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Discover the Power of Parks

Discover the Power of Parks
Another season of Discover the Power of Parks programming is about to begin! Interpretive Rangers from the Student Conservation Association will be presenting informative and entertaining programs all summer long. We hope you can join us this year at one or all of these State Parks; Umbagog Lake and Pawtuckaway, Bear Brook, Franconia Notch, Greenfield and White Lake State Parks.
Interpretive programs focus on connecting participants with nature and building appreciation for New Hampshire's unmatched natural heritage. Programs include guided hikes, interpretive tours, and imaginative environmental workshops for children and families. Programs are offered free to guests with paid park admission fee. No pre-registration is required.

DPP Quest

If you participate in five different programs, fill out a register with the program locations and dates and mail it to:

DPP Quest Program,” 172 Pembroke Rd, Concord NH 03301

In a few weeks you will receive your complimentary Discover the Power of Parks Quest patch in recognition of your accomplishment. Be sure to note your return address on the envelope.

Greenfield State Park Programs

Greenfield State Park offers programs like 'Create-a-Craft', 'The Great Greenfield Birdathon', 'Pondapalooza', 'Tour de Greenfield' and 'Lights of the Nights'. Check out the Greenfield program schedule.

Franconia Notch State Park Programs

Franconia Notch State Park offers programs like 'Bear Country', 'Flume Find', 'Forming Franconia', 'Breaking it Down', 'Delight of Night' and 'Campfire Stories'. Check out the Franconia Notch program schedule.

White Lake State Park Programs

White Lake State Park offers programs like 'Into the Night', 'Afternoon Crafts', 'Lake Dwellers', 'Discovery Station', Faces of the Forest', 'Magnificent Moths', 'Leave No Trace 101' and 'Sounds of the Past'. Check out the White Lake program schedule.

Bear Brook State Park Programs

Bear Brook State Park offers programs like 'Caught on Pond's Edge', 'Design a Dragonfly', ' Meeting House History', 'Compass Guided Exploration', 'Plants of New Hampshire', 'Sensing the Night' and 'Gazing at Galaxies.' Check out Bear Brook Program Schedule.

Pawtuckaway State Park Programs

Pawtuckaway State Park offers programs like 'Marsh Marvels', 'Hello Moon', 'Junior Explorer's Hike', 'Water Walk', 'Tucked Away in Pawtuckaway' and 'Beaver Fever'. Check out the Pawtuckaway program schedule.

Umbagog Lake State Park Programs

Umbagog Lake State Park offers programs like 'Wild Edible Walk,' 'Buggin Out', 'Stellar Stars', 'Primitive Fire' and 'Nature Museum'. Check out the Umbagog Lake program schedule.

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 Public Service of New Hampshire.

The Division of Parks and Recreation and the Student Conservation Association would like to thank the Tillotson Foundation for their support to bring the Discover the Power of Parks Program to Umbagog Lake State Parks.