Beaver Pond as seen from the Beaver Pond Trail near the campground
Bear Brook State Park is a 10,000-acre (40 km2) preserve located in Allenstown, New Hampshire and surrounding towns. It is one of New Hampshire's largest state parks.
Amenities at Bear Brook include camp sites, a picnic area, hiking trails, swimming and fishing ponds, archery range, camp store, ball field, playground, bathhouse, shelters, picnic tables, canoe & row boat rentals, physical fitness course, Camping Museum, 4-H Nature Center, Snowmobile Museum and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Museum.
The park takes its name from Bear Brook, a stream which runs through the park. Its environment is that of the Northeastern coastal forests ecoregion.
In 1985, and again in 2000, the remains of four unidentified females were found. The case remains unsolved.
Coordinates: 43°09′47″N 71°23′10″W / 43.163°N 71.386°W