Natural & Recreational Resources

According to the US Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.4 square miles (125 km2), of which 46.5 sq mi (120 km2) is land and 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2). Containing approximately 14 lakes and ponds, Nottingham is drained by the Pawtuckaway and North rivers, in addition to Back Creek. The town's highest point is the North Peak of Mount Pawtuckaway, at 995 feet (303 m) above sea level.

Nottingham offers a variety of natural and recreational activities for the enjoyment of residents and visitors, such as:

  • hiking
  • boating
  • kayaking
  • swimming

Land Conservation

The Nottingham Conservation Commission continues their work to assist in saving Nottingham's natural resources.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Conservation Commission.

Conservation Properties

Location of Resources


Fundy Boat Launch

off Deerfield Rd./between Stevens Hill Rd. & Shadow Ln.

Limited/enforced parking, boat launch

Marston Property

on Mill Pond Rd/near Case Rd.

Limited parking, hiking only, carry in carry out trash.

Mulligan Forest

on Stevens Hill Road 2.9 miles from Deerfield Road

Limited parking, hiking trails

Town Beach

off Deerfield Rd./between Flutter St & Rte. 156

Town Resident Use Only & Municipal Sticker Required. Parking enforced.