Forest Reservation Guide

Welcome to our Forest Reservation Guide. You can browse our properties using the map, or scroll down to filter by region or recreational activity. Featured reservations (blue pins) typically have parking areas, mapped trails, and more detailed information. All our Forest Reservations are open to the public. You can also search by Reservation name or town.

 
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  • The central focus of Bretzfelder Park is a giant white pine tree, estimated to be more than 200 years old. In the late 1800s, when Bethlehem was a haven for city folks seeking the clean air of the mountains, the tree became a popular place for visitors, who would wander down the quiet road and relax beneath the tree's branches, enjoying picnics in the quiet beauty of the forest.

    • Hiking Trails
  • At Welch Family Farm and Forest, you’ll find what remains of the homestead and farm of the Welch family, who emigrated from Ireland in the 1860s.

    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Hiking Trails
    • Snowshoeing
  • Mount Monadnock is one of the most-climbed mountains in the western hemisphere.

    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Family-oriented
    • Great Views
    • Hiking Trails
    • Snowshoeing
  • The Madame Sherri Forest is named after a former owner, Madame Antoinette Sherri, a Paris-born theatrical costume designer who worked in New York City during the early 1900s.

    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Dog-walking
    • Hiking Trails
    • Hunting
    • Snowshoeing
  • The Madame Sherri Forest is named after a former owner, Madame Antoinette Sherri, a Paris-born theatrical costume designer who worked in New York City during the early 1900s.

    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Dog-walking
    • Hiking Trails
    • Hunting
    • Snowshoeing
  • Two miles of hiking trails wind through upland pine-oak-hemlock forests, fields, old orchards, and silver maple floodplain forest along the Contoocook River. The terrain is relatively flat. Because of the wide variety of habitats, wildlife observation opportunities are excellent at McCabe Forest.

    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Hiking Trails
    • Snowshoeing
  • Rachel Adams Memorial Forest
    • Birdwatching
    • Fishing
    • Snowshoeing