The Forest Society's mission includes conserving lands that provide recreational opportunities--and economic benefits through tourism--for New Hampshire residents and visitors. Visit this page to explore stories related to recreation on conserved lands.

"[T]his picturesque historic site, presided over since 1998 by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, is a complicated collection of things lost and found in hardscrabble ground."

In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the Great American Outdoors Act.

It's blueberry season! Combine walking or hiking with blueberry picking on these five featured Forest Society reservations and easement lands.

From Franklin, NH to Newburyport, MA, there is much to see and experience along the Merrimack River watershed. After you watch The Merrimack: River at Risk, premiering on July 23 on NHPBS, we hope you'll be excited to rediscover this beautiful region.


A young boy hikes over a rock.

Stay tuned for a special, family-friendly Five Hikes Challenge that will replace our annual "Five Hikes in Five Weeks" fall programs.

The programs have introduced hundreds of families to hiking in New Hampshire with visits to Forest Society reservations.

Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves, part of the Forest Society's Lost River Reservation, opened for the summer on June 13.

In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the U.S. Senate recently approved the Great American Outdoors Act.

The Forest Society joins a broad coalition of groups calling for Congress to pass the Great American Outdoors Act.