Nature June 27, 2016
9 Boardwalks in New Hampshire That Will Make Your Summer Awesome
Strolling along a boardwalk during the summer is so romantic. Even if you’re not with someone special, boardwalks are great places to enjoy the summer sunshine in New Hampshire. Whether you are strolling through nature or through the heart of one of our favorite tourist areas, these boardwalks in New Hampshire will make your summer awesome!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Philbrick-Cricenti Bog Trail, New London
This narrow boardwalk takes you through a beautiful bog in New London. Keep an eye out for deer, birds and other wildlife. But be sure to keep an eye on the trail - you don't want to fall in!
2. The Flume, Lincoln
The Flume is one of the most loved nature attractions in New Hampshire. The boardwalk allows thousands of visitors to get up close with nature without having a negative effect on the natural surroundings.
3. Weirs Beach, Laconia
This massive boardwalk is a delight to summer visitors to Lake Winnipesaukee. The boardwalk is dotted with arcades and restaurants, all made even better because of the beautiful view of the lake.
4. Cranberry Bog Boardwalk, Distant Hill Gardens, Walpole
The whole family (even the four legged members) will love strolling this boardwalk through a cranberry blog in beautiful Distant Hill Gardens.
5. Quincy Bog Natural Area, Rumney
Explore beautiful wetlands in the shadow of the White Mountains using this boardwalk.
6. Wadleigh State Park, Sutton
This beautiful state park on Kezar Lake is the perfect place to take an afternoon boardwalk stroll through the woods. The boardwalk ends here, next to the lake.
7. Meredith Bay, Meredith
The beautiful boardwalk in downtown Meredith makes it nearly all the way around the bay, connecting restaurants, the town downs, and parkland.
8. Thoreau Falls, Lincoln
The path to Thoreau Falls in Lincoln is made up in part of a boardwalk that gives sweeping views over the white mountains.
9. Hampton Beach
It's true that Hampton Beach doesn't have a true boardwalk. However, the sidewalk at Hampton is full of vendors, musicians and carnival foods, making it one of the most beloved "boardwalks" in New Hampshire.
Once you’ve walked all these boardwalks in New Hampshire, check out these
ten New Hampshire trails that you must take if you love the outdoors.