Directions

Griswold Scout Reservation

Address:   254 Griswold Lane – Gilmanton Iron Works, NH  03837
OFF-SEASON DIRECTIONS TO GRISWOLD SCOUT RESERVATION
(BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER TO END OF JUNE)

At all times please follow the speed limits in the town of Gilmanton. Many access roads are posted 25 miles per hour, and they are heavily patrolled on weekends. Thanks for your cooperation.

Please contact the Campmaster (603-273-2780 weekends only) or one of the Rangers (Bryan Boyajian 603-387-8879 or John Rolfson 207-314-6132) for current road conditions and accessibility. December through April there can be snow and ice conditions. March and April can bring impassible mud conditions.

Points East, Southeast or Northeast
Take most convenient route to Alton NH. Turn west onto Route 140, go 5.6 miles to Gilmanton Iron Works Village.

Points North, South and West
Route 93 to Exit 20 to Route 140 toward Belmont to Gilmanton.

Hidden Valley

Traveling West
 Rt. 140, after the Gilmanton IW Village: go .3 miles and turn right onto Crystal Lake Road.

Traveling East
Rt. 140 After crossing Rt. 107 go 6.3 miles on Rt. 140 and turn left onto Crystal Lake Road.

Soon after turning onto Crystal Lake Road, bear left at the fork, travel 3 miles and turn right onto Places Mill Road. Travel 1/2 mile and turn left into the Griswold Scout Reservation Entrance. The center of Camp is approximately 1 mile in from the gate.

Camp Bell

Traveling West
Rt. 140, after the Gilmanton IW Village: go .3 miles and turn right onto Crystal Lake road.

Traveling East
Rt. 140 After crossing Rt. 107 go 6.3 miles on Rt. 140 and turn left onto Crystal Lake Road.

Soon after turning onto Crystal Lake Road, bear left at the fork, travel 3 miles. Crystal Lake Roads turns to Guinea Ridge Road. Continue 2 miles. Turn right onto Manning Lake Rd. Go all the way to the end, past the boat ramp. Camp Bell is located ¼ mile beyond the boat ramp.