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Named for the stone formation resembling a human profile.
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“old man” (12 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
Franconia, NH
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Reviewed 3 days ago

People can view Profile Lake several different places. First you need to go south, usually driving, on I-93 near Cannon Mountain. Because we enjoy hiking, we hike in and get several views of the lake. Driving a short way down I-93 from Cannon and another...More

Thank Louisalivingston
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Have a swim or fly fish with the mountains as your back drop. It really doesn't matter if you catch anything.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Fly fishing only in a pristine mountain lake in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Swimming is good.

Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 9 October 2016

But it's under the Old Man of the Mountain site and near profile plaza. That's high on many people's lists, and this is sort of included.

Thank David Z
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Medium hike from our campground Lafayette place, we chose to walk the bike trail, about 2 miles, there is also a walking trail that is a little shorter distance and it is not heavily traveled. It is a little overgrown and narrow with roots and...More

Thank taowyman
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Fished there last week. Great fly fishing. Brook trout are in abundance. Although I did not kayak, those who were had a great time. Excellent parking and a very good boat launch. It has a nice sandy area for sitting and just relaxing. The shore...More

Thank robertkirchmer
Reviewed 1 September 2016

There is a very nice Old Man in the Mountain Historic Site with benches, information, gift shop, mini museum and clever viewing area designed to give you the experience of 'seeing' the old man. The pathway leads to Profile Lake which is between two mountains...More

Thank sanpregent
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This lake is so nice to row a boat or swim in or to just bask on the beach and look at the mountain views. It looks like it's part of a fjord, almost. It's easy to get to, right off the main drag going...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 29 October 2015

An interesting place where you have a chance to see what The Old Man of the Mountain looked like before it fell.

Thank dissatisfied307
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Profile Lake is a peaceful, pretty stop and definitely worth checking out, but in bad weather you might want to skip it, because it's a 5 min walk from the parking lot. Follow the signs for the Old Man in the Mtn Historic Site. The...More

Thank rollngstone
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