Chocorua Island Chapel is located on Squam Lake, NH, in the town of Holderness.
It is only accessible by boat.
Transportation to Church Island services is available to the public through a pontoon boat shuttle provided by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. The cost for the round trip is $10.00 per person (cash appreciated) and leaves from their launch on RT 113 across from the Science Center parking lots. Park in designated lots and walk to Lake Cruise Headquarters using pathway. ** Leaves promptly at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are recommended by contacting the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at 603-968-7194 or at http://www.nhnature.org/.
A limited number of wheelchairs, specifically configured for the rough natural terrain, are available on the Island by request.
Personal boat transportation is available by launching at the Public Boat Launch Ramp, monitored by the NH Dept. of Safety, Marine Patrol Division, with limited trailer parking. The launch is located at the same launching point of the Science Center Boat at the junctions of RT 113 and RT 3 in the Village center (Boat launch is off of RT 113).
The Squam Lakes Association also maintains a boat Ramp located on RT 3, 1.5 miles south of the village of Holderness with restrictions to outboards of 25hp or less.
Several marinas in the town of Holderness and Ashland are also available to assist you with your boating needs and have rental boats available. (links below)
As the Chapel is an outdoor facility, the alternate worship site is in the historic “Playhouse” of the Rockwold-Deephaven Camps on RT 113 in Holderness. Relocation is not determined until the morning of worship, and the move to Rockywold will be posted on the Chapel’s home page by 8:30 a.m. the morning of the public service. Private Services are considered rain or shine and alternates and notification of the parties is solely the responsibility of the coordinator.
Squam Boat LIvery, Holderness, NH (603)968-7721 www.Squamboats.com
Riveredge Marina, Ashland, NH (603)968-4411 www.riveredgemarina.com
Holderness Harbor, Holderness, NH (603)968-9001 www.asquammarina.com