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Sawyer Pond

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  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed


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  • Toilets
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7 Reviews of Sawyer Pond

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Sarah C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2021

Easy Introductory Backpack but VERY Popular

This is a great beginner backpacking trip, great even for kids! The site has one shelter and 6 campsites available on the bank of Sawyer Pond. You can reach the backcountry campsites via a 1.5 mile walk from the Sawyer Pond Trail Head off of NH highway 302, or in 4.5 miles from the Sawyer Pond…

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Month of VisitOctober
Jean C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2020

Easy hike to a pondside campground with a lean-to or tent sites

Sawyer Pond was my introduction to backpacking more than 40 years ago. We approached it from the Kancamagus side, which necessitates a crossing of the Swift River early in the hike and may be dangerous if the river is high. The easier access is from the Sawyer River Rd, though until the road opens…

  • Pondside shelter Sawyer Pond
  • Tent site 6 Sawyer Pond
  • Site 6 with Site 5 in the background Sawyer Pond
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HThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2020

Short Backpacking Hike

I visited this campsite on a Sunday night in September with my dog and it was lovely.  I passed a few day hikers but was the only person camping, however I did speak to a family that was hiking down who said that the campground was completely full the night before (Saturday night).  The trail head…

  • Campsite #4
  • This bridge is at the start of the hike- beautiful views on either side
  • campsite #4
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Month of VisitOctober


Sawyer Pond is located in New Hampshire


44.064183979999996 N
71.377971 W

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Connection Details

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  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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