Parks & Recreation

Pemaquid Beach Pavilion Replacement Community Input Survey

The Parks and Recreation Department are looking for your input! The current Pemaquid Beach Pavilion is in need of replacement due to structural damage from age, weather and erosion. We would love to hear your thoughts or feedback on the replacement of this building to help with our planning.

To complete the survey, please click here. Survey submissions are due by November 1st, 2018.


Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park is open for the season.  Admission is $3.00.

Pemaquid Beach is closed for the season. Admission is $4.00.


Contact Bristol Parks & Recreation

The Parks and Recreation office is located at Ellingwood Information Center at 1180 Bristol Road. Please note that this building is not staffed regularly in the off season. They will be open from 9am to 4pm 7 days a week from June 26th, 2018 - September 2nd, 2018. Please contact the office at 207-563-1800 for any questions.


* Tobacco Free Parks Policy: All Bristol Parks facilities are tobacco free effective May 4th, 2012. These facilities include: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park, Pemaquid Beach and Park, Bristol Swimming Hole, Ellingwood Information Center and Park, Visitors Center and the Rock Schoolhouse.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Clyde Pendleton Commissioner - Chair (207) 350-6996
Sandra Lane Commissioner (207) 350-6992
Laurie Mahan Commissioner (207) 350-7122
Lara Sargent Parks Director (207) 350-7022
Melanie Tilton Wedding Coordinator (207) 586-5002