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Baboosic Lake Town Beach

Facility Information

25 Broadway
Amherst, NH 03031

General Information
Escape to the Lake. Join us for a summer filled with activities that will teach you new skills and keep you cool at the same time. Bring the whole family for swim lessons, a game of volleyball on our sand court, play on the playscape, build sandcastles, or just enjoy a warm summer day on the beach. 

  • Effective Saturday July 14th through Labor Day: 
    On Weekends and holidays, the Baboosic Lake Town Beach will be open only to Amherst Residents and their guests and Season Pass holders and their guests.  Guests are required to pay either the resident or the non-resident gate fee and must also be accompanied by an Amherst Resident or Season Pass holder for the duration of their visit.  

    All Residents are welcome to use the beach but must provide some form of proof of residency to gain access.

    Non-Resident Season Pass sales have been suspended for the remainder of the 2018 season.  


For more information about the Town Beach, including Beach and Boat Pass information, please look HERE 

The ARD tests the water quality at Baboosic Lake Town Beach on a weekly basis.  

Thursday August 16th
Shallow 11 MPN
Deep 9 MPN

Thursday August 9th
Shallow 23 MPN
Deep 23 MPN

Thursday July 31st
Shallow 63 MPN
Deep 5 MPN

We skipped the week of July 23rd due to the amount of rain causing inaccurate results.  

Thursday July 19th
Shallow 16 MPN
Deep 5 MPN

Tuesday July 10th
Shallow 18 MPN
Deep 2 MPN

Testing center was closed the week of July 4th

Friday  June 29th
Shallow 47 MPN
Deep 21 MPN

Friday  June 22nd
Shallow 30 MPN
Deep 19 MPN

Thursday June 14th
Shallow 23 MPN
Deep 16 MPN

Thursday June 7th
Shallow 15 MPN
Deep 2 MPN





State Standards state that the beach must be closed if a single test goes above 88 MPN per 100ML or if both tests exceed 158 MPN per 100ML.

For more information or copies of the test results please contact the Amherst Recreation Department.




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