Danforth Bay Camping Resort
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Location
Address: 196 Shawtown Rd, Freedom, New Hampshire 03836
GPS: 43.824297, -71.114408
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Local Directions: From jct Hwy 16 & Hwy 41: Go 1/2 mi N on Hwy 41, then 4-3/4 mi E on Ossippee Lake Rd, then 1 mi NE on Shawtown Rd.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-603-539-2069
Website: http://www.danforthbay.com
Email: reservations@danforthbay.com

Open
All year

  Sites
295 RV Sites, 65 Tent Sites, 249 Full Hookup, 225 50 Amps, 65 Electric and Water, 24 Pull Thru, 115 Extended Stay

Rates
Daily Rates: $30.00 - $77.00
Payment Methods: MasterCard, VISA

Facilities & Services
Dump Station, Groceries, Hot Showers, Laundry, LP Bottle Exchange, Restrooms, WiFi

Recreation
Boat Ramp, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Playground, Swimming, Swimming Pool

Policies
Pets Welcome

Restrictions
Max RV Length 50 ft
Description
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Welcome to Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort!

With over 300 roomy sites spread over 185 colorful acres PLUS a half-mile of lake frontage on Danforth Bay of Ossipee Lake, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort is a year-round playground for groups and families!
Sites
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Total Sites314
RV Sites295
   
Tent Sites65
Max RV Length50 ft
   
  
  
Full Hookup (249)Electric and Water (65)
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Sites Miscellaneous
Facilities and Services
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  Hours Description Fees
Central Cable TV 24 HRS Expanded cable TV access is included in your site rate and is available at each site.
Controlled Access Gate 24 HRS
Convenience Store Spring & Fall: 8 AM - 5 PM daily. Summer: 7 AM - 9 PM daily. Off-season hours are posted on front door of The Depot. The Depot has a well-stocked store, complete with a wide variety of gifts, RV supplies, toys, groceries, beverages, clothing, ice, firewood, ice cream and much more.
Diner / Snack Bar Daily 12PM-8PM Open daily during the summer season, serving a variety of food, from burgers to sandwiches, fried dough and ice cream.
Dump Station  
Firewood   Danforth Bay has heat-treated and insect-free firewood available to purchase by the bundle. If you wish to purchase larger quatities of firewood, please inquire at the Depot for a list of local suppliers who can drop firewood off directly at your site.
Flush Toilets  
Groceries  
Handicap Facilities  
Hot Showers   Fee Applies
Ice  
Laundry 24 HRS Located in the laundry is a coin changer and a vending machine with detergent and fabric softener. There are ten washers, four large capacity front-loading washers and twelve dryers.
LP Bottle Exchange  
Non-Guest Dumping   Fee Applies
Propane   Danforth Bay has an on-site fill station, where tanks and bulk can be filled. In season, tanks are filled three times during the day.
Restrooms  
RV Supplies  
WiFi 24 HRS WiFi is offered as a free service to our guests and is available throughout the park. Due to the hilly, wooded nature of the resort, it is impossible to transmit a signal to the entire park.
Recreation
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  Hours Description Fees
Arcade Games   Downstairs from the family room is our Game Room with arcade games, ping-pong and air hockey. Paddles for ping-pong can be signed out at the office. Balls are available from a dispenser in the game room for 25 cents.
Basketball  
Boat Ramp   With its four connecting bays, Ossipee Lake is the perfect place for guests to go pleasure-boating. Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort has a boat ramp on the property which provides easy in-and-out access.
Boat Rentals   Boat rentals are available at the Brookside Beach. Boats include kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, row boats, motorized boats and paddleboards.
Boating  
Canoeing  
Equipped Pavilion   The Pavilion is a 3,000 square foot recreation room with stage and houses bath facilities for our guests. In season, this building is used for weekly entertainment, special events, teen activities and rainy day programs.
Fishing Any NH Fishing License is required. No swimming or fishing from boat docks. Danforth has live bait available and fishing gear for sale in the Depot Store.
Fishing Supplies   Danforth has live bait available and fishing gear for sale in the Depot Store.
Golf Nearby   Indian Mound Golf Club, Province Lake Golf Course
Hiking   There are over 1,200 miles of hiking trails in the White Mountains, from scenic day hikes to rugged multi-day treks through dense hardwood forest and across barren peaks.
Horseshoes  
Kayaking   Boat rentals are available at the Brookside Beach.
Live Entertainment   Yes. For more information visit http://www.danforthbay.com/activities-camping/danforth-bay-weekly-activities.php
Pedal / Row Boating   See the weekly activities page for hours and rates. Boats include kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, paddle boards, row boats and motorized boats. If the boat-house is unattended, please check with the Depot.
Pickleball  
Planned Group Activities   Visit our activities page for more information. http://www.danforthbay.com/activities-camping/danforth-bay-weekly-activities.php
Playground   There are 4 swingsets located around the resort and one large playground next to the Pavilion.
Power Boating   Only boats up to 21 feet in length are allowed. All boats with a motor, regardless of size must be registered and pay a $10 boat launch usage fee at check-in. Fee Applies
Recreation Hall  
Recreation Room / Area   The Lakeside Room is located next to the Merrymeeting bath house, this large recreation room holds several ping-pong tables and is often used for activities during inclement weather.
Sports Field   Ball field with manicured lawn, softball diamond and backstop. Used for a wide variety of planned activities and available for pick up games
Swimming   Located on Ossipee Lake. Near Lake Winnipesaukee, Sebago Lake, Saco River (ME)
Swimming Pool Daily 9 AM - 9PM Heated to 82 Degrees!
Tennis   There are 3 tennis courts and 3 volleyball courts, all located beyond the Depot on Shawtown Road. The courts are available from dawn to dusk. Racquets and balls can be signed out at The Depot.
Volleyball   There are 3 tennis courts and 3 volleyball courts, all located beyond the Depot on Shawtown Road. The courts are available from dawn to dusk. Racquets and balls can be signed out at The Depot.
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Average Rating
4 star rating
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4 star rating
Pretty park with lovely sights
Peter Indy
Silver
June 22, 2012
The site we got at Danforth Bay Camping Resort has a good view of Danforth Bay Lake and is surrounded by pine trees. It was truly lovely and nice to wake up to in the morning. Our site was also satisfactory - large for our rig, has enough room to let us move around, has full hookups that are all operational, level, and receives good wi-fi signal. The facilities are all clean and well-maintained, and the staff are hardworking and friendly. My only minor complaint about this place is there are no benches or enough hooks in the bathroom for placing your clothes while you shower. The place also doesn't have cable TV.

We stayed here in a Travel Trailer.
 
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Events
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  When Description
Outback Week July 13, 2013 to July 19, 2013 “Good day, Mate!” Enjoy the week from the land down under with Australian Pool Party, field games, cricket, way cool Arts-n-Crafts and live entertainment! “Put another shrimp on the Barbie!”
Barnyard Palooza Week July 20, 2013 to July 26, 2013 It’s just like livin’ on the farm! Ride the bull, lasso some hogs, and hitch a ride on our horse drawn wagon. Get your dancin’ shoes on for the Danforth Bay Hoedown!
Murder Mystery Weekend September 6, 2013 to September 8, 2013 Mayhem & Murder Productions in cooperation with Danforth Bay Camping Resort are pleased to present… A Deadly Briefcase!

On Saturday night, drop the kids off at the Depot for movie and game night. Then, join us in the Pavilion for this hilarious James Bond spoof and dinner catered by Sunny Villa Restaurant.
9th Annual Firefighters' Appreciation Weekend! September 20, 2013 to September 22, 2013 Firefighters' Weekend is always a Danforth Bay favorite. Firefighters from across New England love coming back year after year for the festivities. Join us for a weekend of relaxation, games, competitions and socialization!
Other Policies
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General
Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort is a family oriented resort and the following rules and regulations have been established so that everyone may enjoy their visit with us.

Please be sure that anyone residing at your site whether adult or child knows and understands what is allowed. Anyone failing to abide by the following will be asked to leave or if necessary removed by the local authorities. Parents are responsible for their children’s behavior, safety and whereabouts at all times while within the park.

For more information please visit: http://www.danforthbay.com/about-camping/camping-regulations.php
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