With pumpkin spice in the air, fall color in full bloom, and cooler temperatures on the way, it’s the perfect time to plan a trip to visit one of the seventy-five New Hampshire state parks! Twenty-three of the state parks have facilities for campers, so we thought we’d share a few that are worth adding to your fall RV trip!
Wondering why you should visit New Hampshire State Parks? This state is well-loved by many tourists because of the wide variety the state offers travelers. It has ocean access, lakes, and gorgeous mountain drives that offer plenty of leaf peeping opportunities! And with fall upon us, there are plenty of scenic drives that offer fantastic fall foliage for tourists to enjoy!
White Lake State Park has 202 campsites along with many fun activities for the family. This park is part of the NH state park system, so reservations can be made on-line through the Reserve America system.
This park has so many amenities it will be hard to decide on just one! Guests can choose between swimming, boating, kayaking, walking trails, and much more. There is a lovely beach area in the warmer months, and in the winter the park offers both snow-shoeing and snowmobiling for fun. With a park store, playground, picnic areas, plus a picnic pavilion, White Lake State Park can accommodate family vacations as well as extended family gatherings.
Lake Francis State Park in Pittsburg, NH is also an excellent choice for RVers. Lake Francis campground provides 45 sites including 9 sites with water/electric (20amp) hook-ups for guests and is home to The spectacular Lake Francis which spans 2000 acres (809 hectares). For those that enjoy being out on the water, there are canoe and kayak rentals on-site plus a boat ramp! Other activities and facilities like walking trails, picnic areas, playground, etc. make the Lake Francis State Park a favorite among locals and visitors alike. For those that are looking for bike and ATV access, this park can accommodate those activities as well.
Ellacoya State Park has 37 RV campsites and is located in Gilford on the southwest shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake. This park gets great reviews for the water views as well as the abundance of water activities like swimming, canoeing, Kayaking, etc. There is even a boat ramp. This park has a playground too, along with picnic grounds and picnic pavilion.
Reservations are recommended for all the New Hampshire state parks, which use the Reserve America system and be sure to check on-line to see if there are any spots available before you go! We know fall is a glorious time to enjoy New Hampshire and all the beautiful colors. So get out there and make some colorful memories this fall!