Each year, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and New Hampshire State Parks host trail improvement projects at Monadnock State Park. In any given year, over 200,000 people hike its trails, which means we need a lot of volunteer help.

Volunteer Paddlers Clean Up Sagamore Creek in Coastal Portsmouth New Hampshire

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
ConcordMerrimack County, New Hampshire

Do you love hiking, inspiring kids, and live within a reasonable driving distance of Mount Major?  We are looking to train some additional volunteers to assist with Mount Major Outdoor Classroom, a program that provides outreach to schools who run annual field trips to hike Mount Major.  Volunteer hike helpers greet students, teachers and parent chaperones at Mount Major and hike with them to the summit, reinforcing messages they've learned in the classroom portion of Mount Major Outdoor Classroom about natural, cultural and geologic history, hiker safety and etiquette.  We'll show you what

The Forest Society’s 2017 Trish Churchill Volunteer of the Year Award recipient, Russ Wilder, has been enjoying the Belknap Range on the southern shores of Lake Winnipesaukee since he was a small boy.  

Volunteers for Monadnock Trails Week just completed the 12th year of trail improvements on Mt. Monadnock. Volunteers worked with Forest Society staff and trailwork professionals to accomplish projects that make hiking the mountain safer, easier, and less impactful to the surrounding forest.

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (Forest Society) and N.H. State Parks are hosting the 12th Annual Monadnock Trails Week from July 14 to July 18.

The Forest Society's Mount Major Outdoor Classroom (MMOC) Program gained some new capacity this spring.  This program is provided to elementary and middle schools that already send students on field trips to hike Mount Major.

Memorial Day is this weekend and people will head out to natural areas for picnics, hikes and bike rides. We want to have fun surrounded by natural beauty, and most of us will find that natural beauty unsullied, thanks to the hard work of the litter picker-uppers. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:00am
JaffreyCheshire County, New Hampshire

Join us for the 13th Annual Monadnock Trails Week!

Meet @ 9am - Work until 3pm then hike out

Ever wonder how that rock staircase miles up the trail came to be? The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests and N.H. State Parks are hosting trail improvement projects all over the mountain.  In this week-long event you'll gain a new perspective of hiking trails by helping to maintain them.