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Swim, Boat and Fish at Echo Lake Beach

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.



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.

(weather permitting)

Through Sunday, August 31st:
Beach open daily 9am-9pm
General Store open daily 10am-5pm
Boat Rentals daily 10am-4pm

September 5 - October 12:
General Store open Fridays - Sundays, 12pm-5pm
Boat Rentals open Fridays - Sundays, 12pm-4pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm


Pedal Boat rentals are available at Echo Lake BeachPaddling on Echo Lake - Boat Rentals Available



Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats are available for rent at Echo Lake. All Boat Rentals: $20 / hour.








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

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

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!