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Lake Umbagog

Errol, NH
+1 603-482-3817
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Camping and Beauty

We stayed at Umbagog Lake State Park for 3 nights. It was a great camp destination. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Janet B
Quincy, Massachusetts
State Park is not for RVs

We stayed one night by plan, but wouldn't want to be there any longer. RV sights are few. Mostly a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Beth Brown L
via mobile
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This 8,700-acre lake is part of the Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and is a good place to view waterfowl and wildlife.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Errol, NH
+1 603-482-3817
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Umbagog Lake State Park for 3 nights. It was a great camp destination. The staff was great, facilities clean and it was peaceful. Lots of great hiking and kayaking in the area.

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed one night by plan, but wouldn't want to be there any longer. RV sights are few. Mostly a tenting park. Showers are filthy. Nice looking beach, but Lake is very shallow, 10 ft max depth. Take a tent and a kayak, if you...More

2  Thank Beth Brown L
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Reserve a remote campsite on the Big Island and enjoy the seclusion with a beautiful lake. Our only issue is the cost of the firewood. Can't bring your own, even from a nearby town. You must buy theirs and at $6 a bundle for six...More

2  Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The Ellis cabins on Lake Umbagog are a treasure. My husband is an avid hiker and loves canoe trips. We do not like campgrounds or like camping where our car is and have preferred canoe-out sites which are often a challenge to find. I saw...More

9  Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I've taken about four kayaking and camping trips to Lake Umbagog so far, and will likely be visiting annually in years to come. Unlike many of New Hampshire's lakes, which have shorelines that are packed with houses, Lake Umbagog still has a lot woods along...More

2  Thank Greg0ry
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Peaceful and clean camping. Nice beach on the lake with a dock for the kids to climb on and jump of. Nice large sites. Very nice staff. The only drawback for us (working from the Internet full time) is there is absolutely no Wifi or...More

2  Thank HappilyHomeless2012
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Lake Umbagog has at its South end Lake Umbagog State Park. They are pet friendly and have island sites. Friends of mine loved it, they rented an island that they only shared with their black lab.

2  Thank BruceDMullen
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a beautiful lake. It's known in the area as a favorite spot for moose, although we didn't see any during our visit. I'd highly recommend taking a drive/walk by around sunset, it's simply breathtaking. It's a great area for camping, hiking, walking, and...More

Thank CaitlinMarie85
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights & four days at a tent site. The area is clean and the staff is friendly, professional and accommodating. A great place to enjoy nature, tranquility as well as fishing.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times, always a great time when out on a remote site. Being on the main camp is a little bit to noisy for me. I'll take 10 days on r21 anytime. Views and wildlife abounds. Remotes it's are massive while...More

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Robyn P
19 September 2017|
Response from Beth Brown L | Reviewed this property |
We have a motorhome. We don't do remote camping. We don't filter water. We stayed at Umbagog one night. Won't return. Bring lots of bug spray! The lake is very shallow and breeding ground for insects. Good luck!
7 March 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Remote sites are tenting sites. "Outhouse" and carry in water. Cabins have water but rely on communal but private toilets and showers.
Andrea M
4 January 2017|
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Response from michael t | Reviewed this property |
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