Parks, Trails and Beaches

Abenaki--Sewall Woods Bike Paths Network of biking and walking paths that stretch from Abenaki Ski Area to Downtown Wolfeboro and then on to the Sewall Woods Conservation Area. The paths are crushed stone dust and are easily passable on bikes, walking, wheelchairs--even a tricycle! No motorized vehicles please. Find a map of the system here. A project of Wolfeboro Pathways Committee.

Abenaki Ski Area Click here for more information on America's oldest small ski area, located right in the heart of Wolfeboro. Home to the Abenaki Ski Team, 5 trails, high speed rope tow, glade skiing, terrain park and some of the best groomed conditions in NH.

Albee Beach Lifeguards on duty 10am to 4pm mid June through end of August. This secluded and quiet beach offers swimming and picnicking on beautiful Lake Wentworth. Enjoy our 2 charcoal grills during the summer months (first come first served), relax at one of our many picnic tables or combine a trip to the beach with a bike ride on the Cotton Valley Trail. A favorite afternoon for many locals is to park at Albee Beach, ride bikes on the Cotton Valley Trail to downtown Wolfeboro for lunch or ice cream, then ride back for a refreshing swim at the beach. Albee Beach is also home to our Community Sailing Program. The beach is open sunrise to sunset year round. The parking lot is closed after the first snow and reopens when the snow melts in the spring. Swim at your own risk when no lifeguards present. Located to the east of Route 28 across from "The Nick". Click here for map.

Bean Park This "pocket park" in downtown Wolfeboro is a great place to stop and have a picnic, eat some ice cream, take rest on your bike ride along the  Bridge Falls Path, or just sit and enjoy the views of Back Bay. This park was gifted to the Town in 2011 from the Bean Family, with assistance from the Wolfeboro Conservation Commission and the Wolfeboro-Tuftonboro Land Bank.

Brewster Beach Lifeguards on duty 10am to 4pm, mid June through end of August. Located on the grounds of Brewster Academy, Brewster Beach is operated by the Wolfeboro Department of Parks and Recreation. Home to our swim lesson program and our Swim Team, Brewster Beach is bustling with activity all summer long. Come to sunbathe, swim, or enjoy lunch or dinner at one of our picnic tables. The beach is open sunrise to sunset year round. The parking lot is plowed and provides public access to the beach during the winter months for ice fishing, skiing, etc…Swim at your own risk when no lifeguards present. Located on Clark Rd. Click here for a map.

Bridge Falls Path Come enjoy this ½ mile multi-use trail that connects to a regional network of multi-use trails. The Bridge Falls path provides a scenic walk, run or bike along the shores of Back Bay in between the Railroad Depot downtown to Wolfeboro Falls. After Crossing Route 28, it becomes the Cotton Valley Trail and continues on towards Albee Beach, Wakefield and beyond. Popular access points are at the Wolfeboro Railroad DepotAlbee Beach and Fernald Crossing.

Carry Beach Lifeguards on duty 10am to 4pm, mid June through end of August. Home to the annual Granite Man Triathlon on the third Saturday in August, Carry Beach is a secluded, quiet and shallow beach perfect for young swimmers and families. This is also the home of our popular Water Aerobics program in the summer months. The beach is open sunrise to sunset year round. The parking lot is plowed and provides public access to the beach during the winter months for ice fishing, skiing, etc…Swim at your own risk when no lifeguards present. Located on Forest Rd. Click here for map.

 

Cate Park A delightful waterfront park in downtown Wolfeboro that is home to summer concerts, art shows and special events. Come down to have a picnic, enjoy some ice cream and take in the views of Lake Winnepesauke. Located adjacent to the Town Docks. See Wolfeboro Area Chamber of Commerce website for complete concert listing. A very informative history of the park is available here. Located on Main St. Click here for map.

Clark Park Clark Park is a tranquil oasis of green in downtown Wolfeboro, that offers an open field, shady areas to while away the afternoon hours, picnic tables and gardens. Clark Park is home to the Wolfeboro Area Farmers Market June--October. Also located at  Clark Park is the Clark House Museum Complex, managed by the Wolfeboro Historical Society. Located at 233 South Main St. across from Huggins Hospital. Click here for map.

Cotton Valley Trail The Cotton Valley Trail connects with the Bridge Falls Path to provide multi-use rail trail access through Wolfeboro, along the shores of Crescent Lake and Lake      Wentworth and onwards to Wakefield and beyond. Managed by the  Cotton Valley Trail Committee (CVTC), the Cotton Valley Trail provides year round recreational opportuntiies and green-commuting options for Wolfeboro residents. Access points at  Albee Beach, Mast Landing, Fernald Crossing and from the  Bridge Falls Path.

Elie’s Woodland Walk Located at Ryefield Marsh, Route 109 near Lake Wentworth. Self guided nature trail co-managed by the Conservation Commission and Parks and Recreation. This is a beautiful marsh that feeds into the north end of Lake Wentworth and is a great wildlife viewing area with herons, beaver activity, deer, moose and more. Located on Rt. 109 on the north end of Lake Wentworth.  Click here for a map.

Front Bay Conservation Area Wooded parcel of land on Bay Street along the shores of what is now known as "Back Bay", this area offers secluded paths, birding, wildlife viewing and picnicking. With a new trails system built in 2012, along with a picnic pavilion and a kayak/canoe landing, this is a great place to enjoy a quiet walk in one of Wolfeboro's secret gems along the water. Park at parking area and walk 5-10 minutes down to water's edge.Click here for a map.

Foss Field Multiuse Recreation area in downtown Wolfeboro. Come enjoy lit tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball diamond, basketball courts and the Sue Glenn Playground. Adjacent to Back Bay, and the Bridge Falls Path, Foss Field is a great place to come enjoy organized sports, a picnic or just an afternoon game of pickup ultimate Frisbee. Located behind Harvest Market. Click here for map.

Foss Field Ice Rink In the winter months we transform the Foss Field Soccer Fields into a large open-air public skating rink. Grab a cup of cocoa downtown and strap your skates on for fun outdoor skating. Call the  Parks and Recreation office for current conditions: 603-569-5639.  Click here for map.

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