Echo Lake Beach & Boats - Exit 34C

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At Echo Lake Beach, visitors can enjoy the beauty of a 39-acre lake with an excellent view. The slopes of Cannon Mountain ski area drop right to the edge of the lake, and the view highlights where the Franconia Range and Kinsman Range meet, creating the notch.

 

2018 ADMISSION (DAY USE) RATES (subject to change)*

Adults (ages 12+): $4.00
Children (ages 6-11): $2.00
Children 5 & under: FREE
* We reserve the right to collect fees from anyone on the beach before 10am.

SUMMER HOURS (weather permitting)
For: store, boat rentals, beach hours, restrooms
RV: dumping station, trash pickup
Beach closed to the public from 9pm - 9am.


May 25 - June 15: Open Daily
*No lifeguard on duty*
General Store open 9am-5pm
Boat Rentals open 9am-5pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm


June 16 through September 3: Open Daily, full services
Lifeguard on duty 9am-6pm
General Store open daily 9am-6pm
Boat Rentals daily 9am-6pm, Last boat rentals go out at 5pm

September 4 - October 8: Open Daily
*No lifeguard on duty*
General Store open 9am-5pm
Boat Rentals open 9am-5pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm


BOAT RENTALS
Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats are available for rent at Echo Lake. All Boat Rentals: $20 / hour. Our floating fleet includes:

  • 14 pedal boats (fits up to 4 people)

  • 8 tandem kayaks (fits up to 2 people)

  • 7 solo kayaks (fits 1 person)

  • 6 canoes (fits up to 2-3 people)


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LAKESIDE GENERAL STORE
Echo Lake is home to the new Lakeside General Store with  canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals. The General Store now carries: snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, kids fishing poles, buckets & shovels, nets, blow-up floatation devices, firewood  and more.


*Please note we do not accept American Express cards at the Tramway or Echo Lake Beach

 
PETS
Pets are prohibited from Echo Lake Beach, Cannon RV Park, Lafayette Campground, on the Tram and in the Flume Gorge. Pets are only permitted in Franconia Notch State Park in the designated dog walks in the Flume & Tramway parking lots.


TRASH
Echo Lake Beach is a carry-in / carry-out facility. Please bring all trash with you upon departure and help keep our NH State Parks beautiful. Thank you for your cooperation!

 

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