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Lake Massabesic

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Address: 16 Londonderry Turnpike, Manchester, NH
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Nice lake and walks

A nice lake to walk around, admire views and bird watch. A number of different waterbirds around and many woodland species. a lot of paths through the woods to follow and very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2016
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Worcester
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

A nice lake to walk around, admire views and bird watch. A number of different waterbirds around and many woodland species. a lot of paths through the woods to follow and very quiet on day we visited. Lake was a lot lower than on previous visit with a lot of beach now available - a sign of hot, dry summer... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Close to home, with great water access, makes this my favorite kayaking site. There are actually several places you can put in, depending what type of boat you have, so you can see all of the lake in a kayak. Except of course the Manchester Water Works area as this is prohibited. Unfortunately, you also can not swim here, or... More 

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Levittown, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Headed over here to just was wander around and enjoy the view. Saw many birds around. Only wish there were a couple more picnic tables

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western mass
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I rented a tandem kayak for "kayaking under stars" and it was awesome! We got to see the sun set on the lake (which was just breathtaking) and then kayaked around until the stars came out. We started around 7:20pm and called it a night around 10 (but could have stayed out until 11). We totally enjoyed... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I go for walks around this lake every other day. There are multiple trails good for walking and biking. This lake is big with multiple small island, perfect for kayaking, boating and fishing.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you work in Manchester, it is a great place to enjoy a quiet lunch during a busy workday. Clean with lots of parking. On weekends, go for a bike ride or hike.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The is no swimming at this lake but if you want to go boat riding you can do that and you can fish. If you just want to have a picnic by the water where it is nice a cool this is the place.

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New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Met up with family there and had a picnic lunch. So calm and peaceful. Lucky to see a mother duck and her babies, as well as a Loon.

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hamilton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The walk was very scenic, but you cannot put your feet in at all, even getting in or out of a canoe! My son got a warning from the ranger. Ouch. Not sure why motor boats with gas/ oil, are allowed, but not a foot to get into the canoe.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Massabesic Lake is a nice park where you can hike, enjoy the nature view, relax or go fishing. You can bring your dog to this park for hiking. It is a quite park, not too far from the town. There are boats on the reservoir along with fishers. Strange how boats are in the reservoir, but you are not allow... More 

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