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NH Parks pilot campsite lottery at select parks open July 1


The NH State Parks announces a lottery for selected camping sites at Hampton Beach State Park and Ellacoya State Park. The State Parks Camping Lottery is a pilot program for the 2020 camping season to ensure greater opportunity for campers to experience our most popular camping areas.
Lottery applications will open on July 1 and includes Hampton Beach State Park campsites 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 as well as Ellacoya State Park campsites 7, 8, 9, 36 and 37. There is a non-refundable application fee of $5 per application. NH Parks chooses applications at random and while we allow for multiple application entries per customer, each customer will only win once. Lottery applications will be accepted until 8 p.m. Eastern daylight Time on October 11.  We will announce Lottery winners in November 2019.
  • Submit lottery Applications through our Reserve America call center at 1-877-647-2757 or visit
  • The call center will permit only one application per call. We cannot accept more than one application on the same call. Each person must individually call. Any person wishing to submit multiple applications at once should visit
  • Changes may be made to your application after it is submitted via or via the call center at 1-877-647-2757

For more information on New Hampshire’s 20 State Parks with camping facilities, visit us at
The Division of Parks and Recreation is one of five divisions of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. NH State Parks and Recreation is comprised of the Bureau of Park Operations, Bureau of Historic Sites, Bureau of Trails, Bureau of Community Recreation, and Cannon Mountain. The Division manages 93 properties, including state parks, beaches, campgrounds, historic sites, trails, waysides, and natural areas. To learn more, visit, follow NH State Parks on Facebook and Twitter, or call 603/271-3556.

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