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Fort Stark State Historic Site

211 Wild Rose Ln, New Castle, NH 03854-4413
+1 603-271-3556
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more of park, less of history

It was sunny and about 70 degrees F. A good day to visit a little history of new Hampshire. There... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
1andonlyFabIII
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Chesterfield, Virginia
NH's Best Kept Secret of a State Park

This state park is at the end of a tree shaded lane and situated in one of NH's most picturesque... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Mark G
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New Castle, New Hampshire
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11 Apr 2017
“NH's Best Kept Secret of a State Park”
22 Feb 2017
“Can walk from the Wentworth”
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211 Wild Rose Ln, New Castle, NH 03854-4413
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

It was sunny and about 70 degrees F. A good day to visit a little history of new Hampshire. There was only about 8 people at the park. This place could be really interesting, and has been improved over the last few years, but has...More

Thank 1andonlyFabIII
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This state park is at the end of a tree shaded lane and situated in one of NH's most picturesque towns. The park itself is mostly undeveloped with an old fort to explore but be forewarned it is falling apart so just look and don't...More

2  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Interesting place to walk around. Great views. Parking is very limited (6 spots?) Can walk from the Wentworth. Can walk out the stone jetty.

Thank BostonEngineer
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was in Andover MA on business and not flying back to the UK until early Sunday morning, this gave me Saturday to explore a little. Boston was one option but I decided to head north to New Hampshire and up the coast, not really...More

Thank mucky
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This place is more about the setting than the site. The remains of the fort are forgettable, but the views along here are super.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Have to credit google maps for this find. Make sure you're looking for the camera icon while exploring. This site was free and open until 8pm. My husband, my daughters and I walked around and were intrigued by what remains there.

Thank Jody D
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is such an out of the way spot that its not very busy. It has a rocky beach area on one side and a sandy beach on the other. In between is Fort stark, fun for kids to explore. The bathrooms are portapotties.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Very cool site. Read up on the use of the fort before arrival to get the most out of it. The ruins make for great pictures (Instagram it). If you're not a history buff it's still a cool spot with great water views. Nice place...More

Thank Asg007
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

A large park with lots of buildings, most of them in accessible, fences to keep the vandals out. Idiots ruin it for the rest of us.

Thank Irishlazz
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This was an accidental find but gave us more than we were looking for. The kids especially loved it- there are creepy areas of the buildings to trek through. Theres graffiti which they thought was very cool and contributed to the spooky atmosphere. The rooms...More

Thank Christina A
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