What to do in Deer Mountain Campground

Deer Mountain State Campground is located in the Connecticut Lakes State Forest which is just south of Quebec. The area offers a 22-site campground, hiking trails, fishing and hunting opportunities. The park opens in early May and remains open until early December.

Located in Connecticut Lakes State Forest, Deer Mountain State Campground offers an overnight spot for those wishing to explore the surrounding forest. The camping area itself has 1,538 acres. Deer Mountain falls at the northern tip of the Great North Woods Travel Region which is characterized by private timber lands, low-lying bogs — the perfect habitat for moose, and swift cold-water rivers and streams, and large deep cold fishing lakes.

Camping is the main attraction at this state facilities, however, visitors also enjoy fishing, hunting and hiking. In winter, the surrounding region is popular with snowmobilers.

Deer Mountain State Campground is located approximately 10 - 15 miles north of Pittsburgh, New Hampshire off SR 3.

Winter can be cold with average temperatures ranging around 19 degrees Fahrenheit. The cold temperatures humidity bring heavy, water-laden snow to all parts of the state. Spring begins in mid-March and lasts through May. This time of the year is referred to as mud season in the mountains. The sugar is flowing early in the season and wild flowers bloom toward the end of it. Summer is the busiest season of the year for the tourism industry. This is an excellent time to travel, mountain roads are open and most of the mud has dried. Average summer temperatures range around 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall brings the leaf lookers to see the spectacular colors of the deciduous trees. Expect to see bus loads of people enjoying the crisp fall New England weather.

c/o NH Division of Parks & Recreation
P.O. Box 1856, 172 Pembroke Rd
Concord, NH 03302

Phone: 603-271-3556

Fax: 603-271-2629

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