Discover the Power of Parks

Discover the Power of ParksThe Discover the Power of Parks nature programs are done for the 2017 season, 2018 programming will begin at the end of June! The Interpretive Rangers from the Student Conservation Association present programs that focus on connecting participants with nature and building appreciation for New Hampshire's unmatched natural heritage. Free fall nature programming will be available after Labor Day in 2018 at selected State Parks or at your location for your scout group, classroom, after school program, senior center, or library program. Program descriptions and schedules will be updated in June.

Discover the Power of Parks Program Locations and Schedule:
Park Days (June 21-Labor Day)
Bear Brook
Friday - Sunday
Crawford Notch
Saturday (evening) & Sunday
Echo Lake
Wednesday & Thursday
Franconia Notch
Saturday - Saturday
Friday & Saturday
Hampton Beach
Wednesday - Sunday
Moose Brook
Friday (evening) & Saturday (day)
Wednesday - Sunday
Odiorne Point
Thursday (evening)
Silver Lake
Wallis Sands
Thursday (day)
White LakeWednesday - Saturday

DPP Quest

Do you want to learn more about the natural and cultural history of New Hampshire State Parks? Join the Discover the Power of Parks (DPP) Quest! Participate in five different Discover the Power of Parks programs and you will receive a complimentary patch in recognition of your accomplishment. For more information email

Discover the Power of Parks is presented by New Hampshire State Parks in collaboration with the Student Conservation Association. The Discover the Power of Parks program is made possible by generous financial support from Eversource.