BOATING ACCESS INFORMATION:
WATSON PARK PAVILION
Abbie Griffin Park
O'Gara Drive Recreation Area
Wasserman Park Conservation Area
This facility is located in the center of Merrimack, behind the Merrimack Public Library and next to the First Congregational Church of Merrimack – near the intersection of Daniel Webster Highway and Baboosic Lake Road. It offers a unique, comfortable and fully-appointed setting where you can host a variety of different functions or events. The building is also equipped with a kitchen and air-conditioning that can be used during events.
Please visit the John O'Leary Adult Community Center Page for more information about rules, regulations, rental fees, and to download the rental application form and contact information.
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For questions on any parks please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-882-1046.
This facility is located in the center of town at, 441 Daniel Webster Highway, down the road from the Merrimack Fire Department. The pavilion is a great space to host weddings, birthday parties, or other seasonal outdoor events. Interested parties must fill out the Watson Park Pavilion Rental Application and submit it to the Parks & Recreation Department for approval. There is no fee associated with renting the pavilion but please be sure to review the parks rules and regulations to make sure it will work for your event.
Rules & Regulations:
ABBIE GRIFFIN PARK GAZEBO
The Gazebo at Abbie Griffin Park is a beautiful spot to host wedding or other outdoor events. To reserve the Gazebo at Abbie Griffin Park interested parties must fill out therental application form and submit it to the Parks and Recreation Department for approval. There is no fee associated with renting the Gazebo but please be sure to review the parks rules and regulations to make sure it will work for your event.
Rules & Regulations:
Located within Wasserman Park at 116 Naticook Road, the Wasserman Park Function is a "Camp Style" building that is now available for private rentals. This is a great space to have birthday parties, retirement parties, host a summer BBQ get together with co-workers, have a wedding reception, and so much more!
Rentals are available 7 days per week between 7:00 am – 11:00 pm. Parks & Recreation Department activities have priority use of the building. All other rentals are on a first-come first-serve basis based upon availability. The building is equipped with a new heating system, bathrooms and a kitchen that can be rented for an additional fee.
Please visit the Function Hall page for more information about rules, regulations, rental fees and to download the rental application form.
WASSERMAN PARK FUNCTION HALL
JOHN O'LEARY ADULT COMMUNITY CENTER
Gibson Memorial Complex & Martel Field
GENERAL RULES FOR ALL TOWN PARKS
Wildcat Falls Conservation Area
Grater Woods Conservation Area
Twin Bridges Park & Bise Field
FACILITIES AVALIBLE FOR RENTALS & RESERVATIONS:
Dog Park at Wasserman Park
Johnathon Simeone ATV Park
PARKS, OPEN SPACE & RECREATION AREAS
Horse Hill Nature Preserve
Veterans Memorial Park
Reed Ferry Athletic Fields
Depot Street Boat Ramp
The Depot Street Boat Ramp provides carry-in boating and fishing access to the Merrimack River. The boat ramp is also the site of Reeds Ferry,one of the two ferries that was active in Merrimack during the Colonial period. It was also the site of a Boston and Maine Railroad depot.
Directions to Depot Street Boat Ramp
Horseshoe Pond Boat Ramp
The Horseshoe Pond boat ramp, located on Island Drive, has trailer launched or carry-in boating. Horseshoe Pond is an ox-bow pond, created when the Merrimack River changed course and sediment buildup cut it off from the main channel of the river.
Directions to Horseshoe Pond Boat Ramp
Veterans Memorial Park Boat Ramp
This boat ramp, located at the main entrance to Veterans Memorial Park, has trailer launched or carry-in boating access to Naticook Lake. No person shall operate a motorboat at a speed exceeding 10 MPH on Naticook Lake in Merrimack.
Directions to Veterans Memorial Park Boat Ramp
Weston Park River Access
Riverbank carry-in boating access to the Souhegan River is available at Weston Park.
Directions to Weston Park River Access