Manning Lake is found in Belknap County, near Gilmanton. Manning Lake is between two hospitals, Lake Region General Hospital and Huggins Hospital, with General being 11 miles away and Huggins 17.
The Portsmouth International Airport is the best way to get to and from your lakehouse, sitting only 45 miles away. With Manning Lake being 199 acres, it's optimal for boating.
While staying at your lake home, taking advantage of the water is necessary. Starting with fishing, you will find the following fish: largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, and white crappie.
If you are not into fishing, don't fret, you can still swim, paddleboard, canoe, kayak, and tube, while having a boat ramp on the lake's northwest corner makes for easy access.
After having your water day festivities, you can pop over to Laconia and grab a bite at The Tap Public House, J&J's Yolk & CoGilmanton Winery and Restaurant, South End Pizza & Seafood.
After finishing your meal, you can visit some of the forests around the lake, like Alton Town Forest, Gilmanton Town Forest, and Sullivan Conservation.
If nature is not your forte, don't worry; we have you covered; we have the Escape Hour House, Wright Museum of World War II, Memorial Arch of Tilton, and the Lakes Region Casino if you feel lucky.
Nestled in the remote New Hampshire woods, this lake is the perfect getaway for the lover of nature.