Press Releases 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.