Dorrs Pond, Manchester

About this Location

Dorrs Pond is named after George Horace Dorr who purchased the property in the 1800’s. It is located at Livingston Park, on Daniel Webster Highway in north Manchester. It is an artificial pond impounded by a dam on Ray Brook outlet in 1862. The inlet is Ray Brook, beginning at Goldfish Pond in Hooksett, and emptying into the Merrimack River in north Manchester. The pond is 17.6 acres. Uses include paddling, fishing, ice-skating, hiking, and biking. There is a public boat launch providing car-top access for canoes, kayaks, and other small boats. Amenities include Livingston Park, playground, athletic fields, swimming pool, and loop trail.