Recreation

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.

Forest Society members share an easy, solitary adventure during a time of social distancing.

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the health and well-being of our staff and community is our greatest priority. Here is how we are doing our part to prevent the continued spread of COVID-19.

The House Committee on Resources, Recreation and Development recently voted to send HB 1316 to “Interim Study."

One year after a devastating fire at The Rocks, the Forest Society announces plans for a major renovation project.

Snow season has arrived in New Hampshire’s forests opening a window of opportunity for tracking winter wildlife. The tracking season lasts reliably for four months, perhaps less as winters become more erratic and annual snowfall decreases, from late November until late March.

In November …

If you live near a patch of forest or hang a backyard feeder in winter, you’ve probably got a few black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus) flitting around outside as you read this.

Something Wild is joint production of NH Audubon, The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests & NHPR.

It’s 9:30 p.m. and you’ve just finished tidying the house after putting your kids to bed when you suddenly receive a notification. This is not a drill — you have an hour to grab your ready-pack and get to the trailhead.

We are grateful to the 100 hikers who helped us kick off a new decade on our land on January 1, 2020 at the First Day Hike on Mt.