The Newfound Lake Region Association (NLRA) invites you to get excited about the summer and join Newfound EcoTours for a two-hour boat tour that brings passengers up close to the eye-popping scenery and abundant wildlife that can be found on Newfound Lake! These cruises aboard the NLRA pontoon boat, Madelaine, are a popular summer activity for Newfound’s visitors and long-time residents alike. Passengers regularly see wildlife such as loons and eagles, have the opportunity to be a scientist and collect water quality data, and learn history and trivia from the knowledgeable driver.
Newfound EcoTours depart from Grey Rocks Conservation Area Friday-Sunday and holidays 2 hour tour at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. starting May 27th, then Thursday-Monday from June 16th to September 16th by advance reservation only. Special arrangements can be made for other days and times by emailing EcoTours@NewfoundLake.org or calling (603) 744-8689. NLRA members receive a 25% discount on the price of the tour! You can learn more and book a tour at: NewfoundLake.org/EcoTours.
Newfound EcoTours are part of NLRA’s initiative to introduce residents and visitors of the Newfound area to the unique qualities of Newfound Lake and the importance of protecting it. Along with educational programs to foster stewardship of our natural resources, the NLRA performs water quality monitoring, stormwater management, invasive species monitoring and prevention, and land conservation to work towards their mission of protecting and conserving the Newfound Watershed. Visit www.NewfoundLake.org to learn more about these programs and how you can join the effort.