Public Swimming - River or Lake

The Lamprey is very limited in terms of accessible areas for active swimming, but many sites offer opportunities to cool off and relax. The state does not test the Lamprey River for harmful bacteria. Please read these precautions and plan accordingly.



Barrington None
Brentwood None
Candia None
Deerfield Veasey Park Beach - for town residents only. For rules, please click here.
Durham None
Epping None
Exeter None
Fremont None





Newmarket None

Pawtuckaway State Park - Beach fills fast, get there early.
The Nottingham Town Beach is for Nottingham residents only and is located off of Deerfield Road.  It is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend - daily from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., weather permitting. For updates on beach closures and advisories, please click here.


Bennett's Bridge Beach on Bow Lake
Mary Waldron Beach on Bow Lake
Town Beach at Northwood Lake

Note: These beaches are for Northwood residents. For more information, please click here.

Raymond None