Odiorne Point State Park

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A contractor will be mowing areas between the boat launch and Frost Point for two weeks beginning the week of 12/12, weather dependent, as part of the ecosystem restoration project. Visitors can expect to hear machinery in the park and should keep clear of the work area and machinery as it travels on the bike path, Frost Point Road and trails. Parking at the boat launch may be restricted depending on where the contractor is working and visitors should park at the main gate area.
Parking is not permitted along Ocean Boulevard. To learn more about the ecosystem restoration project at the park, click HERE

Map of Trail Closures    Proposed Mowing Areas

570 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH 03870
Phone: 603-436-7406
603-436-8043 (Science Center)
603-227-8717 (Events/Group Use)
603-227-8722 (Seacoast Office)

Find Additional Seacoast Parks Here:

Hampton Beach State Park
Hampton Beach State Park - South Beach
North Hampton State Beach
North Beach
Jenness State Beach
Wallis Sands State Park 

Activities and Amenities

At Odiorne Point State Park picnickers can enjoy sweeping views of the ocean and rocky shore, and explorers can uncover evidence of the parks military history. An extensive network of trails wind through the dense vegetation and traverse the park. The Seacoast Science Center, which is located in the park, has exhibits relating to the natural and human history of Odiorne and the seacoast area (separate fee).  

Note: The new playground at Odiorne Point State Park is now open!

Make a Reservation

Book your trip to Odiorne Point State Park: Visitors can make a reservation before arriving at the park as parking is limited (especially on nice weekends and holidays). Walk-in spaces are available for visitors on a first come/first-serve basis. Reservations can be made up to 30 days prior to arrival.

*If visiting the Seacoast Science Center, reserve access at seacoastsciencecenter.org.
If visiting the park only, use the reservation button below. This includes parking at both the main park entrance and the boat launch parking areas.

Odiorne Point Reservations

Parks Plate & Season Pass: There are desiganted spaces set aside for plate/pass holders on a first-come/first-serve basis. Reservations are still encouraged in the event a park reaches capacity (requiring a $1 transaction fee).

NH Senior Citizens: To receive a discount at our per person fee locations, enter the number of NH Seniors in the vehicle/occupant information section of the order details page, rather than the number of adults.

Operating Schedule & Fees

Dates and times are weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly.

Admission for the park is $4 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-11; children ages 5 and under and NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free. Season passes are available. When park is unstaffed during the season, please use Iron Ranger (self-serve paystation). Additional fee for The Seacoast Science Center.

Park Fees Days/Hours
Adults: $4
Children (6-11): $2
5/27 - 9/5
Gate: 8 am - 8 pm, Bath house: 8 am -6 pm
9/6 - 9/25
Gate: 8 am-7 pm, Bath house: 9 am - 5 pm, boat launch closes 6 pm
9/26 - 10/30
Gate: 8 am - 6 pm, Bath house: 9 am - 4 pm, boat launch closes 5 pm
10/31- Off season begins. When toll attendant is off duty, please pay at Iron Ranger OR at the Seacoast Science Center main desk.
A Seasonal bathhouse and/or porta pottie for park visitors is located at the main entrance through 11/13.
Porta-potties are available at the boat launch through October.

Roots Food truck is closed for the season.

This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed. The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.

The Seacoast Science Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing educational experiences at Odiorne Point State Park on behalf of New Hampshire State Parks. The Seacoast Science Center is currently open Wednesday-Sunday for winter hours, 10am - 4pm.

Seacoast Science Center Reservations

For more information, check out our Outings in State Parks page and see a complete listing and photos of all our State Park Pavilions and Group Use Areas.

Are pets allowed at Odiorne Point State Park?

Pets are not permitted in the park. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.

Keep Your Parks Clean

Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Visit our Accessibility for All webpage at www.nhstateparks.org/news-events/accessibility. For more information on specific accessibilty needs or questions, please contact the individual park office directly.

Notice: Drone Use is Restricted
Drone use is restricted at all NH State Parks. Drone operators are not permitted take off or land within NH State Park boundaries.