Boating in New Hampshire

Safe Boating Tips

List of N.H. boating and fishing public access sites

How Boat Access Sites are Developed

Prevent the spread of didymo or "rock snot"

Public Water Access Advisory Board

stop aquatic hitchhikers!Aquatic Nuisance Species in New Hampshire
Some species of aquatic wildlife and plants have become unwanted invaders in New Hampshire's waters. Click here to learn more about aquatic nuisance species, the laws & rules around possession and use of aquatic species, and what boaters and anglers can do to help stop the invasion!

Map of infested waterbodies (PDF - from NH Department of Environmental Services)

Boating Education Courses (N.H. Department of Safety)

Online Boating Safety Course (, the N.H. Department of Safety's official site for boating safety courses and PWC safety courses)

Restricted Bodies of Water (N.H. Department of Safety)

BOATERS take note - Lake Winnipesaukee speed limits (RSA 270-D:2 X and XI):

  • 25 miles per hour during the period from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise; AND
  • 45 miles per hour at any other time


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