New Hampshire Beaches
Cape Neddick Beach: This beach is a small, tidal beach.
Limited parking - no restrooms. Located off Rt.1A just past Shore
Clough State Park: Visitors to this park will enjoy a
900 foot beach, swimming, boating and canoeing. There are fishing
areas, picnic spots, walking trails, and cross-country and snowmobile
trails in the winter. Off Route 114 - Weare
Echo Lake State Park: This park sits on Echo Lake, and
offers visitors areas for swimming and fishing. Also hiking trails
and a scenic drive lead to Cathedral Ledge, a 700 feet in the
air. The ledge offers scenic views and opportunities for rock
climbing. Route 302 Conway, NH
Ellacoya State Beach: The beach is located on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Amenities: Swimming & camping with the many RV sites that
have full hookups, Bathhouse. Located on Rte 11 in Gilford.
Forest Lake State Beach: Visitors to this mountain lake
will enjoy the beach, swimming, picnic groves and wooded areas.
Route 116 Dalton, NH
Fort Foster: A short, sandy beach, which overlooks New
Castle and Portsmouth. Location: From Rt. 1A take Rt. 103.
Greenfield State Park: A 401 acre park on Otter Lake
offering a beach, swimming, picnic areas, canoeing, fishing,
and hiking trails. A public campground is available. Route 136
Hampton Beach State Park: The most popular beach in the
region, has been drawing visitors by the hundreds of thousands
since the turn of the century. The beach is extremely wide and
the water warm. Amenities: Bathhouse, lifeguards. Located on
Route 1A, Hampton
Jenness State Beach: Great family beach with an ocean front
setting. Amenities: Bathhouse & lifeguards. Located on Route
Kingston State Beach: Only a short distance from the ocean,
but a place where you enjoy the fresh water. Great family park
with ball fields & picnic area. Located off NH Rte 125 -
Long Sands Beach: Surfing areas and restrooms available.
Metered parking. Located off Rt. 1A.
Mount Sunapee State Park: One of the state's largest
parks, Mount Sunapee is a year-round recreation area, offering
hiking trails, cross-country skiing, a beach, swimming areas,
fishing, boating, canoeing and refreshment areas. Route 103 -
North Hampton State Beach: A wide sandy beach with a
small parking lot in the heart of the short New Hampshire Seacoast.
Amenities: Bathhouse & Lifeguards. Located on Route 1A, North
North Beach: Ocean beach offers a bathhouse and lifeguards
on duty. Parking is metered. Route 1A - Hampton
Pawtuckaway State Park: This park features a beach,
changing facilities, swimming, boating, canoeing, hiking trails,
fishing, mountain biking, and a picnic area. A public campground
is also available. Trails include the hike to the Tower, which
is on the summit of South Mountain. North of the Routes 101 and
156 - Nottingham
Sandy Beach: Small, picturesque beach, 10 minutes from
Portsmouth, has the U.S. Coast Guard Station at one end and a
large seaside park, New
Castle Common, at the other end. The beach is somewhat rocky
and the water is colder than at most Seacoast beaches. Parking
is available at New Castle Common. Loacted in New Castle
Seabrook Beach: Just down the road from Hampton Beach, Seabrook
Beach offers a quieter setting and sand dunes. Located in Seabrook.
Silver Lake State Beach: In the quiet town of Hollis
you will find an 80 acre lake. Amenities include bathhouse, picnic
tables, playing fields, paddle boat rentals, park store. Located
on Rte 122
Sunapee State Beach: Great spot for a group picnic. Amenities
include fishing, boating, swimming and picnicking. Store, canoe
& kayak rentals, a playground, bathhouse. Located in Newbury.
Wadleigh State Beach: The shores of Kezar Lake are home
to this beautiful state beach. There is swimming, fishing, a
store, play area and more. Changing facilities and picnic sites
are also available. Located on Route 114 North Sutton
Wallis Sands State Beach: About 15 minutes south of
Portsmouth, the beach is a beautiful, sandy curving beach that
can best be seen looking south on Route 1A. It has a large parking
lot, showers and restrooms. Amenities include store, bathhouses,
lifeguards. Located on Route 1
Wellington Beach State Park: Set on Newfound Lake, this park
offers a beach, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing and a scenic
walking trail. The beach is a half mile long, and there are picnic
areas available. Located on Route 3A - Bristol
Wentworth State Beach: Small park on shore of Lake Wentworth.
Swimming, bathhouse. Route 109, Wolfeboro.
White Lake State Park: A popular park for campers, this
park features three public campsites with room for 200 tents.
Visitors will enjoy the beach on White Lake, swimming, boating
and canoeing, fishing, and hiking trails. Of particular interest
is a forest of NH pines spread over 72 acres, a National Natural
Landmark.Located on Route 16 - Tamworth