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.

Autumn as arrived. As the leaves begin to change we want to take a moment to reflect on this year's exciting (and humid) summer season.

The fall foliage will be spectacular in New Hampshire where the colors inspire us to embrace all things autumn.

The mountain that everybody hikes is now a place where everybody can learn thanks to the Forest Society’s New Hampshire Forest Explorer for smartphones.

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 September 15 (deadline extended!) for a chance to have your photo published in the autumn 2018 issue of Forest Notes, free passes

Passover on the Jewish Calendar, Holy week on the Christian Calendar, Muskrat Week on the Floodplain Calendar.

For lovers of NH forests, nothing beats fall foliage season. The cresting wave of tourism sweeps into our state already awash in fall colors - yellow, orange and red… don’t forget that green!

The Dilly Cliffs Trail out of Lost River Gorge in Woodstock, N.H., will be closed indefinitely due to the recent forest fire.  Portions of the Kinsman Ridge Trail (AT) remain closed temporarily as well.