Press Releases 07/07/2017 - Federal Grant Money Available for Recreational Projects The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation announces Grant Round-Twenty Nine of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. 06/08/2017 - Trail Closure in Franconia Notch State Park New Hampshire State Parks is announcing the temporary closure of a section of the Lonesome Lake Trail in Franconia Notch State Park. 05/23/2017 - OHRV Trails Opening This Week Beginning today, designated riding areas in the southern and central part of the state will be open, along with the trails at Jericho Mountain State Park and the Millsfield trail system. Most of the remaining trails in Coos County will open later this week. 05/18/2017 - Division of Parks and Recreation to Host a Community Meeting in Hampton Park personnel will be recapping winter operations and providing updates on the summer operational plans and projects within Seacoast State Parks. Staff will address questions and comments. All are invited to attend. 07/15/2015 - New Visitor Services Proposed for Crawford Notch State Park A proposal by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) to enter into a lease with the Division to construct, operate, and maintain facilities to provide public recreation and information services in Crawford Notch State Park.