Umbagog Lake State Park
235 East Route 26
Cambridge, NH 03579
Umbagog Lake State Park, is one of the more recently acquired parks in the state system. The Division began managing the park in 1998. The park includes a base park campground with 27 sites with electrical and water hook-ups available, three cabins, 33 remote campsites and 4 remote cabins in isolated locations around Umbagog Lake accessible only by boat.
Activities and Amenities
The park offers a beach area for swimming, excellent fishing, wildlife viewing, and boating. Canoe, kayak, and rowboat rentals are offered, as well as transportation for remote site campers. A boat launch and fuel sales are available, as well as a park store. Wildlife viewing includes a variety of birds, deer, and moose.
Notice: Remote Cabins will not open for the 2020 season. Boat rentals are on hold and the water shuttle is not currently running.
Umbagog Lake Campground Map | Umbagog Lake Campground Information/Policies
Umbagog Lake Remote Campsite Map | Remote Campsite Info/Policies
All outside firewood is prohibited at Umbagog Lake State Park. Firewood must be purchased at the park store.
Umbagog Lake Campground Redevelopment Project Information
Ellis Camps: Cabin Rentals
Cabins are closed for the 2020 season
Remote cabin rentals are now available within Umbagog Lake State Park! The Ellis camps offer 4 remote cabins rentals in the northwest section of Umbagog Lake. The cabins can hold 6 people, 4 people, or 3 people depending on which cabin is reserved. The cabins are all lake front and accessible only by boat.
Cabin Rental Options:
Ellis Cabin – Max 6 people, full size bunk bed, full size futon, rollaway bed, porch, solar power, heat, pots/pans, utensils, gas stovetop, fire pit, and picnic table. $80/night for 2 adults and up to 4 dependent children, $10 for each additional adult/night and $5 for each additional child/night.
Ben’s Cabin – Max 4 people, full size futon, rollaway bed, porch, solar power, heat, pots/pans, utensils, gas stovetop, fire pit, and picnic table. $65/night for 2 adults and up to 2 dependent children, $10 for each additional adult/night and $5 for each additional child/night.
Jenny’s Cabin – Max 4 people, full size futon, rollaway bed, porch, solar power, pots/pans, utensils, gas stovetop, fire pit, and picnic table. $65/night for 2 adults and up to 2 dependent children, $10 for each additional adult/night and $5 for each additional child/night.
Honeymoon Cabin - Max of 4 people of which 3 can be adults, full size futon, rollaway bed, porch, solar power, pots/pans, utensils, gas stovetop, fire pit, and picnic table. $65/night for 2 adults and up to 2 dependent children, $10 for each additional adult/night and $5 for each additional child/night.
Restrictions – Reservations must be made for Monday through Thursday night or Friday night through Sunday night. A combination of the two stays is permitted. Dogs are not allowed at the cabins.
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.
||8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
||Rates vary by site type
Please note: The main operating season for the campground is to be determined. Outside of the main camping season, (early spring and late fall) camping is first come, first serve and weather permitting. Staffing, services, and facilities may be limited during this time. Please use iron ranger (self-service pay station) to make payment.
Cabins: Weekly reservations are from Saturday to Saturday; check with the campground office for walk-in options. The fee covers two adults and up to four children.
Discover the Power of Parks Programming
Interpretive, nature-based programs will be offered at Umbagog Lake State Park all summer long as part of the Discover Power of Parks. Programs will be presented by our SCA Interpretive Rangers in the park each week. Check out the Umbagog Lake program schedule for more information. All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required.
Are pets allowed at Umbagog Lake State Park?
Leashed pets are permitted in the base campground area but at not permitted in cabins at Ellis Camps. Pets are prohibited in the beach-front day use area, and remote campsites in the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge (campsites R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R9, R10, R13, R14, R15, R16, R18, R21, R22, R23, R28, R29, R30 and R32). 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 website page.
Access for Persons with Disabilities
Please contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs.
Distinct Landmarks on Lake Umbagog
Our Discover Power of Parks interpreter created this flyer highlighting a few distinct landmarks on the lake for visitors to use while exploring Umbagog. The flyer also provides a bit of history about the area. Print it out and bring it with you to add some adventure to your next visit.
Umbagog Lake Distinct Landmarks Flyer