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Coastal Boat and Shore Fishing Sites in NH

The numbers (1-18) in the left-hand column refer to boating access sites shown on the maps at the bottom of the page.

 

The letters (A-R) refer to shore fishing access sites.

 

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1 Piscataqua River • Accessible at all tides
  Pierce Island • Ample parking • Shore angling • Fee charged
2 Atlantic Ocean • Not accessible at low tide
  Odiorne Point State Park • Ample parking • Route 1A, Rye • Shore angling • Fee charged
3 Atlantic Ocean • Accessible at all tides
  Rye Harbor State Park • Ample parking • Route 1A, Rye • Fee charged • Fuel pumps seasonally
4 Hampton Harbor • Accessible at all tides
  Hampton Harbor State Park • Ample parking • Route 1A, Hampton • Fee charged • Fuel pumps seasonally
5 Squamscott River • Accessible at all tides
  Exeter Town Landing • Limited parking • Off Water St., Exeter • Shore angling
6 Squamscott River • Not accessible at all tides
  Stratham Town Landing • Limited parking • River Road, Stratham • Carry-in only • Shore angling
7 Squamscott River • Accessible at all tides
  Newfields Town Landing • Limited parking • Squamscott Road, Newfields • Shore angling
8 Squamscott River • Accessible at all tides
  Chapman’s Landing • Limited parking • Route 108, Stratham • Shore angling • Fish and Game property
9 Great Bay • Not accessible at all tides
  Sandy Point Discovery Center • Limited parking • Depot Road, Greenland • Carry-in only • Fish and Game property • Shore angling
10 Winnicut River • Accessible at high tide
  Greenland Town Landing • Very limited parking • Tide Mill Road, Greenland • 4-wheel-drive access only • Remote/carry-in
11 Lamprey River • Accessible at all tides
  Newmarket Town Landing • Limited parking • Water Street (off Route 108) • Shore angling
12 Great Bay • Not accessible at all tides
  Adams Point Boat Launch • Limited parking • Off Durham Point Road, Durham • Shore angling • Fish and Game property
13 Little Bay • Accessible at all tides
  Great Bay Marine • Ample parking/fuel pumps • Newington • Private docks • Fee charged
14 Piscataqua River • Not accessible at all tides
  Hilton State Park • Ample parking • Dover Point • Shore angling • Spaulding Turnpike, Dover
15 Little Bay • Not accessible at all tides
  Little Bay Marina • Limited parking/fuel pumps • Dover Point, Dover • Fee charged
16 Oyster River • Accessible at all tides
  Jackson’s Landing • Ample parking • Old Piscataqua Road, Durham • Shore angling
17 Oyster River • Accessible at all tides
  Durham Town Landing • Ample parking • Old Landing Road, Durham • Carry-in only • Shore angling
18 Cocheco River • Accessible at all tides
  George’s Marina • Street parking • Dover • Fee charged

 

 

A Salmon Falls River, Gulf Road, Rollingsford • Bridge and shore fishing • Limited parking
B Salmon Falls River, Route 4, Rollingsford • Fish below dam • Limited parking
C Bellamy River – Scammell Bridge, Route 4, Dover • Bridge and shore fishing • Moderate parking
D Piscataqua River - Bloody Point, Newington • Limited parking • Shore fishing
E Piscataqua River/Great Bay - Old General Sullivan Bridge, Newington/Dover Point • Bridge and shore fishing • Ample parking • Do not fish in center of bridge due to boat navigation channel.
F Back Channel – New Castle Bridge, Route 1B, Portsmouth/New Castle • Do not fish in center of bridge • Limited parking
G Piscataqua River – Fort Constitution, Route 1B, New Castle • State Park • Angling hours restricted • Limited parking
H Piscataqua River – New Castle Common, Route 1B, New Castle • Town-owned property • Angling hours restricted • Ample parking • Fee charged
I Little Harbor – Fort Stark, Wild Rose Lane, off Route 1B, New Castle • State Park • Angling hours restricted • Limited parking
J Little Harbor – Wentworth Bridge, Route 1B, New Castle/Rye • Do not fish in center of bridge • Limited parking
K Little Harbor – Odiorne Point State Park, Route 1A, Rye • State Park • Fish from jetty and shore • Ample parking • Fee charged
L Atlantic Ocean – Odiorne Point State Park to Rye Harbor State Park, along Route 1-A Route 1A, Rye • Numerous angling sites • Ample parking • Fee charged at State Park parking lots
M Atlantic Ocean – N. Hampton State Beach, Route 1A, North Hampton • Metered parking
N Atlantic Ocean – North Beach, Route 1A, Hampton • Metered parking
O Tide Mill Creek, Route 101, Hampton • Limited parking
P Hampton Harbor/ Atlantic Ocean – Hampton Beach State Park, Route 1A, Hampton • Fishing from jetty and beach • Angling hours restricted • Fee charged • Limited parking
Q Blackwater River, Route 286, Seabrook • Shore angling only • Do not fish from bridge • Limited parking
R Hampton River - Depot Ave., Hampton Falls • Shore angling • Gravel boat ramp • Limited parking

 

coastal access map map