New Hampshire Saltwater Coastal Access

New Hampshire Saltwater Coastal Access

Sometimes it can be hard trying to find a place to fish. We hope you enjoy this list we have compiled of New Hampshire shore locations you can fish and/or launch your boat. If we have missed any or if you see something incorrect give us a shout Contact us.

Name

Town

Address

Special Notes (*Fee Required)

Durham Town Landing
Durham
Old Landing Rd.
Access for winter rainbow smelt fishing. Limited Parking. Shore fishing allowed
Scammel Bridge
Dover
Rte. 4
Parking at both ends of bridge. Bridge and shore fishing allowed.
Fox Point
Newington
Fox Point Rd.
Newington resident access only. Limited parking. Shore Fishing allowed.
Hilton Park
Dover
Spaulding Turnpike
Boat ramp not accessible at low tide. Shore fishing allowed
Bloody Point/General Sullivan Bridge
Newington
Shattuck Way
Bloody Point is a shore site adjacent to bridge. Limited parking. Shore fishing allowed.
Little Bay Boat Club
Dover
423 Dover Point Rd.
*Marina; private docks; fuel dock
Great Bay Marine
Newington
61 Beane Ln.
*Marina; private docks; fuel dock and boat launch
Adams Point
Durham
Durham Point Rd.
Boat ramp not accessible at low tide. Limited parking. Shore fishing allowed.  Fish and Game property.
Newmarket Town Landing
Newmarket
Water St off Rte. 108
Also shore fishing access behind mill building. Limited parking
Great Bay Discovery Center
Greenland
89 Depot Rd.
Cartop only; access for winter rainbow smelt fishing; not accessible at all tides. Limited parking.
Chapman’s Landing
Stratham
Rte.108
Accessible at all tides. Shore fishing allowed. Fish and Game Property
Swasey Parkway
Exeter
Swasey Parkway
In center of downtown Exeter; access for winter rainbow smelt fishing. Shore fishing allowed.
Blackwater River
Seabrook
Rte.286
Limited Parking along Route 286. Shore fishing allowed, fishing from bridge prohibited.
Seabrook Town Boat Launch
Seabrook
Rte. 1A
*Boat ramp use open to all, but parking for Seabrook residents only. Limited parking. Shore  fishing allowed.
Seabrook Beach
Seabrook
Rte. 1A
Shore  fishing allowed.
Hampton-Seabrook Bridge
Hampton-Seabrook
Ocean Blvd.
Parking along Route 1A* (Ocean Blvd) or in state parks for a fee. Limited parking. Shore  fishing allowed.
Hampton Harbor State Park
Hampton
Rte. 1-A
*Jetty and beach fishing access
Hampton Harbor State Marina
Hampton
Rte. 1A
*Seasonal fees apply
Hampton Railroad Trestle
Hampton
Off Rte 101
Walking access only. Shore fishing allowed.
Hampton North Beach
North Hampton
920 Ocean Blvd
Metered parking at state beach. Shore fishing allowed.
North Hampton State Park
North Hampton
Rte. 1A
Metered parking at state beach; Limited parking along Route 1A. Shore fishing allowed.
Bass Beach
North Hampton
Rte. 1A
Limited parking along Route 1A. Shore fishing allowed.
Jenness State Beach
Rye
Rte. 1A
Metered parking at state beach; Limited parking along Route 1A. Shore fishing allowed.
Rye Harbor State Marina
Rye
Rte. 1A
*Seasonal fees apply
Rye Harbor State Park
Rye
Rte. 1A
*Jetty and beach fishing access; Seasonal fees apply. Limited parking
Wallis Sands State Park
Rye
1050 Ocean Blvd.
*Seasonal fees apply
Berry Brook
Rye
Rte. 1A
Sea-run brown trout fishery. Limited parking
Odiorne State Park Boat Ramp
Rye
Rte. 1A
*Jetty and shore fishing access; Boat ramp not accessible at all tides
Odiorne State Park Jetty and Beach Access
Rye
Rte. 1A
*Jetty and beach access along trail at edge of parking lot; shore fishing access at other roadside parking; Seasonal fees apply
Witch Cove Marina
Portsmouth
187 Wentworth Rd
*Marina; private docks; Fuel dock and boat launch
Wentworth Marina
116 Morgans Way
New Castle
*Marina; private docks; Fuel dock
Fort Stark
211 Wild Rose Ln.
New Castle
Jetty and beach fishing access on both sides of fort. Limited parking
Great Island Common
301 Wentworth Road
New Castle
*Jetty and shore fishing access
Fort Constitution
25 Wentworth Rd
New Castle
Shore fishing access behind fort; Follow US Coast Guard Station signs and rules. Limited parking
Goat Island
Rte. 1B
Rockingham
Cartop launch area at state shore fishing access site. Limited parking
Peirce Island
Portsmouth
Pierce Island Rd.
*Seasonal fees apply. Shore fishing allowed.
Four Tree Island
Portsmouth
Off Pierce Island Rd.
Jetty and shore fishing
Prescott Park
Portsmouth
105 Marcy St.
Temporary boat slips by reservation; Piers for shore fishing access
Note: The N.H. Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED) may restrict fishing to certain areas, certain dates or all of the time at swimming areas at State Park beaches. Please check before traveling.

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