A picturesque recreation area located near Peterborough, this facility is named after the famous composer and concert pianist, Edward Alexander MacDowell. In 1907 his wife, Marian, established the MacDowell Colony for artists. In continuous operation, the Colony offers a uniquely creative environment in the beauty of New Hampshire. For up-to-date information, call (603) 924-3431.
From Nashua, US 3 to Exit 7, west on NH 101A and 101 to Peterborough, follow signs to dam, 4 miles West.
75 Wilder St Peterborough, NH 03458-1068
Boating Hiking Picnicking Winter Sports Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Environmental Education
USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers