439 River Road, Pittsburg, NH
Camping, fishing, boating, picnicking. More information posted below.
Campground, boat launch, picnic tables, tent platforms
Fees for Day Use:
There are no Day Use fees charged at Lake Francis State Park. There are charges for camping however. (See below)
Fees for Camping and other Information:
The New Hampshire State Park system has partnered with ReserveAmerica to offer their guests a high quality reservation service.
With ReserveAmerica, there are online reservations, extended reservation office hours, and dedicated customer service staff.
Online reservations can be made 24 hours a day, and the call center hours are as follows:
April 15 through Labor Day: Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m EST Weekends: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST
The dedicated toll-free number to call to make a reservation through the
ReserveAmerica Call Center is 1-877-NHParks (1-877-647-2757).
Please note: Organized youth group camping is welcome in most parks.
Reservations are required. Please inquire when calling.
Schedule: Mid-May to Mid-November
of Campsites: 42 sites
Pets: Pets are permitted at Lake Francis. Pets must be leashed and supervised at all times and are not permitted on the beaches.
Lake Francis is a 2,000 acre lake near the Connecticut Lakes of the Great North Woods region. Hunters and anglers enjoy this park as a base for their respective activities. A boat launch is located in the park. Canoeists enjoy exploring the upper part of the Connecticut River.
Each campsite at Lake Francis State Park Campground has a fireplace, picnic table, flat area for a tent, and a parking space. The walk-in sites are situated near the river, have tent platforms and are about a two-minute walk from the parking area. Running water, flush toilets, coin-operated showers, and a dump station are centrally located in the campground.
Lake Francis campground provides 42 sites. All sites are by reservation; however, first-come/first-served camping may be available if all sites have not been reserved.
The campground is open for reservable stays from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend. Self-service/self-pay camping with limited services is available pre-season starting May 2, 2008, and post-season through November 24, 2008, weather permitting.
Lake Francis State Park provides a great camping base for organized youth groups that want to explore the North Country. Reservations are required.
Youth groups reservations are done by calling 603-271-3628 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Youth group reservations will be required to pay a non-refundable $8.75 reservation fee.
A $25 deposit will be required at time of placing a reservation.
All additional fees will be collected at the park except for remote sites .
All remote Youth Group campers at Umbagog must pay in advance.
Youth groups must camp in tents only and must maintain 1 adult for every 4 children.
Please ask for our youth group camping brochure for a complete list of all the youth group camping policies.
The cancellation policy applies to youth group camping.
This information was posted on June 4, 2008 and all information, services and fees are
subject to change.