Ashuelot River Campground is situated at the heart of the Monadnock Region, offering easy access to great biking on rail trail, roads and woods; canoeing on the river; hiking trails of varying lengths, including Mount Monadnock – the third most climbed mountain in the world – and many local trails to ponds and smaller hills, plus easy access to the city of Keene for shopping, sports and music events and other entertainment. Check out the
Activities and Nearby Attractions page for a comprehensive look at all that is available.
family campground sits on the banks of the river in Swanzey, New
Hampshire, between Keene and the mouth of the river. We have 22 acres of
land with 3600 feet of riverfront, abutting a beautiful town forest with
direct access to the Ashuelot River Rail Trail.
sites are grassy and open to the summer skies and stars; some are tucked
in a secluded patch of white pine woods. We offer something for
Ashuelot: a Penacook word meaning “place between”;
pronounced “ash-WHEEL-ot”. The Ashuelot River flows 64 miles from its
origin in Pillsbury State Park to the north and feeds the Connecticut
River to our south in Winchester, New Hampshire. For more information
about the river,
click here (a PDF document).