Baboosic Lake Town Beach- Information, Beach/Boat Passes, and Boat Storage
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Guarded hours have been adjusted for these last few days of our season: 10am-5pm now until Sunday 9/3.
Join us for a summer filled with activities that will keeping you connected with family and friends, teach you new skills and keep you cool- all at the same time!
Bring the whole family for a game of volleyball on our sand court, play on the playscape, build sandcastles, enjoy lunch on our picnic tables under the canopy of the pines, rent a kayak or paddle board, register for swimming lessons or just enjoy a warm summer day on the beach.
Recent improvements to Baboosic Lake include:
New paddle boards, single kayaks and double kayaks for rent
New picnic tables
New location for playscape
Improved volleyball court
Updated concession stand
Our well-trained staff is ready to make your day at the Amherst Town Beach the best day of your week!
Hours of Operation:
The beach starting Wednesday June 14 and will end on September 2nd.
Saturday and Sunday 10am-7pm
Daily Gate Fee:
Residents $4 ages 12+, $2 ages 3-11
Non-Resident Fee: $8 ages 12+, $4 ages 3-11
(2 and under & age 65+ free)
Please note that children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
We have SUPs (Stand Up Paddle Boards), Single kayaks and Double Kayaks available for rent. The fee is $5 for one hour. There is no reservation system and they are first-come-first-served. All renting boats must either have a Beach Pass or pay the daily gate fee. Life vests are included with the rental and are required to be worn. Please see the rules and guidelines for boat rentals below.
Resident Family $105.00
Non-resident family $145.00
Pass intended for use by immediate family and regular caregivers for the entire season. Passes are purchased online and will be available for pick-up at the gate. Physical passes are not necessary for pass holders to gain entrance- once a pass is purchased, the family is on the roster and may visit the beach during open hours!
Unlimited Boat Rentals with Beach Pass, $5 per hour per boat without the pass
$75.00 for all
Unlimited use of our 8 paddle boards and 6 kayaks for everyone in your immediate family and regular caregivers. Boats go out for one hour at a time, and include the use of our Coast Guard certified life vests (required). The last boat rental time for the day is 6:00pm.
A one-time waiver must be signed each year for those intending to rent boats. This year the waiver is electronic, and the link can be found below. A waiver must be completed for each adult and on the behalf of each minor intending to participate.
We allow only Coast Guard approved flotation devices for non-swimmers.
NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED AT BABOOSIC LAKE. Thank you for your compliance.
GPS Address is 25 Broadway, Amherst NH
Non-motorized boats may be launched from the designated area on the Town Beach.
Residents: No Charge
Baboosic Lake Boat Storage- 2017
New for the 2017 season, we will be offering on site boat storage for your convenience. These racks will be big enough to store canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards. Boats can be stored from May 1st, up until the Monday of Columbus day weekend (October 9th). Only 12 spots available. Available to Amherst residents only.
Boat Rental Rules
Rules and guidelines for boat rentals at Baboosic Lake Town Beach:
• Patrons who are under 13 years old must have an adult with them when renting a boat. The adult can be in a separate boat but must be within 50 feet of the child's boat.
• Blue SUP- Only one person on a blue SUP
• Red SUP - One person only. A child who is under 50lbs can ride on a red SUP with an adult but they must be sitting or lying down on the front of the boat.
• Blue Kayak -One person per boat
• Double Kayak - Two boaters only
• All boaters must wear a properly fitted Personal Flotation Device for the entire time you are on the water. Failure to do so may result in loss of boating privileges.
• When on the water please stay within 30 feet of the shore. Do not float in the middle of the lake as it is hard for bigger boats to see you.
• Please stay off of all shoreline and docks as this is private property.
• Please stay out of Washer Cove.
We Thank You for Your Cooperation!