About Us

Bald Peak, the only lakeside private country club in New Hampshire, offers 1000 acres of unspoiled natural beauty with breathtaking views.

In this idyllic setting, members enjoy golf on a challenging Donald Ross course, clay court tennis, water sports, beach activities, and an endless array of social, dining and junior events. While the superb facilities and natural beauty are incomparable, the lifelong friendships fostered through fun filled summers are the true treasures of Bald Peak. Our members come to the lake for complete relaxation and to enjoy the peaceful natural surroundings with their families. Bald Peak provides an added dimension to life at the lake by offering exceptional dining, a chance for young children and teens to gather and meet friends, and an endless variety of social and sporting events for adults. Whether you prefer traditional golf tournaments, bridge, a casual game of tennis, arts and crafts, swimming, kayaking or hiking, there are activities for you at Bald Peak.  Membership options at Bald Peak are flexible, but most important, membership is fun for families of all ages. Our members travel from far and wide. Some members live on campus, while a majority of our members commute to the club daily, by boat or by car, from neighboring lakeside towns. For our members and sponsored guests, overnight accommodations are available in the clubhouse or in nearby cottages. When members drive through the Bald Peak gates, they are instantly immersed in the beauty of the surrounding landscape and eagerly await the joyful times ahead. For more information on membership categories and how to become a member please contact: Alexia Steyn, Membership/Marketing Director at [email protected] or Chris Wyles, General Manager at [email protected].

  • Dress Code
    • DRESS CODE

      Bald Peak Dress Code

      Clubhouse Dress Code - Men & Boys

      Acceptable Attire:

      • Proper Golf and Tennis Attire
      • Men’s shirts must have collar and sleeves
      • Men’s shirts must be worn in the style for which they were designed (tucked in vs. untucked)
      • Shoes with laces must be tied
      • Sandals and flip-flops
      • Workout clothes are allowed in the clubhouse only while in transition
        (ie: mail pick-up, The Turn & coming in and out of guest rooms)


      Unacceptable Attire:

      • Hats, caps, and visors are not to be worn in the clubhouse
      • Blue denim clothing of any style
      • Ripped, faded, distressed or torn garments of any kind
      • Tank Tops
      • Cargo shorts or pants
      • Hooded sweatshirts or sweatpants
      • Workout clothes are not allowed in sitting or dining areas

      Clubhouse Dress Code – Women & Girls

      Acceptable Attire:

      • Proper Golf and Tennis Attire
      • Women may wear shirts and blouses in the style for which they were designed (tucked vs. untucked)
      • Sleeveless, halter tops and off the shoulder dresses and tops are allowed
      • White Denim
      • Sandals and flip-flops
      • Workout clothes are allowed in the clubhouse only while in transition
        (ie: mail pick-up, The Turn & coming in and out of guest rooms)


      Unacceptable Attire:

      • Blue denim clothing of any style
      • Ripped, faded, distressed or torn garments of any kind
      • Cut-off shorts or super short shorts – short/skirt length acceptable to 1 inch above fingertip length
      • Tube/spandex tops, belly baring shirts, uncovered sports bras, sheer tops or tops with plunging necklines
      • Hooded sweatshirts or sweatpants
      • Workout clothes are not allowed in sitting or dining areas

      This dress code pertains to Members, Guests and Guests staying in the clubhouse.

      Cellular Phone Use

      Audible cell phone use is permitted only in the Clubhouse Conference Room, Guest Rooms or in one’s automobile and limited use “as needed” on the Beach. Texting, email or use of the internet from a mobile device is acceptable as long as all sounds are turned off.
  • Events & Weddings
    • EVENTS & WEDDINGS

      Bald Peak Colony Club is the perfect place to host your special occasion, while enjoying a breathtaking view of Lake Winnipesaukee.

      Whether it is a small intimate dinner party, a family celebration, rehearsal dinner or wedding, our team will work with you on every detail to make your occasion memorable.

      The East Lounge & Upper Terrace are located on the main floor of our Clubhouse and hold up to 150 people depending on the event.

      The Main Dining Room is located on the lower level of the Clubhouse and holds up to 220 people.

      The rustic charm of our Racquet Club is a wonderful unique setting for rehearsal dinners and holds up to 135 people.

      Please note: Bald Peak is a private facility and events must be sponsored by a current member.

      If you are interested in booking an event, please contact our Events Manager, Alesia Balser at 603-544-2511 ext. 301 or at [email protected].

      Clubhouse Lobby
      Terrace with Tent
      East Lounge
      Racquet Club
  • History
    • HISTORY

      At the turn-of-the-century

      The eccentric Thomas Gustave Plant built his dream estate on the picturesque slopes of the Ossipee Mountains, near the Bald Peak.  As he looked down at Lake Winnipesaukee, he envisioned an idyllic country club where his friends could gather.  With compulsive attention to details, Mr. Plant planned a golf course, clubhouse, boathouse and guest cottages that matched the grandeur of the setting. The Bald Peak Country Club was incorporated in 1920. Two years after breaking the first ground, Plant's dream was realized.  In the early years, many of Plant's friends gathered at Bald Peak. Today, Plant's nearby home, named Castle in The Clouds, is no longer part of the Club property, but the house and grounds are preserved and maintained, for all to enjoy, by The Castle Preservation Society.  Bald Peak's original buildings are still beautifully perched on the hilltop overlooking Winnipesaukee. The thousand acre property provides unmatched privacy with stately pine forests, pristine lakefront, and picturesque rolling hills.  Over the years, the original ridge cottages have been converted to private homes and additional private residences have been added along the lake shore and hillsides.  One third of our members live on the Colony Club property while a majority of our members live in neighboring lakeside towns.

  • Real Estate
    • REAL ESTATE

      The following properties are for sale at Bald Peak.
      Please contact the appropriate broker or Grace Bird at ([email protected]).

      108 Pine Needle Lane

      Offered for $2,400,000
      This spacious, year-round modern home is beautifully landscaped and overlooks Lake Winnipesaukee with beach access to Bald Peak’s second beach. This 7,000+/- square foot home is privately situated on 2.1 acres and is well suited for a large family with its open-concept styling and perfectly suited for entertaining. The first floor consists of a large fireplaced living-room, a family room with fireplace, which opens to the well-appointed kitchen complete with granite counters and stainless-steel appliances, including Jenn-Air double ovens and Fischer-Paykel gas stove. The laundry room, a spacious office and a four-season, light-filled sunroom also reside on the first floor. A highlight of this wonderful home is the richly appointed first floor Master Suite, which includes two walk-in closets, a study, en-suite full bath, fireplace and sliders to the outside deck, spanning the length of the home. There is rich, hardwood flooring throughout the first level. The second-level of this magnificent home boasts four large bedrooms overlooking the lake. Plenty of room for guests with the extra bunkroom/playroom, café/office lounge and two and a half baths. The walk-out ground level awaits the new owners vision. The house was completed in 2007. Offered for $2,400,000.
      Contact John Livens, (603) 968-7205


      72 View Drive

      Offered for $925,000
      Great traditional cape on the grounds of Bald Peak Colony Club with fantastic views of the 14th green and fairway. All the privacy you could want as well. Wonderful style with traditional columns, formal living room with fireplace, built-ins, exposed beams, large porch and outside patio. Four bedrooms, Four bathrooms and 3,800 square feet.
      For Information call Cindy Melanson (603) 651-7228, [email protected]


      These properties are for sale by owners and brokers who provided the information. The Bald Peak Land Company makes no representation as to its' accuracy or completeness.

      Please give these homes your serious consideration. We will keep you posted on the availability of these and any other properties. Please let anyone on the committee know of your interest and we will be happy to work with you.

      Bald Peak Real Estate Committee Chair:

      Grace Bird
      [email protected]
  • Reciprocal Clubs
    • RECIPROCAL CLUBS

      Bald Peak Colony Club is pleased to offer reciprocal privileges to a number of wonderful clubs worldwide.

      To Make Arrangements:

      Please click here to view our Reciprocal Policy.  Reciprocal Members should contact Bald Peak to discuss their needs and make reservations.  Use of facilities (Golf, Tennis, Beach & Dining) may only be used while a reciprocal member is staying overnight in the Clubhouse.  Reservations must be made in advance and can be made by phone 603-544-2511 or by email to [email protected].

      Letter of Introduction:

      Admission and use of the facilities of Bald Peak shall be by presentation of a current Letter of Introduction (which shall be valid for 30 days). 

      Billing Procedures:

      All charges will be billed to reciprocal member’s accounts set up through Bald Peak. We do not directly bill the reciprocal club.

      Club List:

      Algonquin Club Of Boston The Chicago Club Colony Club
      The Country Club Of Rochester Dedham Country & Polo Club Harvard Club Of Boston
      The Hillsboro Club Hope Club The Jupiter Island Club
      The Lansdowne Club The Merion Cricket Club Mountain Lake
      The Olympic (City) Club Sulgrave Club Union Club Of Boston
      The Union League Club Of New York The Union League Of Philadelphia
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