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Lake Massabesic

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Address: 16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Nice relaxing spot right near the water.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
Roger D
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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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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76 reviews
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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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Thank folkscapes
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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Thank Calvin N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I often take time to enjoy nature without traveling very far. The other day a friend and I enjoyed the Goldenrod (nearby restaurant with ice cream), and had some extra time, so we drove to Lake Massabesic just moments away to continue talking and enjoying the early summer day. The parking lot is free, easy to find a spot most... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a pretty park, nice lake has pota potties. Has a path on the shore & tables for a picnic. No swimming since it is a water supply for Manchester.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

From fishing to biking this lake has a treasure of surprises for entertainment during the summer. I can get lost for hours walking or biking the trails just checking out the scenic views.. Winter months I snow shoe but phenomenal skiDoo trails

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Thank jay d
Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

The lake is very nice but has limited use, due to it's being the water supply of greater Manchester. Fishing is best limited to canoes & such or fishing from shore. You have to be aware that people drink this lake water & be knowledgeable of that fact.

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Bow, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

My husband and I took our kyaks here last year and it was beautiful! We passed pretty camps and everyone waved to us. So serene and comfy day. Love the lake!

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's nice for adults, but kids want to wade and they aren't allowed since it's the water for the city.

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