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Family Friendly Lake - Beautiful

We visited with another family, five children in all ages 2-9. It was a lovely spot for swimming in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Ma
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Echo Lake

It was awesome I thought that my family really enjoyed it. we went swimming and hiking we knew that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elitenerf B
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“picnic tables” (15 reviews)
“small lake” (6 reviews)
“cathedral ledge” (23 reviews)
Off U.S 302, Conway, NH
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with another family, five children in all ages 2-9. It was a lovely spot for swimming in shallow clean water and gorgeous views of the mountains. So very close to N Conway and Glen, it is an easy side trip to escape visit...More

Thank egail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was awesome I thought that my family really enjoyed it. we went swimming and hiking we knew that we would come back again.

Thank Elitenerf B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a family park. With good picnic facilities and shallow swimming areas, with great views of the surrounding peaks a perfect combination for a family day out. Even when busy it still feels peaceful.

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful small lake with relatively warm water, great for swimming; some sand along the shore was fun for kids to dig. Also enjoyed hundreds of tiny frogs along shore and pollywogs in water. Dramatic views of Cathedral Ledge above.

Thank SandyRiver
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This park has a very nice lake for swimming, and lots of young families had their kids out in the water. Yes, it does have lifeguards, along with plenty of picnic facilities and tables. One thing we did NOT enjoy about this park was the...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful day and a great place to cool off. There is a trail around the lake and there are also other trails that head in many directions. I would say that the lake area itself it on the small side and probably...More

Thank Elgtors
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband and I decided to try Echo Lake after going up Cathedral Ledge since it was so close and such a hot day. Not for us. Just wanted a place to relax and maybe swim. It seemed to be all families with little kids,...More

Thank Babs12564
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We always spend two or three mornings by the lake when we visit the area. The beaches are clean and there are plenty of picnic tables to settle at. This year the water was really warm and full of tadpoles. Venture further round the lake...More

Thank Poppyblue2
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Echo lake is a great swimming spot for families with young children. Entrance is cheap, there is lots of shade and picnic tables, there is plenty of shallow water, the toilets are clean and the water is warm (unlike the Saco River). As an adult...More

1  Thank Mcv759
Reviewed 11 July 2017

the lake is warm and the scenery cant be beat. There are boats to rent and its very family friendly perfect beach day with our 2 year old

Thank slc0531
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29 June 2017|
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Response from life2megr8 | Reviewed this property |
We walked to the lake from a home we rented on Airbnb. It was off season, so no State park fees applied during the time of our visit.
Sheila C
29 September 2016|
Response from Bpkengor | Reviewed this property |
I would assume yes but not sure. that said, it is not a very big body of water and i would not consider it a great place to kayak. you can walk around the entire lake in probably 20 minutes.
Genie M
13 October 2015|
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Response from Moey550 | Reviewed this property |
There is no signage and we just went this past weekend and there wasn't an attendant on just envelopes to leave a donation. So we just walked in a threw a little something in the envelope.