Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach RV & Campground Guide

New Hampshire

Mount Sunapee State Park lies in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region in Newbury, NH, and is accessible through the 86 Beach Access Road. It has an elevation of 1,923 feet and offers year-round outdoor activities. Activities on the water are popular in the summertime, and winter brings opportunities for skiing. The nearest cities to the park are Newbury (3.3 miles), New London (10 miles), and Claremont (18 miles). On average, the temperature varies between 10°F and 78°F throughout the year, with comfortable summers and freezing snowy winters. 

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Spring 38-68 F
Summer 58-78 F
Fall 38-68 F
Winter 10-38 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach

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Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort

As the name suggests, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort is great for RV trips. It sits on the shores of the Danforth ponds and offers picturesque views. Its proximity to the local attractions makes it a worthy place to stay. The campground is pet-friendly and has great cell reception. Some other features to expect include:

  • Week-long festivals and themed weekends

  • Panoramic views of Ossipee Lake and Green Mountain

  • Heated pools

  • Art and craft lessons

  • Wi-Fi

Ashuelot River Campground

Ashuelot River Campground is in the Monadnock region. It is surrounded by several attractions, including the tourist city of Keene. Other attractions include Cheshire Children’s Museum, Cheshire Rail Trail, Monadnock State Park, and Pisgah State Park. Attractive features to expect at the campground include:

  • Several hiking trails

  • Full hookups

  • Wi-Fi

  • Showers

  • Hot tub/pool

  • Cell reception

  • Pet-friendly sites

  • Back-in and pull-through sites

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What to Do at
Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach

Inside Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach

There is a range of thrilling activities that you can enjoy while at the park. Some need special equipment while others do not. You can enjoy great views as you explore the park via hiking, camping, swimming, boating, skiing, mountain biking, and zip-lining. There are special packages for all-day activities that you can enjoy with family and friends.

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How to Get to
Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach

There are different routes you can take to get to the park depending on where you are coming from. Generally, if you are coming from Newbury, NH, take NH-103A S and head southwest. After about three minutes, turn right to join NH Route 103 W. Take a left turn onto NH-103B S and head straight to Mount Sunapee Rd. The road will take you to the park. 

From Lebanon, NH, or areas to the northwest of the park:

• Drive about 16 miles on I-89 South.

• Exit at 12A to NH-114 and follow 11 West and 103B South for eight miles.

• When you get into the Newbury traffic circle, follow the signs to the park.

From Keene, NH, or the southeast regions:

• Take Route 10 North for 30 miles to Brook Road in Goshen, NH.

• Take a right turn on Brook Road and drive for five miles. 

• Take a right turn onto 103 E and follow it to the Newbury traffic circle.

• Follow the signs leading to the park.

From the Boston-Logan International Airport area:

• Take I-93 North from the Boston metro area and follow it for 65 miles.

• Exit to I-89 North and head on to I89N for 21 miles.

• Take Exit 9 for NH-103 West and head to Warner/Bradford before taking 103 W for 15 miles.

• Follow the signs from the Newbury traffic circle to the park.

Entering Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach

Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach is open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach Entry fee (visitors ages 11-65) : $5.0

Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach Entry fee (visitors ages 6-11) : $2.0

Mount Sunapee State Park and State Beach Entry fee (visitors under age 5 and over the age of 65) : $0.0

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