President's Corner

Welcome to beautiful

Kezar Lake! 


For many this is home, while for others, a home away from home or an exciting new experience. Whatever your circumstance, this lake is a jewel of a resource.

Kezar enjoys enviable water quality for active and passive use.  Whether swimming, boating, fishing, hiking or bicycling – or spotting our annual loon families and majestic bald eagles – Kezar Lake has much to offer.  

Things weren’t always this wonderful. Beginning more than fifty years ago, our lake suffered periodic algae blooms. With the aid of state agencies, legal counsel, local residents and others, it has experienced a rebirth. But Kezar Lake requires care and diligence to ensure that its sensitive environmental history is not repeated. Like other lakes, Kezar’s water quality is readily threatened by modern pollutants, such as road salt and sand, fertilizers and waste water.  

KLPA was founded by lake residents and others with a mission to protect and enhance Kezar Lake by testing water quality, educating the public, enhancing recreational use, encouraging volunteerism, maintaining public access to this wonderful asset, and hiring lake hosts to monitor invasive species.

You can enjoy and help protect our lake by becoming a member of KLPA, making a donation or volunteering.  If you are not already a member, please join us! Each new member makes a big difference.

Thank you for visiting our webpage, and I look forward to seeing you around exciting Kezar!

Victor Del Vecchio, KLPA President

From the internet, don't miss...

A Sense of Place: Field Trip to Kezar Lake
Inspiring Views of Kezar


Kezar News




Photo by Sue Esposito

Loons Leave for the Seashore

After courting, settling down and raising a chick on Kezar Lake, our loon parents molted their breeding plumage in late summer and into fall. Sometime in October, they took off for the ocean; the chick remained for awhile, gaining flight skills and independence. By mid-November the chick had also left, to return inland in a few years after spending time off the east coast.

Kezar Lake Running Club

Join the new running/walking club on Kezar Lake!

You'll have access to group runs, a network of

like-minded individuals, monthly newsletter of

all the happenings in the running community,

races with the club, knowledge of great running

and walking routes.

Notes on staying safe from COVID-19 

Check out these resources and help keep yourself and others virus-free.

NH DHHS: Novel Coronavirus maps and dashboards

NH Safer at Home: Gradual reopening of NH universal guidelines

CDC: How Coronavirus Spreads

2020 Kezar Lake Protective Association Annual Meeting
Minutes from KLPA's beautiful outdoor July Meeting in the Grove are available here.
2021 is KLPA's 50th Anniversary and ideas of big stuff next summer are floating. Please contact us if you would like to volunteer your ideas and time or have questions.

Stories and Presentations of Interest:

Click our links.


5 Takeaways From The First Statewide Report On The Health Of New Hampshire’s Lakes, by Annie Ropeik, NHPR.


NH LAKES' Summer 2020 Webinars. ICYMI.

Ecology & Management of New Hampshire’s Lakes Webinar Series

Working for Clean & Healthy Lakes Webinar Series

Speaking for Wildlife Presentation, UNH Cooperative Extension, by Ben Kimball and Dan Sperduto. Get community minded.

The Nature of New Hampshire: Natural Communities in the Granite State

NH DES: Lake Information Mapper

This interactive map allows you to zoom in on any waterbody of interest

in the Granite State and find water quality information both historic and current. There's a lot here—try it out!

The Call of the Loon

Loon calls and beautiful photos from the Loon Preservation Committee!


Kezar Lake Dock & Mountain