Franklin Pierce Lake


Franklin Pierce Lake

Town(s): Antrim NH, Hillsborough NH
County: Hillsborough

Size: 483 acres
Average Depth: 10 feet
Maximum Depth: 30 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply
Swimming: Unknown

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Franklin Pierce Lake, also known as Jackman Reservoir, is a relatively unknown lake in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. It has a surface area of 520 acres and is just outside the historic region of Hillsborough. Close enough to draw visitors from neighboring states, Franklin Pierce Lake is much loved by all those who discover it. Vacation rentals are available to out-of-state and in-state visitors alike who want to spend a few quiet and relaxing days by the lake’s wooded shoreline. Canoeists and kayakers love paddling across the serene lake, while tubing, waterskiing, and sailing are available activities for those who want a bit more action while at Franklin Pierce Lake.

Franklin Pierce Lake is a 483-acre reservoir located in Hillsborough County in southern New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Hillsborough and Antrim. It is named for Franklin Pierce, the 14th president of the United States, who was born in Hillsborough at a site now inundated by the lake. The lake impounds the North Branch of the Contoocook River and lies within the Merrimack River watershed.



Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species:

Boat Access: Unknown
Ramp Comments: ACCESS: Manahan Park.
Parking Spaces: Unknown

Directions: Directions: off Rt 9 W, just past int with Rt 31.
Shoreline Development: Unknown