Bristol is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,054. The primary settlement is located at the intersection of New Hampshire routes 3A and 104, and it is a Census Designated Place. Wellington State Park, Sugar Hill State Forest, and Profile Falls on the Smith River are located here, alongwith the lower two-thirds of Newfound Lake, a resort area.
The town has been a tourist destination since the mid-19th century.