White Lake State Park
Tamworth, NH 03886
About White Lake State Park
White Lake State Park offers some of the best swimming in the White Mountain region. The park lies along the shore of White Lake, which is an example of a typical glacial lake. During the Ice Age, glacial ice was buried beneath glacial till or debris. When the ice melted, a depression was created which gradually filled with water. Guests are welcome to enjoy a leisurely walk around the lake on a well-maintained foot path while looking for loons or signs of beaver activity, or to try their hand at the good trout fishing the lake provides. The park offers a day-use area, group areas, and a campground with family campsites as well as youth group sites.
Click here for White Lake State Park campground information
White Lake Campground Map
White Lake State Park is open full-time for the season on May 25, 2013. The park open weekends from September 2, 2013 through October 14, 2013. Operating hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to Sunset, Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am to Sunset. *Operating dates and times are subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly.
Children (6-11): $2
|9/2 - 10/14
||Camping Rate Per Night
$25 (no hookups)
$30 (waterview, no hookups)
$75 (*family site #165)
$50 (*family site #168)
*Family Sites: The fee for site #165 (equal to three sites) includes six adults and nine children; a maximum of 12 adults or 15 people total is allowed. The fee for site #168 (equal to two sites) includes four adults and six children; a maximum of 8 adults or 10 people total is allowed.
This park is always open for recreation. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed. The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the off-season, and day-use fees are not collected. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.
Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-11; children ages 5 and under and NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free. Season passes
are available. When park is unstaffed during the season, please use Iron Ranger (self-serve paystation).
Are pets allowed at White Lake State Park?
Pets are not permitted in the park. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy
for more information.
Keep Your Parks Clean
Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.
For listings of current advisories, please visit the State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services Beach Advisories
Access for Persons with Disabilities
Please contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs.
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White Lake Campground Map