Chocorua Lake Conservancy
The Chocorua Lake Conservancy (CLC) is a volunteer-led, non-profit land trust founded in 1968 to protect the scenic and natural resources of the Chocorua Lake Basin and surrounding area through conservation practices, land protection, easements, maintenance of lands for public access, and the development of a community of support. The CLC owns and manages 931 acres of conservation land and protects almost 3,000 additional acres through perpetual conservation covenants and easements on over 120 properties. The CLC is committed to providing convenient and attractive public access to Chocorua Lake and trails on nearby conservation lands for visitors and local residents.
Our main areas of focus include:
Public Access: Providing nearby residents and occasional visitors with convenient, attractive public access to Chocorua Lake and trails on nearby conservation lands.
Land Conservation: Protecting the scenic and natural resources of the Chocorua Lake Basin and surrounding area.
Lake Protection: Protecting the pristine water quality of Chocorua Lake, the Chocorua River, and other tributaries.
Education: Providing nearby residents and occasional visitors with educational information and events about conservation the Chocorua Lake Basin.
Outreach: Providing volunteer opportunities and community-building activities for nearby residents and occasional visitors.
Local residents of the Chocorua Lake Basin share their thoughts on the CLC’s work:
Some longtime CLC members share their perspectives on the Chocorua Lake Basin:
The CLC was recently featured on WMUR’s NH Chronicle!
Join us at one of these upcoming events.
Surprise a family member or friend with the wonderful gift of a CLC 50th anniversary hat, insulated water bottle, jute tote bag, car magnet, or our new book Timeless Chocorua chronicling the rich history of the Chocorua Lake Basin. CLICK HERE to visit our online store and place an order.
We’ve achieved our “Timeless Chocorua” campaign goal and funded all three initiatives. CLICK HERE to learn more!
To support our efforts to preserve the Chocorua Lake Basin and provide public access to visitors to the lake and nearby conservation lands, please click HERE.