Wadleigh State Park

78 Wadleigh State Park
Sutton, NH 03260
Phone: 603-927-4724

Activities and Amenities

Wadleigh State Park offers swimming on beautiful Kezar Lake. Tall pine trees shade the picnic sites located adjacent to the beach, making it an ideal location for families and group outings. Amenities in the park include a bathhouse, picnic tables, and playing fields.

Day Use Reservations Required

Reserve at Wadleigh State Park

(78 Wadleigh State Park, Sutton)

The Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway

The Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway is a 75 mile loop trail that links four New Hampshire State Parks: Sunapee, Winslow, Rollins, Wadleigh. The trail also links three New Hampshire State Forests: Gile, Kearsarge and Shadow Hill as well as one Wildlife Management Area: Bog Mountain. See the Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Coalition website for more information.

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.



Full Time


Operating Hours


Adults: $4
Children (6-11): $2



open daily

8 a.m. to sunset


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). Rates are for the 2014 season and are subject to change.

Wadleigh Boathouse: Group-Use Reservations

All group use areas are closed until further notice
Enjoy your company outing, graduation party or wedding by renting the boathouse. The boathouse is handicap accessible and sits on the beach with garage doors that open to a beautiful view of Kezar Lake. It offers electricity, picnic tables, and a fenced in private BBQ area.

To reserve, email gayle.burbee@dncr.nh.gov or call 603-456-3808 June 1st – Columbus Day. To reserve during the off-peak season email sandra.heisler@dncr.nh.gov or call 603-227-8745.

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Are pets allowed at Wadleigh 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.