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  • Fransted Family Campground, NH


    Fransted Family CG is located just a short distance south of Franconia NH on Rt 18, 1 mile south of I-93 Exit 38. This is a first-rate CG with carefully maintained grounds and pleasant, courteous, and professional owners and staff.

    Tel 603 823-5675

    What a pleasant appearance you find as you enter the campground - carefully mowed lawns and nice landscaping.

    Date of Visit: Sep '06

    Rate: $29.00-33.00

    The office also has a small campstore, a library, and modem access.

    We opted for a sunny site, T2, as it was rather cool. Sites are all quite lever and spacious.

    An overall view of the sites in the open field area. These sites have full hookups: W/E(30A)/S/CATV. There are 93 sites, offered in five categories: RV sites with 2-way and 4-way hookups, and tent sites classified as Premier (along the river), Deluxe (with W/E hookups) and Standard.

    Some sites are a bit wooded, but with some sunlight making it fairly bright.

    Other sites are back in the pine trees.

    This shows the bathrooms and shower house (on the right) for the main camping area. Both buildings were very clean and hot showers are free.

    I don't usually show the inside of the bathroom, but the decor of this one struck me as pretty unusual.

    A stream flows through the middle of the campground, offering some very nice sites along its banks. That's site 51 across the water.

    A nice sunny site along the river.

    One of two bathhouses on the far side of the stream.

    This fellow said this was his first attempt at fly fishing.

    A small dam provides an old-fashioned swimming hole.

    A well-equipped playground can keep the kids occupied. There are also horseshoes, soccer, and a baseball field.

    And a miniature golf course.