New Hampshire Natural Park Wonders

National and State Wonders Found in the Granite State:

New Hampshire, known as the "Mother of Rivers" because five of the great streams of New England orginate within the state, is home to 40,000 miles of rivers and streams, 1,300 lakes or ponds, and about 18 miles of seashore, as well as Mount Washington -- the highest peak in the northeastern U.S.

Let us be your guide to discovering these natural wonders. Follow the links below to obtain more information, insider tips, and pictures, as well as ideas for where to stay when visiting.

New Hampshire Welcome Sign National Scenic Trails:

  • Appalachian National Scenic Trail [Official Site]

    National Recreation Trails:
  • Little Cherry Pond National Recreation Trail

    National Forests:
  • White Mountain National Forest. Location: Campton, New Hampshire (as well as Maine). [Official Site]

    National Wildlife Refuges:
  • Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge
  • Wapack National Wildlife Refuge
  • White Mountain National Forest


    National Wilderness Areas:
  • Great Gulf Wilderness
  • Pemigewasset Wilderness
  • Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness
  • Sandwich Range Wilderness
  • Wild River Wilderness

    National Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Connecticut River Byway
  • Kancamagus Scenic Byway
  • White Mountain Trail

    New Hampshire State Parks, Campgrounds, Recreational Areas:
  • Androscoggin Wayside Park
  • Annett Wayside
  • Appalachian Trail - New Hampshire
  • Bear Brook State Park
  • Bedell Bridge State Park
  • Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area
  • Clough State Park
  • Coleman State Park
  • Crawford Notch State Park
  • Kancamagus Scenic Byway
  • Daniel Webster Birthplace
  • Deer Mountain Campground
  • Dixville Notch State Park
  • Echo Lake State Park
  • Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park
  • Ellacoya State Beach
  • Endicott Rock
  • Fort Constitution Historic Site
  • Fort Stark Historic Site
  • Franconia Notch State Park
  • Franklin Pierce Homestead
  • Gardner Memorial Wayside Park
  • Governor Wentworth Historic Site
  • Greenfield State Park
  • Hampton Beach State Park
  • Hampton State Marina
  • Hannah Duston Memorial
  • Jenness State Beach
  • John Wingate Weeks Estate
  • Kingston State Park
  • Lake Francis State Park
  • Madison Boulder Natural Area
  • Milan Hill State Park
  • Crawford Notch State Park
  • Miller State Park
  • Mollidgewock State Park
  • Monadnock State Park
  • Moose Brook State Park
  • Mt. Washington State Park
  • Nansen Wayside Park
  • North Hampton State Beach
  • Odiorne State Park
  • Pawtuckaway State Park
  • Pillsbury State Park
  • Pisgah State Park
  • Rhododendron State Park
  • Robert Frost Farm
  • Rollins State Park
  • Rye Harbor State Park
  • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
  • Silver Lake State Beach
  • Wadleigh State Beach
  • Wallis Sands State Beach
  • Wellington State Beach
  • Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
  • White Lake State Park
  • White Mountain National Forest
  • Winslow State Park

    Monadnock State Park State Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Amoskeag Millyard Scenic and Cultural Byway
  • The Apple Way of Londonderry
  • Branch River Valley Trail
  • Canterbury Shaker Village Byway
  • Coastal Byway
  • Currier & Ives Trail
  • General John Stark Scenic Byway
  • Independence Byway
  • Lakes Region Tour
  • Lake Sunapee Scenic Byway
  • Moose Path Trail
  • Presidential Range Tour
  • River Heritage Tour
  • Woodland Heritage Trail


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