Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wellington State Park and Wellington Beach

Dusk Swim at Newfound Lake

Wellington State Park features the largest freshwater swimming beach in the New Hampshire State Park system. 

Hiking trails and picnic areas along the shore afford views of Newfound lake, one of the deepest and clearest lakes in the state. 

The park maintains volleyball and horseshoe courts as well as sheltered ppicnic areas. A seasonal snack bar offers a variety of snacks, ice cream, cold drinks, beach and picnic items, and souvenirs. Gas grills are allowed along with wood and/or charcoal fires for cooking.

Within the park, the peninsula nature trail features picnic areas, designated fishing areas, plant identification markers, and spectacular views of Newfound Lake and Cliff and Belle Islands. 

Across the road The Elwell Trail leads from the park and provides hikers access to Goose Pond, the Sugarloafs, Bear Mountain, Welton Falls, and Mt. Cardigan. 

A developed boat launch operated by N.H. Fish & Game adjoins the park, providing boaters free year-round access to Newfound Lake. Boat lanes along the beach allow boater access to the park for the regular admission price. The Boat launch is open 24hrs / 7days a week.

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Rowboat at Wellington Beach

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