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Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest


Great North Woods Regional Office, Pittsburg, NH 03592

Hours and Fees

Check Gate Status 12-4-2023

This park is always open for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed.
Off season use: The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.

Activities and amenities

Boat Ramp Fishing Hiking Canoeing Restrooms Horseback Riding Mountain Biking Mushing Pet-friendly Picnic Area Snowmobiling Snowshoeing Walking Trails Cross Country Skiing OHRV Fire Lookout Tower

Recreation Management and Public Use Plan Being Updated!

The Division of Parks and Recreation is updating the recreation management and public use plan for the Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest property. Several documents guide the management of the property including the Conservation Easement, the 2007 plan and the 2023 plan. Recreation user groups, community members and businesses are invited to attend a public outreach session to learn more about the planning process and the current management of the property.

How to Comment:
  1. Submit a written proposal or comments to
  2. Attend a public outreach session
    1. September 6th, 4:30pm-6:30 pm, DNCR HQ, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord
    2. September 26th, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Pittsburg Fire Station, 1684 North Main Street, Pittsburg
    3. Fill out a survey!

The Division of Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with Connecticut Lakes Realty Trust, provides high quality recreational opportunities that are consistent with a Forest Legacy Easement held by the State of New Hampshire. 

About the Park

The State of New Hampshire, in cooperation with Connecticut Lakes Realty Trust, provides high quality recreational opportunities on 146,000 acres of privately owned commercial forestry lands. The property is a working forest and care should be taken on the roads, trails and in the forest.


Are pets allowed at Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Working Forest?

Leashed pets are permitted. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.

Keep Your Parks Clean

Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Visit our Accessibility page. For more information on specific accessibilty needs or questions, please contact the individual park office directly.
Drone use is restricted at all NH State Parks. Drone operators are not permitted to take off or land within NH State Park boundaries.
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