• Mountain Lion

    Live Animal Exhibit Trail

    Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    (last trail admission at 3:30 p.m.)

    Hours and Admission Rates

  • Squam Lake Cruise from the air

    Squam Lake Cruises

    Experience the pristine beauty of Squam Lake.

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  • Butterfly on lilac

    Kirkwood Gardens

    Naturally attracting butterflies, birds, and bees.

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  • Eastern Screech Owl

    Live Animal Outreaches

    Let us bring a live animal education program to your site.

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  • River Otter

    Native New Hampshire Animals

    Learn about the animals that reside at the Science Center.

    Animal Exhibits

  • Children walking on marsh boardwalk

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Visit and Explore

Open meadows, mature forests, and marsh boardwalks connect interactive natural exhibits where native animals reside: black bears, mountain lions, raptors, river otters, bobcats, and more. Spend a day - take a self-guided tour of the animal exhibit trail and hiking trails, enjoy a Squam Lake Cruise, take in the beauty of Kirkwood Gardens, and shop naturally in the Howling Coyote Gift Shop.

View Science Center Hours and Admissions. 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).

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Enjoy Cruises on Squam Lake

Discover Squam
Discover Squam Cruise on Squam Lake
Bald Eagle Adventure
Bald Eagle in nest on Squam Lake
Loon Cruise
Loon with Chick
Cruise with a Naturalist
Viewing wildlife through binoculars on a Squam Lake Cruise
Lake Explorers Family Cruise
Testing water quality on a Squam Lake Cruise
Dinner and Sunset Cruise
Sunset on Squam Lake
Private Charters
View of Mt Chocorua from Squam Lake
Group Tours
View from Squam Channel entering Squam Lake

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Education Programs

Blue Heron School
School Programs and Field Trips
Summer Guided Discoveries
Live Animal Outreaches

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