Open Year-round
Yes
Reservations possible?
No
RV Hookups
No
Potable water
Yes
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Hancock Campground is a popular camping spot conveniently located just outside the town of Lincoln and close to several swimming and hiking destinations. Lincoln Woods, one of the most used trails in the White Mountains, is only a half mile east on the Kancamangus Highway.

Hancock Campground is open year round and is even plowed during the winter. It fills quickly during the summer months and always operates on a first-come, first-served basis. The campground has 56 campsites and can accommodate both tents and RVs, and there are a handful of sites along the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River requiring a very short walk to reach. For those camping in the main loop, a river trail leads down to the water where campers can enjoy the scenery and cool off. Campsites include a picnic table and fire pit, and walk-in sites also feature a bear-resistant food box to store food, garbage, and scented items in since vehicles aren’t immediately nearby. Bundles of firewood are available during the busy season.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter

Congestion

Frequently full

Parking Pass

Other

Price per night (basic site)

24.00 $ (20.15 €)

Pros

Riverside sites. Open year round. Nearby swimming and hiking.

Cons

Crowded. Fills quickly.

Pets allowed

Allowed with Restrictions

Managed by

Pro-Sport, Inc.

Features

ADA accessible
Family friendly
Vault toilet
Firewood for sale
Flushing toilets
Picnic tables
Potable water
Near lake or river
Wildlife

Access

Vehicle

Total number of sites

56

Recommended Campsites Without Photos

51

Location

Field Guide

Nearby Adventures

Nearby Lodging + Camping

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