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CAMPGROUND NAME: Basin

VISIT DATE: 08/17/1995

UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015

STATE: New Hampshire

REGION: Eastern

RANGER DISTRICT: Saco

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gorham

RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation

DIRECTIONS:
In Gorham, NH, at the intersection of US Rt 2 and State Rt. 116, 
take Rt. 2 east 11.3 miles to State Rt. 113 sign.  Turn right at 
sign onto Rt 113 (Evans Notch Rd) and go 8 miles to campground.  
Turn right before campground sign and then immediately right.  
Continue 0.6 miles into campground.

NOTE:  State Rt. 113, Evans Notch Rd., was originally built by the 
Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) in 1936 and, while scenic, can be 
narrow and winding.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 600 feet.

The campground is a  single tear-drop shaped loop among mixed hardwood 
trees.   A pleasant little campground with ample shade and views of 
Basin Pond, the campground has an occasional visit from moose.  It is 
near the 23-acre Basin Pond which offers pleasant fishing and canoeing.

NOTE:  Two points of interest from campground are: (1) Brickett Place 
that is on the National Registry of Historic Places and about 0.3 miles 
north of campground off State Rt. 113 and (2) a blind for viewing moose 
that's 2.25 miles south of campground off State Rt. 113 at GPS coordinates - 
N44 14.247, W071 00.922.

This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open mid-May through mid-October.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $20 per day.
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20
   
   Total Sites: 20

Tent Pads: Yes
Open Sites: No
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 20
No. Grilles on Sites: 20
Equestrian Camping:  No

RV INFORMATION
Hookups:  None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No 
Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments

Comments:
The parking aprons are gravel and will accommodate any size recreational 
vehicle.  For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, 
see the Forest Information page.

FACILITIES
Vaults: No
Flush Toilets: Yes
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4
  No. Threaded: 0

WATER SPORTS
The nearby Basin Pond is 23 acres.  No power boats.

HIKING
Basin Trail (foot) - 4.5 miles

FISHING
Stocked trout in the nearby Basin Pond

CAMPGROUND NAME: Big Rock VISIT DATE: 08/19/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lincoln RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Lincoln, NH, at the intersection of State Rt. 112 and I-93, take State Rt. 112 east 7.3 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,400 ft The campground, alongside State Rt. 112 (Scenic Kancamagus Highway), is composed of a single loop and tent-only spur ending in a loop with deciduous hardwoods. It is regarded as the most tent friendly campground along Rt. 112. There is some traffic noise. Fishing is within walking distance of the East Branch of Pemigewasset River located across Rt. 112 from the campground. Located at the front of campground is a huge boulder left by a receding glacier. The dense vegetation makes privacy between campsites good. Lincoln offers a variety of activities and offers a cook's night out. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 12 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and many will accommodate any size RV. For a listing of possible waste stations, see the Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING No FISHING The nearby East Branch of Pemigewasset River offers Brook trout.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Blackberry Crossing VISIT DATE: 08/18/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Saco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conway RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Conway, NH, at the intersection of State Rts. 16/116 and 112 (Kancamagus Highway), take State Rt. 112 west 6.1 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 800 feet. The campground has two loops and a spur. The spur is walk-in tent-only. The entire campground is heavily wooded with White birch. There is some light traffic noise from Rt. 112 (the Scenic Kancamagus Highway). The Swift River is across the Highway from the campground. The campground is the site of CCC Swift River Camp, Company 1177 with many of the building foundations and fireplace structures scattered throughout the campground. Swift River Camp was built in 1935 and disbanded in 1941; it had 251 enrollees. There is a nature program available at the nearby Russell-Colbath Historic Site on Saturday nights during the summer. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Services provided May 15 through October 15 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 25 Equestrian Camping: No No. Grilles on Sites: 25 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 24' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Wading possible in nearby Swift River. HIKING No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Campton VISIT DATE: 08/16/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Campton RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Campton, NH, at intersection of State Rt. 49 and I-75, take Rt 49 one mile to campground on left GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 600 ft. The campground, near Campton Pond and about 2.5 miles from Pemigewasset River, is composed of two large unnamed loops with lots of shade from a pleasant mix of deciduous and conifer trees. A large grassy field between the two loops is great for games such as frisbee catch and touch football. Although the loops are similar, the loop on the left of the campground's entrance appears to have more deciduous trees and less shade while the right-hand loop has more big White pines. Both loops have good to fair privacy and pine needle ground cover. There is some traffic noise which can be distracting. A nature program is held on Saturday nights during the summer. This is bear country; practice safe storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 56 Total Sites: 58 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 58 No. Grilles on Sites: 58 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Low hanging branches across some parking aprons can be a problem. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Showers are coin operated and wheel chair friendly. WATER SPORTS The 30-acre Campton Pond is nearby. Power boats not permitted. HIKING No FISHING Brook trout, Bullhead, Pickeral and Yellow Perch are available in the nearby Mad River and Campton Pond.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cold River VISIT DATE: 08/17/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Saco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gorham RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Gorham, NH, at intersection of US Rt. 2 and State Rt. 16, take Rt. 2 east 11.3 miles to State Rt. 113 sign. Turn right at sign onto Rt. 113 (Evans Notch Rd.) south 11 miles to Basin Recreation Area sign. Turn right before sign and immediately left into campground. NOTE: State Rt. 113, Evans Notch Rd., was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) in 1936 and, while scenic, is narrow and winding. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 600 feet. This pretty campground is a single loop with, among other campsites, two walk-in tent sites. The campsites are tucked in among conifers that provide ample shade and fair privacy. A grassy meadow inside the loop provides a nice area for games or extra tents. The campground has a tear-drop shaped interior road making a second pass for recreational vehicles difficult. An attractive covered pavilion gives the campground a little extra character. Fishing is nearby in Evans Brook. Also close by is the Caribou Speckled Mountain Wilderness that offers an extensive network of hiking trails. NOTE: Two points of interest from campground are: (1) Brickett Place that is on the National Registry of Historic Places and about 0.3 miles north of campground off State Rt. 113 and (2) a blind for viewing moose that's 2.25 miles south of campground off State Rt. 113 at GPS coordinates - N44 14.247, W071 00.922. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 13 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 13 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and pine needle and will accommodate almost any size RV. Some parking aprons are at a right angle to the road and backing an RV onto them may be difficult for some. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see the Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Boating and fishing available at nearby Basin Campground. HIKING Cold River Basin Recreation Trail (foot) 0.5 miles FISHING No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Covered Bridge VISIT DATE: 08/18/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Saco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conway RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Conway, NH, at the intersection of State Rts. 16, 113 and 112, take Rt. 112 (Kancamagus Highway) west for 6 miles to campground sign. Make a tight right turn at sign and go 0.4 miles, through a covered bridge, to the campground on left. NOTE: The covered bridge has a height restriction of 7'9". GENERAL COMMENTS: TElevation is 700 ft. The campground, one of six along the Kancamagus Highway, is located in an old established woods - many large hardwood trees. It is composed of two overlapping loops and a spur paralleling Rt. 112 (the Kancamagus Highway) with the Swift River in between. The old woods are mostly conifers with a scattering of deciduous trees which should make the campground attractive during fall foliage. The heavy woods provide ample shade but the limited middlestory gives only fair privacy between campsites. The Swift River is not available directly from the campground but can be accessed using "beater" trails scattered around the campground. One example is from Site 33. Natural and cultural history programs are offered at the nearby Russell-Colbath Historic site Saturdays during July and August. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 42 Total Sites: 47 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 47 No. Grilles on Sites: 47 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See Comments below Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel and will accomodate any size recreational vehicle but because of the covered bridge, there is a height limit of 7'9". FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Comments: There are two hand pumps and a single pipe faucet. Public Phone: No Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Wading in nearby Swift River. HIKING Boulder Loop Trail (foot) - 3 miles Nature Trail (interpretive self-guide - foot) - 0.5 miles FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Dolly Copp VISIT DATE: 08/17/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Androscoggin NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gorham RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRFrom ECTIONS: In Gorham, NH, at intersection of US Rt.2 and State Rt. 16, take Rt. 16 south 4.4 miles to a campground sign. Turn right at sign onto Dolly Copp Rd. and go 0.3 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at this sign onto Campground Rd. and go 0.1 miles to campground entrance. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,200 ft.. The campground is one of the largest in the Forest Service. It stretches along the western bank of Peabody River and has eight sections. Some sections have overlapping loops while others reach into the mixed hardwood forest. Big Meadow, Little meadow and the Hayes Field sections can accommodate both recreation vehicles (RV) and tents at the same time. Sites in Big Meadow and Little Meadow are tucked into a lush forest that covers fields farmed a hundred years ago. The campsites in Hayes Field, particularly along Hayes Field Drive and Midway Lane, are located on a wide groomed grass field. These sites have little shade and incredible views of the surrounding mountains. Some campsites along Riverside Lane are adjacent to the Peabody River but vegetation impedes views and access. Other campsites, along Imp View, Birch Lane and Homestead Lane are beside small "feeder" brooks which flow only after a rain. Culhane Brook bisects the campground and separates Little Meadow from Hayes Field. Except for campsites at Birch Land and Midway Lane, that are all in an open field, a thick middle-story provides good privacy to the campsites. Across Campground Rd. from the Big Meadow, Little Meadow and Hayes Field sections are the tent-only sections. These sections, named Spruce Woods, Brook Loop, High Woods, High Fields, End Loop, and Birch Lane, are restricted to tent-only campsites tucked into a dense stand of older mixed hardwoods including towering Paper birch, Maple, and Hemlock. There are some seclude walk-in campsites. The understory in these sections is a lush variety of fern and other low growing plants with a dense middle-story providing excellent privacy. There is an amphitheater and nature programs on the weekends July through Labor Day. Possible day trips from the campground are the Mt. Washington Auto Route, Cog Train, a visit to the Androscoggin Ranger District office for its displays and Kid's Corner, the Appalachian Mountain Club's Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, and a number of outstanding hiking trails. NOTE: This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 76 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 98 Total Sites: 174 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 175 No. Grilles on Sites: 175 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and many will accommodate any size RV. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 23 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Coin operated showers are available at the Appalachian Mountain Club's Pinkham Notch Visitor Center located 5 minutes south of campground on State Rt. 16. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Daniel Webster Scout Trail (foot) - 4.1 miles Provides access to the Great Gulf Wilderness and its network of trails. FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hancock VISIT DATE: 08/19/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lincoln RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Lincoln, NH, at the intersection of State Rt. 112 and I-93, take Rt. 112 (Kancamagus Scenic Highway) east 5 miles to the campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,100 ft. The campground is composed of one large loop and a spur dedicated to walk-in tent campers along the East Branch of Pemigewasset River. The campsites are tucked in among a dense forest of maple, birch, ash and other deciduous trees, suggesting fabulous Fall color. The forest floor is covered with ferns, blueberry bushes, grass and other low growing plants. Shade and privacy are excellent for the loop campsites. The walk-in tent sites overlook the river and, while there is adequate shade, privacy is only good. Upper Lady's Bath, a nearby swimming hole, is a major attraction. Firewood is available for a fee. Lincoln offers a variety of activities and a cook's night out. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Access roads are plowed in the winter. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 21 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 32 Total Sites: 53 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 53 No. Grilles on Sites: 53 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and many will accommodate any size RV. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: One water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS There is a swimming hole and wading in the Pemigewasset River. HIKING Pemigewasset Wilderness Trail (foot) - 9.5 miles Provides access to a network of trails FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hastings VISIT DATE: 08/17/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Androscoggin NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gorham RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Gorham, NH, at the intersection of US Rt 2 and State Rt. 116, take Rt. 2 east 11.3 miles to State Rt. 113 sign. Turn right at sign onto Rt. 113 (Evans Notch Rd) and go 3.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.1 miles to campground. NOTE: (1) State Rt. 113, Evans Notch Rd., was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) in 1936 and, while scenic, can be narrow and winding. (2) Campground physically located in Maine. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 650 ft. The campground, within walking distance of both the Wild River and Evans Brook, is a single loop in a mixed hardwood forest. Thinning of sick trees has reduced shade for all campsites. The smaller young trees and middle-story vegetation between campsites provide good to excellent privacy. Campsite have a groomed grass understory. This is an old campground with an undiscovered feel. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 22 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups; None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass off a paved interior and will accommodate any size recreational vehicle. An RV waste station is available for a fee, with no potable water, at the White Birches Camping Park east of Gorham, NH off Rt. 2. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Hastings/High Water Trail (foot) - 9 miles Provides access to a network of trails Roost Trail (foot) - 1.2 miles Excellent trail for the whole family FISHING No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Jigger Johnson VISIT DATE: 08/19/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Saco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conway RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Conway, NH, at the intersection of State Rts. 16/113 and 112 (Kancamagus Highway), take Rt. 112 west 12.3 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,200 feet. The campground is located along State Rt. 112 (Scenic Kancamagus Highway) but traffic noise is minimal. The campground has two loops and a tent-only spur. This spur can also accommodate small recreational vehicles and pick-up trucks with campers (slide-ins). The second loop, furthest from the campground's entrance, is closest to the river but the heavy vegetation limits views. A couple of camper-made (beater) trails provide access to the river and a rocky wadding beach. A variety of pine provides ample shade to all the campsites and the numerous deciduous trees suggest lots of fall color. A lack of middlestory and the closeness of campsites provide only fair privacy. There is a nature program during summer months. The nearby Russell-Colbath National Historic Place, an 1830 homestead which is staffed during summer months, offers a variety of living history demonstrations. Firewood is available for a fee. This is bear country; practise safe food storage technique. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open late May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 67 Total Sites: 74 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 74 No. Grilles on Sites: 74 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking apron are gravel and will accommodate any size recreational vehicle. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Coin-operated wheelchair friendly showers WATER SPORTS - None HIKING No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Passaconaway VISIT DATE: 08/19/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Saco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conway RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Conway, NH, at the intersection of State Rts. 16/113 and 112 (Kancamagus Scenic Highway), take Rt. 112 west for 14 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,300 ft. The campground has one large and one smaller loop in a nice forest of old conifers and mixed hardwoods within walking distance of the Swift River. Some campsites are along the river which can be seen through the vegetation. The campsites closest to the river enjoy shade from a variety of deciduous (hardwood) trees while sites closest to Rt 112 are tucked in among huge conifers. The moss-lined interior road adds to the campground's character. Separation between sites provides excellent privacy. In sites close to Rt. 112, there is traffic noise. Firewood is available for a fee. The nearby Russell-Colbath Historic Site offers a living history along with weekend interpretative programs from early July through Labor Day. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 32 Total Sites: 32 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 32 No. Grilles on Sites: 32 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and many will accommodate any size RV. Be aware of low hanging branches in the campground. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see the Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Church Pond Loop Trail (foot) - 1.6 miles Olivarin Brook Trail (foot) - 4.4 miles Provides access to Sandwich Range's network of trails FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Russell Pond VISIT DATE: 08/19/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lincoln RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Lincoln, NH, at he the intersection of I-93 and State Rt. 112, take I-93 south 2.4 miles to Exit 31 (Tripoli Rd). Take Exit 31 and turn left at stop sign onto Tripoli Rd. and go 1.8 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign onto Forest Rt. 90 and go 2 miles into campground. NOTE: Last 3.8 miles are rough with numerous potholes. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,100 ft. The campground, with three overlapping loops and five spurs, is located adjacent to the glacier carved Russell Pond among hardwood trees. Loops and spurs are identified as A through F. The campsites on the spurs (A, B, C, D and H) are best suited for tents and campers with pop-up campers and pickups with a slide-in There are lots of secluded walk-in tent sites. Russell Pond is a natural pond and very nice for canoeing. There is an amphitheater and nature programs during the summer. This is bear country: practise safe food storage technique. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 36 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 14 Total Sites: 50 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 50 No. Grilles on Sites: 50 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and many could accommodate any size recreational vehicle. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Showers are coin operated WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): Yes Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Russell Pond is 40 acres. HIKING No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Sugarloaf I VISIT DATE: 4/4/2009 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twin Mountain RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Twin Mountain, NH, at the intersection of US Rts. 302 and 3, take Rt. 302 east 2.2 miles to Zealand Campground sign. Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 16 (Zealand Rd.) and go 0.4 miles to campground on the right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,600 ft. The campground is a single loop with some campsites located along the Ammonoosuc River that can be heard but is not visible from campground. This is a quiet place located in a hardwood forest. Fern and young trees provide a dense middlestory and excellent privacy. The overstory is a mix of deciduous trees including maple, birch and various conifers providing ample shade and Fall foliage colors. Some sites are terraced with parking aprons at a different level than the table and grilles. Possible day trips are scenic drive up Mt. Washington, riding the Mt. Washington Cog Train, and visiting the beautiful and impressive Mt. Washington Hotel. This is bear country; practise safe food storage technique. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $20 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 29 Total Sites: 29 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 29 No. Grilles on Sites: 29 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and many will accommodate any size RV. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Wading in the Ammmooosuc River is possible. HIKING No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Sugarloaf II VISIT DATE: 08/18/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twin Mountain RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Twin Mountain, NH, at the intersection of US Rts. 302 and 3, take Rt. 302 east 2.2 miles to Zealand Campground sign. Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 16 (Zealand Rd.) and go 0.6 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,400 ft. The campground is an irregularly shaped single loop with some sites located along a ridge. This is a pretty campground with some sites having views of the Sugarloaf Mountains and Mount Hale. The Ammonoosuc River is about 0.5 miles away. Tree-lined parking aprons with ferns and young trees provide a dense middlestory and good to excellent privacy between campsites. A large grassy field at the "top" of the loop is great for games such as soccer or touch football. The overstory of conifers and deciduous trees provide ample shade and outstanding Fall foliage. Possible day trips are a scenic drive up Mt. Washington, riding the Mt. Washington Cog Train, and visiting the beautiful and impressive Mt. Washington Hotel. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 30 Total Sites: 32 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 32 No. Grilles on Sites: 32 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel and, although many will accommodate any size RV, the aprons are at right angle to the interior road making parking a challenge for large motorhomes. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Spruce Goose trail (foot only) - 0.25 miles Trestle trail (foot) - 1 mile (loop that intersects with the 1.2 mile Sugarloaf trail) FISHING Brook trout in the the nearby Ammonoosuc River.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Waterville VISIT DATE: 08/16/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Waterville Valley RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Campton, NH, at intersection of State Rt. 49 and I-75, take Rt 49 east 8.1 miles to Tripoli Rd sign. Turn left after sign onto Tripoli Rd. and go 0.1 miles to campground on left GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,400 ft. The campground, composed of a single large loop and one small spur in a mixture of hardwoods and conifers, is located along the Mad River. The campground is better suited to tent and small recreational vehicles. The Mad River can be heard but not seen throughout the campground. The campground sits in a bowl formed by the surrounding Tecumseh, Osceola, Kancamagus, Tripyramid and Sandwich Dome mountains. It is convenient to the scenic Waterville Valley for various activities, such as bicycling, golf and horseback riding.. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Comments: Open mid-May through October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 15 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 40' Comments: Some parking aprons are gravel and grass while others are paved. Many aprons have low branches and are at "bad" angles to the interior road. This, along with boulders along the interior road that has a "tight" configuration, make this campground a serious challenge for large RVs. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Drakes Brook Trail (foot) - 4.4 miles Sandwich Trail (foot) - 3.9 miles These trails form a loop. FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: White Ledge VISIT DATE: 08/18/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Saco NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conway RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Conway, NH, at the intersection of State Rts. 16/113 and 112 (Scenic Kancamagus Highway, Rt. 16 south for 4.9 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 700 feet. The campground has two loops in a stand of mixed hardwood, including maple and oak, and pine. One loop parallels State Rt 16 while the other loop reaches up and over a knoll further away from the traffic. This loop has a "tear-drop" shape interior road making a second pass for recreation vehicle a problem. Sites 1 through 4 are on a large groomed grass field with limited shade and minimal privacy. The other campsites are tucked into dense vegetation and have ample shade and good privacy. Close to Rt. 16, traffic noise is noticeable throughout campground. Convenient to picturesque Conway, NH, the campground is a good overnight stop for travelers. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-November. NOTE: Depending on occupancy, may close mid-September; check with ranger district office. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 11 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and grass. A tight interior road may be a challenge for large recreation vehicles as well a second pass for the second loop. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Carter Ledge Trail (foot) - 3.7 miles FISHING No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Wild River VISIT DATE: 08/17/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Androscoggin NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Gorham RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Gorham, NH, at the intersection of US Rt 2 and State Rt. 116, take Rt. 2 east 11.3 miles to State Rt.113 sign. Turn right at sign onto Rt. 113 (Evans Notch Rd) and go 3.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 12 (gravel) and go 5.6 miles into campground. NOTE: State Rt.113, Evans Notch Rd., was originally built by Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) in 1936 and, while scenic, can be narrow and winding. GENERAL COMMENTS: All tent sites are a short walk-in from parking lot with some requiring access by stairs. Two sites have a lean-to for hikers. The Wild River is a short distance from the campground. The campground is ideal for hikers who want a base camp convenient to a network of trails. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 9 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 2 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40' Comments: All parking aprons are about the same size. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Basin Trail (foot) - 4.5 miles Wild River Trail (foot) - 9.7 miles FISHING Convenient to Brook trout fishing in the nearby Wild River.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Wildwood VISIT DATE: 08/18/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2015 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: North Woodstock RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In North Woodstock, NH, at the intersection of State Rt. 112 and US Rt. 3, take Rt. 112 west 8.6 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,300 feet. Very pretty and popular, this campground, located off Rt.112, has two overlapping loops in a stand of mixed conifers and deciduous hardwoods including Maple and birch. Moss, ferns and pine needles provide a lush ground cover. While towering trees offer ample shade to most campsites, limited middlestory results in fair to good privacy. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the picnic pavilion across the road in the 1930s where Mt. Moosilauke can be seen. Traffic noise is minimal. The Wild Ammonoosuc River runs next to the picnic area and across the road from the campground and attracts moose and other wildlife. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 25 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are grass and dirt with some low hanging branches. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING No FISHING No Comments: Brook trout across State Rt. 12 in Ammonoosuc River

CAMPGROUND NAME: Zealand VISIT DATE: 08/18/1995 UPDATE DATE: 2/16/2016 STATE: New Hampshire REGION: Eastern RANGER DISTRICT: Pemigewasset/Ammonoosuc NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twin Mountain RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Twin Mountain, NH, at the intersection of US Rts. 302 and 3, take Rt. 302 east 2.2 miles to Zealand Campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 1,400 feet. The campground, between the Ammonoosuc River and US Rt. 302, is composed of a single loop in a stand of mixed hardwood and hemlock trees. Although the campground is compact, the tent sites are large and grassy. The campground's interior road has a tear-drop configuration, making a second pass for RV campers a challenge. State Rt. 3 traffic noise can be heard in the campground. Possible day trips are scenic drive up Mt. Washington, riding the Mt. Washington Cog Train, and visiting the beautiful and impressive Mt. Washington Hotel. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through mid-October. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 5 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 53' Comments: There are some parking aprongs that are gravel and some that are paved. All are about the some size. The campground's pull through is narrow. For a listing of possible waste stations available for a fee, see Forest Information page. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Creek wading is possible. HIKING No FISHING Brook trout




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