- New Hampshire
The beauty of the rolling mountain peaks and lush evergreen trees in White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire, will strike you as soon as you arrive.
When you can find yourself driving atop a quaint, covered bridge above a rambling river only to spot a herd of moose off in the distance, you know that you are somewhere truly special.
Immense Forest Awaits Exploration
The 3,039-square-kilometer forest occupies a large portion of northern New Hampshire (about 215 kilometers north of Boston, Massachusetts) and extends upward into Maine. For outdoors adventurers, the park has more than 1,900 kilometers of hiking trails to explore – including part of the famous Appalachian Trail – and numerous campgrounds.
Camping in White Mountain National Forrest
Enjoy the Seasons in White Mountain National Forest
In autumn, the forest changes from a sea of lush green into a kaleidoscope of striking reds, oranges and yellows. The forest also has eight nordic and alpine ski areas to enjoy during the wintertime. As Jana Johnson, the park’s recreation and wilderness manager, explains, White Mountain National Forest is truly a wonderful place to visit year-round.
Mount Washington's summit in White Mountain National Forest