Mendums Lake (Pond) is on Hall Rd. in Barrington. If you enter Recreation Drive., Barrington NH into your map finder your GPS or Smart Electronic device, it will bring you to the entrance which is marked by a large sign “UNH Rec Area”. That’s also where Mendums Lake and the Sailing Centre is located. Just follow that dirt road and ‘Sailing’ sign (at the first fork) down to the boathouse.
Our parking lot is extremely small and we have a single lane road in and out. Please be patient with the staff as they assist you with accessing the sailing centre to both drop off and pick up your student.
Alternately, from the north take I-95 N from the Boston, or I-95 S from Portland area exiting in Portsmouth NH for Rte. 4. Go west on Rte 4, beyond Durham to the Lee traffic circle, about 14 miles. Continue west 2.6 miles past the Lee traffic circle. Look for a brown sign “UNH Rec. Area” on the right as you go up a hill. Large power lines run across the road. Take a right after this sign onto Hall Rd. UNH Sailing Centre is approx. 1 mile down Hall Rd. on the left.
From Concord follow Rte. 4 E through Northwood and look for a brown “UNH Rec. Area” sign on the right as you come up a hill. Large power lines run across the road. Hall Rd. is on your left.