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Alton is located in Belknap County on beautiful Lake Winnispesaukee surrounded by mountains, lakes and natural wildlife. Seasonal activities include boating, swimming, water skiing, skate boarding, basketball, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, playgrounds, volleyball, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, skating, skiing, snow shoeing, ice fishing and more.

Once called New Durham Gore because of the upland areas, or "gores," Alton was settled mainly by farmers seeking higher land that provided less frost. It was incorporated in 1796. In nearby Alton Bay, the first side-wheeler boats were launched in 1872.

RV campgrounds and dealers Green Tops Campground | Location: P.O. Box 659, 1 Monument Square, New Hampshire 03809 Telephone 603-875-2161 Fax 603-875-3894

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08/09 Coming to The area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”