Camping & Amenities

Close to the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, camping at Gunstock Mountain Resort puts you in the heart of New Hampshire's Lakes Region. Surrounded by three mountain ranges, numerous crystal clear lakes, a diverse assortment of recreational opportunities and small New England villages, Gunstock offers a rustic alpine setting for your visit to New Hampshire.

Backed by over 75 years of camping experience, Gunstock's tradition of catering to recreational families ensures memorable vacations. Relax at your campsite and enjoy the natural habitat around the mountain or take a pleasurable drive to one of the many local attractions.

The Gunstock campground has 270 campsites on 140 acres. Amenities include:

  • Bath houses with free hot showers
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities
  • Camp store with ice, fire wood, propane, RV supplies, basic food items and more
  • Outdoor, in-ground handicap accessible pool.

Click here to see the Campground Map.

The summer camping season is from Memorial Day weekend in late May through Columbus Day weekend in October. (The campground will be closed for check-ins from Sunday, August 4th - Tuesday, August 6th.  We will reopen for camping on Wednesday, August 7th.)  Winter camping is available during our winter snowsports season from early December to early April. Reservations are accepted up to 355 days in advance (except for SoulFest where open reservations begin in October). Reservations for the current year made after January 1st will require payment in full. 

Camping Center

Camper check-in begins at 1PM daily. Check-out by 11AM. 

Camping Center Hours
Friday Saturday Sunday Mon-Thurs
May 25 - June 6 8AM -10PM 8AM - 9PM 8AM - 7PM 8AM - 7PM
June 7 - Sept. 3 8AM - 10PM 7:30AM - 9PM 7:30AM - 7PM 8AM - 7PM
Sept. 4 - Oct. 8 8AM - 10PM 8AM - 9PM 8AM - 6PM 8AM - 6PM
Seasonal Camping

Gunstock offers seasonal camping in both the winter and summer season. Sites with electric, water, and sewer hook-up are available for lease during the summer camping season. Summer seasonal sites are located on Grove, Happy, Ivy, Jagged and Kinder Lanes. Winter Seasonal sites have electric hook-up only and are located on Ash or Birch Lanes. Please call Camper Services 603-293-4341 x508 for more information and availability.

Bike Week Camping

Laconia Motorcycle Week takes place from June 8-16, 2019.  Special Bike Week Camping rates are in effect from June 8-16, 2019. Bike Week rates are charged per person and based on the length of stay. Additional fees for sites with utilities apply. Find out more about Bike Week Camping >   

SoulFest Camping

SoulFest is a Christian Music and Teaching Festival that takes place at Gunstock from August 1-3, 2019. During SoulFest, the campground is open only to concert attendees. Gunstock expands its camping capacity to over 700 sites and special festival-stay rates are in effect. Find out more about SoulFest Camping > 

2018 Campsite Types and Rates (2019 pricing coming soon)

Gunstock Campground accepts reservation requests for stays of 2 or more nights; except for Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends (and most July 4th weekends), where a 3 night minimum is required. Maximum length of any stay is 2 weeks. 

  • Rates are based on a family of five: 2 Adults and up to 3 children under the age of 18. 
  • For families with more than 3 minor children, the cost for additional children is $4 per night.
  • Only one family (2 adults and children) OR up to 4 adults (no children) are allowed per site.
  • Person registering for the site must be over 18. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a  parent/guardian.
Basic Sites

Basic sites are those without amenities (water/electricity/sewer) on site, although water is available throughout the campground. All sites have a fire ring and picnic table. There is a variety of settings on the basic sites from partially shaded to fully wooded. Base material on the sites range from packed earth to grass. Sites are located throughout the campground. These sites are most appropriate for tent camping. Some sites can accommodate pop-ups and small trailers.

Basic Sites 2 Adults with up to 3 children 3 Adults 4 Adults
$30 $38 $46
Weekend $32 $40 $48

Stay 6 nights and get the 7th for free!


Electricity/Water sites include water and electricity on each individual site. The electric supply is either 20/30 amp service or 50/20 amp service. All sites have a fire ring and picnic table.   

These sites are located in four basic areas: 

Boardwalk: Small field in the lower part of the campground. The entrance is slightly narrow and steep. Gravel base with surrounding grass and woods. The electric supply is 30/20 amp service.

Poplar Field: Centrally located across from the bath houses, and near the swimming pool. This is a wide open field with a grassy base; however, base conditions in this area vary with changing weather conditions. Sites P1 through P8 are smaller and are best for tents, pop-ups. P10 through P40 measure approximately 40’ X 60’ and can accommodate large equipment. Sites P22 to P40 have 50/20 amp service; the others have 30/20 amp service.

Brookside: These sites are located in an open area between the Brook and Main Camp Road, next to the bath houses. The site base is gravel and dirt. The pedestals are set back 85’ from the road. The electric supply is 50 amp service.

Cedar and Fir Lanes: Partially wooded with a gravel base. Some sites have grassy areas. Equipment is parked parallel to the road and camp side by side along the lane. The electric supply is 30/20 amp service.

E/W (30/20)
2 Adults with up to 3 children 3 Adults 4 Adults
Midweek $36 $44 $52
Weekend $38 $46 $54
E/W (50 amp)

Midweek $39 $47 $55
Weekend $42 $50 $58

Stay 6 nights and get the 7th for free!

Electricity/Water/Sewer (Full Hook-Up)

There are a limited number of sites that include electricity, water and sewer on each individual site. The electric supply is either 30 or 50 amp service. These sites are located on Ash and Birch Lanes which are partially wooded with a gravel base.  Adequate, and in some cases, additional parking is available on these sites. Majority of the sites are parallel parking with a limited number of pull-through sites.  All sites have a fire ring and picnic table.

E/W/S 2 Adults with up to 3 children 3 Adults 4 Adults
Midweek $44 $52 $60
$47 $55 $63

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Camping Cabins 

 There are 2 cabins available for rent. They are rustic shelters (11 by 13 feet) with a porch. There are 1 full size bunk and 3 single bunk beds in each cabin, sleeping up to 2 Adults and 3 minor children or 4 Adults. Linens are not provided. Electricity and electric heat are included. There is a water spigot on the outside of the cabin. A fire ring and picnic table is on each site. The cabins are located in a wooded area near the brook. There is no smoking and no pets allowed in the cabins. The minimum stay in a cabin is 2 nights. 

Cabin 2 Adults with up to 3 children 3 Adults  4 Adults 
Midweek $71 $79 $87
$75 $83 $91

*Cabin rentals are subject to the NH State 9% Rooms and Meals tax.

Rates and taxes are subject to change without notice.

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Day Visitors

All visitors must check-in at the Camping Center and pay their visitor fee upon arrival. Day visitors are welcome between the hours of 8 AM and 10 PM.  The number of day visitors per site is limited to one family (2 adults, 3 children) or 4 adults (no children). 

  Age   Cost per Day 
Adult / Teen  $5
Children / Seniors  Free
Belknap County Residents  Free
Campground Policies

Gunstock is a family oriented campground and rules have been established so that everyone may enjoy their visit with us. Please be sure that anyone staying on your site knows and understands what is allowed. Anyone failing to abide by the rules will be asked to leave. Parents are responsible for their children's behavior, safety and whereabouts at all times while within the resort. A copy of the rules will be e-mailed with your camping confirmation. To see the complete list now, click here.

Click here to see the Campground Map.