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Lake Massabesic

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Address: 16 Londonderry Turnpike, Manchester, NH
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Close to a Wilderness Experience (right near Downtown)

I went ice fishing with friends on Massabesic last Sunday and had a wonderful time. I caught a nice Brown Trout and one of the girls caught a very nice Rainbow Trout. On past... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Piscataquog
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New Boston, New Hampshire
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New Boston, New Hampshire
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went ice fishing with friends on Massabesic last Sunday and had a wonderful time. I caught a nice Brown Trout and one of the girls caught a very nice Rainbow Trout. On past trips in my small boat in the Summer, much of the lake gives you a distinct feeling of northern Maine - spectacular indeed! On a negative... More 

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Litchfield, Maine
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for boating. Picturesque, serene waterfront surrounding the lake. Absolutely no swimming - public water supply

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Thank sailor1225
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful Lake Massabesic. You can enjoy the nature trails that are located all around the lake or have a picnic. There are many beautiful spots to enjoy. We like hiking to batterypoint and enjoying the views of the lake.

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Thank TwoAzMom
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

It really doesn't matter the season...Massabesic is always a gorgeous place to get away and enjoy nature. The trails are easy and have beautiful views. Walking dogs is a joy, most people do keep them leashed. People are friendly. You can kayak to areas with no big boats. The only drawback is that it's a water supply, so no swimming.... More 

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Palmyra, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Sad to say that the water was so clear you could see what people threw in the lake but you also could see fish and enjoy the quite tranquil atmosphere. We would take a picnic lunch and just enjoy the day.

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A beautiful place and a great place close by to wander with nature. There are numerous trails and they are well blazed. Another pleasant thing is there is not much litter.

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NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A beautiful, protected waters that is the water supply for the local town, Manchester, so no swimming or wading in the water here, but if you have a boat, you can float around on a gorgeous lake all day. There is a lovely waking trail, picnic benches, and an awesome way to while away the time.

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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I've been here several times and always enjoy it. From kayaking on the lake to walking the trails it a relaxing place, well maintained and you always felt safe.

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Thank Bruce603
Japan
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193 reviews
111 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had a nice walk with the dog through the woods and by the lake. Some beautiful scenery, and saw various birds and a red squirrel. Nice and quiet on the day.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice paths around lake front, and a nice walk to the Audubon Osprey Center. It's okay for kayaking, I say just okay due to some on power/fishing boats don't pay too much attention to other boaters or speed limits. I've almost been run over several times. Also be aware it is the water supply to Manchester and you are required... More 

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