Pearl Lake is small and out of the way, nestled in the foothills to the west of the Cannon-Kinsman Range. If you are in the Franconia or Littleton area, it makes a great early morning or evening paddle with beautiful rural New Hampshire quiet and the possibility for some productive bird-watching.
Though you will see some houses and fields on your paddle, the lake is undeveloped and managed for conservation by the Lisbon Conservation Commission. Since this a small lake, you can paddle any route you want and never be far from your car.
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