Manchester, New Hampshire is lucky to have many recreational opportunities for its residents. Park space is abundant and we thought we would share.
Top 3 City Parks in Manchester NH
Is going for a long run part of your favorite warm weather activity? If so, Derryfield Park has just what you are looking for to enjoy during a NH summer for running – a 5k Cross Country Route. Take the right path and you will stumble across a hidden treasure in the park behind the fields. Weston Observatory has been endorsed as part of the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The primary use of the Weston Observatory was as a look out for families during World War II. Derryfield Park has a beautiful playground area that families will enjoy. It is a large park with 76 acres of pristine tranquility. Derryfield Park is located on Bridge Street just minutes from Red Oak’s Sunset Ridge Community.
Crystal Lake Park
Looking for a way to cool off this summer. Crystal Lake Park is the perfect place for Residents of any age. Located in Southern Manchester off Bodwell Road. The pool is open daily during the summer from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Please remember that proof of residency is required before 4:00 PM. After taking a dip in the swimming lake enjoy some fun under the sun on the playground area or on some of the beautiful grass.
Located just steps from our Union Street Apartments on the corner of Bridge and Union streets is this gorgeous park with beautiful towering trees that provide the perfect amount of shade for any activity, whether it is enjoying a good book or playing Frisbee. There is also a basketball court located at Pulaski Park so grab some friends and head on over for a friendly game of basketball. Maybe history is your forte and you would enjoy taking a photo with the iconic statue of Casimir Pulaski, a Revolutionary War hero who was George Washington’s right hand man during the Battle at Brandywine. He saved General Washington’s life and was named an honorary American Citizen. The park was constructed during the Great Depression with WPA monies during Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal Administration. Take the opportunities this park has to offer this summer and make your own memories to share for years to come. Read more about Manchester’s parks here.
There are many great reasons to love living in Manchester, NH. The many beautiful parks are just a few of them.