Discover the Power of Parks

Discover the Power of Parks

Our 2019 Discover the Power of Parks nature programs have begun! The Interpretive Rangers from the Student Conservation Association present programs that focus on connecting participants with nature and building appreciation for New Hampshire's unmatched natural heritage.

All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required

Program Locations and Schedule

Park Days (June 21-Labor Day)
Bear Brook Friday - Sunday
Crawford Notch Friday - Sunday
Ellacoya Wednesday - Thursday
Franconia Notch Sunday - Saturday
Greenfield Friday - Sunday
Monadnock Sunday - Saturday
Pawtuckaway Friday - Sunday
Seacoast Parks Thursday @ Odiorne Point
Wednesday @ Wallis Sands
Umbagog Lake Friday - Sunday
White Lake Friday - Sunday
Free fall nature programming will also be available after Labor Day in 2019 at selected State Parks or at your location for your scout group, classroom, after school program, senior center, or library program.

Contact for more information.

DPP Quest

Do you want to learn more about the natural and cultural history of New Hampshire State Parks? Join the Discover the Power of Parks (DPP) Quest! Participate in five different Discover the Power of Parks programs and you will receive a complimentary patch in recognition of your accomplishment. For more information email

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 Eversource.