Crawford Notch Programs

The 2018 Discover the Power of Parks program year has begun! Interpretive Ranger, Kelly Graner has planned informative and fun programs for you to take advantage of while visiting Crawford Notch State Park. All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required.

You may also enjoy our Discover Power of Parks blog, posted weekly by our Interpreters this summer.

Did you complete the Discover the Power of Parks quest? Send in your form and receive a complimentary patch! 

Programming Schedule

Date Events
#1 Arethusa Falls Trailhead
#2 Duck Pond
#3 Ripley Falls Trailhead
#4 Tourist Information Center
#5 Dry River Campground
#6 Wiley House

Program Descriptions

Hike Safe Hike Smart
Join Ranger Kelly and learn about the ten essentials to take when hiking the trails!

Saco River Watershed Program
Join Ranger Kelly to learn about New Hampshire watersheds and water pollution!

Ask a Ranger
Join Ranger Kelly at the Tourist Center to discover the power of Crawford Notch State Park!

Local Legends
Join Ranger Kelly for some local tales and story creations around the campfire!

Creatures of the Night
Get up close and personal with some of New Hampshires' creatures of the night during the say by the Willey House!

Willey House Story Time
Do you know the story of the Willey House? Meet Ranger Kelly down at the Duck Pond to learn some Crawford Notch history and legends!

Recycle with a Ranger
Join Ranger Kelly as you leave camp and learn about how to properly trash your trash!

Leave No Trace
Join Ranger Kelly and learn about the seven Leave No Trace principles!

Weather in the Whites
Join Ranger Kelly and learn about the differences in weather and climate and how weather varies in the White Mountains!

Crawford Notch Trivia
How well do you know the park you are visiting? Join Ranger Kelly and test your Crawford Notch knowledge!