Heads Pond, Hooksett

About Heads Pond

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Heads Pond is a reservoir that covers 57 acres and has a maximum depth of 10 feet.

Heads Pond conservation area is a 438-acre property that features a flat rail trail leading to two scenic ponds, where fishing and birdwatching are popular activities. The conservation area protects important wildlife habitats, marshes, forests, and fields. The property is part of a larger unfragmented natural landscape that connects to Bear Brook State Park and Clay Pond Headwaters Conservation Area. The conservation area is managed by the Hooksett Conservation Commission, which has developed a stewardship plan to guide wildlife habitat management, forestry, trails, and passive recreation.

Notable Trails

The AllTrails website has a description and map of a hike at Heads Pond.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Entrance fee

Last updated October 31, 2023