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Posted 5/17/2012

Release no. 2012-046

Tim Dugan


Steve Dermody

HOPKINTON, N.H. – Elm Brook Park, owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will open for the season on Saturday, May 26, 2012.


This federally managed recreation area offers picnic tables and grills, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, a swim beach, a short nature trail, a boat ramp, and four picnic shelters which can be reserved in advance for a fee.


A radio controlled model airplane flying field is available for visitor use. Interpretive programs are provided by uniformed park rangers and interpretive exhibits are located in the Ranger Station.


The recreation use fee for the area is $1.00 per person, $4.00 maximum per car.  Children ages 12 and under are free.  Picnic shelter reservations can be made by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service toll free at (877) 444-6777 or online at


Elm Brook Park, located off of Route 127 in Hopkinton is open daily through Labor Day from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (May - August) and 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (September).  Please note that pets are not allowed in the park.


For more information, call the Hopkinton Everett Lakes Project Office at (603) 746-3601 or visit us online at