Recreation & Leisure

Lacross Photo

Pelham is just a short drive from many of New England’s most popular attractions including the NH Lakes Region, Seacoast, the White Mountains and historic Boston. In town, you’ll also find attractions rich with history; abundant conservation and public lands; and a full roster of community sponsored activities ranging from sports and leisure to the arts and music. With a distinctive mix of history, charm and vitality, Pelham draws visitors from near and far.

Frisbee Golf


Pelham offers a variety of activities and attractions for its residents and visitors. Our Parks & Recreation Department is one of the most active in the area, offering dozens of programs for children and adults, as well as sponsoring community activities for the family.

Easter Bunny Picture


The Pelham Town Beach is active throughout the summer and early fall, and outdoor activities around town include our local golf course, hiking/walking trails, disk golf and our public skate park. Our Fish & Game is active in warm months, as well as cold, and as winter approaches our residents enjoy our many snowmobile trails as well as ice skating.


The Pelham Public Library, newly constructed and opened in 2003, includes a large selection of adult and children’s books, as well as DVDs and other multimedia selections for lending. It also offers ongoing programs for children and adults throughout the year.

Civic Organizations

Around Town

Right Nearby

Pelham’s local civic organizations include the Close by and right in town, Pelham offers many attractions including:And if you’re still looking for more to do, Pelham’s central location on the MA border makes it close to many destinations that offer fun for adults, children and families.









All of these organizations are highly active providing both activities and support for the local Pelham NH community.

  • Boston, MA - 40 miles
  • Portsmouth, NH - 45 miles
  • Kittery, ME - 47 miles
  • White Mountains - 82 miles
  • Cape Cod, MA - 88 miles