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A tranquil lake in New Hampshire where the movie "On Golden Pond" was filmed.
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534 US Route 3, Holderness, NH, NH 03245
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful peaceful lake with sightings of Loon ducks. Boats to rent cruises to take what could be more relaxing! 🙂

Thank Watfordonians
Reviewed 1 week ago

i loved spending the day at squam lake, everyone enjoyed the calmness of the lake the views of the mountains were really something to see, they had boat rides you could take around the lake. or like we did just hiked around the beautiful lake...More

1  Thank diane r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 90 minute lake cruise is why we came here; we live an hour away, but wanted to check this out, especially after watching again, On Golden Pond. The cruise is an education as to the history of this wonderful location where people have summer...More

1  Thank EBK0318
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We launched at a small beach and parking area on Metcalf Rd north east of Holderness. Very quiet serene part of the lake. Great for kayaking or canoeing. We saw an eagle and a family of loons. Two and a half hours and never had...More

2  Thank David James A
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We were spending a day touring quaint historic towns - Tamworth, Sandwich, & then we wanted to see Squam Lake, where the movie "On Golden Pond" was filmed. It is indeed hauntingly beautiful, & our only regret is that we didn't actually find a place...More

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a hidden gem. People who have homes here make them invisible so you get the feeling that you are on a pristine lake. Lots of gorgeous trees and fantastic landscape. Actually some people bought the views around the lake so the hills could...More

1  Thank NewportNic
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Lovely, serene setting. Truly, On Golden Pond! Beautiful area and very tranquil. Birds and wildlife around. Lots of sounds never heard in the city. Very relaxing place to stop and unwind!

1  Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took a pontoon boat cruise. Our driver had excellent knowledge of the lake. We also saw loons as well as eagles. It was a very restful cruise and well worth the charge.

Thank russlyna
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The site of the movie On Golden Pond, this very large lake can be viewed by taking a cruise on the lake. Look for the Loons and eagles along with the other wild life. See the many beautiful homes hidden along the shores. Learn about...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Camped here with a group of friends for a weekend, and it was magical! The leaves were changing colors and the temps were crisp. Highly recommend!

Thank Mac L
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