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Hidden jewel

Great place to bring a dog and go for a swim, and few folks will be there! Look carefully for the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Stephen C
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Good place to walk

Are used to come here all the time with my buddy and his dog they have lots of trails to go on and... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Danny B
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29 Apr 2018
“Hidden jewel”
25 Jul 2016
“Good place to walk ”
Park located on the edge of Exeter River and a great place for picnics, walks and fishing.
Gilman Park, Exeter, NH
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Great place to bring a dog and go for a swim, and few folks will be there! Look carefully for the sign on the road as it is easy to miss.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Are used to come here all the time with my buddy and his dog they have lots of trails to go on and there's a Nice river to feed the ducks I would recommend coming here

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Danny B
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is more of a gateway into the Phillips Exeter Woods, there is a ball field and a cannon here but not much else. Can launch a canoe, kayak or paddle board here to go up the river, slow moving current most of the year....More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Chris_603_2
Reviewed November 28, 2015

This is a tiny park but a good destination to perhaps rest after a bike ride or toss a ball around. There is a cannon in the middle of it and the Exeter river abuts it.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank SusanfromSTL
Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is a wonderful park to visit. Very serene. I enjoyed watching the rowers out from Exeter Academy. There are benches to sit on and birds to watch. The walkway is nice and this is a great place in the fall with many sugar maples...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jazzie D
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Easy in and park right at launch. One way goes to Exeter, the other way is well forested slow moving river. Total flat water paddle. A nice surprise right near downtown Exeter . Quiet and peaceful .

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank beverly b
Reviewed May 28, 2015

The basketball court, which sees little use, will likely be removed. Two cannon along edge of the Little River commemorate Exeter's role in the Revolutionary war.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank DonW54
Reviewed December 3, 2014

I launch my kayak here. Easy parking near the boat launch. I love meandering around the Exeter River. Sometimes, I don't see another boater. Nice trails along the river too, which we take the dog walking on. Wonderful resource.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank C-girl J
Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

It is nothing fantastic but it is pleasant. There is water, short wooded trails, bridges, benches, ample parking, basketball courts, athletic fields. It is on the backside of Phillips Exeter Academy's Athletic fields. The signs and entrance are slightly lacking and the overall size is...More

Thank DavidHD413
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great park to let your kids run around and burn off some energy after a long car ride ! Lovely setting by the river, watch the ducks, and the painted turtles sunbathing on logs. Bring your kayaks and bicycles !

Date of experience: July 2013
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