Description

Looking for some family fun in the sun? Check out Pawtuckaway campground for a plethora of activities like hiking, biking, kayaking, and more, all accessible from your lakefront campsite. Though no alcohol is allowed, everyone can still have some fun “on the rocks," the geologically unique glacial erratics rocks that is. Unfortunately, the secret’s out, so make sure to get Continue reading...
Looking for some family fun in the sun? Check out Pawtuckaway campground for a plethora of activities like hiking, biking, kayaking, and more, all accessible from your lakefront campsite. Though no alcohol is allowed, everyone can still have some fun “on the rocks," the geologically unique glacial erratics rocks that is. Unfortunately, the secret’s out, so make sure to get there early on nice weekends and holidays to secure a spot. Check out the Pawtuckaway program schedule for special events information too.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
173
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Accommodation provided
Cabin
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available
Beach
Forest
Lake
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Brian
Brian
recommends this listing.
May 23rd, 2017

Nice lake and hiking/mtn. biking trails/bouldering but VERY popular in season.

Hipcamper Sara + Mike
Sara + Mike
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 31st, 2018

Ranks extremely high on our list of favorite campgrounds. There are 192 sites in wooded areas; many have direct access to Pawtuckaway Lake. No hookups, no dump station. There are *old* bathroom facilities with paid showers (paying mechanism is broken - donations accepted).
The park includes a lake beach, fishing and boating, hiking trails, a marsh with wildlife, and unique boulder fields containing glacial erratics (large boulders that were deposited when glacial ice melted).
It’s super beautiful and tranquil. However, the campground is very popular in high season and it is reported that the beach will fill to capacity early in the morning.
TIP: Stay in site 43 or 44 on Horse Head Island - both large private sites with direct lake access.

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Park
Pawtuckaway State Park
State
New Hampshire
Phone Number
603-895-3031
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.086° N, 71.173° W
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