Hours: 8:00 am to sunset (daily).
*Operating dates & times subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly.
Pawtuckaway Lake is located in the town of Nottingham and offers a variety of landscapes, with something to do and see for everyone. The park includes a large family beach on the lake. There are many opportunities for hiking, with trails leading to many special points of interest, including a mountaintop fire tower; an extensive marsh where beavers, deer, and great blue herons may be seen, and a geologically unique field where large boulders called glacial erratics were deposited when glacial ice melted near the end of the Ice Age.
Admission and Camping Fees are applicable, please call the park for details. Alcohol is prohibited at the Pawtuckaway State Park Beach Area.
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Instream Flow Program Lake Level Investigation and Dolloff Dam and Drowns Dam Management Plan. announces a public informational meeting to:
Supporting documents from the May 21, 2013 NHDES/Town of Nottingham/PLIA meeting regarding the 2012 winter test pulses can be found here: NHDES/Nottingham//PLIA Pawtuckaway Meeting.
Please note: The Nottingham Town Beach is for Nottingham residents only and is located off of Deerfield Road. It is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend - daily from 9 am - 7 pm, weather permitting.