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Ahern State Park

Route 106, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-436-1552
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It does the trick, but Waukewan is better!

Ahern is a quirky property that was once used as a residential facility, and now has lots of trails... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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Great, quiet little beach

What a great find! Quiet, out of the way, peaceful and scenic. The road is rough like other... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Finger Lakes, New York
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This 128 acre park is located along Lake Winnisquam.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jul 2017
“Great, quiet little beach”
10 Aug 2017
“It does the trick, but Waukewan is better!”
Route 106, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-436-1552
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Ahern is a quirky property that was once used as a residential facility, and now has lots of trails and a pond. Great for dogs and for exercise. Its near our Summer home, so it's a convenient option for dog walks. For a change recently...More

Thank Jessg3
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

What a great find! Quiet, out of the way, peaceful and scenic. The road is rough like other reviewers have said but not that bad - and the bad part from the road to the gate is only 1/4 mi - your car will survive...More

Thank GFish4
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Kind of secluded park at the end of a bumpy dirt road that needs attention. Very little parking avail able at the end of the road. There is no changing area and the porta-potty was filthy. The park is definitely not being taken care of....More

Thank prestonlaw
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is the best State Park if you want to relax as you look over Lake Winnipesaukee, the mountain views, or just walk, bike, or boat. The are well marked trails of all abilities for all ages throughout the park. A must on your bucket...More

Thank thomasselling
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Having the luxury of being within one mile of this wonderful park all year round, I have come to really love it no matter what time of year I go there to enjoy. You can go there to walk, run, bike, swim, relax, or just...More

Thank thomasselling
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We go here a few times every summer. It's usually very quiet. We have had the beach to ourselves many times, while at other times the most people we would see is 4-6. It stays pretty clean, I've seen workers there cleaning and bagging up....More

Thank dsou2474
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Small and not crowded. Free! Dog friendly. Easy hiking trails. Breath taking views of the lake. Sandy beach area.

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Get here early, shady, kids can use floats, you can bring your pet... Great to pack a picnic and spent the day. Better than Opeechee

Thank Reneembm
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Its pet friendly and its beautiful a hidden gem in laconia truly is...you can also see wild animals deer, eagles nesting and tons of beautiful birds.

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We ended up at Ahern because we were staying on Weirs beach and it was closed due to high bacteria counts. The lifeguard suggested we check out Ahern and Ellacoya, which we did over the course of two days. Ahern initially was disappointing. You actually...More

3  Thank metrowestmom
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