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Lake Umbagog

Errol, NH
+1 603-482-3817
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Backpack Campers, A Must Do

Reserve a remote campsite on the Big Island and enjoy the seclusion with a beautiful lake. Our only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stuart G
via mobile
The perfect Off the Grid Spot at Ben's Cabin

The Ellis cabins on Lake Umbagog are a treasure. My husband is an avid hiker and loves canoe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Heidi W
Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
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This 8,700-acre lake is part of the Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and is a good place to view waterfowl and wildlife.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bald eagles” (7 reviews)
“state park” (13 reviews)
“base camp” (3 reviews)
Errol, NH
+1 603-482-3817
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reserve a remote campsite on the Big Island and enjoy the seclusion with a beautiful lake. Our only issue is the cost of the firewood. Can't bring your own, even from a nearby town. You must buy theirs and at $6 a bundle for six...More

1  Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ellis cabins on Lake Umbagog are a treasure. My husband is an avid hiker and loves canoe trips. We do not like campgrounds or like camping where our car is and have preferred canoe-out sites which are often a challenge to find. I saw...More

8  Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've taken about four kayaking and camping trips to Lake Umbagog so far, and will likely be visiting annually in years to come. Unlike many of New Hampshire's lakes, which have shorelines that are packed with houses, Lake Umbagog still has a lot woods along...More

2  Thank Greg0ry
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Peaceful and clean camping. Nice beach on the lake with a dock for the kids to climb on and jump of. Nice large sites. Very nice staff. The only drawback for us (working from the Internet full time) is there is absolutely no Wifi or...More

2  Thank HappilyHomeless2012
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lake Umbagog has at its South end Lake Umbagog State Park. They are pet friendly and have island sites. Friends of mine loved it, they rented an island that they only shared with their black lab.

2  Thank BruceDMullen
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a beautiful lake. It's known in the area as a favorite spot for moose, although we didn't see any during our visit. I'd highly recommend taking a drive/walk by around sunset, it's simply breathtaking. It's a great area for camping, hiking, walking, and...More

Thank CaitlinMarie85
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights & four days at a tent site. The area is clean and the staff is friendly, professional and accommodating. A great place to enjoy nature, tranquility as well as fishing.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times, always a great time when out on a remote site. Being on the main camp is a little bit to noisy for me. I'll take 10 days on r21 anytime. Views and wildlife abounds. Remotes it's are massive while...More

Thank michael t
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay immensely. We had campsite R1 and stayed two nights and three days. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, giving us 5 kayaks for the price of 4 and charging us for only two days of use. The campsite was clean...More

Thank Minya S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed at Umbagog Lake State Park at the end of August 2016, Saturday to Monday. The campground was pretty quiet both nights. Bathroom were VERY clean! Showers were clean as well and were free, despite a coin operator found at the shower. The campgrounds...More

2  Thank Samikate04
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7 March 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Remote sites are tenting sites. "Outhouse" and carry in water. Cabins have water but rely on communal but private toilets and showers.
Andrea M
4 January 2017|
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Response from michael t | Reviewed this property |
site 21
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13 July 2016|
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Response from bowlmeova | Reviewed this property |
wish I could help but I cannot. I have my own boat so your issue is not the same as mine. Try to Google something like " boat rentals on Lake Umbagog" You can also contact Umbagog Lake State Campground and there is a... More