Chocorua NH

2013 quarter released by the U.S. Mint

2013 quarter released by the U.S. Mint

Chocorua is an unincorporated village in the town of Tamworth NH,   nestled among mountains and lakes of pristine beauty. Mt. Chocorua is a spectacular and dramatic mountain rich in history and recreational opportunities. With Lake Chocorua at the foot of the mountain range, this natural beauty creates one of the most scenic views in New England.  The village is home to the Chocorua River Dam and Park, and boasts spectacular views of its namesake, Mt Chocorua, known as the Matterhorn of the White Mountains due to its triangular summit, it is one of the most-climbed and photographed mountain peaks in the world.  


The Village of Chocorua, a part of  Tamworth, is centered at the intersection of routes 113 and 16, along the Chocorua River, a few miles south of Mt Chocorua, often called "The Matterhorn of the White Mountains" because of its triangular, rocky summit.  Visit the Chocorua River Dam Park on Facebook and "like" the page. 

 Known today for its artistic, literary and religious organizations. The town of Tamworth  boasts two public libraries, an art gallery, the Arts Council of Tamworth, the Tamworth History Center, the Tamworth Foundation, The Barnstormers, six churches, a distillery, winery and many resident authors, poets and artists.

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Picture courtesy of Chocorua Lake Conservancy

Picture courtesy of Chocorua Lake Conservancy

3rd Annual Light the Night Bonfire, Chocorua River Dam Park 1/28/18

3rd Annual Light the Night Bonfire, Chocorua River Dam Park 1/28/18


Chocorua has lodging, food, artwork, antiques and more. It also has it's own public library and post office (03817)

Explore Chocorua



10:00 am - Marion Posner - storytelling and preview of Elderville the Musical

10:00 – 5:00pm - Artworks presents their Annual Art Show in Runnells Hall

11:00 - River Walk with Lynne Flaccus – explore the natural wonder of Chocorua River, fun for kids of all ages!

11:15 – 2:30 - Music in the park featuring The Georgia Stafford Duo, and Taylor Whiteside with Peter Heimlich.

11:15-1:15 - The Boy Scouts will be selling popcorn in the park and s'mores from 1:15-2:45.

11:00 – 2:30pm - Lunch available for purchase at Runnells Hall, prepared by the Chocorua Library Crew

1:00 - Citizen of the Year, and other announcements, at Runnells Hall

1:30 - Duck Fun Run by the dam (warm-up for the race)

2:30 - Setup for duck race, race announcements, and final ducky sales

2:45 - RUBBER DUCKY RACE – buy a duck for $3.00, a chance to win valuable prizes from Chocorua Village businesses

3:00 - Winner presentations at the gazebo

Brought to you by the Chocorua Community Association. Join us the first Monday of every month at 7:00pm at the Chocorua Library