About LKWA


This pristine 375 acre lake was originally called Red Hill Pond, named after the hills behind its northern shore.
Maps from the 1800’s give the name of the lake as Long Pond. A saw mill was located at the southern end, just across the Whittier Highway (NH Route 25) from what today is Conway’s bait shop. Large trees were cut from the woods surrounding the lake and the logs were floated down the lake and dragged across the highway to the sawmill.

Lake Kanasatka is fed by Wakondah Pond from the west, snow melt from the surrounding hills, and many of its own springs. A dam at the Route 25 end of the lake controls the water level. Water that flows over the dam follows a narrow stream into Lake Winnipesaukee. The lake is 2 miles long, .3 miles wide in most places and has a mean depth of 20 feet. The deepest point, estimated at 48 feet, is in the widest spot, near Route 25.

Click on the Lake Kanasatka Watershed Map for a closer look at our coverage area.

Our Association:



You may download and read a copy of our ByLaws here.

Officers & Advisory Board for 2018 – 2019

President:  Kirk Meloney
Vice President:  Jane Nash
Secretary:  Joan Izen
Treasurer:  Rob Baker
Media: John Scudder
Member at Large: Tim Baker


Committees for 2018 – 2019

Water Quality:
Lisa Hutchinson Chair
Carol & Rick Carlson
Kevin & Sandra Kelly
LIsa & David Hutchinson

Hospitality:  Kevin & Sandra Kelly
Merchandise & Sales:  Phyllis Komlos
Boat Parade:  Rob Baker

LPC Loon Liasons:
Joan Izen
Trish Townsend


Established to promote the conservation of the quality of the environment of the area in the watershed of Lake Kanasatka, including the conservation of the natural resources of the land, water, marshland, woodland and open spaces, as well as the plant and animal life therein, and the protection of the water quality of Lake Kanasatka and its tributaries against pollution.

Have you paid your LKWA dues for 2019?

Click here to download a mail-able form.

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Web Site
:  John Scudder

John chatting with his neighbor John Young
down by the lake in 1954 and 2013