Mendums pond is a beautiful 200 acre outdoor recreation area just seven miles from Durham. The pond is located on the Little River, a tributary of the Lamprey River and part of the larger Piscataque River watershed. The area is perfect for boating and picnicking. Lakeside picnic areas are provided. Canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards are available for rent. Swimming is permitted, however, there are no lifeguards on duty.
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Weekly Tours: Come join us for our hour long tours around the islands of Mendums Pond and learn how to paddle with our awesome staff of guides. Sign up’s will run until the day of. Tours run from 3p- 4pm every Wednesday. Cost is gate fee & boat rental - no additional fee for tour.
July 18th- Kayak Tour
July 25th- Standup Paddleboard Tour
August 1st- Canoe Tour
August 8th- Kayak Tour
Evening Tours: Come join us for a these special after hours’ tours of Mendums Pond where you can get the real New England evening beauty experience. Tours will last an hour and you must sign up in advance. $15 per person/cash only.
July 31st- Moonlit Canoe Tour 8:45-9:45pm
August 9th- Sunset Paddleboard Tour 7:30-8:30pm
7 days a week begins Saturday, June 23
11am - 7pm
Last boat rental at 5:15pm
Season runs from June 23rd - September 2nd
Closure dates for for PAWs
- Monday 8/13
- Friday 8/17
- Sunday 8/19 (after3:30)
- Monday 8/20
- Friday 8/24