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.
Enjoy learning new things while you hike? Want to know how far along you are on the trail? Want to look for cool landmarks as part of a scavanger hunt? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then Forest Explorer might be right for you!
Forest Explorer is a mobile-friendly website that allows hikers to use an interactive trail map for select Forest Society reservations. Users can choose from our unique trail experiences, all of which track your location as you hike and allow you to share your trip via social media.
This summer and fall, we partnered with WMUR to offer a series of guided hikes on our forest reservations with the goal of introducing hikers of all abilities to Forest Society properties with trail systems that possess excellent views or interesting destinations.
I rolled into the parking lot of the Mountain Wanderer Book Store in Lincoln, New Hampshire. I was there to meet two White Mountain hiking experts. Authors Mike Dickerman of Bond Cliff Books and Steve Smith, editor of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s White Mountain Hiking Guide.