Gile Road Marsh, Lee

Gile Road Marsh, Lee

Lee, New Hampshire 03861

Birds of Interest

Spring and summer birding.

Green Heron is common. Waterfowl have included Mallard, Common and Hooded Mergansers, Wood Duck, and Canada Goose. Red-winged Blackbird, Eastern Kingbird, Red-breasted Nuthatch, and Common Yellowthroat along the road and in trees, among other birds.

About this Location

Gile Road Marsh is a large pond with a beaver lodge in the middle, flanked by woods and a small marsh, with a small pond across the road.

The marsh is located off NH-152 in Lee. From the Lee Traffic Circle (US-4 and NH-125), go south on NH-125 for 4.2 miles to NH-152, and turn right. From NH-101 Exit 7 in Epping, go north 5.6 miles to NH-152, and turn left. Once on NH-152 go 0.5 miles to Gile Road. Turn right and go 0.1 miles to the marsh. Park along the road. There is a dirt road just past the marsh to turn around.


  • Roadside viewing

  • Restrooms on site

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

Last updated November 5, 2023