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Resources for New Hampshire's Lakes Region

Resources for New Hampshire’s Lakes Region
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by in Sep 2012

What to do in the Lakes Region

Squam Lakes Natural
Science Center
23 Science Center Road, Holderness
603-968-7194; nhnature.org
Live animals, interactive exhibits, gardens, trails, educational programs, and cruises on Squam Lake.

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
32 Main St., Center Sandwich
603-284-6831; nhcrafts.org
Flagship location of this Granite State organization; offering quality contemporary and traditional works in a wide range of media.

White Lake State Park
Route 16, Tamworth
603-323-7350; nhstateparks.org
Great swimming, camping, boating, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Pitch pines are a National Natural Landmark.

The Loon Center & Markus Wildlife Center
183 Lee’s Mill Road, Moultonborough
603-476-5666; loon.org
Displays, videos, and nature trails celebrating loons and other Granite State wildlife, on 200 acres on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Castle in the Clouds
455 Old Mountain Road, Moultonborough
603-476-5900; castleintheclouds.org
Iconic Arts & Crafts-style mansion on a 5,000-plus-acre estate in the Ossipee Mountains; 28 miles of
hiking trails, plus waterfalls and views of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Libby Museum
755 North Main St., Wolfeboro
603-569-1035; wolfeboronh.us
Natural-history museum and Native American artifacts; featuring 100th-anniversary events this summer.

Governor Wentworth Historic Site
Route 109, Wolfeboro
603-271-3556; nhstateparks.org
Remains of a colonial-era northern plantation.

Wentworth State Park
Route 109, Wolfeboro
603-569-3699; nhstateparks.org
On scenic Lake Wentworth; swimming, picnicking, hiking, fishing.

Wright Museum
77 Center St., Wolfeboro
603-569-1212; wrightmuseum.org
Interesting collection of fully operational World War II military vehicles and exhibits on the 1940s home front.

New Hampshire Boat Museum
399 Center St., Wolfeboro Falls
603-569-4554; nhbm.org
Exhibits of vintage wooden vessels; canoes and photos also.

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