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Lake Massabesic

16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Beautiful nearby lake

Local lake that is great for last minute visit after a long day at work. It's right off the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Q H
via mobile
Great place to walk/run

I live nearby and love running on the trails by the lake away from traffic. There are some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer S
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“water supply” (21 reviews)
“rail trail” (4 reviews)
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16 Londonderry Tpke, Manchester, NH 03104-5807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Local lake that is great for last minute visit after a long day at work. It's right off the freeway, easily found. Be sure to wear bug spray and tennis/walking shoes if you want to walk into the woods. There are large roots at certain...More

Thank Q H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live nearby and love running on the trails by the lake away from traffic. There are some peaceful spots for sitting and reading or writing.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Anytime I want to get away I go visit this lake. It is always sure to please me with sightings of birds like cranes or loons. It is so peaceful at times. Fun to hike through the woods around it. Great place to watch the...More

Thank Glenna N
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Being city residents, my family and I love to come here to visit and get away from all the hustle and bustle. You can fish, kayak and picnic. There is also a rail trail and fire roads to walk on. If you enjoy geocaching, there...More

Thank mcleodmahon
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a beautiful lake that one can access from many different locations. Being that it is the Manchester water supply, swimming is off limits. However, one can fish, kayak & sail.. I personally love to walk the local trails that lead out to the...More

1  Thank hjbjd
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Best to have your own Kayak during good weather. No real solid centre of activity so the rentals are a little hit or miss and are priced accordingly. All in all just bring your own and it's a flawless experience.

Thank trackingscreen
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lake Massabesic is the drinking water source for the City of Manchester and several surrounding communities. A resaful park with picnic tables on the shore of the Lake just off the Massabecic traffic circle. Just down the road Southerly you will find hiking trails for...More

Thank govbanker
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lake Massabesic is a great place to boat (mostly sailboats, kayaks or canoes), an adequate place to fish and a great place to hike around. Two issues, though: 1. Massabesic is the city water supply, and no part of your body is allowed to touch...More

1  Thank ddantos
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have lived around this lake most of my life. The fishing and small boating is great. Please keep in mind the NH Fish and game actively patrol the water for people fishing without a license, boating recklessly and swimming or wading in the water....More

1  Thank baronem159
Reviewed 11 May 2017

this walking path is not paved and has some areas that are difficult for walking after a rain terrain gets muddy. scenery is beautiful lake can be seen from almost everywhere

Thank jbonenfant76
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mckoutdoors1
14 March 2016|
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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
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