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Miller State Park


13 Miller Park Road, Peterborough, NH 03458

Hours and Fees

Open - 3/30  weekends, 4/13 full-time
Auto road open 9am - 4pm through Veteran's Day

Park Office: 603-924-3672

Day Use Fees:
 12 and over $4, NH Residents age 65 and over $0 
Child: 5 & under - $0, 6-11, $2 
When park is unstaffed during the season, please deposit payment in Iron Ranger (self-serve paystation). Checks can be made payable to Treasurer, State of NH.
Season Passes are available

Park Operating Schedules

This park is always open for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting.

Off season use: During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffedand gates may be closed. Outhouses are open year-round. 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

Hiking Restrooms Pet-friendly Picnic Area Snowshoeing Fire Lookout Tower Scenic Overlook

About the Park

Miller State Park is located on the 2,290-foot summit and flank of Pack Monadnock in Peterborough and is the oldest state park in New Hampshire. A winding 1.3-mile paved road leading to the scenic summit is open seasonally for visitors to drive. Three main hiking trails ascend Pack Monadnock to the summit. The best known is the Wapack Trail, which is a 21-mile footpath that extends from Mt. Watatic in Ashburnham, Massachusetts to North Pack Monadnock in Greenfield. It is believed Native Americans named the area's mountains, and that "pack" means little. On clear days views reach to Mount Washington, the skyscrapers of Boston, and the Vermont hills. 
Miller Hiking Map
Season Passes

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view from firetower at miller state park wapack trail at miller state park
view from firetower at miller state park wapack trail at miller state park

Day Use Reservations at Miller State Park

Visitors can make a reservation before arriving at the park as parking is limited especially on nice weekends and holidays. Walk-in spaces are available for visitors on a first come/first-serve basis. Reservations can be made up to 30 days prior to arrival.

Parks Plate & Season Pass: There are designated spaces set aside for plate/pass holders on a first-come/first-serve basis. Reservations are still encouraged in the event a park reaches capacity (requiring a $1 transaction fee).

NH Senior Citizens: To receive a discount at our per person fee locations, enter the number of NH Senior Citizens in the vehicle/occupant information section of the order details page, rather than the number of adults.

Are pets allowed at Miller State Park?

Pets are permitted in the park. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.

Group Use Reservations


For information on this parks pavilion rental please visit Pavilions & Group Use page.

Youth Group Day Use

Youth and School Groups must call the park directly at least 2 weeks prior to arrival to make reservations before visiting. The Bus Pass Program is available for NH youth organizations that meet the program criteria (for more information and applications, please visit BUS PASS PROGRAM.)
Groups that do not meet the qualification for the Bus Pass Program are eligible to receive a discounted rate. For More information, please visit our School & Youth Group Page.

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 Info

Utility Project

NH State Parks and Eversource recently worked together to rebuild the existing electrical infrastructure from Route 101 to the summit of Pack Monadnock. See our project page for more information.

Miller Hiking Map
View from Pack Monadnock Hiking Map
Miller State Park History
Friends of the Wapack
Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory Brochure
Visiting Pack Monadnock Raptor Observatory

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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