brook Road, Warren, NH 03279 (603) 764-5294 • www.moosehillock.com Directions From North I-93 Exit 26 to Route 25W, approximately 20 minutes to Route 118N 1 mile. From South I-93 take Exit 32 to Route 112W, 2 miles to Route 118S for 12 miles. From West, I-91 Exit 15 to Orford, NH, Route 25A 15 miles to Route 25W 7 miles to Route 118N, 1 mile. GPS Directions N 43 56.168 W 071 52.019 Amenities 280 large wooded sites, tent, water/electric & water/electric/ septic, Cable TV, 20/30/50 amp service, camping cabins, modern facilities (handicap), dump station, playground, tables & fireplaces, camp store, LP gas, laundry, pavilion, recreation barn, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing, hiking, heated pool. Rates (2012 Rates) $35/day & up for family/parents/3children, additional persons extra SEE AD PAGE 80

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Swim in our famous “Blue Lagoon”.

Come See The Campground Everyone Raves About!

26. MOUNTAIN LAKE CAMPGROUND PO Box 475, Lancaster, NH 03584 • (603) 788-4509 mtnlake@ne.rr.com • www.mtnlakecampground.com “EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE” THE CAMPGROUND EVERYONE IS RAVING ABOUT. Mountain Lake is located just 10 minutes from Santa’s Village and within 30 minutes to all other White Mountain attractions. Directions Rte 3 between Lancaster & Whitefield, 4 mi. south of Lancaster GPS Directions N 44 25.747 W 071 35.352 Amenities 104 open, wooded, lake view, or lakefront sites, most w/ electric/water, RV sites water/electric/septic & cable TV, Wi-Fi @ Site, tables & fireplaces, free showers, dump station, large camp store, laundry, LP gas (metered), ice, wood, recreation hall, playground, life-size chess & checkers, shuffleboard, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, swim (lake or pool), canoe/row/pedal boat/kayak rentals, fishing, nature trail, pets on leash w/ restrictions, Camping Cabins, Tipi, & Yurt rentals, NO pets in rental units Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD THIS PAGE SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 85

TWIN MOUNTAIN KOA 372 Rte 115 Tel: 1-800-562-9117 www.twinmountainkoa.com

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Minutes from the Cog Railway, Santa’s Village, Storyland and other White Mountain Attractions

• KAYAK & PEDDLE BOAT RENTALS • FISHING & LAKE SWIMMING • HEATED POOL & ARCADE • CERAMICS, CANDLE MAKING AND MORE • LUXURY LOG CABINS, YURT & TIPI • FREE WI-FI AT YOUR SITE • HIKING TRAILS & WATERFALLS NEARBY • SANTA’S VILLAGE ONLY 10 MINUTES

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Spacious wooded sites for RV’s and Tents Full Hook-ups available Riverfront Tent Sites Planned Activities Heated Pool Basketball Court Cable TV Wireless internet access available RV Rentals Pedal Go-Kart Track & Rentals

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Convenient to many of New Hampshire’s finest attractions! Easily accessible from both I-93 and I-91 Rt. 25, PO Box 43N, Wentworth, NH 03282 E-mail: info@pinehavencampground.com Visit our Website at: www.pinehavencampground.com Follow us on Facebook

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Pit, Hiking Trails, Modern Facilities, Laundry, Free Hot Showers, Propane, Ice, Wood, Camp Store, Cable TV, Pet Friendly (on a leash please). 20/30/50–W/E at all sites. Rates Please call for rates.

27. PEMI RIVER CAMPGROUND 2458 US Route 3, Thornton, NH 03285 • (603) 726-7015 www.pemirivercampground.com Directions Exit 29 off I-93, turn left, entrance on right GPS Directions 43.876188 71.662947 Amenities 72sites, 34 water/electric/septic, 21 water/electric, 17 wooded tent sites along Pemigewasset River, large pull thru sites some 50 amp, PETS ON LEASH, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, dump station, game room, camp store, volleyball, badminton, soccer, horseshoes, mini golf, playground, swim, fish, tube, canoe the Pemi River, kayak & tube rentals Seasons of Operation Year Round, Limited Winter Camping Services Rates Please call for rates.

3125 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774 • (603) 787-6700 camp@rivermeadowcampground.info • www.rivermeadowcampground.com Come enjoy the beautiful Connecticut River at our beautiful new campground. Directions I-91, Exit 17 (Wells River, VT/Woodsville, NH), follow US-302 East towards Wells River & Woodsville, at the intersection of US-302 & NH-10 (Dartmouth College Hwy), turn right on NH-10 South 3.4 miles to the campground entrance. GPS Directions N 72.0296404, W44.0643122 Mailing Address P.O. Box 206 N. Haverhill, NH 03774 Amenities Located on the Connecticut River, boat rentals, fishing, pool, Jaccuzzi, playground and activities. Seasons of Operation 4 Season; Seasonal camping–summer: mid-April to mid-Oct. (weather permitting), winter: mid-Oct. to mid-April. Transient campsites & cabins: 4 Season w/ winter camping. Rates (see website) For reservations (603) 787-6700 or visit our online reservations site at www.rivermeadowcampground.com

28. PINE HAVEN CAMPGROUND PO Box 43N, Wentworth, NH 03282 • (603) 786-2900 info@pinehavencampground.com • www.pinehavencampground.com Located along the beautiful Baker River, Pine Haven’s large, well-spaced sites can accommodate all types of camping from tents to 38’ RVs. We offer quiet family camping in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Directions 12 miles west of Plymouth, I-93 exit 26, Route 25, or I-91 exit 15, take 5N 1/2 mi, turn right over bridge, turn right onto 10S, 1/2 mile turn left onto Rt. 25A to Rt. 25, turn right onto 25 for 3 miles. GPS Directions N 43 49.629 W 71 53.644 Amenities 117 Large, Spacious, Wooded Sites, Water, Electric, and Sewer Hookups, Seasonal sites available, Separate Riverfront Tenting Area, Free WiFi, Cable TV on many sites, Camp Store, Clean Restrooms and Showers, Rec. Hall and Game Room, Large Covered Pavilion, Softball field, Heated Swimming Pool, Full Basketball Court, Laundry Room, 2 Playgrounds, Shuffleboard, Horseshoes, LP gas, Dump Station, Picnic Tables, and Fire Rings Rates (2012 Rates) $33.50 & up/family of 2 adults w/children under 18, additional persons extra, seasonal sites and rates available on request For Reservations Call 1-800-370-PINE (7463) or email. MC/Visa/AE/Discover accepted. SEE AD PAGE 82

31. ROGER’S CAMPGROUND & MOTEL 10 Roger’s Campground Road, Lancaster, NH 03584 (603) 788-4885 • rogers@ncia.net • www.rogerscampground.com Directions 2 miles east of Lancaster on US Route 2 GPS Directions N 44 28.028 W 071 32.707 Amenities 416 sites, 306 pull-thru trailer sites w/full hookups, 110 tent sites, paved streets, recreation building, recreation hall, adult TV room, snack bar, LP gas, camp store, laundry, playground, tennis court, 400’ waterslide ($), 4 shuffleboard courts, mini golf ($), basketball, 2 large pools, wading pool, hot tub, 52 unit motel, group area, 47th year Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW

29. PINE KNOLL CAMPING AREA 57 Pine Knoll Road, Albany, NH 03818 • (603) 447-3131 www.pineknollcampground.com Directions Off Rt. 16–4.5 miles South of the Kanc GPS Directions N 43 57.394 W 071 12.464 Amenities 151 sites, tent and trailer sites. Dump Station, Beach Swimming, Excellent Fishing, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball Field, Playground, Horseshoe

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1550 White Mountain Highway, PO Box 546, North Conway, NH 03860 (603) 356-3360 • reservations@sacorivercampingarea.com www.sacorivercampingarea.com The Saco River Camping Area is located in North Conway NH, the heart of the Mount Washington Valley. Enjoy the scenery with 2000 feet of frontage on the Saco River, bird watch at the 54 acre Dahl Sanctuary next door, or walk to 100s of TAX FREE outlet shops, restaurants, and entertainment. Churches, hospital, hiking, bicycle trails, tennis courts, and golf course are just minutes away. Directions Follow Rt 16 North to the Southern Junction of Rt 16 & Rt 302. We are 1000 ft north of this intersection on the left. From the North, follow Rt 16 South just past the Christmas Tree Shops on the right. GPS Directions N 44 01.211 W 071 07.140 Amenities Heated Pool, Beach & River Swimming, Dunk Tank, Walk to Outlet Shopping, Canoe, Kayak and Tube Rentals with Shuttle service, Cable TV on all RV Sites, Free WiFi throughout Camp, 2 Laundry Rooms, Town Water & Sewer, 2 Playgrounds, Basketball court, Sand Volleyball court, Horseshoes, rental bikes, Free Wagon and GIANT Shopping Cart Rides, Arcade Games, and lots of fun! Rates (2013 Rates) $35-$55/ 2 adults & 2 children under 18, additional persons extra SEE AD AT LEFT

33. SCENIC VIEW CAMPGROUND 18 Gingerbread Lane, Warren, NH 03279 • (603) 764-9380 info@scenicviewnh.com • www.scenicviewnh.com “Your home away from home” Let our friendly staff make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. Directions Points south: I-93 north to exit 26, then 18 miles west on NH Rte.25 Points north: I-93 S. to exit 32, right on Rte.112, left on Rte.118 S, then left on Rte. 25E for 2 miles GPS Directions N 43 54.374 W 071 53.430 Amenities Wooded and grassy sites, some primitive, riverfront sites, pull thrus and seasonal sites available. Free Wi-Fi throughout, some sites with cable, heated pool, splash pad, basketball court, recreation-room, horseshoe SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 85

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Wooded Tent Sites • River Sites Large Open Grassy Sites Housekeeping Cottages Riverside and Wooded Rustic Cabins Scooter’s 18 Hole Miniature Golf Recreation Field • Horseshoe Pit 30’ x 50’ Heated Pool/Kiddie Pool Tubing • Arcade • Cable TV Playground • Shuffleboard Court Full Hookups • 30/50 Amp Sites

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Large Pavilion Special Weekends With Planned Activities Weekly, Monthly & Seasonal Rates Available Visit Our Website: www.twinrivernh.com or E-mail: info@twinrivernh.com Advanced Reservations Suggested Jct. Routes 112-10-302 P.O. Box 212, Bath, New Hampshire 03740 Your Host: The Solinsky Family

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34. TARRY-HO CAMPGROUND PO Box 416 • Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846-1026 tarryhocampground@hotmail.com • www.tarryho.com 35 sites, W/E/S 20/30/50 amp svc., 14 W/E sites, 5 rustic tent sites, cottages, playground, direct access to Ammonoosuc River, fishing, tubing, 20x40 pool, store, wi-fi, horseshoes, dump station, pets allowed. Centrally located to area attractions. Directions North 1-93, Exit 35 Rt 3N to Rt 302W, 7/10 mi. South 1-93 Exit 40 Rt 302E, 10 mi. GPS Directions N44 16.318 W 071 33.201 Amenities Grassy sites, riverfront, wooded, 3 way hookups (some 50 amp), free wi-fi, recreation hall, pool, playground & store. Rates (2014 Rates) $29-$44 per family nightly.

35. TIMBERLAND CAMPGROUND 809 Route 2, Shelburne, NH • (603) 466-3872 info@timberlandcampgroundnh.com • www.timberlandcampgroundnh.com Come camp with us; Where Your White Mountain Adventures Begin...Whether you are hiking the Appalachian Trail, driving up Mt. Washington’s Auto Road, or just wanting to enjoy spending time outdoors with family and friends. Ask us about our NEW Kayak Rentals from the property. We are centrally located to Santa’s Village, Storyland, Six Gun City and many other White Mountain Attractions. Also just minutes away from great ATV trails at Jericho State Park. Directions From South: 93N or 91N to Rt 2 East Take Right on Rt 2 - 4 1/2 mi. outside of Gorham NH. From Maine: Rt 2 East - 5 miles over ME border on right. GPS Directions Lat, Lon: 44.40877, -71.08881 Amenities We offer our guests either 40 Full hook up, 32 W/E only and 36 private wooded Tent sites firepit and picnic table at each site. Rental Cabins & Trailers. Heated Pool, Immaculate Bathrooms with Hot showers, Rec Room w/ pool table and games. General Store, beer, wine, wood, ice and much more. Playground, horseshoes, basketball. Common Area with WIFI hotspots, Cable, Some Themed Weekends & Daily Haywagon Rides. River access fishing, nature walks, Kayak rentals! Cabins/Rental Trailers Rates (2014 Rates) $23-$100 tents, RV, Rentals

36. TWIN MOUNTAIN KOA CAMPGROUND 372 Route 115 Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846- 5559 campkoa@roadrunner.com • www.twinmountainkoa.com We offer Big-Rig friendly 30/50 amp pull through RV sites with full hookups and cable TV. Cabins and Cottages, wilderness tent sites all with Free Wi-Fi, Heated pool, Great for families and making memories. Directions From Rt. 3 & 302, go 2 miles on 3 N, take 115, KOA is on the right. From Rt. 2 take 115, KOA is 10 miles on the left GPS Directions N 44 18.311 W 71 31.976 Amenities RV & tent sites, cabins, 30/50 amp svc, pull thrus, full hookups, free Wi-Fi, laundry, heated swimming pool, game room, playground, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, picnic tables, fire ring Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call toll free 1-800-562-9117 or www.twinmountainkoa.com SEE AD PAGE 79

Amenities 90 sites 20/30 & 50 amp electric, W/E, full hookup, rustic sites, large open grassy sites, riverside, and wooded sites, cable TV and free Wi-Fi access, full housekeeping cottages & rustic cabins, Laundromat, Campground Store, Propane Fill Station, 30’x 50’ heated pool, kiddie pool, Gold Panning on the Wild Ammonoosuc River, 18 Hole Miniature Golf, Gameroom, Children’s Playground & Tubing on the Ammonoosuc River Rates (2014 Rates) $29 & up 4 persons (2 adults & 2 children under age 18), additional persons extra, weekly, monthly, seasonal rates on request, seasonal sites available SEE AD PAGE 84

38. WHITE BIRCHES CAMPING PARK 218 State Route 2, Shelburne, NH 03581 • (603) 466-2022 whbirch@ncia.net • www.whitebirchescampingpark.com Directions Located on Route 2, 1 1⁄2 mi. east of Junction Rte 16 & 2 GPS Directions N 44 23.218 W 071 08.382 Amenities 112 wooded & grassy sites, full hookups, pull thru & tent sites (wilderness tenting), hikers hostel, hiking & mountain biking trails, canoe & kayak rentals, tables & fireplace, laundry, playground, camp store, recreation room, video games, pool, basketball, horseshoes, firewood, ice, public phone, modern facilities, cabin rentals, propane, Wi-Fi Rates Please call for rates. SEE AD BELOW

STATE PARKS 39. CANNON MTN Franconia, NH 40. DRY RIVER Hart’s Location, NH 41. LAYFAYETTE Franconia, NH 42. MOOSE BROOK Gorham, NH See back cover fold-out for more information. See White Mountain National Forest Listings on next page.

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37. TWIN RIVER CAMPGROUND AND COTTAGES PO Box 212 Bath, NH 03740 • (603) 747-3640 info@twinrivernh.com • www.twinrivernh.com Family run campground in the White Mountains on the junction of 2 rivers. Directions Exit 17 off I-91, Route 302E 7.5 miles to Junction Route 302 & 112 or I-93 Exit 32, W on Route 112, 21 miles GPS Directions N 44 09.084 W 071 58.559

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WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST CAMPGROUNDS A. BARNES FIELD 6 mi. S Gorham/Pinkham , Notch, NH B. BASIN 15 mi. N of Fryeburg, ME C. BIG ROCK 6 mi. E of Lincoln, NH D. BLACKBERRY CROSSING 6 mi. W of Conway, NH E. CAMPTON Rt. 49 Exit 28 off I-93 F. COLD RIVER 15 mi. W of Fryeburg, ME G. COVERED BRIDGE 6 mi. W of Conway, NH H. CROCKER POND (Maine) Rt. 5, S of Bethel, ME I. DOLLY COPP 6 mi. S of Gorham, NH J. HANCOCK 5 mi. E of Lincoln, NH K. HASTINGS (Maine) 3 mi. S of Rt. 2 Gilead, ME L. JIGGER JOHNSON 12.5 mi. W of Conway, NH M. OSCEOLA VISTA 10 mi. E 1-93, X 28 Waterville Valley, NH N. PASSACONAWAY 15 mi. W of Conway, NH O. RUSSELL POND 3.7 mi. I-93, X. 31 Woodstock, NH P. SUGARLOAF I Rt. 302, S Zealand Rd., Twin Mtn., NH Q. SUGARLOAF II Rt. 302, S Zealand Rd. Twin Mtn., NH R. TRIPOLI ROAD Exit 31 off I-93 S. WATERVILLE VALLEY Waterville Valley, NH T. WHITE LEDGE 5 mi. S of Conway. Albany, NH U. WILD RIVER 3 mi. S of Rt. 2, Gilead, NH V. WILDWOOD 7 mi. W of Lincoln, NH W. ZEALAND 2 mi. E of Twin Mtn., NH For more information, see grid on page 71 and ad on page 87.

MEAD BASE CONSERVATION CENTER 603-284-6919 or 603-284-6571 • www.friendsofmead.org A rustic, limited-capacity, year-round auto-accessible, wilderness campground in Sandwich at the southern edge of the White Mtn. National Forest. Amenities Firewood and outhouses provided; water available outside house (May 1-Oct 31); tenting and RVs (up to 22’-no hookups); pets allowed on leash. Great family hiking (X-C skiing in winter) in historic Sandwich Notch; Beede Falls; easy access to Sandwich Range mtn. trails and ponds (backcountry trout fishing). Rates 8 persons or less-$25/night; 9-30 persons-$45/night.

RV SALES AND SERVICE 43. HILL’S RV’S 738 Eastman Road, Center Conway, NH 03813 • 1-888-HILLS-RV (445-5778) info@hillsrvs.com • www.hillsrvs.com Directions Route 302, North Conway GPS Directions N 44 00.664 W0 71 05.811 Services Specializing in sales and service of Winnebago Motorhomes, towables, Indoor showroom, large parts & accessories, service dept., tow bars, hitches, satellite dishes, leveling systems sold & installed, new & used RV’s Hours of Operation Service Department: Mon.–Fri. 8am–5pm, Sales & Parts Department: Mon.–Fri. 8am–pm, Sat. 8am–4pm, closed Sun. SEE AD RIGHT

44. CAMPING WORLD OF CONWAY 1571 East Main Street, Center Conway, NH 03813 Toll Free 855-530-1773 • www.campingworldofconway.com Directions Located on Route 302 East in Center Conway, NH. Just 2 miles from Burger King in North Conway. Services Sales & service of travel trailers, fifth wheels, Class A and Class C, 6,400 s.f. parts & accessories store, 8 drive thru service bays, mobile RV repair, LP fill station. 86 | 2014 New Hampshire Camping Guide

Hours of Operation Open 7 days a week in season, Monday- Friday 9-5, Sat 9-4 and Sundays 10-4 (closed Sundays in the winter). SEE AD  ON INSIDE FRONT COVER

ADVERTISER 45. WHITE MOUNTAIN ATTRACTIONS Route 93 Exit 32. North Woodstock, NH (800) 346-3687 www.VisitWhiteMountains.com SEE AD PAGE 81

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2014 New Hampshire Off Road Recreational Vehicle Laws Who has to register their OHRV? All OHRVs that are used off of the owner’s property must be registered. Motorcycles that are registered for highway use must also register as an OHRV if they are to be used off road. Conventional motor vehicles (cars and trucks) that are registered for highway use are not required to obtain an OHRV registration. Cars and trucks are not permitted on OHRV trails.

Where can I register?

The New Hampshire Off Highway Vehicle Association represents all Wheeled OHRV clubs in the state and speak for all ATV’ers & Trail Bikers. Our goal is to promote a positive image and create a statewide communications network. New Hampshire Off Highway Vehicle Association 75 South Main Street • Unit 7 PMB# 281 Concord, NH  03301 Phone: 1-888-847-1964 • Fax: 1-888-293-1949 E-Mail: info@nhohva.org • www.nhohva.org

Registrations can be made in person at more than 200 OHRV Registration agencies located throughout the state. A complete listing of N.H. OHRV agents can be found online at www.wildlife.state.nh.us/OHRV/ohrv_agent_list.htm. Businesses that sell OHRV Registrations include OHRV sales and repair shops, sporting goods stores, country and general stores and some marinas. Registrations are also available by mail; call (603) 271-3422.

Can a child legally operate an OHRV? Any operator 12 years of age and over must show proof of an approved safety education class or possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license. Any operator under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a licensed adult over the age of 18. Any operator under the age of 12 cannot cross roads. Any operator under the age of 18 cannot carry a passenger on a 3 or 4-wheel ATV. Any operator under the age of 18 must wear a helmet and eye protection. Any passenger under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

Is my New Hampshire registration valid in other states? Your New Hampshire snowmobile registration is valid in Vermont, but you must purchase a Non-Resident Trails Maintenance Assessment Pass and join the state association and local club. Some states and provinces require proof of insurance and payment of a trail use fee or club membership. When planning to ride in other states or provinces, call ahead for particulars and restrictions such as dates and available trails.

This information is from the WWW.RIDE.NH.GOV website INFORMATION RESOURCES NH Fish & Game 603-271-3129 www.ride.nh.gov OHRV Registry 603-271-4300 Bureau of Trails 603-271-3254 www.nhtrails.org (For ATV and Snowmobile Trail Maps)

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Your Photo Featured in 2015 Guide… The New Hampshire Campground Owners Association is looking for photos of your camping experiences in our state to be used for promotional materials. Deadline is September 5, 2014 The Contest is open to anyone 18 years of age and older,

except NH Campground Owners Association Members. You may submit as many photos as you would like. If your photos feature people in them then you are responsible for providing written releases upon request. All photos submitted to NHCOA will be considered for use in future promotions. Photo credit will be given as feasible. Submission of your image grants NHCOA non-exclusive rights to publish image in any format in publications, promotional material and on their web site. See Page 7 for announcement of this year’s photo contest winner (pictured at left)!

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The Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) links the waterways of New York, Vermont, Québec, New Hampshire and Maine.

Planning and being prepared are the keys to a successful wilderness camping experience.

A Few of New Hampshire’s More Popular Hikes 1. Hut-to-Hut Presidential Traverse Hiking the Presidential Range from end-to-end is one of the United States’ classic treks. Of course, numerous trails can be used to accomplish this trip. Gorham, NH - Hiking - 25.5 miles  2. Franconia Ridge This trip is easily near the top of the list of best hikes in New England. Of course, Franconia Ridge also can be a very busy place on any weekend with good weather. Lincoln, NH - Hiking - 8.9 miles  3. Arethusa Falls Trails Dropping more than 200 feet in a swath of lacy mist, the plunge of Bemis Rock creates New Hampshire’s highest falls and a premier natural wonder. North Conway, NH - Hiking - 4.5 miles  4. Mount Washington via Boott Spur At 6,288 feet Mount Washington is the highest point in New England, and its weather is considered the worst in the world. Gorham, NH - Hiking - 9.5 miles  5. Mount Washington, Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail The Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail is the most direct western route to the alpine splendor that cloaks Mount Washington’s shoulders. Berlin, NH - Hiking - 9 miles  6. Mount Monadnock, White Cross Trail A solitary peak with centuries of tradition, Mount Monadnock is one of the world’s most frequently climbed summits, New Hampshire’s version of Mount Fuji. Nashua, NH - Hiking - 4.5 miles

7. Mount Cardigan A challenging hike to one of the best viewpoints in New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire’s website for Cardigan State Park lists hiking as the only activity in this 5,600-acre park. Bristol, NH - Hiking - 5.6 miles  8. Mount Major Locate a short hike to a beautiful view on one of the main tourist arteries in the Lakes Region and you’re sure to generate plenty of interest. Within easy driving distance of Meredith and Weirs Beach. Laconia, NH - Hiking - 3 miles  9. Mount Pawtuckaway (North Peak) An interesting boulder field, good wildlife habitat, and excellent views on one of the best hikes in southeastern New Hampshire. Deerfield, NH - Hiking 6 miles 

10. Appalachian Trail: Mount Washington & the Southern Presidential Range Nearly two centuries after it was first blazed, the Crawford Path to the summit of Mount Washington remains one of the grandest walks in America. The nation’s oldest continuously maintained footpath. Willey House, NH - Hiking - 12.4 miles  11. Mount Lafayette / Mount Lincoln, Bridle Path Loop Trailheads located within yards of an interstate highway seldom promise extraordinary mountain adventure. All the more special, then, is this classic loop hike that departs the Franconia Notch Parkway. Littleton, NH - Hiking - 8 miles  12. Mount Chocorua, Champney Brook Trail Originating from the magnificent Kancamagus Highway, the Champney Brook Trail ascends the gradual, northern facet of Mount Chocorua’s jutting peak. Conway, NH - Hiking - 7.25 miles  13. Crotched Mountain The path to Crotched Mountain provides the finest views for the least effort of any walking trail in the Monadnock Region. This exceptional family outing opens wide-angle vistas of southwestern New Hampshire. Greenfield, NH - Hiking - 3 miles  14. Mount Chocorua Mount Chocorua (pronounced Chu-COREooh-a) is a popular peak at the eastern end of the Sandwich Range, south of the Kancamagus Highway. Chocorua, NH - Hiking - 7.5 miles  15. Belknap Mountain, Red Trail Belknap Mountain rises 600 feet above the bald pate of Mount Major, yet thanks to the carriage road, the walk to its summit is much less demanding than the ascent of its smaller neighbor. Gilford, NH - Hiking - 1.6 miles  Descriptions were taken from the following sources: From the guidebook “Discover the White Mountains of New Hampshire” From the guidebook “Hiking New Hampshire” From the guidebook “Exploring the Appalachian Trail: Hikes in Northern New England” Read more at Trails.com: Best Hiking in New Hampshire

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GREAT NORTH WOODS REGION

Points of interest: • Ride the Wilds, Coos County (the Northeast’s largest interconnected ATV trail system at 1,000+ miles of trails) Taken by Photo Contest Participant Kevin Kraft of his daughter at East Inlet, Pittsburg, NH.

• Moose Festival, Colebrook (August)

The unspoiled landscape of the Great North Woods region is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Campers enjoy a refreshing blend of recreation and scenery, combined with the peace and quiet of the wilderness.

• Lancaster Fair (August/September)

Stretching up to the Canadian border with 97 percent of the land covered in forest, the Great North Woods region offers some of the best hunting, hiking, rock climbing, and snowmobiling in New Hampshire. Here, trails outnumber highways and wildlife-watching becomes a sport of its own, with the moose population upward of 3,500. The Connecticut lakes and the upper Connecticut River offer great trout and salmon fishing. Scenic drives are the region’s leading attraction, so bring a camera to capture the natural splendor. Head up Route 3 to view rolling farmland along the Connecticut River, and enjoy a picnic at Beaver Brook Falls in Colebrook. Drive across Route 26 and you’ll pass the historic Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, where many first-in-the-nation primary votes were cast in the Ballot Room. Then head to Lake Umbagog, where bald eagles nest. Further south on Route 16 is Thirteen Mile Woods, a stretch of untouched forest along the Androscoggin River, a favorite for kayaking, canoeing and fishing.

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• Moose Alley, Pittsburg (scenic drive) • Northern Forest Heritage Park, Berlin • North Woods Rafting, Milan • Lumberjack Competition & Festival, Berlin

For more info on Great North Woods New Hampshire Grand NHGrand.com North Country Chamber of Commerce 603-237-8939 northcountrychamber.org The Northern Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce 1-877-788-2530 northerngatewaychamber.org Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce androscogginvalleychamber.com Overlooking the Androscoggin, the historic town of Berlin was once the center of the pulp and paper industry in New England, and the state’s fourth-largest city. Today, Berlin is home to Moffett House Museum, Northern Forest Heritage Park, and Berlin Fish Hatchery. Choose from many state parks or private campgrounds, and create your own adventure by hiking or biking along the same crosscountry trails that skiers and snowmobilers enjoy in the winter.


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1. BIG ROCK CAMPGROUND

3. NOTCH VIEW INN & CAMPGROUND

830 U.S. Route 3, No. Stratford, NH 03590 • (603) 922-3600 info@bigrockcampgroundnh.com • www.bigrockcampgroundnh.com Big Rock Campground has something for everyone. We are a Big Rig friendly, family campground situated on 89 acres in North Stratford, NH. All campsites have picnic tables and fire rings and offer a choice of wooded, open or pond sites. We have direct ATV trail access, Rustic Cabins, Swimming Pool, Playground, WiFi, Camp Store, Nice Roads and Walking Trails, Seasonal Campsites and much more! Directions Located at 830 US Route 3, No. Stratford, NH, halfway between Lancaster, NH and Colebrook, NH. From South: Take I-93 North to Exit 35 onto US Route 3 North. After passing through Lancaster continue on Route 3 North approximately 15 miles on the right. From North: Take US Route 3 South. After passing through Colebrook, NH we are approximately 15 miles south on the left. GPS Directions N 44 41.062 W 71 35.212 Amenities Cabins, Full hook-up campsites, pull-thru’s & tent sites, direct ATV trail access, swimming pool, WiFi, playground, camp store, pavilion, pond, clean bathhouses, seasonal campsites, nice roads and walking trails, dump station. Located 7 miles from Riverside Speedway in Groveton, just 30 mins. to Santa’s Village in Jefferson, golfing at the Colebrook Country Club and fishing and boating nearby. Rates $27 Tent; $32 W/E; $35 Full Hook-up

54 Forbes Hill Rd. • Colebrook, NH 03576 (603) 237-4237 • www.notchviewresort.com Spectacular views of Dixvile Notch and surrounding mountains. Come and enjoy the beauty and peace and quiet with us. Directions 3 mi. E of Colebrook off Rt 26. Signs to campground GPS Directions N 44 53.617 W 71 25.628 Amenities RV’s Big Rig friendly. 41 large open sites many pull thru’s, all with water-sewer-electric, 30 & 50 amp, summer & winter-seasonal sites available. TENT SITES 15 large wooded sites, Bath House, laundry room. Inn offers 5 private bedrooms most with private baths. Private living room & dining room. (Summer) pool, basketball, fishing, 2 private stocked ponds, hiking trails, playground (Winter) snowmobiling, direct access to State trail #18. Rates RV’s $35 & $45 (50 amp) per night, tents $20 per night. Many specials call for details.

2. CEDAR POND CAMPGROUND 265 Muzzy Hill Rd., Milan, NH 03588 • (603) 631-5753 Winter: (860-663-2268) cedarpondcamping@snet.net • www.cedarpondcamping.com Quiet, peaceful, mostly wooded campground on a 76 acre pond in the Great North Woods of New Hampshire. Close to good fishing, hiking, river activities, and moose watching. Pleasant atmosphere with cabin rental, camper rental, tenting, and RV sites available. Directions 16 south to 110A take right 2 miles on both sides. 16N (Berlin) follow to 110A take left 2 miles on both sides. From Rt. 3 (Groveton) take 110N follow to W. Milan. Take 110A (left 2 miles on both sides. From 110S to W. Milan take 110A right 2 miles on both sides. GPS Directions N 44 35.808 W 071 16.193 Amenities Water view sites and wooded 20/30/50 full hookup, tent sites, pleasant atmosphere with cabin and trailer rentals rentals, (no pets in rentals) laundry, modern facilities, tenters and RVers may bring pets on leash, excellent swimming, beach, boating, fishing, and state boat launch adjacent. Rates Please call for rates. For Reservations Call or Email, seasonal sites available

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4. RAMBLEWOOD CABINS & CAMPGROUND 59 Ramblewood Road, Pittsburg, NH 03592 • 877-726-2539 stay@ramblewoodcabins.com • www.ramblewoodcabins.com Directions 8 miles north of center of Pittsburg on Route 3, left at Golden Eagle Road onto Ramblewood Road GPS Directions N 45 6.5109 W 71 17.2048 Amenities On the First Connecticut Lake, wildlife galore, on Cohos Trail, 30 wooded & view sites, 20 sites w/20/30 amp water/electric, modern facilities, group area, tent sites, tables & fireplaces, cabin rentals (1-4 rooms), 180 acres, fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, free use of paddle boats, kayak/canoe/ motor boat rentals, ATV trails access close by to 100 miles of trails, showers, laundry, Wi-Fi, game room, dump station, LP gas close by, 6 restaurants in 4 miles, basketball, volleyball, access to over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, camper storage Rates Please call for rates.

5. SPRUCE CONE CABINS & CAMPGROUND 2067 North Main Street, Pittsburg, NH 03592-9723 (603) 538-6361 • sprucecb@ncia.net • www.spruceconecabins.com Directions 2 miles north of Pittsburg on Route 3 GPS Directions N 45 03.188 W 071 20.908 Amenities On Lake Francis, 60 seasonal sites, motel w/cable color TV, modern facilities, boating, Pets on leash Rates Seasonal Rates on Request, SEASONAL ONLY, NO OFF ROAD CAMPING


Things to do

STATE PARKS

Blessing of the Bikes, Colebrook For 36 years, on the weekend following Father’s Day, thousands of motorcyclists converge on the Colebrook area for the annual Blessing of the Motorcycles at the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace on Route 3 on the Colebrook/Columbia town line. www.nhblessingofthebikes.tripod.com

See back cover fold-out for more information.

Hit the accelerator and get ready for adventure!

Gorham’s 4th of July Festivities Billed as the largest in NH! The 5-day celebration includes everything from a tennis tournament, horse drawn wagon rides and a Carnival Midway to a Classic Car Show with music from the ‘50s and ‘60s, a parade, concerts each evening, and a spectacular fireworks display on July 4. www.gorhamnh.org Jericho ATV Festival, Berlin If you love off-road riding, this festival at Jericho Mountain State Park is for you. Join a poker run, try your luck in the mud, tackle the obstacle course, or join the crowd in cheering on the mud runners competing in the popular Jericho Mud Races. www.jerichoatvfestival.com

Elevate your camping experience!

North Country Moose Festival Celebrate all

things moose during the Annual North Country Moose Festival in Colebrook and the neighboring towns of Pittsburg, West Stewartstown and Errol in NH, and just across the Connecticut River in Canaan, VT. www.northcountrychamber.org/About-our-Chamber/ Moose-Festival

Visit our website for pricing and reservations. Or call 866-663-9777. Reservations are strongly suggested. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Mid November, based on weather conditions. Guided tours also available. BearRockAdventures.com • 866-663-9777 • 107 Bear Rock Rd. • Colebrook, NH

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Take a train ride and find beauty at every turn.

Sleep under the stars in one of our campgrounds.

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There’s so much To do in new hampshire’s Grand norTh! Go to www.nhgrand.com for seasonal activities and itineraries, and places to stay, eat, and shop.

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6. COLEMAN Stewartstown, NH 7. DEER MOUNTAIN Pittsburgh, NH 8. LAKE FRANCIS Pittsburgh, NH 9. MILAN HILLS Milan, NH 10. MOLLIDGEWOCK Errol, NH 11. UMBAGOG Cambridge, NH


Franconia Notch State Park Flume Gorge Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway

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Echo Lake Beach Lafayette Place Campground The Basin Old Man of the Mountain Historic Site

The Flume Gorge

is a two-mile self-guided nature walk that includes an 800’ long gorge with sheer 70’–90’ rock walls and spectacular waterfalls. Other attractions are The Pool, glacial boulders and historic covered bridges.

The Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway is an 80-passenger tram that ascends 2,180 vertical feet to Cannon’s 4,080’ summit. At the summit, explore beautiful walking trails and enjoy amazing views of four states and Canada.

851 Daniel Webster Highway US Rte. 3 Lincoln, NH 03251 (603) 745-8391 franconianotchstatepark.com

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A Camper’s Best Friend


WINTER CAMPING

Winter camping isn’t just for skiers and snowmobilers anymore. Each year, an increasing number of campers are winterizing their equipment so they can enjoy a weekend or a vacation in the outdoors at a time of year when the campgrounds are quiet and uncrowded.

Many campgrounds are open for your winter camping experience. Check the Grids and Listings in the Region section for additional information. Enjoy winter in New Hampshire...ski, skate, sled, snowshoe, or just relax in a quiet campground. Seacoast None available South Central Circle 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Field & Stream . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Friendly Beaver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mile-Away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Monadnock Monadnock State Park . . . . . . . . . 33 Lakes Region Beaver Hollow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chocorua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Danforth Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deer Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Foothills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gunstock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meredith Woods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Province Shores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Riverbrook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Squam Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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LEARN TO LIVE WITH BEARS… Bear/camper conflicts are most often created by people who (knowingly or innocently) trigger a natural reaction on the part of the bear that sometimes results in damage to personal property. To prevent conflicts with bears, follow a few simple rules: 1 Be Very Careful With Food Scraps. 2. Clean Up After Every Meal or Snack. 3. Do Not Dump Scraps of Meat, Food or Fat Drippings Into Your Fire. 4. Learn the Schedule of Trash Pick-Up In Your Area. 5. Do Not Cook Food Or Eat Inside Your Tent. 6. Hang Food At Least 10 Feet Above the Ground on a Limb That Cannot Support a Bear’s Weight. Do not attempt to feed, tease or approach any bear that you do see. View bears from a safe distance. For more information about black bears, contact the NH Fish & Game Dept. at (603) 271-3211 or visit: www.wildlife.state.nh.us

TIPS FOR CAMPERS

CAMPING SAFETY For... Kids!

1. Toasting marshmallows is fun but be careful because they are very hot inside. 2. Let your folks start grills and campfires. 3. Don’t forget... to look both ways when riding your bikes or scooters around the campground. 4. Always have a grownup with you when you’re near the water. 5. If you get lost in the woods make a lot of noise. STAY IN ONE PLACE. 6. Fireworks and sparklers are exciting but you should only use them with a grownup 7. Making new friends can be the best part about camping but remember to ALWAYS... ALWAYS let your folks know where you are. 8. Playgrounds are great but treat things with respect and follow the safety rules. 9. Animals are cute and fun to watch. But be careful you don’t get too close. A scared animal could be DANGEROUS.

For...Hikers! Ten Essentials

Items you should carry on every trip: 1. Extra food and water 2. Flashlight or headlamp 3. Matches/firestarters 4. First-aid kit/repair kit 5. Map 6. Compass 7. Warm clothing 8. Whistle 9. Rain/wind gear 10. Pocket knife

For more on how you can hike safe and HikeSafe’s educational programs and initiatives, visit www.hikesafe.com

For...Campers!

Please remember that as a camper you are a visitor, and to some of our wildlife... an intruder. Please Do Not feed the animals, their survival depends upon their ability to forage for themselves. Observe them, enjoy their company, but always remember that YOU are a visitor in THEIR HOME.

Important Things to Remember • Do not move firepits • Do not cut trees or shrubbery • Obey quiet hours • Do not set up after quiet hours • Remember noise travels further in the outdoors • Keep campsite clean • Respect your neighbor • Observe all pet rules • Teach children campground etiquette Have Fun & Enjoy The Outdoors www.nhlovescampers.com

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Tent, RV, Park Model & Seasonal Sites

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Tuxbury Pond RV Resort Scenic waterfront location minutes from the Ocean!

. Overnight and Seasonal Guests Welcome . Wooded RV & Park Model Sites . Swimming Pools . Fishing

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TIPS FOR CAMPERS FISHING INFORMATION

HUNTING INFORMATION

Just step outside to find scenic fishing in New Hampshire. You’re probably not more than a short drive away from some pretty amazing fishing – and the relaxation and great scenery that go with it. • 12,000 miles of rivers and streams • 975 lakes and ponds • Fishing for bass, trout, salmon, pike, walleye and more • 1-day, 3-day, 7-day, and annual fishing licenses available • A million fish stocked each year – just for you!

Hunt New Hampshire’s big woods, where you can still walk for miles without seeing a building, a road, or another hunter – unless you want to. Hunt with your friends and family, the way hunting used to be. Find maps and all the info you need at www.wildnh.com.

Kids under 16 fish free in NH!

Don’t know where or how to get started? Try Fish and Game’s website at www.wildnh.com for New Hampshire fishing info and places to go, or to check out the NH Freshwater Fishing Digest. Fish New Hampshire and relax… we have what you’re looking for. SALTWATER FISHING Saltwater anglers in New Hampshire need a NH Recreational Saltwater Fishing License to take, possess, or transport finfish from coastal and estuarine waters of New Hampshire. This includes anglers, spearfishers, and persons using other gear types to take marine finfish for personal use and which are not sold. The license costs $11 for all NH residents and nonresidents age 16 and older. For information or to buy your saltwater license online, visit www.wildnh. com/marine.

Kids under 16 hunt free in NH!

• A million-plus acres of public and private land open to hunting • Sunday hunting • Firearms, archery, and muzzleloader seasons for deer • Youth Hunt weekends for deer, turkey, and waterfowl • Hunter Education courses from January through October Note: To purchase a New Hampshire hunting license online (www.wildnh.com), you must have documentation of having bought a NH hunting license at some point since 2000. You can enter the NH moose hunt lottery online – and buy turkey, bear, and pheasant permits, too.

Why wait? Plan your NH hunting adventure today! Buy your NH fishing or hunting license today… • Visit a NH license agent: 250 friendly agents throughout the state • Get your license and go: Buy online, any time, at www.wildnh.com!

NH Fish and Game ~ (603) 271-3211 www.wildnh.com

Want to know more about fishing or hunting in New Hampshire? Pick up a copy of the NH Freshwater, Saltwater or Hunting Digest at your local license agent when you buy your license–or view and print at www.wildnh.com.

Why wait? Plan your NH hunting and fishing adventure today!


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