River Road Spring, New Boston, NH


Rte. 13
New Boston, NH 03070
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A pipe comes out of a stone well.

Nearest Address

Rt 13 north of New Boston, NH

Directions from Nearest Address

Take Rt 13 a mile or so north of New Boston village. You will see the pull off on the right.

Vital Information

  • Fee: No Fee
  • Access: Public
  • Flow: Continuous
  • TDS: 10
  • Temp: N/A
  • pH: N/A

Hours Spring is Open:



Map Link: River Road Spring Map

Submitted by: Jesse Lacasse

+Spring Post Info
  1. Kobisson says:

    TDS 10!!!

  2. IcewaLter says:

    Wonderful Spring found on scenic trail next to the Piscataqog river. Beautiful. easy to find and elite tasting agua. TDS was 8 when I was there with a slow flow. I spoke to a lady there who told me flow is usually much stronger and that her family has been getting water there since 1917. 93 till infinity’- I look forward to going back for refills.

  3. BD says:

    We found the spring. It is marked. Before we found it, we spoke with a local woman who indicated that the source of the water is not completely underground (even though it comes out of a pipe on the side of a hill/mountain). That the water should be boiled before drinking as it runs on the ground in some places (subject to beavers and the parasites they carry) and could make a person sick.

  4. Garry says:

    does anyone have any information on the water quality or latest lab results. Have sampled the spring but boil before using. any more info greatly appreciated.

  5. Cyndi says:

    I get my water there every week. I never boil it..Great tasting water!!

  6. Curtis says:

    I went to this spring today 6/17/2014. The spring looks great, and water flow was good. This water tastes amazing!
    This is the Google maps closest drop pin location of the spring. 213 River Rd New Boston, NH 03070

  7. Crystal says:

    I wonder if the woman who has been drinking this water since 1917 boils it before she drinks? Does anyone know of another spring in NH that would not be suggested to boil before drinking?

    • Bill says:

      Just had comprehensive test done at a lab and came out perfect. PH could be a little better only 5.8. No need to boil-just ruins the water. Ignore the signs, just there for legal purposes.

  8. Ben says:

    Temp 49-F
    TDS 11ppm
    pH 7.5
    Flow 1.5gpm

  9. Janine says:


    I was visiting my daughter in New Boston and she directed me to River Road Springs because I wanted to find a natural spring and fill my 5 gallon bottle. Can anyone tell me if this water is safe to drink, because their is a sign there saying New Boston is not responsible for health. Can I get some feedback and was it tested is it the best or not? Thanks for any feedback

  10. Roseanne says:

    Has anyone tested the water for heavy metals?

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