Field Trips and Guided Hikes

Fortunately, there wasn't a soul around to witness my first mental breakdown on a trail. It happened on my first hike, when I was a college freshman at the University of Maine in Orono.

Enter your favorite shots taken on a Forest Society reservation OR on any property conserved through an easement with the Forest Society, by Aug.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00am

"Improve Your Outlook" during the Forest Society's: Five Hikes in Five Weeks" Summer 2018 series.

This guided hike will introduce participants to forest communities and historic features on a private woodland protected by a Forest Society conservation easement and owned by the Fernald Family in Nottingham. The hike includes the Bean River, a woods road hike over Stevens Hill and a side visit to a rare old-growth, black gum wetland. 

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:00pm

"Improve Your Outlook" during the Forest Society's: Five Hikes in Five Weeks" Summer 2018 series.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:00am

"Improve Your Outlook" during the Forest Society's: Five Hikes in Five Weeks" Summer 2018 series.

Cockermouth Forest, Hebron, NH

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:00am

"Improve Your Outlook" during the Forest Society's: Five Hikes in Five Weeks" Summer 2018 series.

Creek Farm is a 35 acre forest reservation and beautiful historic property just a short drive from the center of Portsmouth. We will walk along the Little Harbor Loop Trail, beginning at Creek Farm and passing through the Wentworth-Coolidge historic site and city of Portsmouth conservation land. As you walk along the 1.5 mile loop, you will learn about the ecology and history of Creek Farm and enjoy scenic views of Sagamore Creek.

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:00am

"Improve Your Outlook" during the Forest Society's: Five Hikes in Five Weeks" Summer 2018 series.

High Blue Reservation, Walpole, NH

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 10:00am

Join the Wantastiquet Monadnock Trail (WMT) Coalition in celebrating the completion of a new long-distance hiking trail from Mount Wantastiquet in West Chesterfield to Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey with a series of section hikes.  Several of these sections travel at least partially through land owned and managed by the Forest Society.  On Saturday November 3, the WMT Coalition will lead a guided hike on Section 9: Gap North Parking Lot (Bullard Road) to Mount Monadnock and back.  This 6 mile hike is strenuous will ascend Mount Monadnock via the Royce Trail (also a section of the Wantastiquet-M