This lake is located in the wonderful White Mountains. A day on the slopes of Waterville Valley is just what you need, and some close by water includes Swainey Brook. Why not stop at Owls Head also since you're here. You'll need more than a day to discover everything Squam Lake has to offer, you can camp at Arcadia Tent and Trailer Park. When you're here at Squam Lake it's always fun to pop by Wellington
State Beach; in case you have a boat, Thurston's Marina is a fine marina. This place, Squam Lake, it just has so much outdoors amusing stuff.