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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  • Nestled in the heart of the White Mountains, The Rocks is a protected reserve that serves as the Forest Society’s North Country Conservation and Education Center. Featuring more than 13 buildings on the National Historic Register, The Rocks' Heritage Trail evokes the gilded era of a century ago of long vacations in the refreshing summer air of the White Mountains.

    • Cross-country Skiing
    • Family-oriented
    • Great Views
    • Hiking Trails
    • Horseback riding
    • Snowshoeing
  • With its rough boardwalks and lantern-lit caves, Lost River Gorge attracts thousands of people each year who admire the beauty of the area and take on the challenge of the tight ins and outs of the majestic boulder caves.

    • Family-oriented
    • Great Views
    • Hiking Trails
  • Cellar holes surrounded by apple orchards suggest that a portion of this land was used for agriculture and a residence at one time. At the foot of Black Mountain are the remains of old-time limestone quarries and kilns. The first kiln here was built in 1838; the second was built in 1842 with the help of John Page, governor of New Hampshire and a Haverhill resident.

    • Dog-walking
    • Great Views
    • Hiking Trails
    • Hunting
    • Snowshoeing
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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