Ellacoya State Park, Gilford

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  • All seasons are beautiful here, swimming in the summer, hiking in the fall. Bring your own picnic lunch. Plenty of parking.  more »
  • Thank you . Very nice state park lots of water and great for small children. Water is not deep until you get far out. Camping is there as well. Close to local restaurant and small grocery store.  more »
  • Great beach on Lake Winnipesaukee. Wide enough, to keep from it even on full days. Chargeable ($5). For sufficient parking and toilets/changing rooms. There is also a shop. Water is very shallow. Beautiful sandy beach. Are also shaded deck areas with trees. Ways to grill.
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  • Very nice, clean, and family friendly park. Nice public bathroom/changing room. Nice little snack shack and plenty of life guards. Beautiful view too!
  • We've been going to this State Park for over 40 yrs. We love it there! The water is sparkling clean, the beach is clean , the price is reasonable and the store items are also reasonable. People who complain about having to take out their own trash need to get a grip! My only negative remark is we dont go on the 4th of July any longer with our grandchildren now as the place just too busy on the holiday and people playing loud music which we don't enjoy. But we absolutely love Ellacoya.
  • Beautiful and scenic state park! Lake Winnipesauke is amazing and huge, I had no idea! Many great alcoves and islands to explore. Awesome summer camp and boating culture to be found here.
  • Staff sucks!!!! You have to carry your trash out with you. Fees are high!!!! Everything in the consession store was outrageously priced!! Little girl had an accident in the dressing room, I went to tell staff and was told to have the mother of the child to clean it up!!!! She doesnt get paid to do that job. Unreal!! We set up at a picnic table only to find everything stolen and staff just said, "Gee that's too bad, maybe tomorrow will be better. They aren't responsible for losses!" JERKS!!!! I thank goodness I wear an extra house and car keys on the inside of my swim suit !!! But my food, towels, money, and keys were taken. Im grateful my car didnt make any noise when the key is activated. I also tried to leave my trash in a trash can and a little old lady said no, no take it with you, policy and took all my trash out of the trash can!!!!! This place only takes cash and the fees are expensive when you have 1 person or 6+ !!! You need to wear shoes in the water there are millions of rocks!!! Folks, find another beach ! The view is great but to put up with the parks staff and rules is not worth it!!!
  • It was great and so much fun for the fam

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