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State and local parks of Great North Woods region provide fun for all tastes

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Umbagog Lake State Park

235 East Route 26 Cambridge, NH, 03579 Phone: 603-482-7795

Rated one of the five top locations in New England for kayaking and paddling

Umbagog Lake State Park offers a beach area for swimming, fishing, and boating. Canoes, kayaks, and rowboats are available for rent. A boat launch and fuel sales are available. The Boston Globe called Lake Umbagog the number five top kayak spot in New England.
Lake Francis State Park

439 River Road Pittsburg, NH, 03592 Phone: 603-538-6965

Good for fishing, boating, paddling, and camping

Lake Francis State Park lies on the shores of Lake Francis a 2,000 acre lake near the Connecticut Lakes. Popular for fishing and hunting and boating. The lake has a boat launch and canoes are available for rent.
Lake Francis campground provides 45 sites, including nine sites with hook-ups and nine sites for ATV camping. Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Camping with limited facilities is available starting April 24, and post-season through October.
Camping information.
Campground map.