Lake Francis State Park

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439 River Road
Pittsburg, NH 03592
Phone: 603-538-6965

Activities and Amenities


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. Canoe rentals are available. 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 trailsfor OHRV riding in Coos County.

Canoeists enjoy exploring the upper part of the Connecticut River.  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

Reserve a Campsite

Campground Schedule

This park is always open for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting. During the off-season the park is typically not staffed and comfort stations are not available.

Open Full-Time Office Hours Camping Rate Per Night
Open May 13
Closes Oct. 23
8am - 4pm $25 (no hookups)
$35 (waterview/hookups)

Planning an Outing?

Lake Francis State Park is a great location to hold a family reunion, corporate outing, wedding, and more. For more information, check out our Outings in State Parks page and see a complete listing and photos of all our State Park Pavilions and Group Use Areas.

Are pets allowed at Lake Francis State Park?

Pets are 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.

Access for Persons with Disabilities

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

Notice: Drone Use is Restricted
Drone use is restricted at all NH State Parks. Drone operators are not permitted take off or land within NH State Park boundaries.