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Profile Lake

Franconia, NH
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Named for the stone formation resembling a human profile.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fly fishing” (5 reviews)
“old man” (14 reviews)
“peaceful lake” (2 reviews)
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Franconia, NH
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"fly fishing"
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"old man"
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"peaceful lake"
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"handicapped accessible"
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"picnic"
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"kayak"
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"hike"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Water was cold but calm. Memorial site is awesome. It is handicapped accessible in the lower parking area. There is a picnic table that has an extended board do chairs fit right under. Walkway is paved. Has a small gift shop but all other activities...More

1  Thank Debbie J
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I certainly liked this Profile Lake. The mountains reflected on this lake, making it quite attractive. The trees were reflecting perfectly in the water as well. It’s as if there were trees in the lake. Two kayaks were enjoying exploring the lake. This is truly...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Another one of New Hampshire's beautiful lake is the Profile Lake. Beautiful any season but would have liked to see some of the fall leaves.

Thank Bluebirdsinging
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The lake is located at Profile Plaza for the Old Man of the Mountain. It is lovely to see, very peaceful and beautiful. .

Thank maryannfm
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The final resting place for New Hampshire's Old Man, this lake has taken on new meaning for residents. Years of freezing water pushed the giant boulders out of place and off the side off the mountain. You can stand according to your height behind silhouettes...More

Thank Lee P
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

People can view Profile Lake several different places. First you need to go south, usually driving, on I-93 near Cannon Mountain. Because we enjoy hiking, we hike in and get several views of the lake. Driving a short way down I-93 from Cannon and another...More

1  Thank Louisalivingston
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Have a swim or fly fish with the mountains as your back drop. It really doesn't matter if you catch anything.

Thank Spuddler
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Fly fishing only in a pristine mountain lake in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Swimming is good.

Thank larryrneal2016
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

But it's under the Old Man of the Mountain site and near profile plaza. That's high on many people's lists, and this is sort of included.

Thank David Z
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Medium hike from our campground Lafayette place, we chose to walk the bike trail, about 2 miles, there is also a walking trail that is a little shorter distance and it is not heavily traveled. It is a little overgrown and narrow with roots and...More

Thank taowyman
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