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Lake Massabesic

16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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I visited Lake Massabesic from the NH Audubon Center. Despite not being able to swim here it was so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amelia O
Ageless pleasure

The lake has been a focal point for generations, whether you explore it by small boat or just go... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
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16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Lake Massabesic from the NH Audubon Center. Despite not being able to swim here it was so relaxing and a unique experience. Choose a nice day to visit and just relax by the water. Binoculars can be useful, too. Beware of snakes. I...More

Thank Amelia O
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The lake has been a focal point for generations, whether you explore it by small boat or just go for a picnic with the family. A good place to unwind in the early morning at sunrise or late evening at sunset.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 8 December 2017

A favorite place for me to go to collect my thoughts, watch for eagles and other birds and watch sailboats when they're out. I have to say that posted hours are 8AM-8PM and there have been quite a few mornings where DPW has not arrived...More

Thank PleinAirGal
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Beautiful trails for hiking, snowshoeing, & mountain biking. Lots of beautiful views of the lake. A peaceful way to enjoy nature. Sunsets over the lake are serene.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great place to go and relax anytime of year. Fish, picnic, hike, do your thing in this beautiful NH oasis. Pick up some food at Golden Rods up the street and enjoy it at the park

Thank Nhcouple090909
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is so peaceful and close to everything so you can stop by. The only drawback is that you cannot swim here.

Thank CityPatty2016
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Our group did the 4-mile hike through a field and a forest, along the well-manicured trails to several vista points, seeing Lake Massabesic along the way. We stopped at the lovely Audobon Center for a map, directions, and to use the bathroom prior to our...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Local lake that is great for last minute visit after a long day at work. It's right off the freeway, easily found. Be sure to wear bug spray and tennis/walking shoes if you want to walk into the woods. There are large roots at certain...More

Thank Q H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I live nearby and love running on the trails by the lake away from traffic. There are some peaceful spots for sitting and reading or writing.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Anytime I want to get away I go visit this lake. It is always sure to please me with sightings of birds like cranes or loons. It is so peaceful at times. Fun to hike through the woods around it. Great place to watch the...More

Thank Glenna N
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14 March 2016|
Response from robcar603 | Reviewed this property |
That is a good idea, I had bought a pair of wading boots to get my boats in/out of the water and getting into/out of the boots in the boat was one serious exercise that in the 2 man kayak, risked capsizing and in the 1 man... More