Coolidge Tree Farm

About the Property

The Forest Society primarily manages this property for sustainable forestry, productive wildlife habitat, and other conservation benefits in support of the greater Sandwich community. While all of our reservations are open to the public, this property may be difficult to access due to a lack of developed recreation features and resources such as signage, parking, established trails, and a detailed Forest Reservation Guide map.

If you are looking to explore a unique forest in this area that offers a wider array of recreational opportunities, we encourage you to visit any of our “recommended properties nearby” featured below.

Fishing Guide

Roger Coolidge protected his property on Squam Lake first with a conservation easement and later, after his death, his trust donated the land to the Forest Society.  He managed it as a Tree Farm, one of the earliest in New Hampshire.  It has 3/4 mile of frontage on Otter Cove of Squam Lake, but no trail along the shoreline, so if you go, expect a ‘bushwacking’ walk along the water.  There is also 1/3 mile of frontage on Kusumpe Pond, including a place you can launch a canoe or kayak from Coolidge Farm Road.  A  walking trail  on land conserved by the Lakes Region Conservation Trust will get you to a number of spots you can fish from shore. To get to Coolidge Farm Road, follow NH-113 to take Mill Bridge Road, then from Mill Bridge Road turn right onto Coolidge Farm Road.