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Pawtuckaway State Park

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I enjoy hiking through the park with a group. Their are some good trails through out the park. That... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
North Hampton, New Hampshire
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Lovely camping - we found no ticks!

We really enjoyed camping on Horse Island, walking around to rent kayaks, then paddling to all the... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
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  • Average8%
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128 Mountain Rd, Nottingham, NH 03290-4940
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I enjoy hiking through the park with a group. Their are some good trails through out the park. That brings me back to the park every time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chadwyck1
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We really enjoyed camping on Horse Island, walking around to rent kayaks, then paddling to all the little islands. There are geocaches to find! Well-stocked restrooms; really well-separated campsites.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chamilto17
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The water and beach are clean and easy to walk around barefoot. Staff is very friendly. Rental equipment place offers great gear at a good rate. Think it was $20/hour. Park entrance fee seems to be going to good use.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cpttropf
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My wife and I have been camping at Pawtuckaway State Park once every summer for 8 years. We love camping right on the water on the Big Island. Camp sites are big, and never to far from a restroom. There are things to do for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank nathanweber28
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Horse Island's topography is more friendly to getting into a site if you have a camper. 25 ft rigs and smaller are very feasible, quite a few places for 30 ft too... we have a 36 foot fifth wheel and reserved a spot big enough,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RedHeadDo
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

First of all, this is just my opinion. Don’t let the 3 stars fool you - the park is beautiful and the trail to the fire tower is awesome! (There were some people hanging out and laying around on the deck just below the fire...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Captain1328
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed climbing South mountain. The trail was nice. It was easy/moderate and fun. There were great views. The trail was easy to see. Well worth the $5 parking fee.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Capecorallady
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time since I was a child yesterday. I brought my two girls (16 & 10) along with another family. Arrived at 10:30 and most picnic table areas at the beach were already taken but there was still plenty of room to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Heidi T
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great beach with pine tree grove that has picnic tables and grills. New playground equipment, store that sells floats and even blows them up for you.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Gemma41854
Reviewed June 11, 2018

First time camping here and it was fantastic!! All cites wear clean and ready to go! Bathroom houses kept clean, with paper towel and toilet paper always filled! Beach was great for the grandkids! Lots to do too! Can't wait to go back!! Can bring...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank annetteg932
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September 26, 2018|
Response from annetteg932 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did! Children and grandchildren loved it too! Can't wait to go back next year.
July 26, 2017|
Response from DONNA P | Reviewed this property |
Cabin reservations from up to 11 months in advance. There are 5 cabins with the premises. You can call them directly @ 6038953031. You can also visit nhstatepark website or reserveamerica for details.
July 26, 2017|
Response from Lori F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've never rented one but I assume that there is info on their website.