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Lake Francis State Park


439 River Road, Pittsburg, NH 03592

Hours and Fees

Park Office: 603-538-6965

Campground - Open 5/10

Office Hours: Call for park hours 603-538-6965
Camping Rate Per Night: $35 (no hookups), $45 (waterview/hookups)
Youth Group Rate:
Day Use Fees: 
Adults $4, Children 6-11 $2, Children 5 and under $0, NH Residents 65 and over, $0
When park is unstaffed during the season, please deposit payment in Iron Ranger (self-serve paystation). Checks can be made payable to Treasurer, State of NH.

Park Operating Schedules

This park is always open for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting.
Off season use: 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. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.

Activities and amenities

Boat Ramp Boat Rentals Camping Fishing Hiking Canoeing Restrooms Swimming Pet-friendly Picnic Area Playground Showers Snowmobiling Snowshoeing Walking Trails Dump Stations Park Store OHRV Cabins/Yurts Remote Waterview Sites Developed Camping RV Hookups

About the Park

Lake Francis State Park lies on the shores of Lake Francis a 2,000 acre lake near the Connecticut Lakes of the Great North Woods region. Hunters and anglers enjoy this park as a base for their respective activities. With added ATV camping sites, riders are able to leave their campsite and head right out on the trails. Trails from Lake Francis State Park connect with the 1000 mile of trails for OHRV riding in Coos County.

Canoeists enjoy exploring the upper part of the Connecticut River. 

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Camping at Lake Francis State Park

Lake Francis campground provides 45 sites including 9 sites with water/electric (20amp) hook-ups and 9 sites for ATV camping.

Lake Francis Campground Map  | Lake Francis Campground Information/Policies

Youth Group Camping

Let NH State Parks set the stage for your group’s next adventure.
Youth Group reservations for Greenfield, Moose Brook, Monadnock HQ, Pawtuckaway and Pillsbury State Parks can be made through ReserveAmerica by calling 1-877-647-2757. All other youth group reservations are made by calling Concord Headquarters at 603-271-3556 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
A $25 deposit will be required upon reservation, all additional fees will be collected at the park upon check-in. All Camping policy rules apply to youth group camping. Youth Groups camping at remote sites, Umbagog, or Dry River must pay in full prior to arrival.

For More information, please visit our School & Youth Group Page

Are pets allowed at Lake Francis State Park?

Pets are permitted in the park. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.

Group Use Reservations


For information on this parks pavilion rental please visit Pavilions & Group Use page.


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.

Dump Station is for use by registered campers only.
Outside use is not permitted. See campground map for dump station location.

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Visit our Accessibility page for more information on specific accessibilty needs or questions, please contact the individual park office directly.

Additional Resources

Lake Francis State Park Campground Map
Lake Francis State Park Campground Policies
Drone use is restricted at all NH State Parks. Drone operators are not permitted to take off or land within NH State Park boundaries.
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