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NEW HAMPSHIRE CAMPING GUIDE

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NH’s Best Campgrounds | Hiking · Boating · OHRV | Regional Maps | Vacation Rentals

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Lakes Region Page Nos. 16-33

Dartmouth/ Lake Sunapee Region Page Nos. 58-63

1 Ames Brook l 2 Ayers Lake l 3 Bear’s Pine Woods l 4 Beaver Hollow l 5 Chocorua Camping Village l 6 Clearwater l 7 Danforth Bay l 8 Foothills Family Campground l 9 Gunstock Mountain Resort l 10 Harbor Hill l 11 Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort l 12 Lake Forest Resort l 13 Lake Ivanhoe l 14 Long Island Bridge l 15 Meredith Woods l 16 Newfound RV Park l 17 Owl’s Landing l 18 Paugus Bay l 19 Pine Hollow l 20 Riverbend l 21 Silver Lake Park l 22 Strafford/Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA l 23 Tamworth l 24 Terrace Pines l 25 Twin Tamarack l 26 Viewland l 27 Westward Shores l 28 Willey Brook l 29 Wolfeboro l 30 Woodman Lake l

Crescent Campsites Crescent Campsites Crow’s Nest Crow’s Nest Lake Massasecum Jacob’s Brook Loon Lake Lake Massasecum Mascoma Loon LakeLake Northstar Mascoma Lake The Pastures Northstar Storrs Pond Rec Area The Pastures Tippicanoe Storrs Pond Rec Area STATE PARKS 10 Tippicanoe 1STATE 0 Pillsbury n PARKS 111 1 Sunapee n Pillsbury Mountain 12 Sunapee Mountain

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Big Rock 2 Buck Rub’s Campground LLC 3 Cedar Pond 4 Ramblewood STATE PARKS n5 Coleman n6 Deer Mountain n7 Jericho Mountain n8 Lake Francis n9 Milan Hill 10 Mollidgewock n 11 Umbagog n

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STATE PARKS Ellacoya White Lake

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White Mountains Region Page Nos. 34-57 1 l 2 l 3 l 4 l 5 l 6 l 7 l 8 l 9 l 10 l 11 l 12 l 13 l 14 l 15 l 16 l 17 l 18 l 19 l

Along the River Ammonoosuc Apple Hill Baker River Beach Camping Area Beech Hill Branch Brook Burns Lake Country Bumpkins Crawford Notch Crazy Horse Eastern Slope Fransted Huttopia White Mountains Israel River Jefferson Campground Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort Lantern Resort Lincoln/Woodstock KOA

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Littleton/Franconia Notch KOA Lost River Valley Maple Haven Moose Hillock Mountain Lake Pine Haven River Meadow Riverside Camping Saco River Scenic View Timberland Twin Mtn/Mt Washington KOA Twin River White Birches STATE PARKS 34 Cannon Mountain n 35 Dry River n 36 Lafayette n 37 Moose Brook n

Seacoast Region Page Nos. 68-75 1 Country Shore l 2 Exeter Elms l 3 Ferndale Acres l 4 Forest Glen l 5 Great Bay Camping l 6 Green Gate, The l 7 Mill Brook RV Park l 8 Old Stage l 9 Pine Acres RV Resort l 10 Sanborn Shore l 11 Sea Coast Camping l 12 Sunset Park l 13 Tidewater l 14 Tuxbury Pond l 15 Wakeda l 16 Wellington Camping Park l 17 Whispering Pines l

STATE PARKS Hampton Beach

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South Central/Merrimack Region Page Nos. 76-85 1 Autumn Hills l 2 Calef Lake l 3 Cold Springs l 4 Cozy Pond Camping l 5 Epsom Valley l 6 Field & Stream l 7 Friendly Beaver l 8 Hidden Valley l 9 Keyser Pond l 10 Mile-Away l 11 Saddleback l 12 Sandy Beach l

STATE PARKS Bear Brook Pawtuckaway

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Monadnock Region Page Nos. 86-93 1 Ashuelot River l 2 Forest Lake l 3 Hinsdale l 4 Laurel Lake l 5 Mountainside l 6 Oxbow l 7 Seven Maples l 8 Shir-Roy l 9 Swanzey Lake l 10 Woodmore l

STATE PARKS Greenfield Monadnock

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Rochester

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Salem

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Durham

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ADDITIONAL FEATURES

CONTENTS

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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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n Lakes Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 n White Mountains Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 n Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region. . . . . . . . 58 n Great North Woods Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 n Seacoast Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 n South Central/Merrimack Region . . . . . . . 76 n Monadnock Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86

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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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Lakes Region Page Nos. 36-57 1 Ames Brook l 2 Ayers Lake l 3 Bear’s Pine Woods l 4 Beaver Hollow l 5 Bluffs, The l 6 Chocorua Camping Village l 7 Clearwater l 8 Danforth Bay l 9 Gunstock Mountain Resort l 10 Harbor Hill l 11 Lake Forest Resort l 12 Lake Ivanhoe l 13 Long Island Bridge l 14 Meredith Woods l 15 Mi-Te-Jo l 16 Newfound RV Park l 17 Owl’s Landing l 18 Paugus Bay l 19 Pine Hollow l 20 Riverbend l 21 Roberts Knoll l 22 Robies RV Park l 23 Silver Lake Park l 24 Strafford/Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA l 25 Tamworth l 26 Terrace Pines l 27 Twin Tamarack l 28 Viewland l 29 Willey Brook l 30 Wolfeboro l 31 Woodman Lake l

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Then, read the descriptions of the campgrounds you’re interested in and make your plans!

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Notes: • Pick your ideal location on the Region Map and then check out the Campgrounds in that area using the number code. • Locators are approximate. Refer to listings for more accurate locations.

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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. SEE AD ON PAGE 34 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), Wi-Fi, tables & fireplaces, pool, children’s pool, modern facilities, recreation hall, store (limited), ATVing available, laundry. SEE AD TO RIGHT 30 | 2018 New Hampshire Camping Guide

When making your reservation, be sure to mention that you found their campground in the 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide! 152 Pine Street, Swanzey , NH 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 signs. Amenities Grassy, full hook-up (W/E/S) sites and W/E sites with 30 and 50 amp service; big rig friendly; two dump stations; free wi-fi; laundry and game room; pull-through sites and handicapped accessible sites available. Wooded, grassy and riverside tent sites and rustic cabins. Fire ring and picnic table at every site. Clean, accessible rest rooms with free hot showers. Camp store with firewood, ice and incidentals. Bike and boat rentals with shuttle service to put-ins and rail trails. 3600 feet of riverfront. River swimming, tubing, fishing, canoe/kayak launch. Adjacent to the Ashuelot River Rail Trail and a long menu of hiking opportunities, easy to challenging. Volleyball, badminton, tetherball, horseshoes, playground, acres of open field for kites and games. SEE AD ON PAGE 34

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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. SEE AD ON PAGE 34 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), Wi-Fi, tables & fireplaces, pool, children’s pool, modern facilities, recreation hall, store (limited), ATVing available, laundry. SEE AD TO RIGHT 30 | 2018 New Hampshire Camping Guide

340 East Lake Road, 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 76 tent & trailer sites, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, camp store, beach, swimming, fishing, playground, 47th year SEE AD ON PAGE 31

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Hinsdale, NH • (603) 398-7871 davidjherod@gmail.com • www.mountainsidenh.co MountainSide offers Men’s camping in Southern New only; Memorial Day - Labor Day Weekend. Local Hiking Mount Wantastiquet. Annual Mountain Bike Rally. Sta MountainSide Bocce Ball Tournaments. Directions Call Amenities Private Bathrooms w/ Shower. Canteen K & Gas Grills, stove top range and oven. Cabins & Camp Seasons of Operation Open Memorial Day – Labo appointment. Check-in before dusk. For Reservations Weekend Camping. Reservations visit web site.

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Hinsdale, NH • (603) 398-7871 davidjherod@gmail.com • www.mountainsidenh.com MountainSide offers Men’s camping in Southern New Hampshire, Weekends only; Memorial Day - Labor Day Weekend. Local Hiking in Pisgah Park and Mount Wantastiquet. Annual Mountain Bike Rally. Stag Horn Table Tennis Club. MountainSide Bocce Ball Tournaments. Directions Call Amenities Private Bathrooms w/ Shower. Canteen Kitchen, features Sink, Wood & Gas Grills, stove top range and oven. Cabins & Campers available for rent. Seasons of Operation Open Memorial Day – Labor Day weekends only, by appointment. Check-in before dusk. For Reservations Weekend Camping. Reservations Required. Call, Email or visit web site.

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Hinsdale RV Resort & Campground • Located on the NH/VT border. • Enjoy fishing in the CT River. • Swim in our 30x60 pool. • ATV Trails • Full Service, Water & Electric, Tent Sites & Seasonals • Hot Showers • DIRECTV • Tables/Fireplaces

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

Affiliate Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Airstream of Nashua . . . . . . . .80 Along the River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Ames Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Ammonoosuc . . . . . . . . . . . 37, 37 Apple Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Ashuelot River. . . . . . . . . . . 90, 88 Autumn Hills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Ayers Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19, 19 Baker River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Beach Camping Area . . . . . . . . 38 Bear’s Pine Woods . . . . . . . 20, 19 Beaver Hollow . . . . . . . . . . . 21, 20 Beech Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38, 38 Big Rock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Bill’s RV Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Branch Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Buck Rub’s Campground LLC. . 66 Burns Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Calef Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Campers Inn Of Kingston .98, 75 Campers Inn Of Merrimack. 98, 84 Camping World . . . . . . 57, 54, 84 CampMaine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 campnca.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Cedar Pond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Chocorua Camping Village KOA. 21, 20 Clearwater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25, 21 Cold Springs Camp Resort. 3, 78 Cold Springs RV. . . . . . . . . . .2, 84 Country Bumpkins. . . . . . . . . . . 39 Country Shore . . . . . . . . . . . 70, 70 Cozy Pond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79, 79 Crawford Notch . . . . . . . . . 40, 39 Crazy Horse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Crescent Campsites . . . . . . . . . . 60 Crow’s Nest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60, 60 Danforth Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, 21 Discover Bethlehem, NH . . . .44 Eastern Slope. . . . . . . . . . . . 41, 40 Epsom Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . 81, 81

Exeter Elms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72, 70 Ferndale Acres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Field & Stream . . . . . . . . . . . 81, 81 Firewood Scout . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Foothills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 21 Forest Glen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Forest Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90, 88 Fransted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40, 40 Friendly Beaver . . . . . . 50/51, 81 Great Bay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Green Gate, The . . . . . . . . . 72, 72 Gunstock Mountain Resort. . . 22 Harbor Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, 22 Hidden Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Hinsdale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89, 88 Huttopia White Mountains . . . 41 Israel River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort: Glen Ellis, NH . . . 42 Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort: Lakes Region . . . 22 Jacob’s Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Jefferson Campground. . . 42, 42 Keyser Pond . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82, 82 Lake Forest Resort. . . . . . . 26, 24 Lake Ivanhoe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Lake Massasecum . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lantern Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Laurel Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Lincoln/Woodstock KOA.43, 43 Littleton/Franconia Notch KOA .53, 43 Long Island Bridge . . . . . . 24, 24 Loon Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Lost River Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Maple Haven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Mascoma Lake . . . . . . . . . . 62, 62 Meredith Woods . . . . . . . . 25, 24 Mile-Away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83, 83 Mill Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Moose Hillock. . . . . . . . . . . 45, 44 Mountain Lake. . . . . . . . . . . 46, 47

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Mountainside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Mount Washington Cog Railway .38 Newfound RV Park. . . . . . . . . . . 26 NH Country Campers . . . . . . . 85 NH Dept. of Tourism . . . . . . .100 NH Fish & Game . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 nhmade.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 NH Off Highway Assoc. . . . . . 96 NH State Parks. . 4-Pg Back Cvr Northstar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62, 62 Old Stage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73, 73 Owl’s Landing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Oxbow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92, 89 Pastures, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Paugus Bay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Pine Acres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Pine Haven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47, 47 Pine Hollow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Ramblewood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 River Meadow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Riverbend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Riverside Camping . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Rock Solid Shelters . . . . . . . . . 82 RV Roof.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Saco River . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48, 48 Saddleback. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Sanborn Shore Acres . . . . . . . . 73 Sandy Beach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Scenic View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49, 49 Sea Coast Camping . . . . . . . . . . 74 Seven Maples . . . . . . . . . . . 91, 89 Shir-Roy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90, 92 Silver Lake Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Storrs Pond Rec Area . . . . . . . . 63 Strafford/Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29, 28 Sunset Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Swanzey Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Tamworth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27, 28 Terrace Pines . . . . . . . . . . . . 29, 28 Tidewater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74, 74

Timberland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Tippicanoe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63, 63 Tuxbury Pond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Twin Mtn/Mt Wash. KOA. 53, 52 Twin River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52, 52 Twin Tamarack. . . . . . . . . . . 30, 28 VT Country Campers. . . . . . . 85 Viewland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Wakeda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75, 75 Wellington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Westward Shores . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Whispering Pines . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 White Birches. . . . . . . . . . . . 54, 54 White Mtn. Attractions .. . . 55, 54 Willey Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Wolfeboro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Woodman Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Woodmore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93, 92

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Bear Brook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cannon Mtn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coleman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deer Mountain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dry River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ellacoya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greenfield. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hampton Beach. . . . . . . . . . . . . Jericho Mountain. . . . . . . . . . . . Lafayette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lake Francis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Milan Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mollidgewock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monadnock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Moose Brook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pawtuckaway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pillsbury. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sunapee Mountain. . . . . . . . . . Umbagog. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . White Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Additional State Park Information can be found on the 4-page back cover fold-out.


New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association Board of Directors Sam Bouchie, President Woodmore Family Campground Rindge, NH

Brandon Giuda Riverside Camping & RV Resort Lancaster, NH

Lewis Poore Mill Brook RV Park Kingston, NH

Keith Wolters, Vice President Saco River Camping Area North Conway, NH

Leo Goyette Mascoma Lake Campground Lebanon, NH

Jason Sullivan Beech Hill Campground & Cabins Twin Mountain, NH

Christine Bouchie, Secretary Woodmore Family Campground Rindge, NH

Nadine Goyette Mascoma Lake Campground Lebanon, NH

David Redfearn Old Stage Campground Madbury, NH

Carrie Teixeira-Corrado, Treasurer Terrace Pines Campground Center Ossipee, NH

Brad Hare Twin Mountain/Mt. Washington KOA, Twin Mountain, NH Littleton/Franconia Notch KOA, Lisbon, NH

Carl Sylvester Saddleback Campground Northwood, NH

Joe DiPrima, Past President Cozy Pond Camping Resort Webster, NH DIRECTORS:

Laurie Bonica Tamworth Camping Area Tamworth, NH

David Mankus Lake Forest Resort East Wakefield, NH Kendra Neville Sunset Park Hampstead, NH

Jeremy Sprince, Executive Director NH Campground Owners’ Association, Epsom, NH | 603-736-5540 | www.nhlovescampers.com

The New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association would like to Thank the following Affiliate Members: Anderson’s Brochure Distribution Service campwithandersons.com

Leavitt Recreation + Hospitality Insurance lrhinsurance.com

SFC Engineering Partnership, Inc. sfceng.com

Big Daddy’s RV Sales + Service, LLC bigdaddysrv.com

Marshall & Sterling Campground Insurance campgroundandhospitalityinsure.com

Sigma Wifi sigmawifi.com

Bridge & Byron Printers speedyprintingnh.com

Northeast Campground Brokers necampgroundbrokers.com

Silver-Top Mfg. Co. Inc. silver-top.com

Granite Financial Partners gfpnh.com

Norway Savings Bank norwaysavingsbank.com

Stag Hollow Mining staghollowmining.com

Irving Energy irvingenergy.com

Outer Reach Broadband scsatelliteent.com

Wilcor International wilcor.net

J & D Power Equipment Inc. jdpowerequipmentinc.com

Payroll Management Inc. payrollmgt.com

Kingston’s Karts, LLC. kingstonskarts.net

Pelland Advertising pelland.com

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Many New Hampshire Campgrounds, Resorts, and RV Parks feature great rental units including: Cabins, Cottages, Lodges, Yurts, RVs and Park Models. In addition, they feature all the outdoor activities to make New Hampshire your most memorable vacation. Discover a unique vacation destination in New Hampshire! Our spacious accommodations provide comfort and privacy at family-affordable rates, with recreational opportunities that surpass those of most hotels. Each of our member properties is individually owned and features a unique selection of amenities, as well as local and regional opportunities for fun family travel. We are certain that the rental accommodations at one or more of these campgrounds/ resorts is sure to be perfect for your next family vacation trip. On behalf of the New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association, please spend time traveling and staying with us this year in New Hampshire.

The following Campgrounds offer Rental Units: Lakes Region Beaver Hollow Campground/RV Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . Chocorua Camping Village-KOA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clearwater Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Long Island Bridge Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Meredith Woods 4-Season Camping Area. . . . . . . . . Silver Lake Park Campground & Cabins. . . . . . . . . . . Strafford/Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA . . . . . . . . Tamworth Camping Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terrace Pines Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Twin Tamarack Family Camping & RV Resort. . . . . . .

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White Mountains Along the River Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Country Bumpkins Campground & Cabins. . . . . . . . . Crawford Notch Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eastern Slope Camping Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fransted Family Camground LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Huttopia White Mountains. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lincoln/Woodstock KOA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Littleton/Franconia Notch KOA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mountain Lake Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saco River Camping Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Timberland Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Twin Mountain/Mt. Washington KOA. . . . . . . . . . . . . Twin River Campground & Cottages . . . . . . . . . . . . . White Birches Camping Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Crow’s Nest Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Mascoma Lake Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Great North Woods Buck Rub’s Campground LLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Seacoast Green Gate Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Old Stage Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pine Acres RV Resort. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sunset Park Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wakeda Campground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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South Central/Merrimack Calef Lake Camping Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Cold Springs Camping Resort, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Keyser Pond Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Monadnock Seven Maples Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Shir-Roy Camping Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

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Go Camping in New Hampshire to Connect, Explore, Relax and Discover. Now more than ever, we are looking for ways to disconnect and escape from our every day lives. Find comfort in being outdoors and immerse yourself in the beauty of New Hampshire; every season brings splendor and opportunity to connect, explore, relax and discover.

Go Camping to Connect – Make memories around the campfire, on a hike, floating down the river, or simply sitting under the starry skies. Enjoy the simple pleasures of life with family and friends on a camping trip to your favorite spot! Go Camping to Explore – Immerse yourself in New Hampshire’s natural wonders outdoors and enjoy scenic waterfalls, forests, and mountains. Hike, bike, or ride on endless miles of trails. Take in a sporting event, have fun at a festival, or experience New Hampshire’s rich history at a museum, covered bridge, or state park.

Go Camping to Relax – Nothing is more relaxing than sitting by the lake or pool with a good book, paddling down the river in a canoe or kayak, taking a walk down a trail to recharge, or hopping on a train to explore the scenery. Wind down at the end of the day by sitting around the campfire, telling stories and roasting marshmallows. Go Camping to Discover – New Hampshire’s seven regions all have something unique to offer. Spend your trip discovering the reasons why you should return to the Granite State to go camping year after year. Be sure to check out the Points of Interest and Things to Do section at the beginning of each region for up-todate ways to discover New Hampshire on your next camping trip.

Trip Planning Tips • Visit www.nhlovescampers.com for more information and to check out an interactive copy of the Camping Guide. You’ll find direct links to our member and partner websites with contact information to book your trip. • Visit New Hampshire’s tourism website, www.visitnh.gov, for up-to-date events and activities as well as current travel and safety guidelines. • Please remember to contact any campground or area attraction prior to your trip. They may provide important information regarding your visit.

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OBSERVE CHECK IN/OUT TIMES

RESPECT YOUR NEIGHBORS

Arrive at or after check-in time and leave before check-out time.

Do not walk through other campsites and keep all items on your site.

GO THE SPEED LIMIT

MIND YOUR CAMPFIRE

KEEP A TIDY CAMPSITE

Observe the speed limit at all times and be aware of people, children and pets while driving.

Check to be sure that campfires are allowed and never leave it unattended.

Pick up all food and garbage throughout the day and clean and organize site at end of the night.

Keep noise level of talking, children and pets low and music off during posted quiet hours.

Keep all noise at a decent level at all times.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

BE A RESPONSIBLE PET OWNER

FOLLOW ALL CAMPGROUND RULES

LET US KNOW OF ANY ISSUES SO WE CAN HELP

Keep your pets leashed and in your control at all times and always pick up after your dog.

Be aware of all campround rules to ensure that everyone enjoys their time and stays safe.

We are here to resolve any issues— do not leave the campground unhappy.

KEEP ALL FACILITIES CLEAN Pick up after yourself and report any spills or broken equipment immediately.

ENJOY YOUR STAY! OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY IS TO ENSURE ALL CAMPERS HAVE A FUN, ENJOYABLE AND COMFORTABLE STAY.

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lakes region

Points of Interest: • The Old Country Store (Moultonborough) • Keepsake Quilting (Center Harbor)

A four-season vacation spot surrounded by pristine waterways, majestic mountains, and quaint resort towns; the Lakes Region is the picture-perfect destination. With over 273 lakes and ponds, the Lakes Region is a great place to spend your next camping trip. Picturesque New England towns with unique shops, museums, restaurants, and water activities fill your day with a countless number of things to enjoy. The Lakes Region area is home to the largest lake in the state, Lake Winnipesaukee, which encompasses 72 square miles with 200 miles of shoreline and 274 islands. Joining Lake “Winni” are other bodies of water that give visiting campers an abundance of activities to explore. These include Squam Lake, Winnisquam Lake, Ossipee Lake, and Lake Wentworth just to name a few, where water enthusiasts enjoy swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, and waterskiing. Visitors that don’t own their own boat can rent one for a day or two at the local marinas lining the shores. Many of the nearby lakes have boat cruises such as the M/S Mount Washington, the Winni Belle, and even a Tiki Hut boat cruise! Along with the wealth of lakes, rivers, and ponds, the Lakes Region is home to many beautiful mountains big and small. Visitors of all ages and abilities can explore hiking, biking and walking trails for any skill levels. Spend a day hiking through the trails at the Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough or a couple of hours biking down the Cotton Valley rail trail from Wolfeboro to Wakefield. Take in the beautiful views atop Red Hill in Center Harbor or just go for a leisure walk through the nature trails at Squam Lake Science Center.

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• NH Boat Museum (Wolfeboro) • NH Motor Speedway (Loudon) • Squam Lake Science Center (Holderness) • Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad (Weirs Beach) • The Libby Museum (Wolfeboro) • Hart’s Turkey Farm (Meredith)

For more info on the Lakes Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce 603-534-5531 • www.lakesregionchamber.org Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce 603-279-6121 • www.meredithareachamber.com Wolfeboro Area Chamber of Commerce 603-569-2200 • www.wolfeborochamber.com Greater Ossipee Chamber of Commerce 603-651-1600 • www.ossipeevalley.org

Even if you are not an outdoor enthusiast, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy in the Lakes Region. There is an abundance of museums, farms, shops, and restaurants that will fill your day with excitement. Visit the Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth or take in the history of the World War II at the Wright Museum in Wolfeboro. Stop at a Farmer’s Market in Sandwich or go apple picking an orchard in Milton. However you choose to spend your day, you will not be disappointed in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.


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Note: When making your camping reservation, be sure to mention that you found your campground in the 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide!

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104 Winona Road, Ashland, NH 03217 • (603) 968-7998 info@amesbrook.com • www.amesbrook.com “The Best Small Campground in NH.” Enjoy brookside RV camping with full hookups. We have large, level, wooded and sunny RV sites that are Big Rig Friendly. We are located in the geographic center of NH for all your sight seeing and activities in the Lakes Region and White Mountains. There is great boating and fishing nearby on Squam Lake, Lake Winona and many other lakes and ponds close by. We are just 1 1/2 miles off Route I-93. So come, relax and enjoy a great camping experience. Directions Route I-93 exit 24 (Routes 3 & 25), go 3/4 mile south on Route 3 & 25, to Route 132, then 1/4 south to a flashing yellow light, take left onto Winona Rd. Campground is 1/2 mile on right. (AVOID the south end of Winona Rd as there is a low bridge 10'6. Come in only from the Ashland end.) GPS Directions N 43 41.294 W 071 37.392 Amenities Modern facilities, water/electric (30 & 50 Amp), sewer and cable TV hook-ups, FREE WiFi, clean restrooms with FREE hot showers, campstore, campfire wood, ice, laundry, LP gas, recreation hall, game room, exercise equipment, swimming pool, 2 playgrounds, horseshoes, volleyball, basketballcement 1/2 court, brook fishing, friendly pets (2) ON LEASH, NON-Aggressive. 18 | 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide

This camping and hunting season, get your firewood from a vendor close to your destination. Don’t pack your own! Invasive insects and diseases in dead and dying wood threaten our native trees and forests. If you move firewood, you could be giving these pests a free ride to new territory. Every camper, cabin owner, and recreationist should leave their firewood at home and obtain it near their destination… that could make a long-term difference in the health of our forests and the quality of our recreational experiences.


497 Washington Street, Barrington, NH 03825 • (603) 335-1110 www.ayerslakecampground.com Ayers Lake Farm Campground is the place for quiet, rustic family camping: No bright lights, no noisy rec hall, no organized entertainment. Directions On Washington Street/Route 202, Exit 13 West off Route 16 (Spaulding Turnpike), 4 1/2 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 – rabies certificate required. Sandy beach, fishing, canoe/ kayak/row boat rentals, tables, fireplace, horseshoes, laundry, WiFi hotspot, dumpstation for registered guests, ice, and wood. Hiking trails and playground nearby. Daily, weekly and seasonal camping rates available upon request. Cottage rentals available. Cottages rent weekly in July and August, Saturday to Saturday. SEE AD BELOW

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Bear’s Pine Woods Campground

64 Barrett Place, Moultonborough, NH 03254 • (603) 253-6251 info@bearspinewoodscampground.com • www.bearspinewoodscampground.com Nestled in the forest and close to the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, Bear’s Pine Woods Campground is one of the areas “Better Natured” family camping resorts. Directions From I-93 to exit 23, NH 104 to NH 3 to NH 25. Right on Moultonboro Neck Road 4 miles to campground. 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, WiFi, playground, dump station, PETS ON LEASH, pool, lounge, laundry, store, showers, game room, volleyball, horseshoes, bocce SEE AD ON PAGE 20 SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

Ayers Lake Farm

Campground and Cottages

Things to do…

Walk Along Five acres of gardens, exhibit the diversity of native and exotic plants, trees and shrubs that can be grown in central New Hampshire. Tarbin Gardens, in Franklin, is the destination for nature lovers, bird and butterfly watchers, photographers and artists, and, of course, for garden enthusiasts. Flowering trees, shrubs and perennials fill the English landscape style gardens creating a parade of new vistas. There is always something new to experience. Take a Step Back in Time The Wright Museum in Wolfeboro, educates future generations about WWII America by preserving and exhibiting 14,000 items representing the home front and the battlefield. These irreplaceable items, along with fully operational military vehicles, introduce visitors to a seminal period in American history. The museum is open May to October and closed from November through April. Explore the Clouds Castle in the Clouds in

Moultonborough, sits high in the Ossipee Mountain Range and offers dramatic panoramic views from “the clouds”. Built in 1914, the Arts and Crafts style mansion is a stunning architectural specimen. The castle offers 45 miles of hiking trails on 5,000 acres, including a short walk that leads to a cascading waterfall.

History in the Woods The Winnipesaukee River Trail is a

five-mile pedestrian / biking trail that links Tilton, Northfield and Franklin along the Winnipesaukee River. The trail affords views of the Winnipesaukee River including a spectacular view of a gorge frequently used for whitewater kayaking. The area contains many historic and cultural sites including an old railroad trestle, the Sulphite Bridge (an upside-down railroad bridge on the National Register of Historic Sites), and remains of old paper mills.

Busy Beachside Stroll As you walk down the boardwalk, stop to take in the sights at one of the many benches along the way and ponder the area’s long history as a summer destination. The Weirs Beach Boardwalk, which begins at Lakeside Avenue and spans the length of the beach, has numerous arcades, restaurants, shops, and even a local drive-in theatre. Back in 8000 BC, this site was populated by Native Americans who used it as a home base for hunting and fishing.

Where Tradition meets Today family-owned since 1869

www.ayerslakecampground.com 497 Washington St., Barrington, NH 603-335-1110

Farm Fresh Experience Situated on the picturesque

grounds of a historic homestead and farm, the Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, is still a working farm today. Located in the small town of Tamworth, it is the only country doctor museum in New England and one of only three in the United States. Stop in for a glimpse into the important contributions once made by country doctors, as well as New Hampshire’s agricultural and rural past.

Adventures with a View Gunstock Mountain Adventure Park, located in Gilford, has New England’s largest ropes, aerial and zip line course that covers nine acres and has over 90 challenges. Try a different journey on the first authorized off-road Segway tour in New England or take a summit lift ride and view all of Lake Winnipesaukee from the top of Gunstock Mountain. Take a ride on the mountain coaster, be part of our mountaintop yoga, or simply enjoy the scenery with some hiking, biking or fishing. Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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

700 Route 16, Ossipee, NH 03864 • (603) 539-4800 inquiry@beaverhollowcampground.com www.beaverhollowcampground.com Beaver Hollow Campground is located in the heart of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. A great base camp for exploring the region. Come join us in Summer season for a relaxing escape from the daily hustle. We offer many amenities including a seasonally heated saltwater pool with slide, basketball court, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, and a game room. We also offer several activities to keep you and your family entertained during your stay. Our campground is also surrounded by some of the areas finest attractions, including golf, hiking, and many more with Lakes Ossipee and Winnipesaukee nearby. Directions 1 mile South Junction Routes 16 & 28 on Route 16 GPS Directions Lat 43^ 41’ 18 N, Lon 71^ 5’ 35 W, Mile Marker: 49.2 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, modern clean facilities, free hot showers, Wi-Fi, recreation/game room, pavilion, planned weekend & holiday activities, camp store, laundry, 2 separate playgrounds, and electronic security gates. SEE AD ON PAGE 21

893 White Mountain Hwy (Route 16), Tamworth NH 03886 Toll Free 1-888-237-8642 • (603) 323-8536 info@chocoruacamping.com • www.chocoruacamping.com 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. Introduce your family to the campground which has been selected as the 2008-2009, North American, medium size, Park of The Year. A dog friendly and big-rig friendly park, offers great lakeside camping with over four miles of on-site woodland nature and mountain biking trails; serves as a great place to use as a home base to explore the White Mountains and Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Nearby attractions include: museums, factory outlet shopping, LL Bean of Freeport ME, historic Portsmouth NH and Portland ME, Mt. Chocorua, the Kancamagus highway. SEE AD ON PAGE 21

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Great Base for all Your Day Trips!

Spend quality family time at our beautiful lake.

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196 Shawtown Road, Freedom, NH 03836 • (603) 539-2069 reservations@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, WiFi, 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! SEE AD ON PAGE 23

NEW! Heated Saltwater Pool

...and relax when you get back! Family Camping • Pet Friendly • Rental Campers Large Motor Homes Welcome

Electronic Security Gate • Doggie Park • W/S/E (up to 50 amps) Heated/Saltwater Pool • Free Hot Showers • Clean Restrooms Camp Store (firewood & ice available) • Group Sites • Propane Fill Wi Fi Included at Most Sites • Picnic Table/Fire Ring at Each Site Dump Station • Huge Event Pavilion • Full Line Laundromat Responsible Motorcyclists Welcome Like Us O 3 Children’s Playground Centers Beaver H n FB @ Basketball, Volleyball, Horseshoes, o Campgro llow Nature Trails, Game Center un

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Wabanaki Lodge Waterfront rustic cabins 12 miles to Conway, NH

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506 Maple Rd, Tamworth, NH 03886 • (603) 323-8322 FoothillsCampground@outlook.com • www.thefoothills.com UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP! We are a family owned and operated campground and we are pet friendly. We are located just off of Route 16 just north of White Lake State Park. Nestled in the heart of the Lakes Region, near the White Mountain National Forest and just 20 miles south of North Conway. Close to Chocorua and Silver Lakes and many rivers. Hiking, kayaking, canoeing, boating, biking within minutes. Directions Take NH 16 N of Route 25 to Tamworth, make a left on Maple Road and left to the campground entrance. GPS Directions 43.843830,-71.207270 Amenities We offer spacious wooded seasonal sites, nightly/ weekly sites, water and electric and rustic tent sites with picnic tables and fire pits. Clean bathhouse. Beautiful stocked fishing pond and natural brook, kayaks and paddle boat, a built-in swimming pool and recreation room with cable TV and game tables, playground. Pets are welcome on leash with copies of rabies records required. Campground store for supplies, firewood, ice and other misc items. SEE AD ON PAGE 22

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20 Campground Road, Meredith, NH 03253 • (800) 595-7761 • (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, 60+ years, free showers, fireplaces, full hookups, WiFi, Cable TV, laundry, pavilion, game room, camp store, playgrounds, lake swimming, beach, fishing & boating, boat rentals, 36 boat slips SEE AD ON PAGE 25

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Gunstock Mountain Resort

719 Cherry Valley Road, Gilford, NH 03249 (603) 293-4341 • camp@gunstock.com • www.gunstock.com Close to the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee & Ellacoya State Park Beach, camping at Gunstock Mountain Resort puts you in the heart of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. Surrounded by three mountain ranges, numerous crystal-clear lakes, a diverse assortment of recreational opportunities and small New England villages, Gunstock offers a rustic alpine setting for your visit to New Hampshire. Get Out & Camp Out with us to discover why the readers of NH Magazine voted Gunstock the “2018 Best of NH” for Campground (state wide) and Summer Attraction (Lakes Region). Directions 719 Cherry Valley Road (Route 11-A), Gilford GPS Directions N4132’500W7121’935 Amenities Hookups W/E/S, dumping station, metered LP gas fill station, laundry, store, pets allowed (leashed), group area, tenting, game room, rental units - cabin, playground, swimming pool, fishing. 290 sites on 140 acres include tenting, cabins and RVs to 45’. W/E/S service to 50 amps. Great camp store! Bath houses with free showers. Coin-op laundry. Dump stations. Outdoor pool, playground, “the yurt” for WiFi/movies/games/reading/crafts, hiking, and fishing. Winter camping (electric only) Heated bath house w/ laundry Nov-April.

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189 NH Route 25, Meredith, NH 03253 • (603) 279-6910 • www.hhcamp.com Family camping in the heart of the Lakes Region only 1 mile from Lake Winnipesaukee and the picturesque town of Meredith. Easy day trips to New Hampshire’s White Mountains and Seacoast. Directions From the lights in Meredith, head East on Route 25; we are located at mile marker 61. From Route 16, head West on Route 25; we are located just past Moutlon’s Farm. Amenities Wooded RV sites & open RV area with 30/50 amp and free cable tv,wooded tent sites, free WiFi on sites, cabins, cabin tent, Seasonals, camp store, wood, laundry, LP gas, sports court, basketball, athletic field with equipment, 2 playgrounds, 20x40 pool, nature trails, lending library with movies, rec hall with ping pong, pool table, air hockey, foosball. Clean and quiet. SEE AD ON PAGE 23

11 J ellystone Park™ Camp Resort: l Lakes Region, NH

111 Mi-Te-Jo Road, Milton, NH 03851 • (603) 652-9022 info@lakesregionjellystone.com • www.lakesregionjellystone.com Come, relax, and enjoy your family at our lakeside campground! Located within an hour from ocean beaches and White Mountain attractions, Jellystone Park™ Lakes Region 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 244 sites with water/electric/septic, cable TV and WiFi, 30/50 amp, pull thru sites, group area, cabin rentals, 2 sandy beaches, boating (docks and ramp), fishing, walking trails, playgrounds, canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals, tennis court, basketball, ball fields, shuffleboard, bocci, horseshoes, weekly activities, gem mining, giant jumping pillow, lazer tag, handicap bathroom, laundry, general store.

Don’t assume the moose has seen you and will wait until you pass to cross the road. New Hampshire Fish and Game - Connecting you to life outdoors™

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Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort 196 Shawtown Rd., Freedom, NH 03836 • (603) 539-2069 •danforthbay.com SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 22

Traditional Family Camping in the heart of the Lakes Region!

One mile from Winnipesaukee Beaches. Close to The Weirs, Squam Lake, & the White Mountains

Family Friendly Sites for Everyone Quiet Hours Enforced 50 amp & 30 amp RV Clean Restrooms & Facilities Wooded Tenting Sites Pool • Rec Hall • Playgrounds Rustic Cabins Sports Court • Athletic Field Seasonal & Extended Stay Sites Nature Trails • Pet Friendly WiFi Throughout Park

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• 20/30/50 amp service • Pull-thru sites • Summer fun activities & events • Tennis/pickleball/shuffleboard •Dog park • Golf cart rentals • Rental kayaks, canoes, & SUPs• Winter camping: access snowmobile trails, ice-fishing & nearby ski areas

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Over 600 roomy sites across 335 scenic, forested acres, including a half-mile of lake frontage. Featuring full site hook-ups, four-season cabins, clean bathhouses, heated pools, convenient store, sandy beaches, playgrounds & fields, family-friendly events & activities, boat launch, pets welcome and more!


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Lake Forest Resort

A beautiful RV retreat by the lake for couples on their own again.

150 Dearborn Road East Wakefield, NH 03830 • (603) 522-3306 lakeforestresortinfo@gmail.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, 130 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. SEE AD ON PAGE 26

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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), modern facilities, free WiFi, 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.

Enjoy the Endless Beauty of Lake Winnipesaukee...

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 50 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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14 Long Island Bridge Campground, LLC l 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 and cable TV, all sites have fireplace and picnic table, basketball and volleyball courts, horseshoe pits. SEE AD ABOVE

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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, WiFi . For Reservations Call 1-800-848-0328 SEE AD ON PAGE 25


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Call or Write for a Free Color Brochure:

26 Campground Road Meredith, New Hampshire 03253

Visit us at: www.clearwatercampground.com

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Cabin Rentals

Enjoy: Swimming, Boating and Fishing on Pemigewasset Lake

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Use your RV All Year and Discover Winter Fun, Recreation and Relaxation. Sewer, Cable TV — Large Level Wooded Sites Overnight, Vacation and Seasonal Campsites for both Summer and Winter Recreation Near 5 Ski Areas and Snowmobile Trails.

Come and Enjoy Our Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub Year Round

In the Summer Swim and Boat at Clearwater Campground Across Route 104

ON SITE CABIN RENTALS Visit us at: www.meredithwoods.com APPROVED CAMPGROUND

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Well screened sites assure privacy in a lovely forest


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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... Nine-hole Cayman golf course...

RV, Motorhome & Park Model Sites

fishing & Sailing on the lake 150 Dearborn Road E. Wakefield, NH 03830

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Newfound RV Park

792 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater, NH 03222 • (603) 744-3344 newfoundrvpark@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 Use address Amenities Under new ownership. Quiet family campground nestled near Newfound Lake and a short ride to the White Mountains. 39 large (60ft) pull thru sites, 5 brook side sites, and 2 large back-in sites. All offering water/sewer/electric-20/30/50 amp. Large primitive tent sites on the brook. Complimentary Cable and WiFi throughout the park. Clean, private restrooms and showers, and clean laundry room. Camp store w/ firewood, ice, RV supplies and more. Picnic table and fire ring at every site.

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245 Rte 3, Holderness, NH 03245 • (603) 279-6266 camp@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 Full-Hookup (W/E/S/C), W/E and primitive tent sites available. Modern rest rooms with free showers, swimming pool, playground, recreation room w/pool table and arcade, coin operated laundry. Camp store with groceries, wood, ice, and souvenirs. Weekly activities and fun-filled theme weekends. Free WiFi access, pets welcome. Seasonal sites available. 26 | 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide

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96 Hilliard Road, Laconia, NH 03246 • (603)-366-4757 pbcampground@gmail.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, table & fireplaces, water & electric on all sites, sewage available, sandy beach, pavilion, boat docking, swimming, fishing, kayak, paddle board and canoe rental, laundry, playground, wifi available near the office area. We welcome well behaved dogs and limit 2 per campsite. Walking distance to Weirs Beach and a short drive to mountains for hiking.

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Pine Hollow Campground

656 North Endicott St., Weirs Beach, Laconia, NH 03247 (603) 366-2222 Winter # (508) 647-1966 camp@pinehollowcampground.com • www.pinehollowcampground.com Directions From Rte 93 North/South exit 23, Rte 104, to Meredith. Continue on Rte 104 until end and take right on Rte 3. Follow Rte 3 until you see The Tamarack restaurant at the lights. Go through the lights and we are the 2nd driveway on the right. GPS Directions N 43 36.9 W 71 28.753 Amenities Nestled in the pine trees, amenities include 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, beach, boating, hiking, shopping and restaurants.


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S ilver Lake Park Campground & Cabins

389 Jamestown Road, Belmont, NH 03220 • (603) 524-6289 silverlkcpgr@aol.com • www.silverlakeparkcampground.com Located directly on the shores of New Hampshire’s Silver Lake, the campground offers 600 feet of waterfront, with a delightful, gradually sloping, sandy beach that is perfect for children. Enjoy swimming in crystal clear water; do some serious fishing for largemouth or smallmouth bass; or boat, canoe or kayak for miles on the lake and river. At the end of the day, marvel at the sunset across the water from your campsite. The campground is a private, gated property, and the lake is private with no public access. Located only minutes from town, with easy access to tax-free shopping at everything from outlet malls to antique shops as well as restaurants, and an 18-hole golf course. Directions Exit 20 off I-93, Route 140E, left on Jamestown Road, 2 miles entrance on left GPS Directions 43.465503 71.531558 Amenities Cabin rentals, private boat launch ramp, sandy beach, fishing, modern facilities, laundry, canoe/kayak/paddle board rentals, boat ramp, corn hole, horseshoes, playground, ice, paved streets, hook-ups 2-4 ways, cable, WiFi, close to Tanger Outlets and restaurants. SORRY NO DOGS.

194 Depot Road Tamworth, NH 03886

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11 Jackman Pond Road, South Tamworth, NH 03883 • (603) 323-9133 riverbendcampgroundnh@gmail.com • www.riverbend-nh.com New owners of this small, rustic campground in the heart of NH. Nearby attractions include Lake Winnipesaukee cruises & boat launch, outlet shopping, hiking, biking, kayaking, public golf courses, excellent dining, brewery & distillery, Barnstormers Theater. Directions From I-93 take Exit 23 to Meredith, follow Rt 25 to junction 0f 113W. From Rt 16, take Rt 25 to junction of 113W. GPS Directions N 71 32.797 W 43 82.838 Amenities Wooded and open sites most with 30-50 amp electric, water, sewer, basic wifi, fire pits, picnic tables, pull-thrus, back-ins & tent sites, pool, playground, horseshoes, river walk along the Bearcamp River. Fishing, pet friendly, bathhouse with hot showers, small camp store, firewood available. Additional amenities coming soon! SEASONAL SITES AVAILABLE.

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Terrace Pines Campground

Enjoy swimming, boating, & fishing on our 2 lakes!

Enjoy large, spacious sites.

79 First Crown Point Road, Strafford, NH 03884 • (603) 332-0405 strafford@koa.com • www.straffordkoa.com Strafford/Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA offers 45 acres of peaceful recreational family camping nestled in a country side setting in the beautiful lakes region of New Hampshire. 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 - 5 Miles off Route 16 on 202A Amenities Large spacious sites with full hookup electric/water/septic/ cable tv, 20/30 amp or 20/30/50 amp, back in sites and pull-thru sites, deluxe patio sites, cabin rentals, deluxe cabin rentals, big rigs welcome. Tent sites. All sites have tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, sandy beach with swimming area & heated pool with spacious seating area. Water slide and spray park, 6-1/2 acre pond, fishing (no license required) paddle boats, canoeing, row boat, kayaking and more, horseshoes, dog park, play ground, basketball court, arcade games, sitting area, free wagon rides, activities during busy season, WiFi limited coverage, clean restrooms, laundry room, camp store, firewood on site. Propane fill station. SEE AD ON PAGE 29

23 Tamworth Camping Area l 194 Depot Road, 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, celebrating our 54th year. 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, cable TV, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, on-site trailer rentals, group areas, free WiFi hotspot, dump station, LP gas, laundry, PETS ON LEASH w/Rabies Cert., playground with pirate ship, sandy beach, meditation garden, mini golf, pavilion, basketball court, shuffleboard, horseshoes, camp store, recreation hall, KILN-DRIED State of NH approved firewood, ice, swim, fishing, farm animals, theme weekends, special events, family rates, off season rates Oct 15 - Nov 30 (water off at sites) SEE AD ON PAGE 27

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1 Terrace Pines Road, 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 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, WiFi, disc golf course, indoor mini golf, camp store, wood, ice, swimming, fishing, boating (launch), mountain trail, rowboat/ canoe/kayak/Corcl/paddle board rentals, pet friendly w/dog park, wiffleball field, basketball & pickleball court, library, pet friendly cabin rentals, and wooded waterfront sites. 2021 Terrace Pines celebrates its 60th Anniversary! SEE AD ON PAGE 29

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Twin Tamarack Family Camping & RV Resort

41 Twin Tamarack Road, New Hampton, NH 03256 • (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 240 sites, W/E/S hookups, 30 and 50 Amp, pull-thru sites w/cable, WiFi (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. SEE AD ON PAGE 30


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

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6 Viewland Court, Alton Bay, NH 03810 • (603) 875-7100 goslow28@yahoo.com • www.viewlandcampground.com Directions From Alton traffic circle, at Junction Rt 28 & 11, north to Wolfeboro 1.2 mi. Right on Bay Hill Road. Located 600 ft. on left. GPS Directions N 43 28.299 W 71 13.864 Amenities 40 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 primitive tent sites available. Walking distance to all Alton Bay attractions (marinas, swimming, arcades, restaurants and free Saturday night band concerts).

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110 Nichols Road, West Ossipee, NH 03890 • (603) 539-6445 info@westwardshores.com • www.westwardshores.com Enjoy the lake life at Westward Shores! Featuring vacation and seasonal campsites, cottage and lodge rentals. Westward Shores is the perfect lakeside getaway for you and your family! Relax on your own, or join us for activities and events scheduled throughout the season. GPS Directions N 43.802201 W 71.166976 Amenities Inflatable water park, snack bar, beaches, kayak, paddleboat, stand up paddle board rentals, dog park, hot tub rentals, basketball, baseball, and tennis. SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 28

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Willey Brook Campground

883 Center Street (Route 28), 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

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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

3281 Province Lake Road, (Rt. 153) East Wakefield, NH 03830 • (603) 871-8028 woodmanlake@gmail.com • www.woodmanlakecampground.com Woodman Lake Campground is a family friendly campground located in the 7 Lakes Region with easy access to all NH attractions. Directions Rt. 95 north to Rt. 16 north. Drive 38 miles and take right onto Wakefield Road. Drive to NH 153 north. Drive 12 minutes .7 miles on Rt. 153. Campground is on left. GPS Directions N 43 38.21.76 W 70 58.55.17 Amenities 53 campsites located on 10 acres, with wooded and open sites. We have both R.V. and tent options to chose from. 3-way hookups, bathhouse, and pond available for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Barn on site. Public access for boating, fishing and swimming at Great East, Lake Ivanhoe, and Lovell Lake. Short drive to both Wolfeboro and Conway. Pets on a leash. Old fashion, clean campground operating for over 40 years.

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FAMILY CAMPING & RV RESORT

On Pemigewasset Lake

FREE Wi-Fi

Due to many small children, no motorcycles please!

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 APPROVED • RV Clubs & Rally’s Welcome 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 (603) 279-4387 or Email us at twintamarack@metrocast.net

From I-93, Exit 23. 2 1⁄2 miles East on Rt., 104 — Open Mid-May thru Mid-October —

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Twin Tamarack Road, New Hampton, NH 03256 Visit our web site: www.twintamarackcampground.com


Building Your Campfire Building the perfect fire can be difficult, which is why our friends at Campspot have provided us ARTICLE BY KENDRA CLAPP OLGUIN with their tips for building the perfect fire. Cone – In the center of the fire ring or fire pit, form a small pile of tinder. Then build a small cone structure with the kindling pieces by leaning the tops against one another, spaced out around the tinder. After lighting the tinder and adding more, if needed, the kindling will begin to catch fire. Once the temperature has risen, and the kindling is well-lit, you can add one or two larger firewood pieces at a time. Log cabin – Place two pieces of firewood parallel but still spaced out within the fire ring or pit. This will be the base of your little log cabin. Then, perpendicularly place two pieces of kindling parallel to form a square or hashtag. Repeat this, adding one or two layers of kindling and small firewood pieces. Before adding the final layer, put your tinder and a couple of kindling pieces within your log cabin’s center. The last two pieces should still be parallel but placed closer to one another so that it can ignite once you light the tinder below. Starting the Fire – After constructing your fire structure, it’s time to light it. Light the tinder with a match or lighter. Blow gently onto the flame and base of the fire. Hopefully, conditions around you are dry and mild, that your lit tinder allows your kindling to catch quickly and, eventually, your firewood as well. Kiln-dried wood particularly helps in this scenario. Yet, this is the real world we’re talking about, and in the real world, things happen. You may need to add more tinder or kindling to keep the flame going until the larger firewood pieces catch. If there’s no airflow around the fire ring, you may need to continue blowing gently to feed the fire oxygen. Knowing that it’s the combination of tinder, kindling, and enough air to get the fire started allows you to be prepared to address the variable that might be struggling.

Burn, baby, burn! – When the fire begins to pick up, continue adding kindling and firewood to keep the fire going. Be sure not to add too many pieces at once and run the risk of smothering the fire. Remember, the fire needs space to breathe. Be sure. Be safe. Be smart. Be sure to check with the campground to ensure that campfires are allowed at the time because sometimes if the area is under a dry spell, campfires may not be permitted. Usually, they will post signs if this is the case. Do not leave your fire unattended and keep a watchful eye on children and pets. Fill a bucket with water and leave it nearby in case of emergencies. It’s always better to be safe than sorry and you will need it at the end of the night anyway so why not fill it up now? Extinguishing the Fire – Burn your firewood down to embers and ash. When done, extinguish the fire by pouring water on it. Be mindful that in doing so, hot steam will rise, so avoid standing over it. Keep pouring water until it stops hissing. If, at this point, you’re tired and you think this is overkill, remember that in 2019, humans caused 87% of wildfires. That’s shocking, right?! Stirring the ashes between pours helps put out the fire faster. Again, we recommend packing a collapsible bucket water pail. Make sure no embers are still smoldering, and as Smokey the Bear would say, “If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to leave.”

We hope this tutorial comes in handy at your next Campspot. As with everything, it takes practice to make perfect. Before you know it, you’ll have the process down pat. Campspot is the leading online marketplace for premier RV resorts, family campgrounds, cabins, glamping options, and more. Browse and book instantly at over 500 campgrounds at Campspot.com.

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white mountains region

Points of Interest: Legendary mountain peaks, endless recreational opportunities, and breathtaking natural beauty awaits you in the White Mountains. The White Mountains region is a hiker’s paradise with opportunity to explore 800,000 acres of the White Mountain National Forest. Conquer the Northeast’s tallest peak, Mount Washington, or one of the other 48-4,000+ foot peaks that scatter across the region. There are enough trails to suit all ages and abilities with many trails open year-round. If you prefer to soak in the views another way, the White Mountains are also home to the historic Mt. Washington Auto Road and Mt. Washington Cog Railway where you can take in the scenery from your car or train. Tour the mountaintops in gondolas, aerial tramways, and chairlifts and take in the exceptional panoramic views of the region from your seat. Winter in the White Mountains is especially blissful with a number of ski resorts to choose from; Bretton Woods, Cannon Mountain, Loon Mountain, and Wildcat just to name a few. Winter sports enthusiasts can take part in downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating or snowmobiling then warm up at one of the many cozy, slope side restaurants nearby. If you are a summer visitor, take a ride along 34 miles of the Kancamagus highway, locally known as the “Kanc”, where you can enjoy cooling off among the natural waterslides and swimming holes. Some other refreshing stops include Arethusa Falls and Diana’s Bath where you can take a dip in the water or enjoy a picnic lunch alongside. The Saco and Pemigewasset rivers flow throughout the region which allow plenty of opportunity for kayaking, tubing, canoeing, swimming, or fishing.

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• Santa’s Village (Jefferson) • Chutters (Littleton) • MWV Children’s Museum (North Conway) • Mount Washington Cog Railway (Bretton Woods) • Zeb’s General Store (North Conway) • Diana’s Bath (Bartlett) • Riverwalk Covered Bridge (Littleton) • The Christmas Loft (North Conway)

For more info on the White Mountains Franconia Notch Regional Chamber of Commerce 603-823-5661 • www.franconianotch.org Western White Mountains Chamber of Commerce 603-745-6621 • www.westernwhitemtns.com Littleton Area Chamber of Commerce 603-444-6561 • www.littletonareachamber.com Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce 1-800-367-3364 • www.mtwashingtonvalley.org White Mountain Attractions Visitor Center 1-800-FIND-MTS • www.VisitWhiteMountains.com

The White Mountain Region is an excellent spot for family trips. Area attractions range from Storyland and Santa’s Village to the Polar Caves and Clark’s Bears. For those who like to shop, the region offers some of the best tax-free shopping, microbreweries, and restaurants you’ll find.


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373 Route 302 West • Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846-1026 stay@alongtheriverNH.com • www.alongtheriverNH.com Riverfront, pet friendly oasis with White Mountain views. Directions We are on Route 302, 0.7 miles WEST of the Rte. 3 & Rte. 302 lights/intersection in Twin Mountain (Carroll), NH - towards Littleton & Bethlehem. From south - take Rte 93 to exit 35 to intersection, then left. From north - take Rte 93 to exit 40, head east on Rte 302, 10 miles on right. GPS Directions N 44 16.20 W 71 33.12 Amenities Seasonal & Extended Stay RV Sites (week or more) Grassy sites in sun or shade with 20, 30 or 50amp electric, water, sewer, WiFi, cable, fire pit and picnic table. A few river tent sites. Quiet hours 10pm to 8am. No large groups, no parties, no late night noise. Community area along the river w/seating and 36 | 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide

picnic tables for R&R. Cool off with sparkling in-ground pool or wade, fish, float, sit or tube in the river (depends on water level). We love and allow dogs, leashed and with good parents who clean up. No barkers, biters or aggressive dogs. Clean bath house, hot showers. Park area, with net, horse shoes, games, books and DVDs to borrow. Wood and ice sold at the small on site store. Close to Mt. Washington, The Presidentials, 4000 footers, Franconia Notch and Crawford Notch, the Kane, lots of hiking/biking trails, mountain views, 5 golf courses and attractions. BOOK ONLINE YEAR ROUND for Summer May-Oct. WINTER CAMPING Nov-March. Check website for information.


Ammonoosuc Campground

149 US Route 3, Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846-5527 ammonoosuccg@twc.com • www.ammonoosuccampground.com Directions I-93 Exit 35 continue on Route 3N. Approximately 1/4 mile south of Junction Route 3 & 302. GPS Directions N 44 16.104 W 071 32.663 Amenities All 110 sites wooded, all tent sites w/shelter, tables and fireplaces, dump station, laundry, modern facilities, playground, large pool w/ ADA, WiFi, pool lift available, pets on leash. Winter: heated restrooms, direct access to groomed snowmobile trail systems. Seasons of Operation Summer: May 15–Oct. 15; Winter: Nov. 15–March 15 SEE AD BELOW

Things to do… Choose Your Path The Lost River Gorge & Boulder

Caves, located in Kinsman Notch in the White Mountains, is a land of spectacular beauty forged by the powerful forces of water, wind, weather, and time. The Ice Age brought glaciers more than a mile thick that grounded, lifted, and deposited rocks that formed notches and mountains. Lost River Gorge is an adventure that combines the beauty and mysteries of nature with the excitement of discovery! Your journey through the gorge can be as easy or as ambitious as you choose!

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Apple Hill Campground

647 Maple Street, Bethlehem, NH 03574 • (603) 869-2238 applehill@roadrunner.com • www.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 and 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

On Top of the World First opening on August 8th, 1861, the Mt. Washington Auto Road is America’s oldest manmade attraction. Located just north of North Conway, the Auto Road’s unique location provides spectacular views of the Presidential Mountain Range. Drive yourself up the Auto Road in the summer months or take a guided tour, in the winter, on the Mt. Washington SnowCoach, transporting guests to approximately 4,200 feet into a sub-arctic world for a truly unforgettable adventure. Tours are always conducted “weather permitting.”

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Baker River Campground

All Aboard! Enjoy an old-fashioned railroading

56 Campground Road, Rumney, NH 03266 • (603) 786-9707 bakerriver@bakerrivercampgound.com • www.bakerrivercampground.com Directions From the North/South: Interstate 93 to Exit 26 (Route 25). Follow Route 25 for 2.5 miles and turn right on Smith Bridge Road (just before Sanctuary sign). Follow for 2.6 miles (becomes Quincy Road). Turn left on Mountain View Drive and then turn slight left on Campground Road. GPS Directions N 43 47.268 W 071 46.614 Amenities Nestled on the beautiful Baker River, we are a family campground located 2 1/2 hours from Boston and just 5 miles from Plymouth, NH using I-93 Baker River exit 26. Our central location provides easy access to all of the many attractions of the White Mountains and the Lakes Regions. 62 sites, some along river, swimming, tubing, canoeing, fishing, playground, volleyball, horseshoe courts, tables and firepits, modern facilities, dump station, ice, wood, snacks, PETS ON LEASH with breed restrictions. Cell phone service for most providers. SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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experience on the Conway Scenic Railroad, with all trains departing from an 1874 train station in North Conway Village. Whether you choose one of Heritage Valley Excursions on the Valley Train or take the Mountaineer to Crawford Notch, this is a journey back in time the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Ocean Adventure New England’s Newest Hands-On

Experience! Living Shores Aquarium, located at Story Land in Glen, is an indoor walk through adventure that allows the whole family to discover the wonders of the ocean year-round. The aquarium includes over 32,000 sq. ft. of interactive tide pools, exhibits, and immersive activities. See otters, touch sting rays, interact with tropical birds and so much more. Afterwards, walk next door to NH’s best family amusement park, Story Land!

Hike the Whites White Mountain National Forest lies within the White Mountains in the states of New Hampshire and Maine. It is known for great hiking trails, beautiful views including spectacular views of fall foliage, winter skiing, and ample outdoor recreation opportunities. The forest provides wildlife habitat to black bears and peregrine falcons amongst other animals. There are short hikes that can take you to a waterfall or a spectacular view, as well as longer hikes to scenic outlooks, lakes and ponds, and mountain summits. A Place for Poets The Frost Place, located in Franconia,

is a nonprofit educational center for poetry and the arts based at Robert Frost’s old homestead. Besides serving as a sanctuary for lovers of poetry and books, it is also a museum. Here you won’t find fancy multi-media displays or cafés, but if you come seeking a glimpse and a sense of the kind of place where a young poet could concentrate, The Frost Place can still offer such pleasures. Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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776 White Mountain Hwy, Conway, NH 03860 • (603) 447-2723 info@thebeachcampingarea.com • www.thebeachcampingarea.com Swim in the crystal clear waters of the Saco River. A 1/2 mile of riverfront awaits your lawn chair or blanket at The Beach Family Campground. 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, all with 3-way hookups, most 30/20 amp, some 50 amp, free hi speed fiber optic wireless internet, picnic tables and fire pits, large beach, swimming, fishing, canoeing, playground, store, ice, wood, laundry, LP gas (metered), dump station, modern facilities. Outlet shopping, grocery stores less than a mile away. PETS ON LEASH ($), 48th year.

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Beech Hill Campground & Cabins

Enjoy our heated indoor pool, regardless of the weather!

970 Route 302 West, Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846-5521 camping@beechhill.com • www.beechhill.com A quiet family campground located in the heart of the beautiful White Mountain Region and surrounded by over 1,000 square miles of forest. It can offer the camper seclusion but is still convenient to all area attractions, including various hiking trails for all ages and skill sets. Whether a camper wants to relax and enjoy the on site amenities or go off and experience the wonderful area! Come camp with us there’s something for everyone! Directions 1.8 miles west of intersection of US Route 3 and US Route 302 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 some with 50 amp, cabin rentals (sorry, no pets in cabins). Enjoy our indoor heated pool, regardless of the weather! Game room, playground, laundry, free hot showers, metered propane, firewood, ice, groceries, RV camp supplies in our store, pets are allowed in the campground leashed. Free WiFi Available. Giant chess and checkers, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, bocci, and shuffleboard. SEE AD BELOW SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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Branch Brook Campground

97 Branch Brook Road, Campton, NH 03223 • (603) 726-7001 reservations@branchbrooknh.com • www.campnh.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, 189 sites, full service, handicap friendly, TF, wtr/elec/ sewer/cable hookups, 20/30/50 amp, prim tent sites, wireless hot spot, rec hall, free hot showers, arcade, ST, LA, LP, nature trails, swimming (river and multi feature play pool), tubing, fishing, canoe and kayak rentals, activities.

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Burns Lake Campground

14 Forest Lake Road, Whitefield, NH 03598 • (603) 837-9037 uncleb4200@yahoo.com • www.campgroundnh.com A quiet, remote campground overlooking Burns Lake in Whitefield, just north of the White Mountain National Forest and close to the Connecticut River. If you want to escape the noise and stress of the city, but you don’t want to deal with the crowds of tourists who flock to the White Mountain National Forest and the Lakes Region, this campground is perfect for you and your family. Directions From I-93N, take Exit 41, turn right at the end of the ramp. Go to lights, turn right on to Rte. 116. Go 8 miles then turn left on to Forest Lake Road, the campground entrance is ahead 150 feet on the right. Please check in at the office upon arrival. Amenities The campground features aquatic activities like swimming, canoeing, and fishing. Most sites have full hookups and most of them are pull-thru. There are also tent sites, a pool, picnic tables and fire rings, and a dump station.

9 Country Bumpkins Campground & l Cabins 218 US Route 3, Lincoln, NH 03251 • (603) 745-8837 info@countrybumpkins.com • www.countrybumpkins.com Directions From US 93: Take Exit 33, Route 3 South, entrance is 1/2 mile on left (Country Bumpkins Campground Road). From VT: 112E to the light in North Woodstock. Take a left onto 3 North. We are 2 miles up on your right. From Maine: Take 112W to the 1st traffic light in Lincoln, take a right to end, right onto 3 North, 1/2 mile up on right. 218 DW Hghwy. GPS Directions N 44 03.288 W 071 41.302 Amenities Country Bumpkins Campground is dedicated to providing clean, comfortable, family friendly and affordable accommodations in the heart of the beautiful White Mountains. Great location near Franconia Notch State Park, and all the attractions in the White Mountains. Within a mile of Whales Tails water park and Clark Trading Post & Bear Shows. Located on the junction of Pemi River and Bog Brook with a small duck and trout pond in the center which we stock for viewing and feeding. We have 6 well equipped cabins, 1 travel trailer rental and a campground with 67 campsites for both tents and RVs. We can accommodate larger RVs (over 40’) on some sites with full hookups including cable. Some RV sites have just water and electric. Our tent sites are located mostly on the river and pond (these tent sites do not have water or electricity at them). We have a playground, game room, small laundry, LP Gas station and 2 bathhouses with hot showers. River fishing and wading. Free WiFi. Pets allowed with breed restrictions. Reservations Recommended. Open Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Easy access 1/2 mile from US93.

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Crawford Notch Campground

1138 US Route 302, Hart’s Location, NH 03812 • (603) 374-2779 camp@crawfordnotch.com • www.crawfordnotchcamping.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. SEE AD ON PAGE 40

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788 Hilltop Road, Littleton, NH 03561 • (603) 444-2204 mail@crazyhorsenh.com • www.crazyhorsenh.com Crazy Horse Family Campground is a 4-season campground nestled in the White Mountains. There is something for everyone, from planned weekend activities for kids, Corn Hole & Horseshoe Tournaments for adults, lake access with your kayak. Pet Friendly! We have the perfect spot for everyone! Come enjoy your slice of Heaven! Directions 2 ½ miles off I-93 Exit 43. Right off ramp, 1st right on to St. Johnsbury Rd, right on to Hilltop Road, 2 miles down on right. GPS Directions N 44 19.592 W 071 50.665 Amenities 175 forested and open sites. Sparkling clean facilities include: spacious, big rig, full hook up sites with 30/50-amp service and cable; wooded tent and pop up sites with water/electric; and group sites. Tent area and wifi.

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584 White Mountain Highway, Conway, NH 03818 • (603) 447-5092 info@easternslopecamping.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 and 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 230 sites on 36 acres; 48 pull-thru sites accommodates tents, popups, Class A, Class C, Big-Rigs; fire rings, picnic tables, and canopies on most sites. Family oriented, free WiFi, canoe and kayak rentals and shuttle. Cozy camping cabins; fishing, swimming. Game room, recreation hall, waterfront area, outdoor grills available, heated outdoor pool, playground, riverfont access, hayrides, make your own sundaes, pool, afternoon kids activities SEE AD ON PAGE 41

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974 Profile Road, Franconia, NH 03580 • (603) 823-5675 info@franstedcampground.com • www.franstedcampground.com Fransted...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 will find the best hiking and 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 95 Sites - Wooded and river front tent sites some w/water and electric. Trailer sites, 30/50 amp service, up to 42ft, full hookups, cable TV. Free WiFi, modern bathhouses, store, laundry, LP, planned events/activity tent, hiking, fishing, swimming/tubing, mini-golf, recreation field, volleyball, basketball, playground, pavilion, pets on leash SEE AD ON RIGHT

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

Opening mid-May to mid-October, and opening for the winter season January and February. 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

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57 Pine Knoll Road, Albany, NH 03818 • (603) 447-3131 whitemountains@huttopia.com • https://canada-usa.huttopia.com/en/ Discover nature as you’ve never experienced it before. Huttopia, a French glamping brand, invites you to relax in comfortable tents and cabins surrounded by trees at its White Mountains location.
Bordered by a lake, the resort is equipped with a heated swimming pool, an Airstream food truck and many sports facilities that will provide activities for friends and families alike. Enjoy the outdoors “à la française”, with a cup of espresso or a glass of wine.” Directions By Route 16, between Conway and Chocorua. A Huttopia totem is located at the entrance of the resort Amenities WiFi, store, pets allowed (leashed), group area, tenting, rec hall/game room, rental units - cabin, playground, swimming pool, swimming natural, boating/canoeing, fishing. Sorry, no RVs.

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111 Israels River Road, Jefferson, NH 03583 • (603) 586-7977 camping@israelrivercampground.com • www.israelrivercampground.com Discover the natural beauty New Hampshire has to offer at Israel River Campground. Start your day with spectacular views of the Presidential Mountain Range and the Mount Washington Observatory. Swim or fish in the river, relax by the pool, or play a game or horseshoes. Family relaxation and fun is what we are all about. Whether you have a tent or a camper, book your site today, or stake your claim for the season. Isn’t it time to get away from it all? Directions 8 miles from Route 3, 2 1⁄2 miles from Route 2 GPS Directions N 44 22.483 W 071 27.855 Amenities 125 grassy tent & RV sites with water/electric/sewer, mostly 30 amp service but some 50, fireplaces, pool, camp store, laundry, recreation hall, new playground, horseshoes, fishing, hunting, hiking. WiFi is limited to rec hall building, It is not throughout the whole campground.

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16 Jefferson Campground l Close to all White Mountain attractions

Resort Campground 18 Lantern l & Motor Inn

571 Presidential Highway, Jefferson, NH 03583 • (603) 586-7151 info@thelanternresort.com • 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 99 large, grassy sites, 3 way and 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 and camp store, pavilion, family activities night, free WiFi.

1468 Presidential Highway, Jefferson, NH 03583 • (603) 586-4510 info@jeffersoncampground.com •www.jeffersoncampground.com Amazing mountain views with great Wi-Fi! Only minutes away from Santa’s Village and close to all the White Mountain attractions. Directions From Interstate 93, take US -302 to NH-115 N, turn left onto US-2 W, and in about a half a mile Jefferson Campground is on the left. GPS Directions N 44 23.240 W 071 25.502 Amenities 84 sites including full hook-ups, water/electric, and tent area with picnic tables and fire rings, pool, playground, laundry, camp store, and LP gas. SEE AD BELOW

17 J ellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: l Glen Ellis, NH

83 Glen Ellis Campground Road, Glen, NH 03838 • (603) 383-4567 info@campglenellis.com • www.glenellisjellystone.com Jellystone Park™ Glen Ellis offers a picturesque camping experience the whole family will enjoy. Get out and explore nature by kayaking, tubing, or fishing the two rivers, watching a sunset over the mountains, or hiking the Whites. Whether you prefer to sleep under the stars in a tent, or set up your RV, Jellystone Park™ “has a spot with your name on it.” Start planning your getaway today! 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 Mini golf, baseball field, basketball court, gaga ball, volleyball court, tennis court, beach, tube rentals, gem mining, pool, playgrounds, jumping pillow, arts & crafts, movie nights, daily activities

This camping and hunting season, get your firewood from a vendor close to your destination. Don’t pack your own! Invasive insects and diseases in dead and dying wood threaten our native trees and forests. If you move firewood, you could be giving these pests a free ride to new territory. Every camper, cabin owner, and recreationist should leave their firewood at home and obtain it near their destination… that could make a long-term difference in the health of our forests and the quality of our recreational experiences.

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1000 East Side Road, Woodstock, NH 03293 • (603) 745-8008 (800) 562-9736 • bbkoa1@roadrunner.com • www.koa.com 50 years of amazing camping experiences, where our customers soon become our friends. Our award winning park has been noted as “A Diamond in the Woods”. 100 Acres of Fun! Directions Exit 31 to Eastside Road (Rt 175) South 2 Miles GPS Directions N 43 57.713 W 071 40.493 Amenities Tent in the Wilderness or on a grassy site, some perfect for hammock camping. RV’s choose pull-thru or back-in sites offering 2,3 or 4 way hook-ups, some offering patios, patio furniture, a Webber gas grill and a log swing or special seating option. Our soft rugged campers will appreciate our selection of cabins; Deluxe Cabins, a Tree Cabin, and a “Couples” Cabin which offers many cozy features. Children and adults will want to explore the many “free spirit” activities we offer. We are a pet friendly park. Check out our Kamp K9 dog park and kennels. Groups are welcome; inquire about our function tent for your next gathering. Pool, WiFi, fire truck rides, water slip n slide, jump pad, disc golf, on site mini golf, fishing pond (no license required), walking trail to the river and pond, multiple sports equipment and games available. SEE AD BELOW

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2154 Route 302, Libson, NH 03585 • (603) 838-5525 • 800-562-5836 littleton@koa.com • www.littletonkoa.com Directions Route 93 exit 42 then west on Route 302, 5 miles; Route 91 exit 17 then east on Route 302, 17 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, Pancake breakfasts (Saturdays), cable, modern facilities, heated pool, game room, WiFi, campstore, playground, great people, fun times. SEE AD ON PAGE 53

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951 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262 • (603) 745-8321 info@lostriver.com • www.lostriver.com Heavily wooded campground situated between two rivers. Many sites with and without electric right on the the rivers edge. All sites include drinkable water on site except for primitive sites. Directions From Interstate 93 turn right going north or south off exit 32 and go 4 miles. From Interstate 91 turn on Hwy 112 off Hwy 302 and go 18 miles. 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 and fireplaces, modern facilities (limited handicapped), LP gas, swim, fish, playground, recreation room, laundry, camp store, 20/30/50 amp electric. Wifi available in a central area around the office. Seasonal sites available with 45’ max RV length.

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22 Maple Haven Campground & Cottages l 109 Lost River Road, North Woodstock, NH 03262 • (603) 745-3350 info@maplehavencampground.com • www.maplehavencampground.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.” 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 85 sites. Some rustic; W/E; dump station. Group sites available. Pond for swimming and fishing, playground, horse shoes, volley ball; Rec hall with games. Cottages available. PETS ON LEASH.

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Moose Hillock Campground

Swim in our famous “Blue Lagoon”.

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 276 large wooded sites, tent, water/electric and water/electric/ septic, Cable TV, 20/30/50 amp service, camping cabins, modern facilities (handicap), dump station, playground, tables and fireplaces, camp store, LP gas, laundry, pavilion, recreation barn, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, fishing, hiking, heated pool with beach entry, waterfalls and waterslides. SEE AD ON PAGE 45

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Mountain Lake Camping Resort

only 10 minutes to Santa’s Village!

603-788-4509 www.mtnlakecampingresort.com Route 3, Lancaster, NH 03584

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Enjoy our large, well-spaced sites and family atmosphere!

485 Prospect Street (Route 3), Lancaster, NH 03584 • (603) 788-4509 www.mtnlakecampingresort.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 100 open, wooded or lake view sites, all with at least electric and water, RV sites water/electric/septic and cable TV, WiFi @ Site, picnic table and firepit, free hot showers, dump station, large camp store, laundry, LP gas (metered), ice, wood, recreation hall, playground, life-size chess and checkers, shuffleboard, horseshoes, swim (lake or heated pool), waterslides, canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals, fishing, nature trail, pets on leash w/ restrictions, Log Cabins, Tipi, and Yurt rentals, NO pets in rental units. SEE AD ON PAGE 46

29 Pinehaven Campground Road, 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 50’ RVs. We offer quiet family camping in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. New to Pine Haven? Be sure to visit our youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=TsssvaclgdU) to view a short video about our campground. 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 119 large, spacious, wooded sites, W/E/S, seasonal sites available, riverfront tenting, free WiFi/cable TV on many sites, camp store, clean restrooms and showers, large covered pavilion, pedal go-kart rentals and track, softball field, heated swimming pool, full basketball court, laundry room, 3 playgrounds, horseshoes, LP gas, dump station, picnic tables, fire rings and dog park. SEE AD BELOW

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New Hampshire is the 5th smallest state in America

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Convenient to many of New Hampshire’s finest attractions!

Family Camping in the White Mountains • • • • • • •

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

603-786 -2900

Easily accessible from both I-93 & I-91. Rt. 25 to 29 Pinehaven Campground Road, Wentworth, NH 03282

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3125 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH 03774 • (603) 787-6700 camp@rivermeadowcampground.info • www.rivermeadowcampground.com Campsites and Cabins nestled along the beautiful banks of the Connecticut River, in the small quaint town of North Haverhill. Only 30 minutes to the beauty and attractions of the White Mountains. Directions Entrance is on Route 10, Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH GPS Directions N 72.0296404, W44.0643122 Amenities Located on the Connecticut River, kayak and canoe rentals, fishing, heated pool, Jaccuzzi, playground and activities.

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94 Bridge Street, Lancaster, NH 03584 • (603) 631-7433 manager@riversidecampingnh.com • www.riversidecampingnh.com Located on 75 acres bordering the beautiful Connecticut and Israel Rivers; enjoy boating, fishing, tubing, kayaking, wading, swimming and sunning! Near all major northern NH attractions. Directions Located on Route 2 at NH/VT border. Coming north through Lancaster, take left at Main Street fork and follow Route 2 for 1/3 mile. Sign and entrance is on left. Coming north on Route 2 in Vermont. Take right on Route 2 to NH. Cross bridge and campground entrance is 1/4 mile on your right. GPS Directions N 44 29.754 W 71 35.534 Amenities Large, level 50-amp sites, including river-front sites and pullthrough sites, laundry, LP gas and strong wifi. Ride your ATV to town! Enjoy our new heated swimming pool, entertainment pavilion with weekend activities, corn hole boards and tournaments, beautiful mowed nature trails, bingo, playground, Israel River beach, shuffleboard courts and tournaments, canoe rentals, and more!

Nearly 2,000 ft. of frontage on the Saco River

1550 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH 03860 (603) 356-3360 • reservations@sacorivercampingarea.com www.sacorivercampingarea.com North Conway’s Premier Family Camping Destination! We offer peaceful camping in a nature filled setting with nearly 2000 feet of sites along the river. Located within walking distance of downtown, where you will find local shops, eateries, and tax free outlet shopping! We truly are in the center of it all! Just moments away from Story Land, Conway Scenic Railway, and more! Families will find we are the perfect location for all your outdoor activities. Directions Follow Rt 16 North to the Southern Junction of Rt 16 & Rt 302. Continue .3 miles on Rt 16. We are located on the left. From the North – Follow Rt 16 south just past the Christmas Tree Shop on the right. GPS Directions N 44 01.211 W 071 07.140 Amenities Onsite kayaking, canoe, and tube rentals, beach access, big rig friendly 50 AMP sites, dozens of sites located directly on the riverfront, full service cabins, trailers, and more. WiFi, country store, two laundry rooms, two playgrounds, two dog parks, outdoor laser tag, fun cycle rentals, hay rides, mining sluice, heated pool and free sport equipment rentals. SEE AD BELOW

SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

Location is everything!

North Conway’s Premier Family Camping Destination! We offer peaceful camping in a nature filled setting with nearly 2,000 ft. of sites along the river. We are North Conway’s only campground within walking distance to restaurants, entertainment, and TAX FREE outlet shopping. We are just a short drive to many of the area’s popular attractions, limitless recreation, and picturesque views of the White Mountain National Forest. • Big Rig Friendly 50 Amp Sites • Wi-Fi • Country Store • Deluxe Riverfront Sites • Playground • Water & Electric Tent Sites • Outdoor Laser Tag • Full Service Cabins, Trailers & more! • Fun Cycle Rentals • Dog Park with agility obstacles • Hay Rides and plenty of shade • GaGa Ball, Baseball, Volleyball, • River Access Basketball, Bocce, Horseshoes • On Site Canoe, Kayak & Tube • Mining Sluice Rentals with shuttle • Heated Pool

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18 Gingerbread Lane, Warren, NH 03279 • (603) 764-9380 info@scenicviewnh.com • www.scenicviewnh.com Scenic View is a family owned and operated campground located at the base of the White Mountains. We are located in the small town of Warren, New Hampshire. Conveniently located off both I-93 and I-91, the campground is nestled along the babbling Baker River. The area is often referred to as the “quiet side” of the White Mountains. Stay with us and you’ll soon see why so many of our guests find this area to be a great resting spot to see the many attractions that the White Mountains Region has to offer. 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, riverfront sites , pull thru’s and seasonal sites available. Free Wi-Fi throughout, most RV sites have cable, heated pool (Memorial Weekend-Labor Day Weekend), splash pad, basketball court, rec room, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, camp store, laundry, propane filling station, dump station, clean restrooms, and gemstone panning. Cabin rentals, new super seasonal sites adjacent to campground (3 season). Miles and miles of hiking nearby. SEE AD BELOW

809 Route 2, Shelburne, NH • (603) 466-3872 info@timberlandcampgroundnh.com • www.timberlandcampgroundnh.com We are family owned and offer the perfect getaway for family, friends & reunions. Just minutes from Mt Washington and many attractions. Directions From South - 93N or 91N to Route 2 West. Take Right on Route 2. 5 mi outside of Gorham NH. 2nd campground on the left. From ME – Route 2 East. 5 mi over Maine border on the right. Look for the Big Red Firetruck in the driveway. GPS Directions 44.4089 N, 71.1891 W Amenities Naturally, wooded campground: FHU 30/50 amp RV Sites with Cable, Water. Wifi is offered throughout the park. From pop-up trailers to 45 ‘ motorhomes. Rental cabins and trailers (many pet friendly options). Our tenting section is nestled in the trees, perfect for your tent or hammock. Propane heated pool 86 degrees (Memorial-mid-September). Bathrooms with hot showers, rec room, and laundry. Camp store has wood, ice, ice cream, soda, beer, wine, and lots more. The pirate ship playground is a hit, horseshoes, corn hole. Enjoy our Riverwalk trails as well as kayaking or tubing down the river. Rentals nearby. Some themed weekends, pot luck dinners and most popular is our Halloween Bash on Columbus Day Weekend! Scheduled fire truck rides. We begin taking reservations in January. Our quiet time is 10pm, strictly enforced. We are not a party spot, Sorry... campground etiquette appreciated. SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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• Tent & Trailer Sites • Water, Electric and Sewer Hookups • Cabins • Tables • Fireplaces • General Store • Wood • Ice • Lounging Patio • Dumping Station • Two Large Rec Halls: 1 For Adults And 1 For Children & Teens • Christmas in July • Theme Weekends • Free Wagon Rides • Movies • Saturday Night Entertainment • Country & Western Dances • Arts & Crafts • Children’s Activities • Free WiFi at Adult and Children's Rec Hall

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GROUND IN NEW ENGLAND! FOUR AWESOME POOLS:

• 20x40 Swim Pool • 20x40 Sport Pool (Water Basketball & Water Volleyball) • 16x32 Wading Pool • Indoor Heated Pool Open Year Round SUPER PLAYGROUND: • Beautifully Crafted Wood Replicas of a Pirate Ship, Airplane, Space Ship, Fire Truck, & a 40 Foot Train

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No tent or RV? No problem! Stay in one of our cabins or cottages.

372 Route 115 Twin Mountain, NH 03595 • (603) 846- 5559 • 800-562-9117 twinmountain@koa.com • www.twinmountainkoa.com A great family campground nestled in the White Mountains. The park features its all-you-can eat pancake breakfasts, ice cream socials, live musical entertainment, hay rides, gem mine, terrainable rides for children and adults, large playground including the Little Cog, basketball and volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and a large indoor game room, just to name a few. 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 Indoor and outdoor activities abound and minutes from Mt Washington! In addition, a new expansion surrounded by mountains features 10 deluxe patio pull thru sites (up to 90 feet long) and four new deluxe cabins. The campground is only one of a few that also features an authentic Boston & Maine Caboose, ready to rent for the train enthusiast. Our big-rig friendly park offers 50 amp full hookups with free WiFi and Cable TV. If you enjoy tenting, you’ll find yourself in the tall pines nestled in the woods. If cabin living is your ideal camping, we have 22 lodges that will fit every size family and budget. SEE AD ON PAGE 53

4 Twin River Lane, Jct. 302 & 112, 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 Amenities 100 sites 20/30 and 50 amp electric, W/E, full hookup, rustic sites, large open grassy sites, riverside, and wooded sites, cable TV and free WiFi 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, game room, children’s playground and tubing on the Ammonoosuc River. SEE AD BELOW

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ATV’s Welcome

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NH Registration Required

Sites Restricted Inquire at Time of Reservation

Bath, NH – Town of 3 Covered Bridges

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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

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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(603) 747-3640 Gold Panning, Fishing and Tubing on the Ammonoosuc Rivers


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A notch above the rest! Closest KOA to Mt. Washington

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(603) 846-5559 Reservations: 1-800-562-9117

(603) 838-5525 or (603) 838-8008 Reservations: 1-800-562-5836

372 Route 115, Twin Mountain, NH 03595

www.TwinMountainKOA.com

2154 Route 302, Lisbon, NH 03585

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218 State Route 2, Shelburne, NH 03581 • (603) 466-2022 whitebirch131@gmail.com • www.whitebirchescamping.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 110 wooded & grassy sites, full hookups, pull thru and tent sites (wilderness tenting), hikers hostel, hiking & mountain biking trails, canoe and kayak rentals, tables and fireplace, laundry, playground, camp store, recreation room, swimming pool, horseshoes, firewood, ice, modern facilities, cabin, trailers, and shelter rentals, propane, WiFi. SEE AD ON RIGHT

STATE PARKS CANNON MOUNTAIN Franconia, NH DRY RIVER Hart’s Location, NH LAYFAYETTE Franconia, NH MOOSE BROOK Gorham, NH See back cover fold-out for more information. 34 n 35 n 36 n 37 n

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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. 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 PAGE 57

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Photo Courtesy of WREN Member Chris Whiton

Exit 32. North Woodstock, NH (800) 346-3687 www.VisitWhiteMountains.com SEE AD ON PAGE 55

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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NEW HAMPSHIRE’S WHITE MOUNTAINS TAKE A TRAIN RIDE The Conway Scenic and Hobo Railroads offer scenic excursions along the river and through the valley. The Mt. Washington Cog Railway offers rides to the top of Mount Washington, New England’s highest peak. At Clark’s Bears, ride across the world’s only Howe-Truss railroad covered bridge.

FAMILY THEME PARKS At Santa’s Village and Story Land visit with Santa and his reindeer or Cinderella at her Castle, ride a roaring roller coaster and at Whale’s Tale Water Park cool off down a winding slide, the Lazy River or Wave Pool.

LEAVE THE CAR BEHIND Enjoy spectacular views from above tree-line on the Mt. Washington Auto Road. Make a quick ascent for panoramic vistas, summit dining or walking trails on the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, Wildcat Mountain or Loon Mountain Resort Gondolas.

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dartmouth/lake sunapee region

Points of Interest: • New London Barn Playhouse (New London) • Library Arts Center (Newport)

A beautiful region known for its country roads, scenic acres of farmland, cold, clear lakes, rich history, and countless opportunity for family activities year-round. The Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee region, charmingly known as the Upper Valley, welcomes artists, writers, educators, and craftsmen from around the world. Located on the western side of the state, the region is home to Dartmouth College, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Park, The Fells Historic Estate and Gardens, and many other arts, entertainment and cultural experiences. The Upper Valley embodies the quintessential New England vibe with quaint downtown communities bustling with shops, dining, and plenty of sights to explore. The Upper Valley region offers four-season recreational opportunities via foot, bicycle, kayak, boat, snowshoes, or snowmobile. Boaters and swimmers can find their place on the water, while hikers can enjoy the Appalachian trail and Mount Sunapee with scenic trails suited for beginners, experts, or anywhere in between. Travel along the scenic by-ways, by car or bike, and experience spectacular vistas and landmarks, organic farms and orchards, as well as many historic covered bridges encompassing the area. Many fairs and festivals take place throughout the region including New London’s annual Strawberry Festival and Mount Sunapee’s Fall Festival Pig Roast, but be sure to check out the Upper Valley’s oldest running fair, the League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair at the Mount Sunapee Resort in August. The artisan show runs for nine days and features over 350 exhibitors displaying their fine crafts. Take your time exploring each booth where you are sure to find

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• Farnum Hill Ciders at Poverty Lane Orchards (Lebanon) • Enfield Shaker Museum (Enfield) • The Fells Historic Estate and Gardens (Newbury) • Morningside Flight Park (Charleston) • The New Hampshire Telephone Museum (Warner) • Muster Field Farm (North Sutton)

For more info on Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce 603-526-6575 www.lakesunapeeregionchamber.com Upper Valley Business Alliance 603-448-1203 • www.hanoverchamber.org Kearsarge Area Chamber of Commerce www.kearsargechamber.org Newport Area Chamber of Commerce 603-863-1510 • www.newportnhchamber.org Greater Claremont Chamber of Commerce 603-543-1296 www.greaterclaremontnh.org

one-of-a-kind gifts and even watch demonstrations from the craftsmen themselves. The Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee region is sure to keep your days occupied whenever you choose to visit!


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Crescent Campsites

7 Camp Crescent Road, Canaan, NH 03741 • (603) 523-9910 or email for reservations crescentcampsites@hotmail.com • www.crescentcampsites.com Relax and enjoy our 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 light in center of Canaan, turn right on Fernwood Farms Road. One mile to Crescent Campsites.. GPS Directions N 43 40.280 W 072 01.448 Amenities Some tent sites with water and electric, 76 sites with full hook ups with water, sewer, electric, with tables and fireplaces, 300' of sandy beach, laundry, pavilion, camp store, rec hall with pool table and air hockey, playground,horseshoes, cornhole and dartboards.

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Crow’s Nest Campground

529 South Main Street, Newport, NH 03773 • (603) 863-6170 camping@crowsnestcampground.com • www.crowsnestcampground.com Crow’s Nest Campground offers relaxing 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. Note: When approaching Newport on Rt. 103, after passing Mt. Sunapee, avoid taking a left on Bradford Road. Continue on Rt. 103 until you intersect with Rt. 11 going to Newport. Big Rigs should consider using Exit 13 on I-89 and follow RT 10 South through Newport to avoid hilly terrain. GPS Direction: N 43 20.019 W 072 10.117 Amenities We offer a total of 120 sites (open grassy or wooded) w/water and electric, 20/30/50 amp service, full hookups and pull-thrus, all w/tables and firerings. We also offer a dog exercise area, tenting area, tent, cabin, and trailer rentals, a solar heated pool, fishing, recreation building, playground, mini golf, camp store, metered LP gas, laundry and Wifi. SEE AD ON RIGHT

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Crow’s Nest Campground Primitive, Wooded, Riverfront, Open Grassy, Pull Thru 50 Amp Sites, Cabin & Trailer Rentals, Propane, On-Site Store, Recreation Hall.

Wi-fi Available Fishing • Pool/Kiddie Pool • Mini-golf • Playground • OHRV Registration Agent • •

Some Nearby Attractions: ATV Trails, Public Golf Course, Mount/Lake Sunapee Rec Areas, Disc Golf, and much more!

www.crowsnestcampground.com 603-863-6170 529 South Main Street, Newport, NH

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49 High Bridge Road, Orford, NH 03777 • (603) 353-9210 host@jacobsbrookcampground.com • www.jacobsbrookcampground.biz We are located on 38 acres in scenic Upper Valley historic town of Orford, New Hampshire. We are a family campground that is about camping without the commercialism. Jacobs Brook Campground has a quiet family camping atmosphere. No entertainment, loud parties, clean maintained grounds, and strictly enforced quiet hours. Directions Exit 15 off I91 from North turn right from South bound turn left to dead end turn left to first right over bridge into New Hampshire at end of road left to first right onto Archertown Road 1 mile to High Bridge Road turn right campground at the end of road. Amenities Pet friendly, RV sites, tent sites, group camp site for family reunions and gathering or groups such as scouts, churches, etc. Peaceful garden in the forest. We have two 28ft. cabin cruisers for rent sleeps six, and a 32ft. 5th wheel for rent. Nearby Connecticut River and Fairlee, Vermont. Access to I-93 and White Mountains. Minutes to Hanover NH, Dartmouth College, Norwich VT, Lake Morey, Lake Fairlee, Lebanon NH, White River Junction VT, Lyme NH, North Haverhill NH.

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Lake Massasecum Campground

36 Massasecum Lake Road, Bradford, NH 03221 • (603) 938-2571 massasecum@comcast.net • www.lakemassasecumcampground.com RV W/E/S, Tenting, Cabin Rentals. Located on a beautiful 420 acre lake. Boat rentals, small arcade, snack bar, and horseshoes. Fire pit and picnic table at every site. Public boat launch nearby. Fishing. Reservations recommended. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Mt. Kearsage hiking and Sunapee Adventure Park and Zip line nearby. 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, snack bar, arcade.

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Loon Lake Campground (SEASONAL ONLY)

5 Loon Lake Campground Road, Croydon, NH 03770 • (603) 863-8176 scott@loonlakecampground.com • www.loonlakecampground.com Located on beautiful Loon Lake, our campground has a large, sandy beach with kids playground, volleyball, and a cabana. A large enclosed Gazebo is free for registered campers to use for family functions and parties. Dog beach is where you can let your pup run free and have a swim! Meticulously cared for grounds with cultured annuals, perennials, and natural flowers. Mini Golf, basketball court and three horseshoe pits, professionally installed with a seating area. An on Site Event Center for shows, dances, etc. Outside Gazebo for small gatherings. No gasoline motors on the lake - paddle, wind, or rowing only. Beautiful, warm lake for swimming and large bass to catch! Bath house with showers for campers use. 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 103 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.

Things to do… Never a Dull Moment Aerial challenge course, ziplines, miniature or disc golf, aerial sky rides, unlimited jumps on the Airbag or climb on the climbing wall. Whatever you choose to do, the activities at Mount Sunapee Adventure Park will keep your family occupied all day! Purchase a Play-All-Day Package to experience it all or take in each activity one day at a time. The Night Sky’s the Limit Bring a chair or blanket

and a basket of snacks to enjoy during the show! Make yourself comfortable on the grass for a “Movie Under the Stars” at Ben Mere Park at Sunapee Harbor. Movies starts at sunset every Thursday night throughout the summer.

Stroll Back to a Simpler Time Come and explore

Bill Kidder’s special collection of automobiles and Americana. The Ice House Museum in New London offers a memorable, hands-on experience for visitors of all ages. Featuring Antique Ford automobiles, children’s ride-on toys, steam whistles, padlocks, washing machines, auto parts, horse-drawn carriages, a town jail, a blacksmith shop, a tinsmith shop, and much, much more.

Sit Back and Relax Come aboard, relax, and enjoy the wonderful New Hampshire scenery of Lake Sunapee. Settle into your deck chair on the MV MT Sunapee, or ease back at your table on the MV Kearsarge, and listen as the Captain narrates the history, lore and points of interest of this beautiful pristine mountain lake. Departs from town docks in Sunapee Harbor throughout the summer and fall seasons. Hiking to Solitude One of the best hikes in the Sunapee area takes you up near the top of Mount Sunapee, about a mile hike from the summit lodge. There you will find Lake Solitude; a small isolated lake in the crater of an ancient volcano. The lake, covering 6 acres, is located within Mount Sunapee State Park in the town of Newbury. Ocean in Goshen? Gunnison Lake is a 60-acre manmade lake tucked away along the back side of Mount Sunapee, located off Route 31, and accessible by Gunnison Lake Road or Four Corners Road. Named for John Williams Gunnison, an American explorer born in Goshen in 1812, it is a hidden gem nicknamed “The Goshen Ocean” by locals who have been hiking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, picnicking and birding there since its creation in 1983. One-of-a-Kind Starting the first Saturday in August

and running for two weeks, the Annual Craftsmen’s Fair in Newbury, showcases the work of some of the finest craftspeople in the country. See and shop for fine craft that is both beautiful and functional. Meet the makers and learn about their vision and passion for their craft.

Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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Mascoma Lake Campground

92 US Route 4A, Lebanon, NH 03766 • (603) 448-5076 mascomalakecampground@comcast.net • www.mascomalake.com Owners, Leo and Nadine Goyette, offer you Mascoma Lake Campground to come and relax and enjoy the great views of the Lake and mountains. A family oriented campground with RV sites; rustic cabins; tiny houses and tent sites. Directions Exit 17 off I-89 N or S, turn right on Rte 4. Go 1 mile to Rte 4A on the right to Mascoma Lake Campground. GPS Directions N 43 38.556 W 72 10.661 Amenities All RV sites come with water/electric/sewer/cable and limited WiFi. Enjoy our private sandy beach and excellent fishing and boating on Mascoma Lake (5 miles long), with public boat launches and wonderful restaurants close by. SEE AD ON RIGHT

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(603) 863 4001 43 Coon Brook Rd. Newport, NH 03773

Northstar Campground

43 Coon Brook 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 SEE AD ABOVE SEE OUR LISTING ON LEFT


The Pastures Campground

499 NH Route 10, Orford, NH 03777 • (603) 353-4579 camp@thepastures.com • www.thepastures.com The most scenic private campground on the Connecticut River. Directions From Vermont: I-91 Exit 15, quick right on to Route 5 for 1/3 mile, at Bridge, cross Samuel Morey Bridge into NH, turn right and go So. on NH Route 10, for 1/3 mile, Just past sign for NH 25 West on left side, look for entrance immediately on your right. From New Hampshire: I- 93, off on Exit 26 take NH 25 East to Warren, NH, left on 25A to Orford, quick left on NH Route 10, look for campground entrance on right. GPS Directions N 43 13.29 W71 19.68 Amenities 60 open sites with trees and grass, 30 amp service, playground, volleyball, horseshoes, ping-pong, boat launch, canoe/kayak/pontoon boat rentals, pool, river swimming nearby, great fishing (river and local lakes), 40 miles of river boating, free WiFi, cell coverage. So come and join us. Turn off your cell phones and leave all hassles and work at home. Put your feet up and enjoy a quiet and peaceful time with your new friends and family. Your hosts, Doug & Kim Robinson

1295 Brook Road • Goshen, NH 03752 • (603) 863-8061 www.tippicanoe.com • tippicanoe@mindspring.com Quiet, peaceful campground with a clean, sandy-bottom trout-stocked pond. Ideal for swimming, canoeing or just sitting on the beach relaxing, listening to the loons. This is a tobacco free campground; no smoking on premises. 4 miles to entrance of Sunapee State Park (Lake and Mountain) where there are activities including Zip Line, mini golf, hiking, boating on Lake Sunapee and more. Also close to Vermont border for sightseeing to Vermont Country Store, Quechee Gorge, Harpoon Brewery, and so much more. We are always being complemented for our clean bathrooms. We aim to please! Directions for GPS use 1295 Brook Road, Goshen, NH 03752 Brook Road is a connector road between Route 103 (exit 9 off of Route 89) and Route 10 (from Newport, NH) Easy to get to, on all paved state roads. 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. SEE AD BELOW

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Storrs Pond Recreation Area

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59 Oak Hill Drive, Hanover, NH 03755 • (603) 643-2134 www.storrspond.org • info@storrspond.org Storrs Pond Recreation Area offers camping sites in the woodlands from mid-May to mid-October. 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, disc golf & trail running all available at Storrs Pond Rec Area.

Tippicanoe Campground

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Points of Interest: • Northern Forest Heritage Park (Berlin) • Androscoggin Wayside Park (Errol) • Poore Family Homestead (Stewartstown) • ELC Outdoors (Errol) • Nansen Ski Jump Historic Site (Berlin)

The remote wilderness of the Great North Woods welcomes outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the region. Experience the unspoiled landscape in the Great North Woods Region, New Hampshire’s northernmost tip. Stretching up to the Canadian border, the Great North Woods is a nature lover’s paradise with 97 percent of the land covered in forest. The region has some of the greatest areas to view wildlife in its natural habitat. Travel along Moose Alley (Route 3 in Pittsburgh heading north) for the best chance to encounter a moose. Fish the Connecticut River for great trout and salmon or visit Lake Umbagog to see where bald eagles nest. You may spot a mink, otter, muskrat or beaver in the lakes or rivers, while black bears, bobcats, and white-tailed deer inhabit the uplands. Take in the views of rolling farmland along the Connecticut River as you travel along Route 3. Along the way, be sure to stop for a picnic at the Beaver Brook Falls in Colebrook. Head across Route 26 and you’ll pass the Historic Balsams Grand Resort in Dixville Notch, where the first-in-the-nation votes are cast in the Ballot Room. Further south, along Route 16, is Thirteen Mile Woods, a rugged forest along the Androscoggin River, a great place for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. The Great North Woods is home to Ride the Wilds, the Northeast’s largest interconnected ATV trail system with over 1,000 miles to explore. Revel in the undeveloped land with easy access points and breathtaking views.

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• Thirteen Mile Woods (Errol) • 45th Parallel (Clarksville) • Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge (Whitefield)

For more info on the Great North Woods Umbagog Area Chamber of Commerce 603-482-3906 • www.umbagogchamber.com New Hampshire Grand www.NHGrand.com North Country Chamber of Commerce 603-237-8939 • www.chamberofthenorthcountry.com The Northern Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce 1-877-788-2530 • www.northerngatewaychamber.org Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce 603-752-6060 • www.androscogginvalleychamber.com Twin Mountain-Bretton Woods Chamber of Commerce 603-846-5673 • www.twinmountain.org

A stop in the Great North Woods region isn’t complete without taking a photo at the 45th Parallel Signs. The signs mark the halfway point between the North Pole and the Equator, and reside in the towns of Stewartstown and Clarksville. In addition to outdoor adventure, the Great North Woods offer many popular events including the North Country Moose Festival in Colebrook, the Umbagog Wildlife Festival in Errol, and the RiverFire Festival, where you can view a spectacular display of fire on the Androscoggin River in Berlin.


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Big Rock Campground

830 U.S. Route 3, No. Stratford, NH 03590 • (603) 922-3600 info@bigrockcampgroundnh.com • www.bigrockcampgroundnh.com The pristine mountains of New Hampshire are an outdoor enthusiasts paradise! Spend time riding some of the finest ATV trails around, directly accessible from Big Rock Campground. You can also enjoy time fishing, canoeing, or kayaking the Connecticut River, hike mountain trails, drive or motorcycle scenic roadways, discover quaint towns, covered bridges, waterfalls, and abundant wildlife. Come discover the unspoiled beauty of The Great North Woods and Big Rock Campground and Cabins! Directions Located at 830 US Route 3, No. Stratford, NH. We are between Groveton, NH and North Stratford, NH. From the South: Take I-93 North to Exit 35 onto US Route 3 North. After passing through Groveton, NH continue on US Route 3 North. Big Rock Campground is approximately 10 miles. We are on the right side of the road, just past mile marker 183.2. From the North: Take US Route 3 South. After passing through Colebrook, NH Big Rock Campground is approximately 18 miles south on the left side of the road, just past mile marker 183.4 GPS Directions N 44 41.062 W 71 35.212 Amenities Cabins, full hook-up RV sites, pull-thru sites, 30 amp electric. Water/electric and primitive tent sites. Direct ATV trail access, a large in ground swimming pool, free WiFi, a playground, a camp store, pavilion, pond, clean, family style bathhouses, seasonal campsites, and a dump station that is free for registered guests. Located 7 miles from Speedway 51 in Groveton, just 30 mins. to Santa’s Village in Jefferson, golfing at the Colebrook Country Club, fishing and boating nearby.

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Buck Rub’s Campground LLC

29 Hidden Acres Drive, Pittsburg, NH 03592 • (603) 538-6935 reservations@thebuckrub.com • www.thebuckrub.com Buck Rub’s Hidden Acres is a family and ATV friendly campground in the heart of Pittsburg, NH’s activities. Featuring spacious, private, wooded sites with water and electricity to each, a shower and bathhouse as well as common space and good times. We cater to adventurers, outdoors men/women, and families alike! Located on the ATV and Snowmobile trail with direct access to the Buck Rub Pub & Restaurant. Cabin Rental on property! We also feature additional cabins and a lodge. Directions From South: North 93 Exit 35 toward US 3 North Lancaster/Twin Mountain Follow US Route 3 North into Pittsburg, NH. Campground is on the right after passing Buck Rub Pub Restaurant on left.

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Ramblewood Cabins & Campground

265 Muzzy Hill Rd., Milan, NH 03588 • (603) 631-5753 cedarpondcg@gmail.com • www.cedarpondcamping.com We are your OHRV friendly campground located on Cedar Pond in the Great North Woods area. Open May through September. We offer mostly wooded, 50 Amp full-hook-up RV sites with cable and high-speed Wi-Fi available. Deluxe Cabins, RV rental units and tent sites also available. Directions From Points South in NH and MA--Take I-93 north to Exit 35. Follow Rt 3 about 27 miles to Lancaster. Follow to Groveton then take right onto Route 110 in Groveton, follow 110 through Stark and to Route 110A in Milan. Take left onto Muzzy Hill Rd. Follow till you come to the campground office on the right side of the road. GPS Directions N 44 35.808 W 071 16.193 Amenities Sandy beach access to Cedar Pond, a 79 acre pond. For swimming we have a roped in swim area and platform for relaxing. There are abundant fishing opportunities and we have canoe, kayak, and pedal boat rentals. We are also adjacent to a NH Fish and Game Boat launch! For you OHRV enthusiasts, we are located on a state approved shared access road connecting you to the Ride The Wilds Trail system. The system includes over a thousand miles of trails. So bring out the OHRV’S and ride right out of your campsite for the day! Come on up and see what generations of others have been raving about!

59 Ramblewood Road, Pittsburg, NH 03592 • 603-538-6948 stay@ramblewoodcabins.com • www.ramblewoodcabins.com Ramblewood Cabins & Campground is a one-stop destination for stunning mountain views, private lake access, and family run hospitality with plenty of extras. Directions 8 miles North of Pittsburg center on Route 3, left onto Golden Eagle Road continue on to Ramblewood Road GPS Directions N 45 6.5109 W 71 17.2048 Amenities 30 sites (wooded or w/ view) each with a fire pit and picnic table, 20 w/ water and electric (20 or 30 amp), 10 wilderness tent sites, a group area, 3 sided shelter site option, access to Cohos Trail, laundry, 24/7 showers, flush toilet available during the day 8am-8pm, Verizon cell & WIFI hotspot, kayak/ canoe/motorboat rentals and private beach access on First Connecticut Lake, FREE use of paddleboats for guests, nature trails on our 180 acres, cornhole, horseshoes, basketball hoop, restaurants nearby, 3 miles to ATV trailhead, we also have 8 fully equipped year round rental cabins (1-4 rooms), and of course, wildlife a plenty. No sewage hookup.


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Things to do… Tour the Falls Spend a day or two searching for some of the many beautiful waterfalls in the Great North Woods. Start the day in Dixville Notch and take a hike to the Huntington Cascades and Dixville Flume. Next travel west to Colebrook to view Beaver Brook Falls Wayside where you can stop and have a picnic lunch. End your adventure by heading north where you’ll find Garfield Falls and Little Hellsgate Falls in Pittsburg where the not so little waterfall fans 40 feet down into a steep, rocky, and angular gorge. Festival on the Trails Every year in August, motorized mayhem descends on Berlin at Jericho Mountain State Park, when the Jericho ATV Festival comes to town. Over six thousand ATV enthusiasts from around New England and beyond flock to the festival each year to take in all the activities, adventure, and camaraderie around the sport. With more than 1,000 miles of interconnected OHRV trails, New Hampshire’s Grand North is a paradise for ATV riders. Moose Sighting Downtown Celebrate all things

Moose at the North Country Moose Festival! Held annually the weekend before Labor Day. Festivities include a moose calling contest, moose chili, live music, artisan & craft vendors, as well as family favorites like horse & wagon rides, a dog show, and maple syrup tasting contest – not to mention the classic car show!

A Labor Day Tradition Many of the ingredients of the

LEARN TO LIVE WITH BEARS… Although black bears are generally shy and usually avoid humans, they are opportunistic and will search for human food supplies when natural foods are not available. The majority of bear/human conflicts can be avoided. Here are some tips on preventing bear problems. n n

Maintain a clean campsite. Put food scraps and fat drippings in closed containers, not in the campfire. n Do not cook or eat in your tent. n Keep food and cooking gear separate from your sleeping area. n Clean up and/or store outdoor grills after use. n Keep food in a closed-up vehicle or hang food at least 10 feet off the ground and five feet out on a limb that will not support a bear. Enjoy watching black bears and other wildlife from a distance. Respect them and their right to live in wild New Hampshire. For more information about black bears, contact the NH Fish & Game Dept. at (603) 271-3211 or visit: www.wildlife.state.nh.us

Great North Woods lifestyle and work are celebrated at the county’s signature event…the Lancaster Fair. The Labor Day week extravaganza spotlights agriculture activities, a large midway, 4-H exhibits, diverse musical entertainment and motorized competitions. From one end of the 65-acre to the other, the fair sprawls out for six days of camping, relaxation, and honky-tonk atmosphere capping another North Country summer.

Spectacular Fires on Water Just as the nights are

getting colder in New England, the City of Berlin will be warming things up with one of the best fall festivals around—RiverFire! Come to “the city that trees built” to catch a full day of fun, ending with some dramatic fires on the river. RiverFire features fun, family-oriented activities such as: pumpkins on the bridge, hay rides, helicopter rides, costume parade, live music, mouth-watering food.

Eagles and Ducks and Loons, Oh My!

Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Errol was established in 1992 to provide long-term conservation of significant wetland and upland wildlife habitat associated with Lake Umbagog. The area, unique in its habitats, provides home to many different species. A total of 229 bird species have been observed on the refuge, and 137 species are known to breed there. Walk along the trails or kayak on the lake to get a view of the wildlife in their natural habitat. Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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Points of Interest: • The Children’s Museum of NH (Dover) • American Independence Museum (Exeter) • Prescott Park (Portsmouth) • Peirce Island (Portsmouth) • Great Bay National Wildlife Reserve (Newington) • Oceanarium and Touch tank (Hampton) • Tuck Museum (Hampton) • Seacoast Science Center (Rye)

With 18 miles of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean, the Seacoast region features popular resort towns and natural seaside beauty that embodies historical charm. In the center of the Seacoast region, Portsmouth (settled in 1623), defines what seaside living means. The Olde Port is home to historic buildings, unique shops, museums, and beautifully manicured gardens. Award winning restaurants line the brick-paved streets where you can catch a live show or enjoy a romantic dinner. Spend the day cruising to the Isle of Shoals, strolling through the beautiful waterfront of Prescott Park, exploring the historic Strawbery Banke Museum, or stopping at a street side café for lunch.

For more info on the Seacoast Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce 603-772-2411 • www.exeterarea.org Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce 603-742-2218 • www.dovernh.org Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce 603-332-5080 • www.rochesternh.org Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce 603-926-8717 • www. hamptonchamber.com The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth 603-610-5510 • www.portsmouthchamber.org The Falls Chamber of Commerce 603-692-7175 • www.thefallschamber.com

The surrounding towns of Dover, Durham, Exeter, and Newmarket all have the same historical charm and beauty as their seacoast neighbor. The towns offer many museums, parks, restaurants, and entertainment to discover. The Seacoast Science Center in Rye and the Great Bay Wildlife Reserve in Newington offer outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy or move indoors to Explore the Ocean Oceanarium in Hampton and experience the wonders of the deep. As one of the first settlements in state, Exeter is home to the American Independence Museum, where you can celebrate the arrival of the Declaration of Independence every summer at the annual American Independence Festival in July.

kicks off the summer in Portsmouth while Hampton Beach’s Seafood Festival closes the season out in September. If you prefer the cooler temps in the fall then you will be sure to enjoy Dover’s annual Apple Harvest Festival in October where the streets are lined with every kind of apple treat.

The Seacoast region will not disappoint if you enjoy fairs and festivals. Throughout the summer and fall seasons, the area is littered with an abundance of celebrations. Market Square Day

There is always plenty to do while visiting the Seacoast area but don’t forget to relax or take a walk on one of the long, sandy beaches lining the coast from Hampton to Portsmouth.

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125 State Rte 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. SEE AD ON RIGHT

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190 Court Street Exeter, NH • (603) 778-7631 exeterelms@gmail.com • www.exeterelmscamp.com Exeter Elms Campground is a family campground where you will be welcomed with a smile, treated with respect, and able to enjoy our beautiful scenery along the Exeter River. We are only 15 min from Hampton Beach, 10 min from Star Speedway, New England Dragway, and Grass Drags in Fremont. GPS Directions Best way to find us on GPS is using 188 Court St, Exeter, NH Directions Located 1 mile south of Exeter on Route 108 Amenities Riverfront sites available, 86 full RV sites W/E/S 30-50 amp, 60 RV sites W/E 15-50, 48 tent sites with water nearby, 4 cabin rentals, picnic table and fire ring at each site, 2 restrooms w/ showers and laundromat, dump station, electric bike rentals, activity themed weekends, entertainment, dances and adult bingo, seasonal and groups welcome, 2 playgrounds and rec fields, spacious wooded sites, canoe and kayak rentals, stocked for river fishing, pool with rock formation slide and waterfall, recreation program, horseshoes, cornhole and volleyball, pavilion, store, arcade, restaurant, free WiFi hotspots, mining sluice, bounce pillow SEE AD ON PAGE 72

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Forest Glen Campground

7 Forest Glen Rd, Lee, NH 03861 • (603) 659-3416 forestglencampground@outlook.com • forestglencampgroundnh.com Amenities Horseshoes, volleyball, cornhole area, basketball playground frisbee golf, swimming, fishing, kayak rental, canoe rental and shuffleboard. Also all the other great things about fires. Weekday and weekend activities. Special themed weekends throughout the season.

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60 NH Rte 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, turn into Shell Station entrance on right hand side of building. GPS Directions N 43 02.676 W 070 55.504 Amenities 95 sites on the Squamscott River w/boat launch, modern facilities with free hot showers, laundry, LP gas, store, 2 & 3 way hookups, free WiFi, canoe/kayak rentals, saltwater fishing, playground, pool, pavilion, and weekend activities.

Things to do… Historic Downtown In the heart of Portsmouth is an authentic 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history to life. The Strawbery Banke Museum is a place for children, adults, multigenerational families, and groups to gather to explore eight heritage gardens, 32 historic buildings, and traditional crafts, preservation programs, hands-on activities, the stories told by costumed role-players and the changing exhibits that offer hours of fun and discovery. Island Hop Take a trip to the Isles of Shoals and discover the nine

legendary islands located six miles off the coast of Portsmouth. Settled by Captain John Smith, the Isles of Shoals have over the years served as a base for fishermen working the bountiful waters of the Gulf of Maine, a haven for the occasional pirate, and as a summer retreat for artists and the well-to-do. Take a cruise with the various excursion boat companies to the Shoals which is usually accompanied by descriptions of the area’s colorful history.

Garden by the Sea Fuller Gardens, in North Hampton, is a public botanical garden designed by the Olmstead Firm during the late 1920s as an ornament to Massachusetts Governor Alvan T. Fuller’s summer estate. A delightful oasis situated a stone’s throw from the ocean. The gardens feature horticulture at the highest level, with thousands of rose bushes and hundreds of varieties that bloom all season long. The gardens are lined within large sculpted hedges, formal English perennial borders, a Japanese Garden and rose beds that are framed in an array of superbly kept turf paths. Explore a Submarine USS Albacore Museum is a unique research

submarine that pioneered the American version of the teardrop hull form of modern submarines. As you walk through the ship, a series of audio stations highlight Albacore’s unique features and you can hear crew members tell of things that happened when they were at sea. Located in Portsmouth, you will be able to look through the periscope, explore the control room, engineering spaces, and bunkrooms.

Light the Way Because of its short ocean coastline, New Hampshire has fewer lighthouses than other New England states. Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located within Fort Constitution in New Castle. Whaleback Light is a historic lighthouse not actually in NH, but marks the mouth of the Piscataqua River in Kittery, Maine. The Isles of Shoals Light, aka White Island Lighthouse, is a lighthouse located on White Island in Rye. The Isles of Shoals lighthouse is the only offshore lighthouse in New Hampshire.

Home Sweet Home As one of the original 13 colonies, New

Hampshire has plenty of history. Tour through many of the historic homes in Portsmouth and it will send you right back in time. Take a walk around town and stop at the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion Historic Site, the John Paul Jones House, the Wentworth Lear Historic Houses, the Warner House, the Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, the Governor John Langdon House, the Rundlet May House and many more!

Family Farm Fun The Coppal House Farm, located just miles from the busy Seacoast in Lee, continues to diversify and grow, thanks to seasonal activities like horse-drawn sleigh rides in the winter and a towering, interactive corn maze in the autumn. The farm’s 10 acres of sunflower fields, celebrated in bloom during their annual weeklong Sunflower Festival, gives a portion of the festival proceeds benefitting the New Hampshire Make-a-Wish Foundation. Photo courtesy of Michael Havey

Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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130 Wednesday Hill Road, Lee, NH 03861 • (603) 659-5082; 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 and/or WiFi service available to them. Our facility is conveniently 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 Rt 155 into the Town center of Lee. Wednesday Hill Road is across from Town Hall. GPS Directions N 43 07.049 W 070 59.793 Amenities 160 spacious sites, 30 and 50 amp service, water/electric/ septic, WiFi hot spot, tables and fireplaces, laundry, camp store, recreation hall, game room, ice, wood, fishing, canoeing/boating (no motors or rentals), swimming (river & pool), many planned activities!

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The Green Gate Campground

185 Court Street, Exeter, NH 03833 • (603) 772-2100 info@thegreengatecampground.com • www.thegreengatecampground.com 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 48 years, 109 shaded sites, modern facilities, laundry, playground, camp store, pool, horseshoes, bingo room, kids pinewood derby car races, shuffleboard, tables and fireplaces, electric/water/sewer hookups, 50/30/20 amp service, Free WiFi Available, PETS ON LEASH. SEE AD ON LEFT

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THE GREEN GATE, INC.

Rt. 108, PO Box 185A, Exeter, NH 03833 www.thegreengatecampground.com

603-772-2100 • Good Sam Member

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99 Route 125, Kingston, NH 03848 • (603) 642-7112 millbrookinfo@comcast.net • www.millbrookrvpark.com Predominately adult, 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, Approximately 11 miles on left. GPS Directions N 42 53.416 W 071 04.590 Amenities W/S/E 30/50 Amp, cable, WiFi, pool, pull thru sites, brook side sites, fishing (license required), modern facilities, horseshoes, 4th of July fireworks, potlucks and gatherings. PETS ON LEASH.

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EXETER ELMS FAMILY CAMPGROUND Located 1 mile south of Exeter on Route 108 15 minutes to Hampton Beach · Riverside Family Camping · 2 Playgrounds & Rec Fields · Spacious Wooded Sites · Canoe & Kayak Rentals · Electric Bike Rentals · Stocked River Fishing · 30’ x 60’ Pool with Rock Formation, Slide & Waterfall · Mining Sluice · Recreation Program

· Horseshoes/Cornhole · Adult Bingo on Friday Nights · DJ/Bands on Saturdays · Pavilion, Store, Arcade · Restaurant · Free Wi-Fi Hotspots · Cabin Rentals · Pet Friendly · Open May 15 - Oct 13 · Seasonals Welcome

exeterelms@gmail.com www.exeterelmscamp.com (603) 778-7631, Toll Free: 866-778-7631 190 Court Street, Exeter, NH 03833 If Navigating with GPS, use 188 Court Street, Exeter, NH

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46 Old Stage Road, Dover/Madbury, NH 03823 On season (603) 742-4050; Off season (978) 374-3109 info@oldstagecampground.com • www.oldstagecampground.com Firewood, propane, grocery, RV camp supplies in our store. Enjoy our many amenities: horseshoes, bocci, volleyball, pool, playground, arcade, WiFi hot spot, etc. or join us for planned events. Sites amenities: water, 30/50 amp, sewer, cable, pull through, picnic tables, fire rings and charcoal grills. 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. Exit 5 off Hwy 101. GPS Directions N 43 11.088 W 70 55.888 Amenities On the Bellamy River, pool, shuffleboard, adult recreation building, teen game room, rental cabin, laundry, store, LP gas (metered), modern facilities, 59th year. SEE AD ABOVE

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Sanborn Shore Acres Campground

74 Freetown Road, Raymond, NH 03077 • (603) 895-2519 info@pineacrescamping.com • www.pineacrescamping.com Pet friendly resort, lake swimming with 600 ft. sandy beach, lake and river fishing, golf cart rentals, Bingo, full-time activities director, special themed weekends, adult rec hall, teen rec hall, horseshoe pits (Saturday & Sunday tournaments available), sand volleyball, two playgrounds, basketball court, softball field, cafe/ice cream parlor. Directions Exit 5 off Route 101, left onto Route 107, entrance on left, Jct. Route 102 & 107 GPS Directions N 43 01.049 W 071 09.848 Amenities 409 sites, tables and fireplaces, on site cabin rentals, 2 swimming areas, fishing, camp store, 2 recreation buildings, laundry, playground, movies, ball games, cafe/ice cream parlor, 51st year.

57 Sanborn Shore Road, Hampstead, NH 03841 • (603) 329-5247 info@sanbornshoreacres.com • www.sanbornshoreacres.com Directions I-93 to Exit 3, 8 mi East on Rte 111 then 2 mi north on Rte 121 GPS Directions N 42 52.950 W 071 11.706 Amenities 136 water/electric/septic/cable sites, swimming, boating, fishing, basketball, horseshoes, snack bar, recreation tent, game room SEASONAL ONLY, NO OFF ROAD CAMPING.

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Hosts: The Redfearn Family 46 Old Stage Road, Dover/Madbury, NH 03823 • email: info@oldstagecampground.com www.oldstagecampground.com • Phone: (603) 742-4050 • Winter Phone: (978) 374-3109

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Sea Coast Camping & RV Resort

115 Lafayette Road, Route 1, North Hampton, NH 03862 • (603) 964-5730 seacoastcamping@comcast.net • www.seacoastcamping.com Greetings from Sea Coast Camping and RV Resort! We are dedicated to making your visit to the Seacoast area of New Hampshire a most comfortable, convenient, and carefree stay. We offer a clean and friendly “home away from home” after a day at the beach, shopping at nearby outlet malls, visiting the historic seaport towns of Portsmouth and Newburyport, or simply relaxing on our grounds. Looking forward to your visit. Directions I-95N take Exit 1, Route 107E to Rte 1N, entrance on right. I-95S take exit 5, at rotary; Rte 1S signs, entrance on left GPS Directions N 42 58.906 W 070 49.868 Amenities 158 sites offer a mix of full hookups, water, electric sites, separate tent area, modern facilities, camp store, wood, ice, picnic tables and firepits, playground, game room, shuffleboard, horseshoes and basketball. A well behaved dog is always welcomed but must be leashed at all times.

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Sunset Park Campground

104 Emerson Avenue, Hampstead, NH 03841 • (603) 329-6941 kendra@sunsetparknh.com • www.sunsetparknh.com Directions I-93 to Exit 3, 8 miles east on Route 111, then 1 mile north on Route 121, then 1/2 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 (Wash Pond), 400’ beach, swimming, playground, basketball, softball, horseshoes, volleyball, fishing and kayak/canoe/rowboat rentals, firewood, ice. WiFi access at pavilion. Yurt available for rent. Pets with pre-approval and rabies vaccination certificate. 9 miles to Canobie Lake Park.

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Tuxbury Pond RV Resort

160 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842 • (603) 926-5474 camp@tidewatercampgroundnh.com • www.tidewatercampgroundnh.com 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 55.841 W 70 50.71 Amenities 228 RV and tent sites, modern facilities,WiFi (free), tables and fireplaces, store (limited), pool, game room, basketball, playground, Sorry NO dogs. SEE AD BELOW

88 Whitehall Road, South Hampton, NH 03827 • (603) 394-7660 tuxburyresort_mgr@equitylifestyle.com www.rvonthego.com/new-hampshire/tuxbury-pond-rv-resort 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 and fishing, ice, wood, LP gas, laundry and modern facilities (handicap restroom).

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TIDEWATER CAMPGROUND 2 1/2 Miles to HAMPTON BEACH • Family Camping in a Beautiful Wooded Area

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

SORRY… NO DOGS. Located 3⁄4 mile South of Town, US Hwy. 1 at Jct. of Rte. 101 & Rte. 1 Northbound Rte. 1, Take 2nd Left After Underpass, Go South 200 Yds.

603-926-5474 • camp@tidewatercampgroundnh.com www.tidewatercampgroundnh.com Route 1, 160 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842

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Wellington Camping Park

93 Lee Hook Road, Lee, NH 03861 • (603) 659-5051 www.wellingtoncampingparkleenh.com • wellingtonparkcampingpark@gmail.com Old fashioned family camping on a national scenic river. Enjoy fishing, canoeing and kayaking on the Lamprey River. Peace and quiet with horse-shoeing, hiking, 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 and fireplaces, recreation hall, some river front sites, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.

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Be a Happy Camper!

8 Wenmarks Road, Newton, N.H. 03858. • 603-382-6406 www.whisperingpinescamp.com • whisperingpinesnewton@gmail.com Escape this summer to beautiful, quiet Southern NH. Camp with us at Whispering Pines, where you’ll be a happy camper! We have large, quiet, wooded, clean sites on a 306-acre lake and a heated swimming pool. We are located close to the seacoast and a short trip to the mountains. Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, or just relaxation on our beaches, pool side, or at your own site. Also enjoy horseshoe pits and bocce ball courts. 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. GPS Directions N 43 06.863 W 070 59.964 Amenities We have a recreational hall, heated swimming pool, laundry room, and clean, modern bathrooms & showers. We are on a 306-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.

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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. SEE AD ON PAGE 98 Dog park at Wakeda Campground SEE LISTING ABOVE

8 miles to Hampton Beach, close to Water Country, race tracks, Kittery Outlets and Historic Portsmouth, NH and Newburyport, MA. Visit Our Web Site: www.wakedacampground.com

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Rustic Camping Cabins • Tent Sites • 30/50 amp Electric, Water & Sewer Hookups Pull Thrus • Pets Welcome • Laundromat • Hot Showers • Flush Toilets Fireplaces & Picnic Tables on All Sites • Pavilion • Playground • Dog Park Game Room, Mini-Golf & Trading Post (July & August) Ice Cream Socials & Sunday Pancake Breakfast (July & August) Free WiFi Hot Spot

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294 Exeter Road (Rt. 88), Hampton Falls, NH 03844 (603) 772-5274 • www.wakedacampground.com 397 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 From the South, 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 Amenities 397 sites: 287 full hook-up - some pull thru (30 & 50amp), 51 W/E, 39 tent, 20 camping cabins. Clean facilities, laundry, playground, dog park, mini golf and game room, trading post/campstore with ice cream stand, Sunday pancake breakfast (July and Aug.), pavilion, 1/2 court basketball, badminton, horseshoes, dump station, wood, ice. Fireplaces and picnic tables on all sites. Pure well water. Big rigs welcome. SEE AD BELOW

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Points of Interest: • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (Concord) • Anheuser-Busch Brewery (Merrimack) • The Robert Frost Farm Historic Site (Derry) • Benson Park (Hudson) PHOTO CREDIT: AMY DASCANIO

Home to perhaps the most vibrant cities, Manchester, Nashua, and Concord; the South Central/Merrimack region is a great area to visit with scenic byways, fine dining, picturesque small towns, and a copious amount of entertainment. Concord, the state’s capital, is the perfect spot for a shopping trip down Main street where unique shops provide locally sourced goods. There is ample parking throughout the downtown area so you can park in one spot and spend the day exploring the city. Take a tour through the State House where you’ll learn how our state government is run, stop by one of the many bakeries lining the streets, or see a show at the Capital City Center for the Arts, a 1300 seat theatre where you can experience arts and entertainment for every audience. Many of the other cities in the South Central/Merrimack region are overflowing with museums, entertainment, sporting events, and amusements that are sure to keep families occupied during their stay. Places include the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, Manchester’s SEE Science Museum, Canobie Lake Park, the SNHU Arena, and the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium where you can catch a AA baseball game. Travel down to Derry to explore the Robert Frost Farm Historic Site or spend the afternoon at Benson Park in Hudson where you can walk along the trails or have a picnic lunch.

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• New Hampshire State House (Concord) • Aviation Museum (Manchester) • SNHU Arena (Manchester) • Joppa Hill Farm (Bedford) • NH State House Visitor Center (Concord)

For more info on South Central/Merrimack Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce 603-224-2508 • www.concordnhchamber.com Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 603-666-6600 • www.manchester-chamber.org Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce 603-889-4731 • www.hudsonchamber.com Henniker Chamber of Commerce 603-428-3198 • www.hennikerchamber.org Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce 603-893-3177 • www.gschamber.com

The South Central/Merrimack region is also home to many fairs and festivals during the summer and fall months. The Best of NH party is held annually in June while the NH Antiques Show, celebrating 60+ years, is held in August. The oldest family fair in New England, the Deerfield Fair, takes place in September to kick off the fall harvest season. No matter where you travel in the region you are sure to find plenty to do!


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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 UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP! Autumn Hills Campground is located in rural Weare, between Manchester and Concord, convenient to amusements, museums, antique shops, parks, and malls. RELAX, HAVE FUN, EXPLORE Large, shady site tiered on a wooded hillside, offering a quiet camping setting for your family. Swim, play, sit by the fire, or take a scenic drive. Directions Route 114N, 4 miles north of Goffstown between Manchester and Concord GPS Directions N 43 20.386 W 071 40.208 Amenities 129 sites with 92 water/electric/sewer for RVs, popups and tents, large and wooded, tables and fireplaces, free WiFi hot spot, recreation hall, sports field, pavilion, horseshoes, playground, pool, fishing, boat rentals, pets on leash, camp store, ice, wood, LP gas, laundry, lake view sites. Call yearround for reservations.

2 Calef Lake Campground 593 Chester Road, Auburn, NH 03032 • (603) 483-8282 contact@caleflakecampground.com • www.caleflakecampground.com Calef Lake Camping Area is a family owned and operated campground located in scenic Southern New Hampshire. Our south central location is close to a variety of destinations in NH, Southern Maine and Massachusetts. Destinations include Hampton Beach, Amusement & Water parks, premium outlets, NHRA and NASCAR race tracks, The White Mountains and Lakes Region. Come visit us and enjoy what New Hampshire has to offer. 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 Over 140 wooded sites including premium full hook-ups WSE, standard full hook-ups WSE and rural tent sites. We offer a rental Lake House on the lake that sleeps 7+ and a Luxury camping tent that sleeps 4-6. Rental units include a gas grill, fireplace and are fully furnished. The campground also offers laundry, store, ice, wood, large beach, great fishing, volleyball, horseshoes, basketball court, two playgrounds, canoe, boat, paddle boards and paddle boats rentals. Our beach pavilion is used for activities from crafts to dances including live entertainment.

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Cold Springs Camp Resort

62 Barnard Hill Rd Weare NH 03281 (right off of Rt.114) • (603) 529-2528 info@coldspringscampresort.com • www.coldspringscampresort.com We are a destination family camp resort located in South Central New Hampshire situated on 108 acres and have 400 large RV sites including 12 cabin rentals. Our resort is big rig friendly with most sites having 5-way hookups. Throughout the entire park you will find free WiFi, modern restrooms, paved roads and beautiful landscaping. Cold Springs Camp Resort is known for our large pool complex that includes an adult pool, sports pool, enormous pool for ages 5 & up, family pool, kiddie pool, kids hot tub and an adult hot tub. Our main building includes; Camp Store, Campfire Café, arcade, movie room, rec hall for ages 13 & up, and a laundromat. Cold Springs Camp Resort offers activities for all ages including; themed weekends, live entertainment, crafts, hayrides, fire engine rides, bingo, oversized chess board, cornhole, shuffleboard, horseshoes, darts and cribbage. Our facilities include; sports field, basketball court, volleyball court, bocci court, horseshoe courts, shuffleboard court, dart boards, playground, outdoor fitness stations and a dog park. We look forward to your stay with us! Reservations are recommended. NOT River Road. Some of our favorite attractions! 10-20 minutes away: great restaurants, golfing, bike & hiking trails, sports fields and Horace Lake (water sports & public beach). 30-60 minutes away: Mall of NH, outlets (tax free), SNHU Arena, NH Motor Speedway, Hampton Beach (restaurants & boardwalks) and Canobie Lake Amusement Park. 60-90 minutes away: Weirs Beach (Laconia Bike Week & Mt. Washington Cruise Ship), White Mountains, Flume Gorge, Castle in the Clouds, Boston (TD Garden, Fenway Park, Museum of Science, Museum of Fine Arts, New England Aquarium & Faneuil Hall Market Place). SEE AD ON PAGE 3


Things to do… Connecting Community to Art Moody Currier and

his wife Hannah Slade conceived the idea of founding an art museum in the 1890s. Their estate and house formed the basis of the Currier Gallery of Art, which opened in October 1929. The Currier Museum of Art is dedicated to connecting people to art. The museum displays major works from the Renaissance to today, with core strengths in European, American, and contemporary art. Special exhibitions offer even more to see.

Simpler Times Canterbury Shaker Village is an

internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969 to preserve the heritage of the Canterbury Shakers. The Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement. Tours, programs, exhibits, and events help visitors chart their own journey of simplicity, caring, and community.

Come SEE for Yourself SEE Science Center is the

SEE OUR LISTING ON ABOVE

Parenting NH Magazine winner of the 2020 Family Favorite for the best Kid-friendly museum in the state, and the best environmental/Education Center in the Greater Manchester area. SEE is where everyone can discover the excitement of STEM through fun handson exhibits, demonstrations, programs and more. SEE offers many ways to engage your family with science discovery from camps and mini-courses for elementary and middle school students, to programs that engage the preschoolers, SEE will keep your child’s hands and mind busy with discovery.

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

Explore History Operated by the Manchester Historic

Association, the Millyard Museum is housed in Mill No. 3 at the corner of Commercial and Pleasant Streets in the historic Amoskeag Millyard. The Museum is dedicated to the history and influence of the mills in Manchester. It features a permanent exhibit that tells the story of Manchester and the people who have lived and worked here and also features the Discovery Gallery, a multipurpose space used for school groups, family programs, lectures, temporary exhibits and other activities.

Big Rigs Welcomed Free Cable and Wi-Fi Large Pavillion Volley Ball Playground And So Much More!

Spend the Afternoon Greeley Park, Nashua’s largest 541 Battle Street Webster, New Hampshire 03303 (603) 428-7701 info@cozypond.com www.cozypond.com

inner-city park, is a 125-acre public park extending from the Merrimack River, across Concord Street, to Manchester Street. Greeley Park hosts many citywide events, mostly free to attend, such as the Fairy Tale Festival, the annual Art Show for more than 60 years running, and Halloween “Fright Night.” The park also features hiking trails, horseshoe pits, ball fields, tennis courts, a community gardening section and much more!

Mysterious Rock Formations Take a jaunt to

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The state vegetable, the potato, was first planted in the US in Londonderry in 1719

Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

America’s Stonehenge, located in Salem, where you’ll find 105 acres of woodlands centered on an archaeological site that is over 4,000 years old. It is perhaps the oldest man-made construction in the United States with a maze of man-made chambers, walls, and ceremonial meeting places. Like Stonehenge in England, America’s Stonehenge was built by ancient people well versed in astronomy and stone construction. It has been determined that the site is an accurate astronomical calendar. www.nhlovescampers.com | 79

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541 Battle Street, Webster, NH 03303 • (603) 428-7701 info@cozypond.com • www.cozypond.com Cozy Pond Camping Resort is located in a small New England town called Webster, NH, which makes it an ideal location for someone looking to get away. We have large beautifully wooded and open sites. At Cozy Pond you can reconnect with the important things in life: relaxing with your family and friends and eating all the s’mores you want. Forgot your marshmallows? There is a well-stocked camp store with everything you might need, from ice and fire wood, to beer and fresh butchered grilling meats and everything in between. Whether you’re looking for a weekend trip or a summer getaway, Cozy Pond Camping Resort is the place for you. 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 169 sites most with water/electric/septic, fire ring and picnic table. Free WiFi and cable, laundry, dump station, well stocked store, LP gas refill station, free showers and restrooms, large pavilion for activities and crafts, basketball, volleyball, bocce, horseshoes, shuffleboard, mini golf, Frisbee golf, pool and large pond for swimming, canoeing/kayaking and fishing. Nearby hiking trails and rivers for canoeing and kayaking. Pets welcomed. Big rigs welcomed. SEE AD BELOW

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5 Epsom Valley Campground

7 Dupaw Gould Road, Brookline, NH 03033 • (603) 673-4677 info@fsrvp.com • www.fsrvp.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. 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 20/30/50 amp, all with W/E/S, cable TV, wireless internet, modern facilities, laundry, tables, LP, private pond, fishing, PETS ON LEASH. Open year round (limited winter by appointment only). SEE AD ON RIGHT

CAMPING ETIQUETTE FOR PETS

BROOKLINE, NH • FREE WIFI & CABLE • PAVED SITES

Peaceful, Quiet & Restful

• Laundry • Big Rig Friendly • Propane • 30/50 Amp • Pets Welcome • All Sites Full Hookup • Pop-Ups Welcome! Close to 3 Tax-Free Malls See listing Brookline, NH

CALL 603-673-4677 www.FieldNStreamRVPark.com

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Friendly Beaver Campground

Super playground and four awesome pools!

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 neighbor’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. SEE OUR LISTING ABOVE

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.epsomvalleycampground.com

Old Coach Road, New Boston, NH 03070 • (603) 487-5570 reservations@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 OPEN YEAR-ROUND, wooded and open sites, tables and fireplaces, water, electric, sewer/dump station/on site pump outs, cable. Free WiFi in the buildings or $$ at sites. Largest camp store in NH includes wood, ice, ice cream, snacks and more. Covered pavilion, 2 laundry area’s including XL machines. Modern individual restrooms fully tiled. Heated indoor pool that is open year-round. Outdoor 40’ swimming pool, 40’ sports pool, 32’ wading pool with waterspouts and 8 gazebo’s. 2 playgrounds, adult recreation hall, teen rec hall w/video game plug-in stations and kids activity room. Both rec halls have TV’s with Comcast. New sports field area includes horseshoes, volleyball, baseball, basketball and a large group area. Activities every weekend Spring to Fall and every day during school summer vacation. Themed weekends to include Christmas in July, Family Mardi Gras, Halloween on Labor Day weekend and more. Pet friendly on Leash. May-Oct. Breakfast served in adult rec hall All Welcome. SEE AD CENTERFOLD ON PAGES 50 & 51 www.nhlovescampers.com | 81

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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 70 spacious tent and trailer sites in tall pines and open grassed areas, modern facilities, laundry, swimming, fishing, canoe and kayak rentals, canoeing, mini golf, badminton, volleyball, ice, wood, free WiFi, and group area. SEE AD BELOW


8 Hidden Valley RV Park, LLC l 81 Damren Road, Derry, NH 03038 • (603) 887-3767 Winter: (772) 284-3455 www.hiddenvalleyrvgolf.com/camping hiddenvalleyrv@comcast.net • www.hiddenvalleyrv.com Directions 93 North, Exit 4 East, 2nd right off traffic circle (East Derry Road), approximately 4 miles, left on Damren Road to entrance. 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 hole championship & 9 hole par 3 golf courses, pro-shop, pavilion, ice, wood, 42nd year.

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Keyser Pond Campground

1739 Old Concord Road, Henniker, NH 03242 • (603) 428-7741 jeneric.keyserpondcampground@gmail.com • 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, corn hole, camp store, tables and fireplaces, trailer rentals, swimming on 2 beaches, fishing, canoes, paddle board, kayak. Cabin rentals available 2021 sleep up to 5. For Reservations Call 1-603-428-7741. SEE AD ON RIGHT

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KEYSER POND CAMPGROUND

OLD CONCORD ROAD HENNIKER

– Family Camping–

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 Visit Our Web Site: www.keyserpond.com


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41 Campground Road/Route 43, Northwood, NH 03261 • (603) 942-7285 saddlebackcampground@yahoo.com • www.saddlebackcampground.com Saddleback Campground is a small, family owned and operated campground located away from the hustle and bustle of normal everyday life. From the moment you pull into our driveway, our desire is to make you feel warm and welcome while you enjoy your peaceful stay. All of our campsites have a view of our spring fed pond where you can swim or fish (no license required). Our campsites are very large and naturally shaded by trees. We have sites to accommodate every person’s idea of camping, from tents to a 50 foot motor home. Directions From Route 95 North, take Route 16 North to Route 4 West. Turn left on Route 43 and go 2 miles to Saddleback Campground on the right. From Route 93 North or South, take Route 4 East to Route 43 South on the right. Go 2 miles to Saddleback Campground on the right. From Route 101, take Exit 3/ Route 43 North about 20 miles to campground. Amenities 26 sites, W/E/S, dumping station, WiFi, laundry, store, pets allowed (leashed), group area, tenting, rental units – trailer, playground, swimming (pond), fishing.

677 Clement Hill Road, Contoocook, NH 03229 • (603) 746-3591 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 and fishing, dances and theme weekends, family activities, 50/30/20 AMP electric, full hook-up sites, laundry, camp store, tables & fireplaces, basketball, tennis, horseshoes, bocce, washers.

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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, cable & wireless internet available. Pets on leash, group area, snowmobiling & ATV, live entertainment & kid’s activities in the summer. SEE AD BELOW

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Campers Inn of Merrimack

35 Robert Milligan Pkwy, 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 SEE AD ON PAGE 98 16 n

Camping World

165 Dover Road, Chichester, NH 03258 • 800-342-4279 www.rv.campingworld.com www.campingworld.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 SEE AD ON PAGE 57

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Points of Interest: • The Caterpillar Lab (Marlborough) • Cathedral of the Pines (Rindge) • The Fort at No. 4 (Charlestown) • The Stonewall Farm (Keene) • Marisposa Museum (Peterborough) • Horatio Colony House Museum & Nature Preserve (Keene)

The region of rolling farmland and picturesque towns gets its name from Mount Monadnock, which, at a height of 3,165 feet, emerges above the countryside and can be seen from almost everywhere. The Monadnock region consists of many quaint communities that are symbolic of old New England charm. Unique shops, lively restaurants, art galleries, and museums fill the streets of towns including Keene and Peterborough. Take a drive around Hillsborough and check out the five stone arch bridges that were built in the 19th century. Stop anywhere from Keene to Winchester and take a walk or bike ride on the Cheshire Rail Trail. Explore the Pisgah State Park that covers the three towns of Hinsdale, Winchester, and Chesterfield. Enjoy the great outdoors of Pisgah’s forest, ponds & multi-use trails for horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, hiking or OHRV in New Hampshire’s largest state park. If you are a history or nature buff, there are plenty of museums and nature preserves such as the Horatio Colony House Museum & Nature Preserve in Keene, where you can enjoy both in one visit. Experience The Caterpillar Lab, in Marlborough, to learn about the beauty of nature or visit the Mariposa Museum, in Peterborough, for beautiful displays of world culture and the arts. The Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream with over 13 acres of scenic paths, bridges, and waterfalls to explore. Want more of a challenge, hike up Mount Monadnock’s 3165 ft peak where you can choose from forty miles of trails to discover. The Monadnock region is home to many fairs and festivals including art and county fairs, music and harvest festivals,

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• Pisgah State Park (Winchester) • Cheshire Rail Trail (Keene to Winchester)

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.peterboroughchamber.com Greater Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce 603-464-5858 • www.ghcocnh.org Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce 603-532-4549 • www.jaffreychamber.com Rindge Chamber of Commerce 603-475-9165 • www.rindgechamber.org Monadnock Travel Council www.monadnocktravel.com

even a fair celebrating all things pickle. Pan for minerals or explore the Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show in June. Hillsborough hosts History Alive! Festival and Jaffrey celebrates summer with the Festival of Fireworks in August. At the Winchester Pickle Festival in September, spend the afternoon enjoying pickle flavored popcorn and lemonade, or grab a pickle on a stick. Cheshire Fairgrounds is the stage for the Region’s annual Pumpkin Festival in October. Enjoy a show at Colonial Theatre or embrace the breathtaking open-air chapel and gardens at the Cathedral of the Pines. Whatever you prefer you will be sure to find something to enjoy.


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Ashuelot River Campground

152 Pine Street, Swanzey , NH 03446 • (603) 357-5777 camping@ashuelotrivercampground.com • www.ashuelotrivercampground.com Ashuelot River Campground is set on 23 acres along the Ashuelot River in the heart of the Monadnock Region just 6 miles south of Keene, NH. We offer a quiet, simple experience in a clean and well-kept facility, with spacious sites. Spend the day hiking nearby trails, biking the rail trails, paddling the river, or relaxing in peace at your site. Directions Please review the directions on the website as there is a covered bridge that needs to be avoided near the campground. From NH Rt 10 south in Swanzey take South Winchester St and follow signs for 1.5 miles. Amenities Grassy, W/E/S and W/E sites; riverside and wooded W/E sites; 30 and 50 amp. Pull-through sites. Big rig friendly. Laundry and game room; free WiFi. Handicapped accessible sites available. Rental trailer & three rustic cabins. Tenters welcome. Fire ring and picnic table at every site. Clean, accessible rest rooms with free hot showers. Canoe, kayak and bike rentals; shuttle trips on the river. Store with firewood, ice, incidentals and gifts. Our One Basic Rule: Be the camper you want your closest neighbor to be. Simple. Come see us! SEE AD ON PAGE 90

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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. SEE AD ON PAGE 90

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29 Pine Street, Hinsdale, NH 03451 • (603) 336-6240 hinsdalecamping@gmail.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), WiFi, tables & fireplaces, pool, children’s pool, modern facilities, recreation hall, store (limited), ATVing available, laundry. SEE AD ON PAGE 89

340 East Lake Road, Fitzwilliam, NH 03447 • (603) 585-3304 www.laurel-lake-campgrounds.business.site 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 71 tent & trailer sites, tables & fireplaces, modern facilities, camp store, beach, swimming, fishing, playground, 49th year

Hinsdale, NH • (603) 398-7871 davidjherod@gmail.com • www.mountainsidenh.com MountainSide offers men’s camping in southern New Hampshire, weekends only; Memorial Day - Labor Day Weekend. Reservations required. Call, email or visit web site. Check-in before dusk. Local hiking in Pisgah Park and Mount Wantastiquet. Annual mountain bike rally. Stag Horn Table Tennis Club. MountainSide Bocce Ball tournaments. Directions Call Amenities Private bathrooms w/shower. Canteen kitchen, features sink, wood & gas grills, stove top range and oven. Cabins & campers available for rent.

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Family camping in the heart of the Monadnock region.

24 Longview Road, Hancock, NH 03449 • (603) 525-3321 info@sevenmaples.com • www.sevenmaples.com Seven Maples is a modern, friendly, family owned and operated campground that has accommodations for all your camping needs. Nestled within the storybook village Hancock, NH, a short drive from Mount Monadnock. The 54-year-old campground is located on a historic 54-acre piece of farmland that was once one of the stops for the old B&M Keene to Boston Railroad. 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 seasonal and overnight campsites. Plan your next camping trip at one of New Hampshire’s Top-Rated family camping destinations. Directions From Rt93 N or S take Rt89 West to exit 5, Rt9W. Follow Rt9W to the Rt202W exit. Follow Rt202W, through the towns of Antrim and Bennington. Upon reaching the Hancock town line, Turn right on Rt137S. Follow Rt137S for 3 Miles. Turn right at Longview Rd. Campground on the left over the bridge. GPS Directions Lon: 71.9781 x Lat:42.9839 Amenities Seven Maples Campground offers a variety of campsites and hookups to accommodate every type of camping unit. The well landscaped campground has 2 modern bathhouses, a campground store, propane filling, and dump station. A combination of facilities, recreation and southern New Hampshire’s many eco-tourist attractions, make Seven Maples Campground a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. SEE AD ON PAGE 91 SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 88

Hinsdale RV Resort & Campground • Located on the NH/VT border. • Enjoy fishing in the CT River. • Swim in our 30x60 pool. • ATV Trails • Full Service, Water & Electric, Tent Sites & Seasonals • Hot Showers • DIRECTV • Tables/Fireplaces

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Things to do… Summer Fun Fair The Hillsboro Fest and Fair, now called Summerfest, has become a major four-day mid-July event since it was created by merging the former Hillsborough Firemen’s Weekend and Hillsborough Balloon Festival. Along with the typical thrill rides and games of the Carnival Midway, there are events all weekend including; tractor pulls, NH Unicorns, tethered balloon rides, a car show and road race both with prizes.

Swap for a Rock? The Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show, which takes place each summer in June, is a nationally known mineral show. See more than 68 dealers and swappers with gems, jewelry, and minerals available for sale or trade in scenic Gilsum. Pan for minerals, enjoy an old-fashioned New England ham and bean dinner with homemade pies, sit down for a Chicken Barbeque lunch and more. Have a Dill-icious Day... Fried pickles and sliced pickles, pickle spears and pickles on a stick. From pickle popcorn to pickle-ade and pickle-topped chili cheese dog french fries, food vendors at Winchester Pickle Festival do not disappoint in their variations on the event’s signature snack. Spend a Saturday afternoon in September eating your way through the day. 7 Historic Bridges The Monadnock region has a number of covered and stone bridges, each one unique and charming. These structures evoke images of a slow horse and buggy ride to church on a quiet Sunday, a stolen kiss under the cover, or the peacefulness of fishing from a seat on the edge of the bridge. Carlton, Cresson, Slate and Thompson covered bridge in Swanzey, Coombs and Ashuelot in Winchester, and County covered bridge in Hancock and Greenfield. Tour them all! Inspiring All Ages Distant Hill Gardens and Nature Trail consist of one-hundred and twenty-five acres of biodiverse forest, fields, and wetlands straddling the townline separating Walpole and Alstead. Distant Hill is an environmental and horticultural learning center dedicated to inspiring and empowering children and adults to cultivate an intimate connection to the natural world through education and observation. Enjoy the beauty of the outdoors all year long! So Much to See The Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area, located in Chesterfield, is a .7-mile wilderness loop trail that follows Wilde Brook through the Chesterfield Gorge. Chesterfield Gorge was formed during the latest Ice Age, as melting ice formed a stream that cut through the existing bedrock and reached the igneous granodiorite. An easy hike for visitors to enjoy the rock formations of the gorge, brooks, waterfalls, cascades and a loop hike. Climb the Twins There are two “Monadnocks” in the region: Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, one of the mostclimbed mountains in the world, and the lesser known “Pack Monadnock,” located in Peterborough’s Miller State Park. The bigger Monadnock at 3,165 feet offers forty miles of trails. Although the 2,290 feet Pack Monadnock is the smaller of the two, it’s also a bit steeper in places. Tackle them both! You can also take the 1.3-mile auto road at Pack Monadnock to the summit. Mt. Monadnock does not allow dogs, but Miller State Park does. Events and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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Oxbow Campground

8 Oxbow Road, Deering, NH 03244 • (603) 464-5952 office@oxbowcampground.net • 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 WiFi, 11 electric only, 4 nonhookup sites, Rec room, group area, play areas, fishing pond, swimming pond & pedal/paddle boating pond, pets on leash, 47th year. SEE AD ON PAGE 92

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A Clean, quiet, respectful, A Clean, quiet,environment respectful, family camping family camping environment featuring: featuring: • Camping Cabin Rentals Water/Electric • Camping Cabin Sites Rentals W/E/Sewer Sites • Water/Electric Sites Seasonal Sites • W/E/Sewer Sites • Seasonal Camp Store Sites Laundry On-Site • Camp Store Gas, wood, Wood, ice Ice • LP gas, Station • Dump station On-Site Owners • On site owners • Enforced Enforced quiet Quiet hours Hours Kayak/Canoe Rentals • Kayak/Canoe rentals Playground • Playground Horseshoes • Horseshoes Basketball • Basket ball • Rec Rec Hall Hall Heated Pool Pool • Heated Waterslides • Waterslides • Splash Splash Pad Pad Fishing Pond Pond • Fishing High Speed Speed WiFi WiFi • High • Pet Pet Friendly Friendly

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136 Athol Road, Richmond, NH 03470 (603) 239-4768 • camp@shir-roy.com • www.shir-roy.com For over 64 years we have provided a quiet and family-friendly camping area to reconnect with family and friends and create memories to last a lifetime. Our hope is to continue this tradition and for you to be a part of it. Directions 14 miles South of Keene on Route 32. 11 miles North of Athol via Route 32. 20 miles from I-91 via Northfield, exit Route 10 to Winchester then East on 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 123 RV and tent sites under the pines or the stars. Located on Cass pond, a 54-acre spring fed quiet body of water with a sandy beach for swimming, fishing, boating: pedalboat, kayak, canoe and rowboat rentals. Clean modern restrooms, free hot showers, and laundry room. Camp Canteen: groceries, candy, ice cream, firewood, camping and RV supplies, etc. Rec hall, game room, two playgrounds, volleyball, horse shoes, bocce, ballfield, basketball hoop, pedal carts, free WiFi, dump station. Pet friendly must be leashed with paperwork. Large groups welcome: large safari area. Sites: wooded or grassy with water, 20, 30 & 50-amp service, sewer, picnic table, firepit w/ grill, some pull-thru sites. On site rentals: RV, tent cottage, and tent trailer. SEE AD ON PAGE 90 SEE OUR LISTING ON PAGE 89

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

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Woodmore Family Campground

Play ball!

21 Woodmore Drive, Rindge, NH 03461 • (603) 899-3362 info@woodmorecampground.com • www.woodmorecampground.com Our 23 Acre Family Friendly Campground is on 344 Acre Lake Contoocook. Six miles from Mt. Monadnock the number 2 climbed mountain in the world. We offer full hook-up RV sites with 30-50 amp/w/s/cable, rustic hike-in with platforms or basic w/e tenting. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring w/grill, ADA available. Groups welcome. Family friendly pets welcome without fees. NO CAMPFIRE OUT-TIME when you follow quiet hours. Relax on Sunday with our FREE 3 pm late check-out. In our store, we have groceries, camp supplies, firewood, propane, boat rentals, ice cream, ice, and gifts. Laundromat and dump station on-site. Cell phone coverage. Directions Just 6 miles from Massachusetts border. We are two minutes off of Route 202, between junctions of 202/124 and 202/119. Use Route 202 to South Woodbound Road to Woodbound Road to 21 Woodmore Drive (our driveway). Trouble with the GPS alternate address “Woodbound Road”. GPS Directions MR 46.731, W 072 01.458 Amenities Firewood delivered directly to your campsite, boat docks, lake fishing, horseshoes, bocce, sand volleyball, pool, daily adult swim 3-4 pm, playground, arcade, wiffleball field, full basketball court, new restrooms/ showers 2020 ADA, Free WI-FI Hot Spot and planned events. Restaurants, stores, railtrails, hiking and biking are within 3 miles. SEE AD ON PAGE 93

STATE PARKS 11 GREENFIELD Greenfield, NH n 12 MONADNOCK Jaffrey, NH n

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WOODMORE CAMPGROUND Family & Pet Friendly

Located on beautiful 320 acre Lake Contoocook Secluded wooded sites.

Adult swim daily.

No campfire out time, if you comply with our quiet hours.

• Boat Rentals • Swimming Pool • Playground • Rec Room with Arcade & Billiards • Basketball Court & Volleyball • Horseshoe Pits & Bocce • Planned Activities • Store, Laundry, Firewood & LP Gas

• Modern Facilities

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21 Woodmore Drive, Rindge, NH 03461

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MONADNOCK

REGION

just 7 miles from NH/MA state line on Route 202


Hiking in

New Hampshire

Always verify information before heading out for a hike.

Basin Cascade Trail, Lincoln A 2.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. This family-friendly, partially-paved trail goes by multiple cascading waterfalls and deep pools that are popular for wading and swimming. 626ft, D, K

North Pack Monadnock Mountain via Wapack Trail, Greenfield: A 3.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible yearround. 964ft, K, DL

Boulder Loop Trail, Conway: A 2.8 miles loop trail that features a great forest setting and is rated moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. 912ft, DL, K

Red Hill via Eagle Cliff Trail, Center Sandwich: A 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a great forest setting and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. 1876ft, DL

Crystal Cascades, Gorham: A 0.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. This is a short hike up the Tuckerman Ravine trail to Crystal Cascades. The waterfall has a total vertical drop of over 90 feet. 160ft, K

The Flume Gorge Trail, Lincoln: A 1.9 mile loop trail that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The Flume Gorge trail is New Hampshire beauty, up close and personal. Waterfalls, mosses, wild flowers, and trees line this beautiful boardwalk. This is a relaxing must-see while hiking the more difficult trails around New Hampshire’s White Mountains. 469ft, K

Mount Cardigan Loop Trail, Canaan: A 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. 1181ft, DL, K Mount Crawford Trail, Bartlett: A 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and snowshoeing. 2116ft, DL Mount Lafayette and Franconia Ridge Trail Loop, Lincoln: A heavily trafficked 8.6-mile loop trail features a waterfall. Recommended for very experienced adventurers. This is a very popular full day hike for good reasons. On a clear day, you’re unlikely to find better views in New England. 3822ft, D Mount Jackson and Webster Trail Loop, Whitefield: A 6.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. A great hike when time is limited. The views from both peaks are impressive, encompassing Mt. Washington, the southern Presidential Range peaks, and Crawford’s Notch. 2381ft, DL

West and East Rattlesnake Mountain, Holderness: A 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and nature trips. 987ft, D, K Winslow and Barlow Trail Loop, North Sutton: A 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The summit has a fire tower. The top is very exposed and offers 360 degree views. 1102ft, DL, K Zealand Summit via Zealand Trail and Appalachian Trail, Bethlehem: An 11.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Zealand mountain is located on the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. The falls are definitely worth a stop at on the way up. 2467ft, DL

Mount Major, Alton: A moderately trafficked 4.6 mile loop trail that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching. 1259ft, DL, K Mount Morgan, Sandwich: A 3.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips. 1371ft, DL 94 | 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide

KEY D - Dogs are able to use this trail. DL - Dogs must be kept on a leash to use the trail. K - Kid friendly Source: www.alltrails.com


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.

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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. NH OHRV registrations are only valid for operating in New Hampshire.

Where can I register?

The New Hampshire Off Highway Vehicle Association represents affiliated Wheeled OHRV clubs and their members who ride ATVs, UTVs, Trail Bikes and more. Our goal is to ensure the future of riding in NH through positive legislation, trail maintenance and rider education.

Support NH OHRV Trails by Joining a Club! Join a club at NHOHVA.org New Hampshire Off Highway Vehicle Association PO Box 96 • Cornish Flat, NH 03746 (413) 200-8061 • nhohva@gmail.com • 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/agents.html. 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. Some agents between the months of May and October also sell non-resident 10-day temporary OHRV registrations. To receive a Club Member registration discount, join an affiliated club at NHOHVA.org to obtain a voucher as proof of membership. Present that voucher when registering any machine.

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 while operating on public property or trails. To operate on designated roads an operator must possess a valid driver’s licence OR valid safety certificate and must be accompanied by an adult at least 25 years of age who possesses a valid driver’s licence. Any operator under the age of 12 cannot cross or operate along any roads. Any operator under the age of 18 cannot carry a passenger on a 3 or 4-wheel ATV. Any person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet and eye protection at all times while on or in the machine.

Important Laws for Operation? • • • • •

Operators of OHRVs involved in an accident with death, injury or damage in excess of $1000 must report accident immediately, whether on public or private property Operators and passengers of OHRVs must wear a helmet or eye protection when under the age of 18 OHRVs must be operated reasonably for the existing conditions and speed limits OHRVs operating on permitted public roadways must follow the rules of the road and municipal ordinance Visit http://www.eregulations.com/newhampshire/OHRV for complete OHRV laws This information is from the WWW.RIDE.NH.GOV website

INFORMATION RESOURCES NH Fish and Game: 603-271-3129 www.ride.nh.gov OHRV Registry: 603-271-4300 Bureau of Trails: 603-271-3254 96 | 2021 New Hampshire Camping Guide

www.nhstateparks.org/about-us/trails-bureau (For OHRV and Snowmobile Trail maps and info) NH OHRV and Snowmobile Digest of Regulations www.eregulations.com/newhampshire/OHRV/


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: Gov. Stephen Merrill 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). • Stand Up Paddleboards are required to have a life jacket on board. Anyone under the age of 13 must be wearing it. • 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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