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Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

#2 of 9 things to do in Stratham Features Animals
89 Depot Rd, Stratham, NH 03885-2127
+1 603-778-0015
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Lovely place to visit

This is called the Great Bay Discovery Center on Google maps. There's a short boardwalk and a trail... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Stewart T
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
A place to find quiet peace

The Great Bay Estuarine Center is a monument to the wonders of the Great Bay and east coast salt... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
White River Junction, Vermont
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89 Depot Rd, Stratham, NH 03885-2127
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is called the Great Bay Discovery Center on Google maps. There's a short boardwalk and a trail that goes into a marsh area. Our visit included seeing a large amount of horseshoe crabs mating along the shore. Definitely worth another visit.

Thank Stewart T
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Great Bay Estuarine Center is a monument to the wonders of the Great Bay and east coast salt marshes in general. Though small and unpretentious it offers charming insights into Native American and colonial life along the Great Bay, boardwalk tours, and welcoming docents....More

Thank Kalonymos
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A great place to learn about Great Bay and the marshes, the walking trails are well marked with information and the displays in the Center are very kid friendly.

Thank KaTe2
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a perfect day at the Discovery Center. The friendly staff take time to answer questions. The new walkway is impressive. Dress warmly. The breeze off the bay can be quite chilly at times!

Thank phyllisd762
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very kewl spot with hikes and lots of kewl things. I will post pics so u can see. Did a few different trails. Great for kids and adults.

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Science-based events and exhibits for the Great Bay Estuary, itself a hidden gem of the New Hampshire seacoast area. Good for kids and adults alike with many hands-on activities and just plain fun. Information on the status of Great Bay and the science currently being...More

Thank simplegifts2016
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses over 10,000 acres. Most of it is water and wetlands that includes Great Bay and Little Bay. The reserve begins at the General Sullivan Bridge on Dover Point and extends through to Stratham. Public access by land...More

2  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

On the day we went the center itself was not open so we could not get much info on the area. They have about a half mile of trails, some of which go to the bay. The area is pretty and quiet. Looks like there...More

Thank Bden99
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have taken friends there to country ski and my dog and I go there weekly for walks. There are well marked trails and different paths to take. You may see many swans.

Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The kids will really enjoy this, they can safely scamper off, ahead of their parents' and see the river, woodland and indian Teepee campground. The board walk is safe and railed- in, if you are lucky, you may see a moose, lots of birds and...More

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