Lake Sunapee Winter Boathouse
Winter Boathouse by JoAnn Pippin

Here is our roundup of Lake Sunapee Winter outdoor activities including, skating, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and even group snowshoe hikes led by members of the SRKG.

Ice Skating

Town of Sunapee

Ice Skating Rink is located in the parking lot of the Ben Mere Park (above the gazebo in Sunapee Harbor).

Call: Scott Blewitt (Recreation Director) at 863-0336 for Rink Conditions
From Base of Mount Sunapee take 103B north to Sunapee; turn right on Rt. 11; next immediate right onto Main Street. Proceed into Sunapee Harbor and look past Gazebo for the skating rink.

Town of Newport

Ice Skating Rink is located at the Newport Town Common in Newport, NH
From Base of Mount Sunapee head West on 103 to junction of Rt. 11 and Rt. 103. Take left heading West on Rt. 11. Follow signs to Newport. At rotary, look for Newport Town Common and Newport Information Booth at South End of common.

Skating on North end of the common
Skate rentals available at Newport Town Common !!FREE!!
Warming Hut Hours: M-Th 2-5, Fri 2-7, Sat 9-7, Sun 9-5

Ice Conditions Depend On Weather Conditions
All Ice Skating is AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Town of New London

Bob Andrews Memorial Ice Rink
Hours of operations is daily from 9am-9pm. Any problems please report to Scott Blewitt @ 526-6401


Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club

Club trails can be found in Bradford, Grantham, Newbury, Newport, Springfield, Sunapee, Sutton and Washington; spanning over 85 miles in two counties.

Lake Sunapee Winter Hiking

Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway Coalition

Winter is usually a slow season for hikers, but not at SRKG. They have planned a series of hikes, some of which are along the Greenway Trail, where the goal is just to get outdoors and have fun and exercise.

See our Events Calendar page for hike schedule.

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Sunapee – Dexter’s Inn Trails

Dexter’s cross-county ski & snowshoe trails wind their way through forests & fields with minimal road crossings. There are approximately 20 km of trails that are groomed and open to both inn guests and the public on weekends, holidays, and school vacation days.

Dexter’s Inn Trail Map

Cost: $10 trail fee. Equipment rentals $15.

New London – Pine Hill Ski Club

Located off Sandpit Rd, New London. 20 km of trails. Rentals available at Village Sports in New London. Parking is located at Mt. Road in New London. Moonlight cross-country skiing 7pm every Saturday night.

Pine Hill Ski Club Trail Map

Cost:Day pass $10. Season pass $85.

New London Recreational Department

The Spring Ledge ski and snowshoe trail with parking available at the Middle School. 10 km of trails.

Map of Springledge Trail

Cost: FREE!

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