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A Guide to the Lakes

The following lakes are popular destinations for those vacationing, visiting or just driving through the Lake Sunapee Region. Here you’ll find helpful information on lake size, public boat launches, beaches and more to help you get started on planning your trip. If you have questions about the Lake Sunapee Region, contact the O’Halloran Group team. We would be happy to share our expertise, local tips and recommendations on where to eat, sleep and things to do.


Lake Sunapee
The largest of the lakes in the Sunapee Region, Lake Sunapee is also the fifth largest lake in New Hampshire. Just over 8 miles long, the lake offers 11 islands, three lighthouses and four public boat ramps.  A visit to Newbury or Sunapee Harbor where you can enjoy a meal or snack at local restaurants is a must. Learn more about Lake Sunapee.


Little Lake Sunapee
Just under 500 acres, Little Lake Sunapee is a peaceful lake where you can enjoy sailing, boating, fishing and swimming. You wont find busy harbors or waterfront dinning, instead you’ll be able to get away from it all and enjoy the natural beauty of lake like in New Hampshire. Learn more about Little Lake Sunapee.


Pleasant Lake
Pleasant Lake is the second largest lake in the Sunapee region and is located in New London. There is a town beach and a public boat ramp located in Elkins. This lake offers great boating, kayaking and swimming—all with an impressive view of Mount Kearsarge. Learn more about Pleasant Lake.


Highland Lake
Looking to go off the beaten path? Head over to Andover, New Hampshire and enjoy a day on Highland Lake. This peaceful spring fed lake offers great fishing, boating and kayaking. Learn more about Highland Lake.


Kezar Lake
Just over 180 acres, Kezar Lake is a go-to destination for paddling, fishing, swimming and picnicking by the water. Located in Sutton and home to Wadleigh State Park, this little New Hampshire lake should definitely be on your list of places to visit. Learn more about Kezar Lake.



We are fortunate to have numerous lakes and ponds dot the landscape of the Lake Sunapee Region. For a more extensive list of lake locations and sizes learn more here.   



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