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Ellacoya State Park

Route 11, Scenic Drive, Gilford, NH 03246
+1 603-293-7821
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Breathtaking views

All seasons are beautiful here, swimming in the summer, hiking in the fall. Bring your own picnic... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Christine S
via mobile
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Thank you . Very nice state park lots of water and great for small children. Water is not deep... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Raoul P
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This park includes a beach for swimming on Lake Winnipesaukee.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“lake beach” (4 reviews)
Route 11, Scenic Drive, Gilford, NH 03246
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

All seasons are beautiful here, swimming in the summer, hiking in the fall. Bring your own picnic lunch. Plenty of parking.

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you . Very nice state park lots of water and great for small children. Water is not deep until you get far out. Camping is there as well. Close to local restaurant and small grocery store.

Thank Raoul P
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Very picturesque beach and picnic area on lake winnepasakee $5 per adult $1 children Has store and snack bar

Thank tjay s
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beach has plenty of parking, picnic groves and shade. It is a great place to picnic and has a large 1000' Long Beach with a sandy bottom and gradual slope. Very good for family outing as the beach is sheltered from the wind and waves...More

Thank vrrooom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful park, plenty of tables and grills. Water is shallow quite a way out so wonderful with kids. Nice wide beach. Beautiful views of the mountains. Nice store so don't have to pack a lunch. Enjoy a hot dog or pizza there

Thank nanajoan_11
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

it was nice and i stood on a log. it was off-season so no one was there but it was a noice walk and i liked it

Thank chailikessparta
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Another clean and enjoyable New Hampshire, State Park. We visited with our grandchildren/family... Very nice day. The water is very gradual in getting deep so GREAT for young children.

Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Husband participates every year on the timberman triathlon, myself dedicated to collect drifwood and stones, good old fashion fun.

Thank MC V
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Extremely clean! Great lake views. Large easy access campsites. Sandy beach and clear lake water at adjourning day state park. Super clean restrooms. Due to drought this year, the lake was low.

Thank Dorothy L
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Loved visiting Ellacoya State Park for Timberman 70.3 this year. Lake winni was beautiful and Ellacoya is the Perfect place to access the lake. Water is crystal clear and refreshing.

Thank JeffHig
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Betty H
23 January 2017|
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Response from eagle12342015 | Reviewed this property |
There is a place to launch boats. However, I do not think there is a concrete ramp. I think you back over a sandy beach. I am going up next weekend and will try to get you a better answer. You could probably write the NH... More