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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.

Lake Sunapee
Little 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 dining, instead you’ll be able to get away from it all and enjoy the natural beauty of lake like in New Hampshire.

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.

Pleasant Lake
Highland 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.

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.

Kezar Lake
Eastman Lake

Eastman Lake

Eastman Lake, also known as Eastman Pond, is a peaceful oasis set among stunning ridgelines in New Hampshire's Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region. Eastman Lake is located halfway between Hanover, New Hampshire and Lake Sunapee, and is home to the Eastman Community Association, a planned residential and recreational community that champions sustainability and community. Discover this lakes region gem for year-round living and recreation.

Newfound Lake

Newfound Lake is a quiet, pristine lake located north of Lake Sunapee and east of Hanover. Newfound Lake is the third largest lake located wholly in New Hampshire and sits between Mount Cardigan and Mount Stinson, making it a boating, swimming, fishing, and hiking paradise. Come explore its crystal clear waters and you'll never want to leave!

Newfound Lake
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