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Here are the 40 lakes we have listed within USA > New England > New Hampshire - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Lake Winnipesaukee
(New Hampshire, USA)
44,586 Lake Winnipesaukee Pictures By far the largest lake in the state, Lake Winnipesaukee covers an incredible 44,586 New Hampshire acres. The lake is the third largest lake in all of New England, trailing Lake Champlain and Moosehead Lake. Lake Winnipesaukee lures tourists and residents to its shores year-round. Five dams control ...
Umbagog Lake
(Maine, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
7,850 Umbagog Lake Pictures Also known as: Rangeley Lakes
Umbagog Lake straddles about 11 miles of the Maine-New Hampshire border. This 7,850-acre lake lies partly in the Rangeley Lakes region of western Maine and partly in the Great North Woods region of northern New Hampshire. Umbagog, pronounced um-BAY-gog, is said to derive from the Abenaki (Native ...
Squam Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
6,791 Squam Lake Pictures Also known as: Big Squam Lake, Little Squam Lake
Big Squam Lake,the second-largest lake located entirely in New Hampshire, covers almost 6,800 acres in the state's Lakes Region. Dotted with historic houses, stunning foliage, and incredible views, Big Squam Lake attracts visitors from miles around. The lake gained notoriety in 1981 as the filming location ...
Newfound Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
4,451 Newfound Lake Pictures Comfortably situated in New Hampshire's famous Lakes Region, Newfound Lake is the third-largest lake located entirely within the state's boundaries. It stretches 6 miles long and 2.5 miles wide, covering an impressive 4,451 acres. Newfound Lake is known in the area as a beautiful, clean lake perfect ...
Winnisquam Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
4,264 Winnisquam Lake Pictures Also known as: Lake Winnisqam
Covering 4,238 acres, Winnisquam Lake is New Hampshire's fourth-largest lake located entirely within the state's borders. Located in New Hampshire's "Lakes Region" with the small city of Laconia on its east shore, Lake Winnesquam greets an eclectic mix of residents and visitors to it's environs to enjoy ...
Lake Sunapee
(New Hampshire, USA)
4,090 Lake Sunapee Pictures Also known as: Sunapee Lake
Lake Sunapee has been a popular vacation destination since the heyday of passenger railroads and steamships. The lake's clear waters and beautiful scenery hold many attractions, and for those who love outdoor activities, there are endless opportunities for enjoyment. Lake Sunapee's 4,000-acre ...
Ossipee Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
3,245 Ossipee Lake Pictures Ossipee Lake Message Forums Ossipee Lake covers an impressive 3,245 acres in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, making it the sixth-largest lake contained entirely within the state. Ossipee Lake is located in Carroll County, bordered by the towns of Ossipee, Freedom and Effingham. Known as a true four-season natural playground, ...
Lake Wentworth
(New Hampshire, USA)
3,116 Lake Wentworth Pictures Lake Wentworth Message Forums One of the prettiest lakes in New Hampshire's Lakes Region is Lake Wentworth. All too often overlooked as tourists flock to nearby Lake Winnipesaukee, 3100-acre Lake Wentworth is no minor pond; it is one of the reasons the Town of Wolfeboro has long held the title, "The Oldest Summer Resort in America." ...
First Connecticut Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
3,071 New Hampshire's Connecticut Lakes, located in the state's Great North Woods region, are comprised of four lakes: First Connecticut Lake, Second Connecticut Lake, Third Connecticut Lake, and Fourth Connecticut Lake. First Connecticut Lake is the largest and Fourth Connecticut Lake is the smallest of ...
Great East Lake
(Maine, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
1,768 Great East Lake Pictures Great East Lake is a paradise for anyone who enjoys a relaxing time. With over 1700 acres of water and 12 miles of shoreline, Great East Lake is known for its natural beauty and abundance of wildlife. Regarded for its cleanliness, Great East Lake supports a large ecosystem of waterfowl, otters, turtles, ...
Conway Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
1,316 Conway Lake Pictures Conway Lake Message Forums Conway Lake is a hidden treasure nestled in the towns of Conway and Eaton, east of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Careful conservation efforts and building policies ensure that the lake will maintain its quiet, private nature far into the future. Its location in the shadow of the White Mountains ...
Merrymeeting Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
1,233 Merrymeeting Lake Message Forums Beautiful Merrymeeting Lake in the town of New Durham, New Hampshire was formed by an impoundment on the Merrymeeting River in 1923. At normal water level, the lake covers 1,233 acres and has a maximum depth of 120 feet. Although most of the land around the lake has been developed, a town beach and ...
Bow Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
1,150 Bow Lake Pictures Bow Lake Message Forums Also known as: Bow Lake
New Hampshire's Bow Lake is located about 30 miles south of better-known Lake Winnipesaukee in the state's Lakes Region. Bow Lake has its own special set of charms that endears it to residents and visitors alike. A part of colonial New Hampshire history, the lake gradually came into being when a series ...
Mascoma Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
1,114 Mascoma Lake Pictures Mascoma Lake Message Forums In 1793 a group of Shakers arrived at the valley between Mount Assurance and Mascoma Lake and declared it the "Chosen Vale." They settled on the shores of the lake and built the ninth of the original Shaker communities. Today, the Shakers have gone, but the beautiful valley with its clean, clear water ...
Silver Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
995 Silver Lake Pictures Silver Lake Message Forums Silver Lake is located in eastern New Hampshire's Lakes tourism region, just south of the White Mountain National Forest. The lake spans almost 1,000 acres with seven miles of shoreline. Nestled in Carroll County, Silver Lake has an average depth of 47 feet and a maximum depth of 164 feet. Inflow into ...
Province Lake
(Maine, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
968 Province Lake Pictures Province Lake Message Forums A quick swish and the golf club slices through the air sending the ball down the green along Province Lake. The lake, covering almost a thousand acres, is in the Lakes region of New Hampshire and extends into the Lakes and Mountains region of Maine. People have been coming to play golf on the lake's ...
Lake Waukewan
(New Hampshire, USA)
928 Lake Waukewan Message Forums Lake Waukewan is set within the heart of New Hampshire's Lakes Region, where its sparkling 928 acres lure visitors seeking to escape to a small town atmosphere. The lake bustles with activity throughout the year, as visitors and locals compete in fishing derbies during the summer months and ice sailing ...
Lake Monomonac
(Massachusetts, USA / New Hampshire, USA)
711 Lake Monomonac Message Forums The wind fills the sails, pushing the sailboats across Lake Monomonac. A bewitching combination of pristine white sail cloth and billowing bright colors glide like flocks of birds over the 711-acre lake. Lake Monomonac covers part of the Monadnok region in New Hampshire and the Central region of Massachusetts, ...
Suncook Lakes
(New Hampshire, USA)
697 Suncook Lakes Message Forums Also known as: Lower Suncook Lake, Upper Suncook Lake
The Suncook Lakes are two of the lakes that dot the countryside of the appropriately named Lakes Region of New Hampshire. The region is home to big, busy lakes for water skiing and boating and quiet lakes for peaceful meditation. The Suncook Lakes fall somewhere in between, encompassing the best of ...
Webster Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
606 Webster Lake Message Forums Webster Lake, a 606-acre lake set in central New Hampshire, tucks itself away from the hubbub of life's daily stresses in a shoreline that is surrounded by a dense thicket of trees. Visitors come throughout the seasons for all sorts of enjoyment -- summertime brings fishing tournaments and sunbathing, ...
Lovell Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
554 Lovell Lake Message Forums Surrounded by a plenitude of forest pine, fir, elm, beech, and oak trees, this clear water lake is located in beautiful New Hampshire. Occupying the Lakes Region in the state's southeastern corner, Lovell Lake is one of many bodies of water in the region offering retreat during New England's glorious ...
Franklin Pierce Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
483 Franklin Pierce Lake Pictures Franklin Pierce Lake Message Forums Also known as: Jackman Reservoir
Franklin Pierce Lake in New Hampshire's Monadnock Region is a relatively unknown gem. Also known as Jackman Reservoir, the 520-acre lake sits on the outskirts of historic Hillsborough and is close enough to draw visitors from the surrounding states -- if they find out about it! Formed by damming ...
Crystal Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
401 Crystal Lake Message Forums Crystal Lake, in the town of Enfield in Grafton County, New Hampshire, showcases New England's scenic beauty with its clean clear water and picturesque shoreline. Located in a quiet rural area with breathtaking mountain views, it is no wonder that many lake front homes are built here. For those ...
Canobie Lake
(New Hampshire, USA)
375 Canobie Lake Pictures Canobie Lake Message Forums A pair of loons glide across the surface of Canobie Lake in the Merrimack Valley region of southeastern New Hampshire. Although treasured, it is not that unusual a sight for a New England lake. What is unusual, however, is the silhouette of a Ferris wheel and roller coaster in the background. Canobie ...
Lake Kanasatka
(New Hampshire, USA)
375 Lake Kanasatka Pictures Lake Kanasatka Message Forums Also known as: Long Pond
Lake Kanasatka is a clear, 371-acre freshwater lake set among New Hampshire's towering trees and surrounded by sloping hillsides. The lake was once named Red Hill Pond for the hill beyond its northern shoreline. Lake Kanasatka is used mostly for recreational purposes throughout the year. A day on the ...
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