Squam Lake

Squam Lake New Hampshire

Squam Lake

Holderness, New Hampshire

Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is a small body of water called Squam Lake. A quiet hideaway surrounded by rolling hills and green forests. Boat traffic is minimal, fish are plentiful, and beautiful little lakeside cottages dot it’s shores. It’s part of the area I grew up in.


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Comments & Questions


  1. PW
    August 16, 2013

    Was there for the week of 6/28/13. Squam is my favorite place to vacation bar none. Love the boating ,fishing wildlife and other things to do in the area. Heaven on Earth!!

  2. Curmudgeon
    July 7, 2013

    Squam Lake, the setting for “On Golden Pond” movie. I bet it’s cold. Loons, smallmouth bass, and a seagull or tern or two. Did I mention blueberries along the shoreline?

  3. Adventurous Kate
    June 27, 2013

    Love it. :-) It reminds me of White Lake in Tamworth — I grew up camping there (first went at 12 days old!), even took my first steps in a tent there. Lovely part of the world. :-)
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