Great Island Common

The New Castle Beach and the Children’s Playground at New Castle Common are closed.

The New Castle Common and Beach are closed to all vehicle traffic. 

The Great Island Common is comprised of 32 acres of seaside greenspace and beach. The Common is open to the public 365 days a year from 9am to 9pm. The Common is owned and operated by the Town of New Castle. The Common is not a state of NH Park. All reservations are on a first come first serve basis. All inquires regarding the park please call (603) 436-1992

For reservations of pavilions or tent rental areas please call (603) 431-6710 ext 10. All other inquiries must call (603) 436-1992.

No pets allowed in the Common or on the Beach from May 15th to September 15th.  

We currently do not accept credit cards.

Reservations for the Pavilions and the purchase of Non-resident Common passes will be accepted on May 1, 2020 at the New Castle Town Hall. The purchase of non-resident passes is on hold until further notice due to COVID-19. No early reservations accepted. Exceptions being weddings and schools which does not include a pavilion. Wedding reservations will be accepted for the 2020 season on January 1, 2020, again this does not include a pavilion.

The Great Island Common is open 365 days per year.