Welcome To Our Campground

Baxter Lake Recreation Area is a privately-owned campground located on the shores of Baxter Lake, a 302 acre water body located in scenic Rochester and Farmington, NH.  The lake is classified as a warm water fishery, with observed species including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, and bluegill. Baxter Lake is also a renowned destination for recreational water sports including, swimming, boating, tubing, jet skiing, canoeing, and kayaking.

The Water is On!


Boat Docks are in!

Site Committee is scheduling both Sat & Sun 9-10am for permits at the LODGE beginning April 21st.

Dear Members,

The Rochester Assessors Office is planning to be on site in the campground to complete a final assessment of the entire campground on April 16-17. In the meantime, we wanted to share with you the City of Rochester Assessors Office online search tool. 

To view your site’s assessment information, use the following instructions:

  • Open your web browser and go to: http://rochesternh.patriotproperties.com/default.asp
  • In the Owner search field type “Baxter” You will see some results show automatically below.
  • Click on the property ID number “0219-0012-0000”
  • Next in the upper right of the page you will see a “Next Card” link, click it until you reach the Card number that is the same as your Emergency Lot Number at camp. For example site E85 would be Card #85.

Please Note: The total assessment amounts listed may not be accurate or up to date at this time.

Thank you, BOD


Memorial Day Veterans Service

May 27th

Veterans will line up at 8:30AM
Ceremony at 9:00AM and a breakfast will follow.


DJ Dances, Night at the Races, Crafts, Dinners, and much more!

Photo Gallery

Was that me? Photo memories to last a lifetime or more.

For Sale

Camp Sites, Trailers, Golf Carts, Boats…all for sale.

Board of Directors

Your campground leadership team ready to serve you well.


Rules and By-Laws for keeping our campground safe and sound.


Is that starboard or aft? Boating rules, regulations, and boat dock list.

Next BOD Meeting on Saturday May 19th, 2018 @ 10am

BOD Meeting Minutes Summary

March 18, 2018; 10:00 a.m.

  1. BLRAA has filed an abatement for the2017 tax assessment.
  2. A new Recreation Committee will be formed to discuss, plan and build games throughout campground.
  3. The Library shelving units will be brought upstairs and placed in the small room at the Lodge on April 22nd.


Baxter Lake Recreation Area
99 Four Rod Road
Rochester, NH 03867

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