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Address: Rindge, NH

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Just a pretty place to be out in a boat . Worth it for the atmosphere & peace of quiet.. Great way to spend the day

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Quiet, clear lake. Great for kayaking, swimming. Only one power boat on the lake the whole vacation week. Most houses had pontoon boats docked

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Thank Ellen L
Newton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Peaceful! It's just small enough that it's not overcrowded, yet big enough that you can have a little fun in a motor boat. Decent fishing, excellent bass fishing, one end is wide open, the other is a river with lily pads, turtles, herons and geese. Beautiful sunsets!

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Thank Lauren R
Kingston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We love this lake. It's quiet, not so many boats that you can't enjoy your trip. Th scenery of the mountains, especially the foliage was spectacular.

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Thank TrishaW1014756
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Just a pretty place to be out in a boat . Worth it for the atmosphere & peace of quiet.. Great way to spend the day

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Thank Gjhgirl
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

It is a small, but gorgeous lake with a wonderful public beach that costs nothing to park! The lunch stand has food/drinks at exceptionally low prices. There are islands on the lake with lovely, small, sweet blueberries. Far end has lots of Lilly pads.

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Thank Daphne W
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Peaceful lake setting, tucked away from highways and high volume traffic. We enjoyed a gorgeous morning kayaking (rent from Pelletier's in Jaffrey, they'll deliver the kayaks right to the beach) and went down the stream at the end of the lake for about a mile or so. Blue herons, geese, turtles!

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3 Thank Sorenchris
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

Small size and average fishing- one end is very shallow and full of the usual water plants although there is a very narrow center channel that is marked for motorized boats, but we were in kayaks and still struck bottom a few times!

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1 Thank Ambrose L
Rindge
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

The lake is average. I live in the area, The fishing is average also. The lake is beautiful at sun set.

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Thank Artie C
Rindge, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

Perfect size for kayaking and canoeing. The lake is stcked and the Fishing is great. The lake is clean and not over crowded.

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1 Thank Patricia W
Collingswood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

The Lake is about 1.5 miles long and is beautifully clean and in August was pleasantly warm. There were a few boats on the lake off and on but for the two days we were there it was quiet and peaceful. There was a private beach at the Inn where we stayed right on the lake and it was the... More 

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