Squam Lakes Natural Science Center - Nearer To Nature
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Hours and Admission

The live animal exhibit trail is OPEN!

The live animal exhibit trail is open daily May 1 through November 1, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last trail admission at 3:30 p.m.) Plan at least two hours to walk the exhibit trail or bring a picnic and spend the day with a visit to Kirkwood Gardens and a Squam Lake Cruise (cruises are 90 minutes).

Group walking on Gephart Exhibit Trail2018 Trail Admission - covers the live animal trail and all hiking trails
Members: FREE
Adults: $20.00
Youth (ages 3-15): $15.00
Senior (age 65+): $17.00
Children 2 and Under: FREE
Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Admissions fees a stumbling block to getting nearer to nature? Purchase a membership for free trail admission all season. Check with your local library to see if they have a Library Membership pass, which can be used for reduced admission.

Viewing Squam Lake from a Science Center Lake Cruise2018 Lake Cruise Admission - Discover Squam, Cruise with a Naturalist, Bald Eagle Adventure, Lake Explorers Family Cruise, Loon Cruise
Adults: $23.00/member; $27.00/non-member
Youth (ages 0-15): $19.00/member; $23.00/non-member
Senior (age 65+): $21.00/member; $25.00/non-member
Not recommended for children under 3

2018 Combo Pass - save $6 on non-member trail and lake cruise combined
Adults: $41.00
Youth (ages 3-15): $32.00
Senior (age 65+): $36.00

Members enjoy free trail admission and discounted Lake Cruise fees. Become a member.

We accept MC, VISA, AMEX, and DISCOVER. Rates and schedules are subject to change. Group rates are available; please call 603-968-7194 or email info@nhnature.org for information and reservations.