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Squam Lakes Natural Science Center


23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245
United States

(??.? miles from you)

Visit Web Site info@nhnature.org

Call: 603-968-7194


Squam Lakes Natural Science Center


(??.? miles from you)

23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Get nearer to nature at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Explore the live animal exhibit trail, which features coyote, mountain lions, red fox, gray fox, bobcats, black bear, river otter, white-tailed dear, and

Take a cruise on the pristine Squam Lake with Squam Lake Cruises, which showcases the beauty and history of the region, or visit the Kirkwood Gardens, which maintain a variety of flowering plants and shrubs that naturally attract birds and butterflies. Attend one of the Center's natural science education programs, which enlighten students and adults alike.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is also home to the Blue Heron School, New Hampshire's first nature-based Montessori early learning center. The Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

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Why You Should Go...

Get nearer to nature at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Explore the live animal exhibit trail, which features coyote, mountain lions, red fox, gray fox, bobcats, black bear, river otter, white-tailed dear, and various owls and raptors. 

Take a cruise on the pristine Squam Lake with Squam Lake Cruises, which showcases the beauty and history of the region, or visit the Kirkwood Gardens, which maintain a variety of flowering plants and shrubs that naturally attract birds and butterflies. Attend one of the Center's natural science education programs, which enlighten students and adults alike.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is also home to the Blue Heron School, New Hampshire's first nature-based Montessori early learning center. The Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Hours: 9:30am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups, Military

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Free On-site, Bus

Available: Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Self-Guided Tour, Café, Vending Machines, Stroller Rentals

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  • Explore Squam Cruise

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    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise
    Learn about the natural history of the lake, wildlife, and the people who have enjoyed these lakes for over 5,000 years. Enjoy a 90-minute cruise aboard a canopied pontoon boat. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost. Cruises depart on Route 113 across from the Science Center parking lots. Park in designated lots and walk to Lake Cruise Headquarters using the pathway.

  • Explore Squam Cruise

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise
    Learn about the natural history of the lake, wildlife, and the people who have enjoyed these lakes for over 5,000 years. Enjoy a 90-minute cruise aboard a canopied pontoon boat. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost. Cruises depart on Route 113 across from the Science Center parking lots. Park in designated lots and walk to Lake Cruise Headquarters using the pathway.

  • Nature of the Lakes Cruise

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Nature of the Lakes Cruise

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Nature of the Lakes Cruise
    Uncover the rich history of Squam Lake with an experienced naturalist educator. Observe loons and bald eagles and their nesting sights along with other wildlife. 

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Why You Should Go...

Get nearer to nature at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Explore the live animal exhibit trail, which features coyote, mountain lions, red fox, gray fox, bobcats, black bear, river otter, white-tailed dear, and various owls and raptors. 

Take a cruise on the pristine Squam Lake with Squam Lake Cruises, which showcases the beauty and history of the region, or visit the Kirkwood Gardens, which maintain a variety of flowering plants and shrubs that naturally attract birds and butterflies. Attend one of the Center's natural science education programs, which enlighten students and adults alike.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is also home to the Blue Heron School, New Hampshire's first nature-based Montessori early learning center. The Science Center is the only institution in northern New England accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

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What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Hours: 9:30am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Groups, Military

Access: Wheelchair

Parking: Free On-site, Bus

Available: Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Gift Shop, Souvenirs, Self-Guided Tour, Café, Vending Machines, Stroller Rentals

CALENDAR

  • Now

    26

  • Wed

    27

  • Thu

    28

  • Fri

    29

  • Sat

    30

  • Oct

    1

  • Oct

    2

  • Oct

    3

  • Oct

    4

  • Oct

    5

  • Oct

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  • Oct

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  • More

  • Explore Squam Cruise

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise
    Learn about the natural history of the lake, wildlife, and the people who have enjoyed these lakes for over 5,000 years. Enjoy a 90-minute cruise aboard a canopied pontoon boat. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost. Cruises depart on Route 113 across from the Science Center parking lots. Park in designated lots and walk to Lake Cruise Headquarters using the pathway.

  • Explore Squam Cruise

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Explore Squam Cruise
    Learn about the natural history of the lake, wildlife, and the people who have enjoyed these lakes for over 5,000 years. Enjoy a 90-minute cruise aboard a canopied pontoon boat. Binoculars are available for wildlife viewing at no additional cost. Cruises depart on Route 113 across from the Science Center parking lots. Park in designated lots and walk to Lake Cruise Headquarters using the pathway.

  • Nature of the Lakes Cruise

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Nature of the Lakes Cruise

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

    Nature of the Lakes Cruise
    Uncover the rich history of Squam Lake with an experienced naturalist educator. Observe loons and bald eagles and their nesting sights along with other wildlife. 

Show more

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