The township of Moultonboro sits astride the northern
end of Lake Winnipesaukee and thrusts it's long neck—Moultonboro—'down
into the lake, giving it a fifty-mile shore line of
unsurpassed beauty on that body of water alone. With
its frontage of fifteen miles of Squam Lake, and that
of Lake Kanasatka, Berry Pond and ten smaller ponds,
Moultonboro offers a longer shore line than .any other
town in the state.
Red Hill, the Ossipee Range and the Sandwich
Range rise high above the surrounding country, affording
slope and a beautifully varied terrain. For those interested
in hiking and exploring, these mountains offer many interesting
trails, best known of which is the mountain ridge drive
along the crests of Mount Roberts and Farway Mountain.
The view of Lake Winnipesaukee and the White Mountains
from the Fire Warden's tower atop Red Hill is a sight
not to be missed when in the vicinity.
Most famous of the many fishing areas in
Moultonboro is Green's Basin on Winnipesaukee, a scant
two miles from the center of the town. Hunting, on Moultonboro
Neck, as well as in the surrounding mountains, is a "must
to the many sportsmen who have learned of this area.
The Tobey Estate, formerly built and expanded
by the famous Tom Plant, is one of the show places in
the area. The home, known as "The Castle," has
many unique features and the estate is entirely surrounded
by a stone wall many miles in length.
The fourteen summer camps for boys and girls
which are located in Moultonboro indicate the perfection
of its natural advantages for summer vacations.
The Bald Peak Colony, with an 18-hole golf
course, adds distinction to this locality.
The weekly dances and entertainments held
in Moultonboro throughout the summer are a friendly offering
of the townspeople to visitors.
Hunting, fishing, snowshoeing and skiing
opportunities abound in the vicinity of the town. Year
around accommodations for those sportsmen interested are
available, in better than average style.
Boating liveries are maintained on the lakes
and ponds of Moultonboro and public swimming facilities
Located at the head of Lake Winnipesaukee,
Moultonboro is on route 25 on the northern side of the
Lake and on route 109 on the eastern edge, the center
of Moultonboro being at the junction of the two routes.