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Swim, Boat and Fish at Echo Lake Beach

Open for boat rentals (weather permitting) 10am-4pm on weekends starting Saturday, May 24th! Full services will be available at the beach in early - mid June.

 Pedal Boat rentals are available 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.

Summer Beach Hours are 9am - 9pm.
Echo Lake has a small snack bar, canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals.
The Snack Shack now carries: sunscreen, bug spray, kids fishing poles, buckets & shovels, bait carriers, nets and blow-up floatation devices.


PETS: 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.

Admission (Day Use) Rates*

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.

Boat Rentals
Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats are available for rent at Echo Lake, weather permitting between the hours of 10am and 4pm. The last boats go out at 4pm.
All Boat Rentals: $20 / hour.

Paddling on Echo Lake - Boat Rentals Available

Echo Lake Beach Improvement Project  - opening Spring 2014
Please pardon our appearance while we make way for a NEW Beach Snack Bar with boat rentals to be completed in the spring of 2014. You may encounter an active construction zone on the right side of the beach M-F during this time.