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07/02/2014 - Turning 50: Four State Parks Still Fabulous After All These Years
Turning 50 this year are Clough State Park in Weare; Greenfield State Park in Greenfield; Wallis Sands State Beach in Rye and Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase.

06/25/2014 - Three New Hampshire Beaches Rated Tops in the Nation
Three New Hampshire beaches — Hampton Beach State Park, Wallis Sands Beach at Wallis Road, and Wallis Sands State Park beach— have been listed as “superstar” beaches.

06/19/2014 - Hampton Beach State Park Historic Interpretive Panels Installed
As part of the redevelopment project at Hampton Beach State Park, the Division of Parks and Recreation has installed interpretive panels chronicling the history of Hampton Beach.

06/06/2014 - Great Park Pursuit in New Hampshire State Parks
Bear Brook State Park will be buzzing with excitement as the Great Park Pursuit kicks off on Saturday, June 14th, 10:00 am. The event day theme is Family Camping 101 and will feature interactive programming by the Discover the Power of Parks interpreters. The team will take nature hikes and learn about invasive species that impact firewood; rainy day storytelling; camper ethics; and the always pop

05/22/2014 - New Hampshire State Recreational Trails Open for Riding on May 23rd
Riding on state recreational Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle (OHRV) trails will officially open for the season tomorrow, May 23. Most of the state’s trail network will be opening on time, though a few trails may be closed from heavy rains earlier this spring.

05/08/2014 - Flume Gorge and Camping Open for the Season in NH State Parks
The iconic Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch State Park will open for the season on Friday, May 9. Unlike in previous years, there is a delay in getting the boardwalks in due to extreme ice in the actual gorge. Visitors will be able to walk to Boulder Cabin, the base and top of the gorge, as well as the pool. There is a reduced admission fee of $10 for adults and $7 for children (6-12) until the rema

05/07/2014 - Statewide Trails Advisory Committee Meeting Announced
Statewide Trails Advisory Committee (as established in RSA 216-F:5) will meet on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Department of Resources and Economic Development.