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Lake Dennison State Recreation Area

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Address: Winchendon, MA
Phone Number: +1 978-297-1609

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Great camping weekend

Stayed at campsite 63 which was large and clean, and included a metal grate fireplace. We were about a minute walk from the bathrooms, which had just been renovated. Lake has a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
Marta A
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We recently took our kids and grandmothers dog for a walk while on vacation. It was a beautiful, quite and well kept. We are even considering camping there on our next visit.

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Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Lake Dennison has always been a great place to go camping. You can bring either a tent or if you prefer a camper, that's okay too. There are showers and bathrooms to use by the campsites. Fishing and outdoor cooking are some things to do. There is also a lake to go swimming and there, during the day time, is... More 

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Winchendon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place for walking, biking, and kayaking. Roads are paved and limited car traffic. Beautiful scenery and vistas; pine trees and sandy beach to swim, picnic tables and grills for barbecues. Camping sites available. Also, found an old cemetery off road dating back to the Revolution. What a jewel!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Iam here with my friends and family . What a great time. The lake is so clean and refreshing . Also this a state campground so quiet and the grounds are clean .we are close to store and ice cream places . I highly recommend this place .

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Thank Carrie M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived early and set up came,our first spot was site 115 which has some tree roots and not alot of shade but it offered a great view of the lake. We were allowed to swap over to 116 which was nicer. Honestly in that area of 115 through 119 I believe it is ,there really isn't a bad spot.... More 

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights at Lake Dennison campground, will stay longer next time. Large campsites, quiet by day, at night you can really hear the Rt. 202 traffic, but overall very nice. Great for kayaking.

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Thank Dawn S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We chose Lake Dennison on a hot Sunday and we were happy with the clean beach and clear water. Our family enjoyed swimming and my 8yr old was also happy to fish there. There is shade available with picnic tables and grills for cooking nearby. There were bathrooms close by. Parking is $8 for the day or you can purchase... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at campsite 63 which was large and clean, and included a metal grate fireplace. We were about a minute walk from the bathrooms, which had just been renovated. Lake has a beach, and there are areas to fish and launch canoes/kayaks. Only complaint is that the traffic noise from Rt. 202 is pretty loud. Otherwise it is a nice... More 

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Thank Marta A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We are lot into camping,but never had such a painful experience. We had two nights(6/17,6/18) reservation at Tent Site# 95, but had to return in 4 hours on the 1st day itself.After setting up tent,we found few caterpillars inside the tent,then just outside it,then on the rainfly, one by one about 10-15 on the tent,then on my grill, food, We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I have only camped here once, other then that I take my dogs walking here, love the scenery and how well the place is kept up. My boys going swimming here often, lifeguards are present!!!

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