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.


2015 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)

May 22 - June 18: Open Fridays - Sundays (Open Memorial Day Monday too!)
General Store open 11am-5pm
Boat Rentals open 11am-4pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm

June 19 through September 6: Open Daily
Beach open daily 9am-9pm
General Store open daily 10am-5pm
Boat Rentals daily 10am-4pm, Last boat rentals go out at 4pm

September 7 - October 11: Open Fridays - Sundays (Also open Columbus Day, Monday, October 12th)
General Store open 12pm-5pm
Boat Rentals open 12pm-4pm, 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!