Parks & Recreation

Bristol Parks is pleased to announce that the Land and Water Conservation Fund has awarded $300,000 toward the Pemaquid Beach Pavilion Replacement Project!!

Construction will begin in September! 

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park and Pemaquid Beach are closed for the season.

Bristol Parks held an open discussion regarding the Pemaquid Beach Pavilion Replacement Project on  January 29th. Click here to see the presentation by the architects. 


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.  Please contact the office at 207-563-1800 or call Lara Sargent, Parks Director, at 207-350-7022 with any questions or to set up an appointment.

* 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) 677-2500
Sandra Lane Commissioner (207) 563-2134
Laurie Mahan Commissioner (207) 677-3725
Lara Sargent Parks Director (207) 350-7022
Melanie Tilton Wedding Coordinator (207) 586-5002