Sandwich, New Hampshire 03227
Squam Lake (UNH Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas) webpage
Five Finger Point Trail (AllTrails) webpage
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The AllTrails website has a description and map of a hike at Five Finger Point Natural Area.
About Five Finger Point Natural Area
The properties comprising Squam Lake were gifted to the University of New Hampshire between 1965 and 1967 to make the area available for education and research while also maintaining the recreational use of the property.
Hosting one of UNH’s three natural areas, Squam offers a number of recreational opportunities. These are referenced in most local and regional recreation and hiking guides. A popular hiking trail runs from nearby rt 113 up to the top of West Rattlesnake mountain. This trail offers excellent views of Squam Lake and the surrounding area. Another trail offers visitors a chance to walk around five-finger point, one of the many unique peninsulas that protrude out into the lake.
From Squam Lake (UNH Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas) webpage
Five Finger Point Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Holderness, New Hampshire that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Please note there is no designated parking at this trailhead. There is designated parking for the Rattlesnakes Mountains several miles up the road. This trail can be accessed via other trails in West Rattlesnake Nature Area.
From Five Finger Point Trail (AllTrails) webpage