Kingston State Park

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124 Main St
Kingston, NH 03848
Phone: 603-642-5471

Activities and Amenities

Located in Southeastern NH, Kingston State Park is a 44 acre park located on Kingston Pond/Great Pond. It is a quick drive from the seacoast and Boston. This park offers boat rentals, a park store, a small walk around the pond and a clean beach great for picnicking. There are fireplaces and picnic table located in the beach area, which also has a playground, softball field, and three game areas for horseshoes. Kingston State Park has two bathhouses located on both sides of the beach, one by the Park Office and one by the Park Store, for guest convenience.

Alcohol or smoking is not permitted in the park and is strictly enforced, violators will be asked to leave the park and will receive no refund. Kingston State Park accepts reservations for kids groups, family functions, birthday parties and other gatherings. Reservations must be confirmed with park staff, and are not allowed on the weekends or holidays.
NOTICE: Due to the popularity of Kingston State Park's beach area on nice weekends and holidays, the beach will most likely sell-out in the morning hours. Once the beach area reaches capacity additional beach goers cannot be admitted due to safety concerns

Planning an Outing?

Kingston State Park is a great location to hold a family reunion, corporate outing, birthday party and more. For more information, check out our Weddings and Events page and see a complete listing and photos of all our State Park Pavilions and Group Use Areas.

Operating Schedule

Please Note: Dates and times are weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed.

Fee Weekends Only (Includes Friday) Full Time Operating Hours Unstaffed
Adults: $4
Children (6-11): $2
*Canoe rentals are now available at Kingston State Park.

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 $4 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 Kingston 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.

Beach Advisories

For listings of current advisories, please visit the State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services Beach Advisories website page.

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Please contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs.