New Hampshire State Parks in the Winter
Our State Parks see many winter visitors. Whether you're snowmobiling, alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing or mushing there are so many ways to experience winter in New Hampshire State Parks. Our uncrowded trails are a great place to cure your cabin fever this winter season. If you want to experience the natural beauty of a quintessential New England winter visit a State Park for some winter recreation. See our Calendar of Events.
State park property is always open for recreation. During the off-season parks are typically not staffed and comfort stations are not available. Road gates at many State Park properties are usually closed during the winter months.
- Franconia Notch State Park, Lafayette Place Campground - open in winter with no facilities, walk-to camping when gate is closed. Cannon Mountain RV Park - open in winter with no facilities, dump station available and access to water. 603.823.8800.
Winter camping provides an opportunity for winter adventure that is close to home. Many campers utilize camping facilities at our State Parks for honing their winter backcountry skills while taking advantage of the convenience provided at a maintained campground. Hunters can also use the campground as a base to take advantage of hunting opportunities in the state forests located in the immediate area. Below is a list of campgrounds that are open year round, weather permitting. Campground sites are 1st come / 1st serve please contact the campground directly for availability.