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Umbagog Lake Campground
Phone: 603-482-7795

Location: On NH Rte 26, Cambridge

Activities: Umbagog Lake State Park offers visitors a unique camping opportunity. Campers enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing.

Amenities: The campground has a camp store, flush and pit toilets, and coin-operated showers. Canoe, kayak, and rowboat rentals are also available.

Fees: Day-use: Adults: $4.00; Children ages 6-11: $2.00, children ages 5 & under, NH residents age 65 & over: FREE

Camping Rates: Payment is required at the time of making a reservation. Visa, Discover, and Mastercard are accepted. Personal checks are not.

Camping Rates cover two adults and two children on the site. Each additional adult and each additional child is charged an additional fee per night. The maximum number of adults per site is 4, except in designated areas.

Overnight Camping Rates include the following:

$32 (campsites that are remote & base/water view), $34 (campsites that are within water view & electric hookups), and $80 (for a cabin; 2 people/7 night minimum).

Additional rates are charged per person once specified number in camping party are met. Consult state park for further information if needed.

Dial 1-877-NHParks (1-877-647-2757) for standard reservations.

Operation Schedule: Mid-May to mid-October

Acreage: 1,350 acres

Waterfront: Lake Umbagog

Number of Campsites and Information: Umbagog Lake Campground offers visitors a unique camping opportunity. Campers enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing.

The park has a total of 69 campsites: The lakeside base area of the campground has 35 sites, 2 of which are for first-come/first-served campers. There are hook-ups for water and electricity for RVs, as well as a dump station. Three cabins are also available in the base area for weekly and nightly rentals.

There are 34 remote sites generally isolated in wooded areas and accessed by boat only. Each remote site has a fireplace, picnic table, and a primitive pit toilet.

These campsites are carry in/carry out - there are no trash cans or trash pick-up.

The park offers transportation to the remote sites for a fee.

The campground is open for reservable stays from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend.

Self-service/self-pay camping with limited services is available pre-season starting early May, and post-season through October, 2008, weather permitting.

Youth Group Camping Rates and Information: Organized youth group camping is welcome in the park. Youth groups reservations are done by calling 603-271-3556 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Youth Group Camping Rates at Umbagog Lake Campground include the following:
$5 per youth (under 18) per night.
$5 per leader (1 leader for every 4 youths) per night.
$25 deposit fee

One adult leader for every four children is required and allowed at the above rate for overnight camping. Additional adults pay the regular service charge.

Pets: Pets are permitted at the park but are restricted from the beach.


More Information:
Umbagog Lake State Park is one of the more recenty acquired parks in the state system. The Division began managing the park in 1998. The park includes a base park campground with 35 sites with electrical and water hook-ups available, three cabins, and 34 remote campsites in isolated locations around Umbagog Lake accessible only by boat.

The park offers a beach area for swimming, excellent fishing, wildlife viewing, and boating. Canoe, kayak, rowboat, and motor boat rentals are offered as well as transportation for remote site campers. A boat launch and fuel sales are available, as well as a park store. Wildlife viewing includes a variety of birds, deer, and moose.

Important: This information was posted on June 24, 2008 and all information, services and fees are subject to change.