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Flume Gorge
Open
8:30am-5pm
Aerial Tram
Open
9am - 5pm
Echo Lake Beach
Open
9am - 5pm

Echo Lake & Boats

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.

2019 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 24 - June 14: Open Fridays - Sundays (Plus Memorial Day)
*No lifeguard on duty*
General Store open 9am-5pm
Boat Rentals open 9am-5pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm

*June 22 the Beach will open at 11am following the White Mountains Triathlon*

June 15 through September 2: 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 3 - October 14: Open Fridays - Sundays (Plus Columbus Day)
*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.


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.


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!

CLICK HERE FOR NH BEACH ADVISORY INFORMATION