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Lake Massabesic

16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Bike, Hike, Walk

The trails around Lake Massabesic offer great opportunities to get out and do some biking, hiking... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
via mobile
Great place for a quiet picnic and kayaking

Have enjoyed visiting for picnics, hiking around the lake, and there is a decent dirt trail for... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Lynda B
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“drinking water” (10 reviews)
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16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The trails around Lake Massabesic offer great opportunities to get out and do some biking, hiking, or just walking.

Thank kewspecial
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Have enjoyed visiting for picnics, hiking around the lake, and there is a decent dirt trail for mountain bikes. Very pretty place.

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The lake provides pleasant views from the rail trail that runs along the northern shore (parking available just south of the Massabesic traffic circle). Breezes over the lake can mean pleasant walks nearby on hot summer days. No swimming is allowed in the lake since...More

1  Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I love to go to the lake. What a beautiful place to walk. There is a boat ramp there too. Have kayaked many times. If you like to just sit in your car and look at the lake it's good but why sit in the...More

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I kayak on Lake Massabesic and it's beautiful and you can always find a private place to just sit and listen to wind through the trees, the waves lapping the shore and forget about everything else. Just remember it is a reservoir so no exposed...More

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Right within the city of Manchester, Massabesic is the drinking water supply for the city -so no swimming unless your a Loon! Great place to view wildlife such as Loons and an Eagle. Water can get choppy in the wind and watch out for wakes...More

Thank WaltNH
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went ice fishing with friends on Massabesic last Sunday and had a wonderful time. I caught a nice Brown Trout and one of the girls caught a very nice Rainbow Trout. On past trips in my small boat in the Summer, much of the...More

Thank Piscataquog
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great place for boating. Picturesque, serene waterfront surrounding the lake. Absolutely no swimming - public water supply

Thank sailor1225
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful Lake Massabesic. You can enjoy the nature trails that are located all around the lake or have a picnic. There are many beautiful spots to enjoy. We like hiking to batterypoint and enjoying the views of the lake.

Thank TwoAzMom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It really doesn't matter the season...Massabesic is always a gorgeous place to get away and enjoy nature. The trails are easy and have beautiful views. Walking dogs is a joy, most people do keep them leashed. People are friendly. You can kayak to areas with...More

Thank Melissa A
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14 March 2016|
Response from robcar603 | Reviewed this property |
That is a good idea, I had bought a pair of wading boots to get my boats in/out of the water and getting into/out of the boots in the boat was one serious exercise that in the 2 man kayak, risked capsizing and in the 1 man... More