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Squam Lake

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A tranquil lake in New Hampshire where the movie "On Golden Pond" was filmed.
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534 US Route 3, Holderness, NH, NH 03245
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Can't say enough about Squam lake. It is so peaceful, there some power boats and sail boats but we are amateur kayakers and felt perfectly safe. We rented from the Squam Lakes Association for a affordable hourly price. There are a few little islands to...More

Thank Vivian E
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We experienced Squam lake via Moon Island, where we camped for two nights. I highly recommend campsite #2 as its got its own shallow shoreline, the best sunset views, and is well separated from the other two campsites. The water was clear and the perfect...More

1  Thank Abby G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We took a lake cruise. This lake is beautiful. It's clean and clear. We saw a few loons, one mom with her twins. There is a lot of activity on the lake. Everybody was respectable and friendly. On Golden pond was filmed here.

1  Thank pieLansing
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful peaceful lake with sightings of Loon ducks. Boats to rent cruises to take what could be more relaxing! 🙂

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

i loved spending the day at squam lake, everyone enjoyed the calmness of the lake the views of the mountains were really something to see, they had boat rides you could take around the lake. or like we did just hiked around the beautiful lake...More

1  Thank diane r
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The 90 minute lake cruise is why we came here; we live an hour away, but wanted to check this out, especially after watching again, On Golden Pond. The cruise is an education as to the history of this wonderful location where people have summer...More

1  Thank EBK0318
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We launched at a small beach and parking area on Metcalf Rd north east of Holderness. Very quiet serene part of the lake. Great for kayaking or canoeing. We saw an eagle and a family of loons. Two and a half hours and never had...More

2  Thank David James A
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were spending a day touring quaint historic towns - Tamworth, Sandwich, & then we wanted to see Squam Lake, where the movie "On Golden Pond" was filmed. It is indeed hauntingly beautiful, & our only regret is that we didn't actually find a place...More

2  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is a hidden gem. People who have homes here make them invisible so you get the feeling that you are on a pristine lake. Lots of gorgeous trees and fantastic landscape. Actually some people bought the views around the lake so the hills could...More

2  Thank NewportNic
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Lovely, serene setting. Truly, On Golden Pond! Beautiful area and very tranquil. Birds and wildlife around. Lots of sounds never heard in the city. Very relaxing place to stop and unwind!

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21 August 2018|
Response from David James A | Reviewed this property |
Stayed in Lincoln and there’s lots to do there and within 30 minutes.