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May 21, 2015 7:04 PM

NH1 Top 5: Best lakes to visit in NH


Whether you're looking for a great spot to take a dip and catch a fish in summer or cross country ski in the winter, NH1 has you covered. Join us as we list the top 5 lakes in New Hampshire.

5. Lake Ossipee

A great spot all year round. It is surrounded by hiking and bike trails, and offers ice fishing and snowmobiling in the winter.

4. Newfound Lake

This lake has two beautiful lighthouses, and hosts dozens of events including a triathlon and an Independence Day parade.

3. Lake Winnisquam

Offers outstanding boating and fishing.

2. Sqaum Lake

Squam is nestled in the rolling dirt roads and dense forests of New Hampshire at its most iconic. The drive there is a treat in and of itself all year round.

1. Lake Winnipesaukee

Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in New Hampshire. This beautiful body of water has a central location, and is worth a visit from anywhere in the Granite State for an endless variety of water sports.


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