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Mount Sunapee State Park & State Beach
Phone: 603-763-5561

Location: Off Route 103, Newbury and Goshen

Activities: Swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, hiking, skiing, mountain biking

Amenities: Bathhouse, picnic tables, boat launch, canoe/kayak rentals, chairlift rides, and a full service ski area.

Day Use Fee: Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-11; children ages 5 and under and NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free

Beach Operation Schedule: The park is open weekends only starting Memorial Day weekend (May 24 - 26), then full-time, 9:30am - 7:30pm, from June 21 through September 1, 2008, weather permitting. Lifeguards are on duty daily from June 21 through September 1.

Pets: Pets are permitted in the Mt. Sunapee Campground and trails only. They are not permitted at the beach, the annual Arts and Crafts Festival or the ski area during winter operations.

Acreage: 2,893 acres

Waterfront: Lake Sunapee

Number of Campsites: 5 sites with no hookups ($23 for platforms, $29 for lean-tos)


More Information:
This major recreation area in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region offers year-round activities. In the winter, alpine skiing is available at Mt. Sunapee Resort, owned by the state of New Hampshire and managed by the Okemo Mountain Resort.

Enjoy hiking, swimming, picnicking, boating, fishing and swimming in the summer/fall months at the beach.

The campground offers five renovated sites, with pit toilets and water, and each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Mt. Sunapee State Park Beach, with flush toilets and showers, is located about a mile from the campground and campers may also use of these facilities.

Important: This information was updated on July 12, 2015 and all information, services and fees are subject to change.