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Ellacoya State Park

Route 11, Scenic Drive, Gilford, NH 03246
+1 603-293-7821
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Not so fun in the sun

I went with my fiancé, as well as the grandkids, what is normally a fun day was a total disaster... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William D
via mobile
Horrible

Yes. It was horrible. Such a beautiful place ruined by vulgarity, extremely loud music with heavy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yvonne S
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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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This park includes a beach for swimming on Lake Winnipesaukee.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good44%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Route 11, Scenic Drive, Gilford, NH 03246
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+1 603-293-7821
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"nice store"
in 2 reviews
"public beach"
in 3 reviews
"views of the mountains"
in 3 reviews
"sandy bottom"
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"beautiful park"
in 3 reviews
"largest lake"
in 2 reviews
"picnic area"
in 2 reviews
"whole family"
in 2 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 2 reviews
"new hampshire"
in 3 reviews
"camping"
in 7 reviews
"waves"
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"summer"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my fiancé, as well as the grandkids, what is normally a fun day was a total disaster. It was not even noon time and the young people beside us were drinking heavy liquor, swearing frequently dropping the “F”Bombs and blasting the music....More

Thank William D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes. It was horrible. Such a beautiful place ruined by vulgarity, extremely loud music with heavy sexual overtones, and rides visitors. I was appalled. I felt so bad for the families trying to escape this mess, but couldn't - do they left early, like many...More

Thank Yvonne S
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Gorgeous beach, camping and picnic area on the largest lake in the area...great spot to spend a summer day...the whole family will enjoy ...

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

All seasons are beautiful here, swimming in the summer, hiking in the fall. Bring your own picnic lunch. Plenty of parking.

Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you . Very nice state park lots of water and great for small children. Water is not deep until you get far out. Camping is there as well. Close to local restaurant and small grocery store.

Thank Raoul P
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Very picturesque beach and picnic area on lake winnepasakee $5 per adult $1 children Has store and snack bar

Thank tjay s
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beach has plenty of parking, picnic groves and shade. It is a great place to picnic and has a large 1000' Long Beach with a sandy bottom and gradual slope. Very good for family outing as the beach is sheltered from the wind and waves...More

Thank vrrooom
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful park, plenty of tables and grills. Water is shallow quite a way out so wonderful with kids. Nice wide beach. Beautiful views of the mountains. Nice store so don't have to pack a lunch. Enjoy a hot dog or pizza there

Thank nanajoan_11
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

it was nice and i stood on a log. it was off-season so no one was there but it was a noice walk and i liked it

Thank chailikessparta
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Another clean and enjoyable New Hampshire, State Park. We visited with our grandchildren/family... Very nice day. The water is very gradual in getting deep so GREAT for young children.

Thank Kenneth T
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Betty H
23 January 2017|
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Response from eagle12342015 | Reviewed this property |
There is a place to launch boats. However, I do not think there is a concrete ramp. I think you back over a sandy beach. I am going up next weekend and will try to get you a better answer. You could probably write the NH... More
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