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White Mountains National Forest
Acreage: 800,000 acres
Ph: (603) 536-6100
Features: The nation's oldest national park includes 1,200 miles of hiking trails, mountain biking, wildlife watching, fishing, hunting, picnicking, swimming and canoeing, 23 campgrounds and 14 picnic grounds.
White Mountain National Forest Hours: The Androscoggin Ranger District office (Gorham, NH) is open Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The Saco Ranger District Office (Conway, NH) is open Sunday to Saturday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The Pemigewasset Ranger District office and Forest Headquarters (Campton, NH) are open Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Acreage: 83 acres
Directions: From Gorham follow Rt. 2 for 3.5 miles East; take left over bridge across Androscoggin River. Head East (right) on North Rd. In 1 mile, Peabody Brook Trail leaves the road on the left. Park on right of road. Follow the trail to enter the property at East end of the trail's brook crossing.
The White Mountains National Forest is home to unique habitats, but don't overlook numerous town forests and state parks.READER COMMENTS: 0
These forests are a short drive from several state parks, beaches and the Great Bay estuary, nearby are the University of New...READER COMMENTS: 0
Hiking, fishing, birding, nature walks, picknicking and wildlife watching in this diverse region.READER COMMENTS: 0
These forests are located along the meandering banks of the Merrimack River as it flows south through the heart of New Hampshire.READER COMMENTS: 0
Rolling hills, meandering streams and majestic lakes provide a varied backdrop for this region's forests.READER COMMENTS: 0
There's a good chance you'll find signs of moose, deer, bear, beaver or other wildlife hiking the Great North Woods.READER COMMENTS: 0
Hikers will find miles of hiking trails, winding through pine and oak forests, abandoned fields, pastures and orchards.
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