Although there are several ponds in Wilmot, there is no Town-owned beach. However, the Wilmot Community Association maintains the Timmy Patten Beach, which is open to all Wilmot residents.
Wilmot’s Town Green is located next to the Town Office Building at 9 Kearsarge Valley Road and offers a large lawn area, a gazebo, benches, and picnic tables. The town holds a concert series at the bandstand in July and August. For the annual schedule of shows, see the Bandstand page.
Winslow State Park is located in Wilmot at 475 Kearsarge Mountain Road. There is a hiking trail to the summit, gazebo, picnic areas, and a playground. For more information, please see the NH State Parks and Recreation site.
Wilmot has two playgrounds. The first is located next to the Town Ball Field between Pine Hill Road and Route 11 and the second is located at Winslow State Park.
Other Conserved Land
Gile State Forest – Gardner Memorial Wayside Park – wildlife viewing area near Springfield/Wilmot border on Rt. 4A
Langenau Forest – Society for the Preservation of New Hampshire Forests reservation
R.H. Webb Forest Preserve – administrated by the Forest Society
Bog Mountain Wildlife Management Area – administrated by N.H. Fish and Game
Hall #1 – former Donald Hall farm; administered by the Forest Society
Hiking Trails in the Region
Public Fishing Access
Butterfield Pond – cold-water brook trout pond; remote walk-in access; no motors allowed
Eagle Pond – boat access from Rt. 4
Piper Pond – warm-water pond; town right-of-way to shore
White Pond – cold-water brook trout pond; shore and bank access; no motors
Pleasant Lake, New London – trout and landlocked salmon; public boat ramp at Elkins Dam
Little Lake Sunapee, New London – rainbow trout; public boat ramp at the west end
- Fishing licenses are available at Gungewam Outfitters and Smith River Trading Post in Danbury, and from the town clerk in New London. They are also available online.