Welcome to the WOW Trail

BOW WOW Fest 2015!

Saturday May 2, 2015

Laconia’s 5th Annual Pooch Parade

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Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Location: WOW Trail – Elm Street Entrance – Lakeport Square

  • 8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Registration – Vendors – Surprise K-9 Guests
  • 10:05 a.m. Pet Blessing
  • 10:15 Parade/Costume Judging
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Talent Judging – Prizes Awarded
  • 11:45 a.m. Wrap Up

Pre-registration for dog walkers only (deadline: April 28): $10 with free tee-shirt; thereafter, $10 & $5 tee-shirt. Add’l tee-shirts, $10 to benefit WOW Trail.

All registration monies to benefit Laconia, Gilford and Belmont PD K-9 Units.


  • Registration forms found at www.wowtrail.org
  • Mail completed forms to: WOW Trail, PO Box 6832, Laconia, NH 03247. Checks made out to: WOW Trail – BOW WOW Fest 2015.

Additional questions/forms contact Claire Hebert-Dow at Melcher & Prescott Insurance, 524-4535, or email chebert@melcher-prescott.com

Use the links below to download the official  event registration form:

About the Trail

The WOW Trail is a paved, 10 feet wide, rail-with-trail in the City of Laconia.  Currently 1.3 miles long, the trail spans from Elm Street in Lakeport to North Main Street near downtown Laconia. A portion of the trail, located between Bisson Avenue and Lyford Street, is adjacent to Messer Street on a widened sidewalk.

Well loved and well-used by walkers, runners and bikers, Phase 1 of the WOW Trail has fast become a unifying landmark and point of pride for the CIty of Laconia.

Final design and fundraising is currently underway for Phase 2 – which will extend the Trail another 1.1 miles from North Main Street to the Belmont town line.

Please make a donation to the WOW Trail today and help build Phase 2 in 2015!

For more information about our fundraising efforts, please contact us at info@wowtrail.org or (603) 520-8952.  

WOW Trail’s mission is to promote, design, build and maintain a nine mile recreation path through the CIty of Laconia as a part of the regional rail trail network that will one day connect Meredith to Franklin.