TRAILS ARE OPEN! Every day 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last trail admission at 3:30 p.m.) Note that tickets will show as unavailable in our online ticketing system on the day of. You can purchase tickets onsite at the Admissions window.
View of Mt. Chocorua from Squam Lake

Private Boat Charters on Squam Lake

Create lasting memories on a personalized cruise or bring wedding guests to Church Island.

Host your own cocktail party or other unique gathering on Squam Lake by chartering a private cruise customized to fit your plans. Our canopied pontoon boats and experienced tour guides are ready to help with your special outing. Operations Manager Erick Amero will personally arrange your charter for any occasion.

Private Charter Fees

Rate: $275.00 per hour per boat

There is a minimum 1.5 hour, non-refundable deposit required for each reservation per boat. Final payment is based on the amount of time boats are used, less your deposit. Reservations are subject to availability and are requested at least one week in advance.

To book your private charter contact Operations Manager Erick Amero at or call 603-968-7194 x 110.

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
Private Charters
View of Mt Chocorua from Squam Lake
Group Tours
View from Squam Channel entering Squam Lake

Squam Community Boating Resources