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9 of 10 Types of New Hampshire Recreational Facilities--State Parks
Ivan Gillis
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New Hampshire State Parks

Park name

County or
Counties

Location
(of main entrance)

Size

Year Established

Ahern State Park

 

Belknap

Laconia

128 acres (52 ha)

1994

Androscoggin Wayside Park

Coös

Errol

1 acre (0.40 ha)

   

Annett Wayside Park

Cheshire

Rindge

1,494 acres (605 ha)

   

Bear Brook State Park

Merrimack

Allenstown

over 10,000 acres (4,000 ha)+

   

Beaver Brook Falls Wayside

Coös

Colebrook

7.3 acres (3.0 ha)

   

Bedell Bridge State Historic Site

Grafton

Haverhill

38 acres (15 ha)

   

Cardigan Mountain State Park

Grafton

Orange

5,655 acres (2,288 ha)

   

Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area

Cheshire

Chesterfield

13 acres (5.3 ha)

   

Clough State Park

Hillsborough

Weare

     

Coleman State Park

Coös

Stewartstown

1,573 acres (637 ha)

   

Crawford Notch State Park

Carroll

Hart's Location

5,775 acres (2,337 ha)

   

Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site

Merrimack

Franklin

147 acres (59 ha)

   

Deer Mountain Campground

Coös

Pittsburg

     

Dixville Notch State Park

Coös

Dixville

127 acres (51 ha)

   

Echo Lake State Park

Carroll

Conway

118 acres (48 ha)

   

Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park

Coös

Crawford's Purchase

7 acres (2.8 ha)

1979

 

Ellacoya State Park

Belknap

Gilford

82 acres (33 ha)

   

Endicott Rock State Historic Site

Belknap

Laconia

0.1 acres (0.040 ha)

   

Forest Lake State Park

Coös

Dalton

397 acres (161 ha)

1935

 

Fort Constitution State Historic Site

Rockingham

New Castle

2 acres (0.81 ha)

   

Fort Stark State Historic Site

Rockingham

New Castle

10 acres (4.0 ha)

   

Franconia Notch State Park

Grafton

Franconia

6,692.8 acres (2,708.5 ha)

   

Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site

Hillsborough

Hillsborough

13 acres (5.3 ha)

   

Gardner Memorial Wayside Park

Sullivan

Springfield

     

Governor Wentworth Historic Site

Carroll

Wolfeboro

96 acres (39 ha)

   

Greenfield State Park

Hillsborough

Greenfield

400 acres (160 ha)

   

Hampton Beach State Park

Rockingham

Hampton

50 acres (20 ha)

   

Hannah Duston Memorial State Historic Site

Merrimack

Boscawen

     

Jenness State Beach

Rockingham

Rye

1.3 acres (0.53 ha)

   

Jericho Mountain State Park

Coös

Berlin

7,430 acres (3,010 ha)

   

Kingston State Park

Rockingham

Kingston

44 acres (18 ha)

   

Lake Francis State Park

Coös

Pittsburg

38 acres (15 ha)

   

Lake Tarleton State Park

Grafton

Piermont

48 acres (19 ha)

   

Madison Boulder Natural Area

Carroll

Madison

17 acres (6.9 ha)

   

Milan Hill State Park

Coös

Milan

102 acres (41 ha)

   

Miller State Park

Hillsborough

Peterborough

533 acres (216 ha)

   

Mollidgewock State Park

Coös

Errol

46 acres (19 ha)

   

Monadnock State Park

Cheshire

Jaffrey

1,017 acres (412 ha)

   

Moose Brook State Park

Coös

Gorham

     

Mount Sunapee State Park

Merrimack

Newbury

     

Mount Washington State Park

Coös

Sargent's Purchase

60.3 acres (24.4 ha)

   

Nansen Wayside Park

Coös

Milan

14 acres (5.7 ha)

   

North Hampton State Beach

Rockingham

North Hampton

     

Northwood Meadows State Park

Rockingham

Northwood

674.5 acres (273.0 ha)

   

Odiorne Point State Park

Rockingham

Rye

 

1961

 

Pawtuckaway State Park

Rockingham

Nottingham

     

Pillsbury State Park

Sullivan

Washington

     

Pisgah State Park

Cheshire

Chesterfield

13,300 acres (5,400 ha)

   

Plummer's Ledge Natural Area

Grafton

Wentworth

3.5 acres (1.4 ha)

1938

 

Rhododendron State Park

Cheshire

Fitzwilliam

2,723 acres (1,102 ha)

1946

 

Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site

Rockingham

Derry

     

Rollins State Park

Merrimack

Warner

     

Rye Harbor State Park

Rockingham

Rye

     

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area

Grafton

Groton

272 acres (110 ha)

   

Silver Lake State Park

Hillsborough

Hollis

80 acres (32 ha)

   

Taylor Mill State Historic Site

Rockingham

Derry

     

Umbagog Lake State Park

Coös

Errol

136.0 acres (55.0 ha)

1998

 

Wadleigh State Park

Merrimack

Sutton

43 acres (17 ha)

   

Wallis Sands State Beach

Rockingham

Rye

     

Weeks State Park

Coös

Lancaster

420 acres (170 ha)

1941

 

Wellington State Park

Grafton

Alexandria

204 acres (83 ha)

   

Wentworth State Park

Carroll

Wolfeboro

50 acres (20 ha)

   

Wentworth–Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site

Rockingham

Portsmouth

     

White Island State Historic Site

Rockingham

Rye

5 acres (2.0 ha)

   

White Lake State Park

Carroll

Tamworth

902.7 acres (365.3 ha)

   

Winslow State Park

Merrimack

Wilmot

 

1935

 

Other state protected areas[edit]

Other areas of note still owned by the state but not maintained.

·       Bear's Den Natural Area, Gilsum, 95 acres

·       Binney Pond Natural Area, New Ipswich, 9 acres

·       Bradford Pines Natural Area, Bradford, 5 acres

·       Crosby Mountain State Park, Groton, 86 acres, donated in 1971

·       Curtiss Dogwood Natural Area, Wilton, 14 acres

·       Dublin Lake Scenic Area, Dublin, 1.3 acres

·       Heath Pond Bog Natural Area, Ossipee, 1378.5 acres

·       Humphrey's Ledge Natural Area, Bartlett, 36 acres

·       Jeremy Mill Natural Area, Pelham, 63 acres

·       Mascot Mine Natural Area, Gorham, 11.7 acres

·       Ossipee Lake Natural Area, Ossipee, 400 acres

·       Otter Brook Lake, Keene, 2.5 acres

·       Smith's Ferry Heritage Park, Manchester, 17 acres

·       Urban Forestry CenterPortsmouth, 182 acres

·       Wantastiquet Mountain Natural Area or Wantastiquet State Forest, West Chesterfield, 1006 acres

 

Other Sites of Interest

 

San Marcos Memories—disappearing North County San Diego, Ca

www.ellengillisart.com

 

Lake San Marcos—Listing of Vendors and Other Items of Interest to LSM residents

www.lsmdirectory.com

 

Silly Service—38 years of Federal Civil Service Overview (A book in progress)

www.ivanegillis.com

 




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