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Crawford Notch State Park


1464 US Route 302, Harts Location, NH 03812

Hours and Fees

Park Office:  603-374-2272
Snack Bar: 603-374-0999

*Operating dates and times are subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly.

Dry River Campground:
Fulltime - 5/5
$35 per night (no hookups)

Off season use: The main operating season for the campground is Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Outside of the main camping season, (early spring and late fall) camping is first come, first serve and weather permitting. Staffing, services, and facilities may be limited during this time. Please use iron ranger (self-service pay station) to make payment.

Activities and amenities

Camping Hiking Restrooms Mountain Biking Pet-friendly Picnic Area Showers Snowshoeing Walking Trails Historical Site Park Store Cross Country Skiing

About the Park

Crawford Notch State Park has 5,775 acres providing access to numerous hiking trails, waterfalls, fishing, wildlife viewing, and spectacular mountain views. Crawford Notch State Park is rich in history with the famous Willey House. The campground in the park is Dry River Campground and offers 36 wooded sites. Dry River Campground Information.

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Camping at Dry River Campground

Crawford Notch State Park

This 35-site campground is a woodland setting, located in the heart of Crawford Notch, Crawford Notch State Park. Flush toilets and showers are located in the campground. This is a pet-friendly campground. 

Dry River Campground Map & Policies

Youth Group Camping

Let NH State Parks set the stage for your group’s next adventure.
Youth Group reservations for Greenfield, Moose Brook, Monadnock HQ, Pawtuckaway and Pillsbury State Parks can be made through ReserveAmerica by calling 1-877-647-2757. All other youth group reservations are made by calling Concord Headquarters at 603-271-3556 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
A $25 deposit will be required upon reservation, all additional fees will be collected at the park upon check-in. All Camping policy rules apply to youth group camping. Youth Groups camping at remote sites, Umbagog, or Dry River must pay in full prior to arrival.

For More information, please visit our School & Youth Group Page..

Are pets allowed at Crawford Notch State Park?

Leashed pets are permitted in all areas of the park except inside the Willey House. 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.


Additional Resources and Information

Crawford Notch History and the Willey Family Story

Crawford Notch State Park Hiking Map

Dry River Campground Map

Appalachian Mountain Club

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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