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Driving Directions

From the East (about 35 minutes from Portsmouth):
Take Route 4 West, through the Lee Traffic Circle. When you enter Antique Alley in Northwood, at the first and only set of lights, take a Right (Shell gas station on left, bank on right). Follow signs for Route 202A. Take a quick Left onto 202A towards Strafford, Bow Lake. After about 4 miles on 202A, you’ll be there. Dam is on the Left.

From the West (about 30 minutes from Concord):
Take Route 4 East, through the Epsom traffic circle. Pass Coe Brown Northwood Academy. After Coe Brown, take a Left at the first and only set of lights. Follow signs for Route 202A. Take a quick Left onto 202A towards Strafford, Bow Lake. After about 4 miles on 202A, you’ll be there. Dam is on the Left.

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Take Route 4 East, through the Epsom traffic circle. Pass Coe Brown Northwood Academy and almost immediately after take a left onto Bow Lake Rd.  After approximately 1 mile you will actually be driving on the tail end of the 15K course.  You will see signs for the race at this time, so follow them.  Please use caution though because the 15K walkers will already be on the move.


From the South (about 40 minutes from Manchester, 1:30 from Boston):

Take 93 North to Manchester. Easy way: Continue 93 N to Concord. Take 393 East/Route 4. Follow directions from the West.

Harder way (saves about 10 min): 93 N to exit 9N Hooksett. Take Route 28 N to Epsom Traffic Circle. At Circle, take first Right onto Route 4 East. Follow directions from the West.

From the Southeast (about 30 minutes from Epping):
Route 125 North to the Lee Traffic Circle. Go ¾ around and take Route 4 West. Follow directions from the East.

From the North:
Route 28 South. In Barnstead, take a Left onto Route 126 towards Center Strafford. In Ctr. Strafford, take a Right onto Roller Coaster Road/ Route 202A. 3 miles will bring you to the Dam Village.

NOTE:  There are multiple other (back roads) ways to get here. Use your GPS at your own risk.


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