Lafayette Place Tree Health

Improving Tree Health at Lafayette Place Campground

March 24, 2020
In order to provide a safe recreational environment and encourage new trees to grow, staff from the Divisions of Parks and Recreation and Forests and Lands have identified approximately 50+/- trees to be removed or pruned in April 2020 in the Lafayette Place Campground at Franconia Notch State Park.
What to Expect/How to Prepare
  • Prior to visiting the Lafayette Place trailhead area, check the project page for updates.
  • Camping shall be prohibited April 1 – April 30, 2020.
  • Public access may be temporarily restricted to the campground and Lonesome Lake trail.
  • Temporary reroutes to access Lonesome Lake Trail.
  • Closure of the Lafayette Place parking areas.
  • Visitors can expect to see and hear forestry equipment, chippers, trucks and tree debris when the project is occurring.
For more information, contact  AJ Dupere, Urban Forester, 603-431-6774,