GILFORD, N.H. – Gunstock Mountain Resort opened its newest restaurant, Barrel Bar & Grille on opening day of the 2023/2024 season, Friday, December 8. 

Guests in search of a beverage, a snack or a meal may be surprised this winter when they enter the Stockade Lodge in the Gunstock base area. The former quick-serve cafeteria has been transformed into a full-service restaurant that includes a 20-seat, U-shaped bar. An expanded kitchen with new equipment allows culinary staff to offer an exciting, fresh menu featuring soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees. Open every day and conveniently located between the Panorama and Ramrod lifts, skiers and riders will enjoy ski-in, ski-out access. A double-sided, indoor/outdoor fireplace is sure to make the spacious outdoor deck an attraction for apres ski revelers throughout the winter season. 


About Gunstock: 

Located in the heart of the legendary Winnipesaukee Lakes Region, Gunstock Mountain Resort is among the longest continuously operating ski areas in the country and remains committed to its mission of connecting people of all ages and abilities to the outdoors. Built by the Works Progress Administration in 1937, Gunstock is owned and operated by New Hampshire’s Belknap County. Gunstock is a four-season recreation area that features day and evening alpine skiing and snowboarding, and snow tubing, plus Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. Summe and fall offerings include RV and tent camping, adventure park attractions. Gunstock is host to many weddings, celebrations, group functions and major public events.