Echo Lake Beach & Boats - 34C


At Echo Lake Beach, visitors can enjoy the beauty of a 39-acre lake with an excellent view. The slopes of Cannon Mountain ski area drop right to the edge of the lake, and the view highlights where the Franconia Range and Kinsman Range meet, creating the notch.


2016 ADMISSION (DAY USE) RATES (subject to change)*

Adults (ages 12+): $4.00
Children (ages 6-11): $2.00
Children 5 & under: FREE
* We reserve the right to collect fees from anyone on the beach before 10am.

SUMMER HOURS (weather permitting)
(Last boats go out an hour before closure)

May 20 - June 17: Open Fridays - Sundays (Open Memorial Day Monday too!)
General Store open 9am-6pm
Boat Rentals open 9am-5pm, Last boat rentals go out at 5pm

June 18 through September 5: Open Daily, full services
General Store open daily 9am-6pm
Boat Rentals daily 9am-6pm, Last boat rentals go out at 5pm

September 6 - October 10: Open Fridays - Sundays
*Restroom facilites closed Mondays - Thursdays.
General Store open 9am-5pm
Boat Rentals open 9am-5pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm

Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats are available for rent at Echo Lake. All Boat Rentals: $20 / hour.

Echo Lake is home to the new Lakeside General Store with  canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals. The General Store now carries: towels, snacks, sunscreen, sandals, bug spray, kids fishing poles, buckets & shovels, bait carriers, nets, blow-up floatation devices, firewood, ice  and more.

Pets are only permitted in Franconia Notch State Park in the designated dog walks in the Flume & Tramway parking lots. Pets are prohibited from Echo Lake Beach, Cannon RV Park, Lafayette Campground, on the Tram and in the Flume Gorge.

Echo Lake Beach is a carry-in / carry-out facility. Please bring all trash with you upon departure and help keep our NH State Parks beautiful. Thank you for your cooperation!