Two prominent mountains in the Monadnock Region, miles and towns apart, now share a link that could bring them a little closer together.

This Autumn, the Forest Society was pleased to offer a series of guided hikes on our Forest Reservations.  The Fall series of "5 Easy Hikes in 5 Weeks" was modeled after our similar "5 Hikes" programs in Winter/Spring and Summer 2017, with the goal of introducing hikers of all abilities to Forest


Press Release from the White Mountain National Forest

DILLY FIRE UPDATE October 8, 2017


On Tuesday, October 17th a hot spot flared up within the interior of the Dilly Fire area, sending a significant amount of smoke into the air and prompting several 911 calls. Firefighters from the Woodstock Fire Department and White Mountain National Forest are continuing to monitor the fire. Incr

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:00am

Snowshoe Hike at Forest Society’s Morse Preserve, Alton

Monday February 20, 2017    10 am to 1:30 pm

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 12:00am

Join Forest Society land stewards and Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway Coaltion (SRKGC) volunteers Joel Sadler and George Beaton on Saturday February 18th for a challenging X-country ski up the Lincoln Trail. This will be an extremely difficult ski trip  with lots of elevation gain going up and a narrow steep trail coming down — Expert ability to do turns with metal edge skis required. Please RSVP with George Beaton at 603-938-2637 to obtain details of meeting place/time, or to ask questions.

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 11:00am
JaffreyJaffrey Township, Cheshire County

Start the new year off right with an outdoor excursion!  Join NH State Park and Forest Society staff and land stewards for a 3-mile self-guided hike along the Parker Trail to the Little Mountain Viewpoint. This hike will take approximately 3 hours to complete. For those looking for a more leisurely hike of 2 miles, enjoy a hike along the Parker Trail to the Cliff Walk junction and back. This leisurely hike will take approximately 2 hours on relatively flat terrain. Snowshoes or traction may be helpful depending on conditions.