Press Releases

5/20/2019 - Late Winter Snows and Heavy Spring Rains Causing Delay to Start of OHRV Season in Northern NH
The Bureau of Trails is announcing that the OHRV trail network in much of Coos County will not be open for the Memorial Day Weekend.

5/20/2019 - Federal Grant Money Available for Recreational Projects
The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation announces
Grant Round 30 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

4/18/2019 - Join NH Parks at Discover Wild NH Day
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department hosts Discover Wild NH Day Saturday April 20, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Fish and Game Department at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, N.H.

4/15/2019 - Recreational Trails Program Grant Applications for 2020 Available
The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails announces the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant applications for 2020 are now available.

12/27/2018 - New Year's Eve Open House at Hampton Beach State Park
The Division of Parks and Recreation will be hosting an Open House on Monday, December 31, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Seashell Oceanfront Pavilion at Hampton Beach State Park. Refreshments will be served and fireworks will begin at 8:00pm.

12/26/2018 - Celebrate the New Year with New Hampshire State Parks
What better way to kick-off 2019 than with a hike within a New Hampshire State Park on January 1, 2019.

12/7/2018 - Celebrate the New Year in a New Hampshire State Park
New Hampshire State Parks invites the public to kick off the New Year with a hike On New Year’s Day. Five state parks across New Hampshire will host free hikes, providing individuals and families the opportunity to welcome in 2019 in the outdoors while exercising and connecting with nature.

11/19/2018 - Land and Water Conservation Fund Grants Awarded to 6 New Hampshire Communities
The United States Department of the Interior-National Park Service (NPS), through the State of New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources-Division of Parks and Recreation, has recently approved over $925,000.00 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) local assistance grants to the communities of Franklin, Newmarket, Lincoln, New Boston, Littleton, and Salisbury.

11/15/2018 - Bureau Reminds Riders Trails Aren’t Open Yet
Despite some early season snowfall and the potential for more, the NH Bureau of Trails is issuing a reminder to snowmobile riders that the majority of NH's snowmobile network does not open until mid-December.

10/31/2018 - Division of Parks and Recreation to Host a Community Meeting in Hampton
The Division of Parks and Recreation will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, November 7 from 5pm – 6:30pm at the Seashell Complex at Hampton Beach State Park.

9/26/2018 - Mount Sunapee State Park Decision on Proposed Assignment of the Lease Announced
Commissioner Stewart announces her decision on the proposed assignment of the Lease.

9/14/2018 - Mount Sunapee State Park Public Information Session Announced
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will hold a public information session on the proposed assignment of the State’s lease of a portion of Mount Sunapee State Park.

8/13/2018 - Profile Lake Accessible Fishing Platform Public Information Session
The Division of Parks and Recreation will be holding an informational session to present the plans for the Profile Lake accessible fishing platform and walkway.

8/1/2018 - NH State Parks Launches Shuttle Service in Franconia Notch State Park to Address Hiker Parking
New Hampshire State Parks is announcing the launching of a pilot shuttle service in Franconia Notch State Park.