Accessing Moeckel Pond

Getting Here


To access the public parking lot for Moeckel Pond, please use Bayleaf Way off of Simpson Mill Rd in Pelham, which is also Marblehead Rd in Windham.  There is no parking allowed off of Moeckel Rd.

Directions: You can find Moeckel Pond in Windham, NH., off Exit 3. If you are using GPS navigation such as Google Maps, enter Moeckel Pond or Moeckel Pond Dam. Take Exit 3, onto NH-111 E.  Then take a right onto NH-111A W, Range Rd. toward Pelham.  Marblehead Rd. will be on your left in about 2.3 miles. You will turn right on Bayleaf in about 1.8 miles.  Bayleaf is a single lane dirt road with ledge on the right and wetland on the left.  Half way down on the right is a pull-over to allow another car to pass.  Parking lot is off the dirt road, 0.3 miles on the right. 
Note: Bayleaf Rd used to be named Moeckel Road.  It may still be named that on some GPS navigation software. The old wooden bridge that connects both is no longer passable by car. Please do not enter Moeckel Pond from Lowell to Range to Moeckel Rds.  There is no public parking on Moeckel Road, on the west side of the old wooden bridge.    

An ADA dock with kayak and canoe launch will be installed June of 2021!

Rules for Use

Town rules for use of the Moeckel Pond access lot and launch, per the Windham Conservation Commission:

  • Use at your own risk
  • Open dawn-to-dusk from May 1 – November 1
  • Launch open when gate is open
  • Carry-in, Carry-out
  • Clean up after your dog
  • Supervise children at all times
  • Park in designated spots only
  • No fires, fireworks
  • No alcohol/controlled substances
  • No glass containers
  • No foul/abusive language
  • No bikes/skateboards/rollerblades on dock
  • No motorized craft
  • No lifeguard on duty
  • No swimming

Windham Police Non-Emergency Phone Number: 603-434-5577

Emergency:  911