Gift certificates are available for purchase at state parks during the operating seasons. Certificates may also be purchased at Park Headquarters in Concord (172 Pembroke Road), Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.
New Hampshire Senior Citizens Discounts
New Hampshire residents aged 65 and older
- are admitted free of charge at all day-use parks.
- receive $5 off nightly camping site fees except at Hampton, Ellacoya and Cannon RV parks.
- are admitted free of charge Monday through Friday at the Cannon Aerial Tramway and daily at the Flume Gorge.
Proper ID (N.H. driver's license or state-issued ID) is required. (Pursuant to RSA 218:5-c.)
Senior citizens will still need to pay the parking meters at New Hampshire State Parks.
Youth Free Admission Every Day
Children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge with a ticketed adult every day throughout the season.
New Hampshire Disabled Veterans
New Hampshire disabled veterans are admitted free of charge at all day-use parks. Special number plates issued to disabled veterans or a letter issued by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs certifying that the veteran suffers from a service-connected disability shall constitute satisfactory proof under this section. (Pursuant to RSA 216-A:3-g IV)
New Hampshire Military Personnel
Active members of any military branch regardless of residence are granted free admission to day-use areas for themselves only with presentation of their military ID.
New Hampshire State Employees Association (SEA) Discount
Any full-time bargaining unit employee covered under the State Employees Association of New Hampshire Collective Bargaining Agreement is offered half price admission when visiting a New Hampshire State Parks day-use park, as well as Hampton Beach State Park-South, Wallis Sands State Park, the Flume Gorge or the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and half-price camping. Proof of employment is needed, using a Department ID and a recent pay stub.
National Parks / America the Beautiful Access Pass
The Golden Access pass has been replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Access Pass; however the Golden Access pass is still in circulation and both are accepted. It is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. The Division grants the pass holder plus one guest free day-use admission. Includes entry for one vehicle using one parking space at Hampton Beach-South and Wallis Sands. Does not apply to camping, attractions, metered parking, function space, permits, other enterprise and concession activities.
*Note: the term “Access” must be on the pass as this benefit is given to those with permanent disabilities. Other 'America the Beautiful' passes are not accepted at state parks.