2097 Maple Street
Contoocook, NH 03229-3370
The 10,000 acre flood control project contains two developed recreational areas, Clough State Park operated by the State and Elm Brook Park operated by the Corps of Engineers. Elm Brook Park (open from the 3rd Saturday in May through the 2nd Sunday in September) offers swimming, picnicking, and boating, with a 220-acre shallow lake. Group shelters may be reserved. The reservoir area and Stumpfield Marsh provide canoeing, wildlife observation, fishing, and hunting opportunities. Snowmobiles and off-road vehicles are restricted to designated trails only -- call for details.
Map + Directions
From Concord, NH, and I-93, North on I-89 to Exit 6, South on NH 127.