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Description - Hampton Beach State Park is located on US 1A which runs along the coastline. Many visitors enjoy this park for swimming, picnicking and RV camping. The park is open from early May to mid-October with amenities varying in spring and fall.

Attractions - This beautiful 50-acre park is located along the sandy shores of the North Atlantic Ocean. The pristine beach is a popular summertime attraction. Picnicking and surf fishing are popular as well.

Recreation - Hampton Beach State Park offers RV camping from early May to mid-October. Twenty-eight full hookup sites, first-aid station and comfort station are available. The fee for camping is $35. Day-use amenities include surf fishing, picnicking and saltwater swimming. The park is open for day-use on weekends from mid-May to mid-June. From mid-June to Labor Day the park is open on a daily basis. The entrance fee for day users is $5 Monday through Friday and $8 on Saturday and Sunday. Note: Parking meters are available along US 1A. The rate is $1.00 per hour and the meters only accept quarters.

Climate - Winter can be cold with average temperatures ranging around 19 degrees Fahrenheit. The cold temperatures humidity bring heavy, water-laden snow to all parts of the state. Spring begins in mid-March and lasts through May. This time of the year is referred to as mud season in the mountains. The sugar is flowing early in the season and wild flowers bloom toward the end of it. Summer is the busiest season of the year for the tourism industry. This is an excellent time to travel, mountain roads are open and most of the mud has dried. Average summer temperatures range around 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall brings the leaf lookers to see the spectacular colors of the deciduous trees. Expect to see bus loads of people enjoying the crisp fall New England weather.

Location - The park is located along the shores of the beautiful North Atlantic Ocean on US 1A.


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Contact Information:
Hampton Beach State Park, c/o NH Division of Parks & Recreation, P.O. Box 1856, 172 Pembroke Rd , Concord, NH, 03302, Phone: 603-926-3784

Additional Information:
New Hampshire State Parks - The state of New Hampshire has over 65 state park facilities ranging from historic sites and woodland picnic groves to beautiful sand beaches. There is one National Park facility, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site and one National Forest, White Mountains.
New Hampshire State Parks - The state of New Hampshire has over 65 state park facilities ranging from historic sites and woodland picnic groves to beautiful sand beaches.
Seacoast Travel Region - The Seacoast Region has been a family vacation destination for generations. An 18-mile coastline offers sandy beaches, picturesque villages and working ports.

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New Hampshire State Parks - Official New Hampshire State Parks Website

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