New Hampshire Friends of the
Suncook River

Dams in the Suncook River Watershed

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There are 35 low, significant and high hazard dams located within the Suncook River Watershed.  These are broken down as follows:

23 Class "A" Low Hazard dams
10 Class "B" Significant Hazard dams
2 Class "C" High Hazard dams

Dam Locations

Buck Street East Dam, located in Allenstown.  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  This dam is located on the Suncook River approximately 5.3 miles upstream from the Suncook River confluence with the Merrimack River.  This dam is classified as a class "A" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Sunset Lake Dam, located in Alton.  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  This dam is located at the southeasterly end of Sunset Lake in Alton.  This dam is classified as a class "B" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Suncook Lake Dam. located in Barnstead.  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  The dam spans the Suncook River that flows southerly for approximately 4.5 miles to the Barnstead Parade Dam.  This dam is classified as a class "B" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Barnstead Parade Dam, located in Barnstead Parade.  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  This dam is located on the Suncook River approximately 3.6 miles upstream of the Pittsfield Mill dam.  This dam is classified as a class "B" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Pleasant Lake Dam, located in Deerfield, NH  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  This dam is classified as a class "A" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Northwood Lake Dam, located in Epsom, NH  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  The dam is located on the outlet of Northwood Lake, the Little Suncook River is the outflow and travels 3.8 miles to its confluence with the Suncook River.  This dam is classified as a class "C" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Huckins Mill Dam, located in Epsom, NH  Dam owner is WGR LLC. This dam is located on the Suncook River.  This dam is classified as a class "B" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Crystal Lake Dam, located in Gilmanton, NH  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  The dam is located on the upper reach of the Suncook River and flows approximately 2.3 miles to its confluence with Suncook Lake.  This dam is classified as a class "B" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Sanborn Pond Dam, located in Loudon, NH.  Dam owner is Mr. and Mrs. Colin Cabot.  The dam is located at the outlet of Sanborn Pond and the discharge flows 5.5 miles to the Suncook River.  This dam is classified as a class "B" dam.  Click here to view dam.

China Mill Dam, located in Pembroke, NH  Dam owner is Thomas Hodgson & Sons, Inc.  This dam is located on the Suncook River approximately 2000 feet upstream from the confluence with the Merrimack River.  This dam is classified as a class "A" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Pembroke Dam, located in Pembroke, NH.  Dam owner is National Hydro.  This dam is located on the Suncook River 0.60 files from the confluence with the Merrimack River.  This dam is classified as a class "A" dam.  Click here to view dam. 

Webster Dam, located in Pembroke, NH  Dam owner is National Hydro.  This dam is located on the Suncook River approximately 1,400 feet downstream from the Rt. 3 bridge and 4,000 feet upstream from the confluence with the Merrimack River.  This dam is classified as a class "A" dam.  Click here to view dam. 

Buck Street West dam, located in Pembroke, NH.  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  This dam is located on the Suncook River approximately 5.3 miles  from the confluence with the Merrimack River.  This dam is classified as a class "A" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Pittsfield Mill Dam, located in Pittsfield, NH.  Dam owner is NH Water Resources Council.  This dam is located on the Suncook River in mid Pittsfield.  This dam is classified as a class "C" dam.  Click here to view dam.

Date this Page Last Updated
August 31, 2006