Recreation

The White Mountain National Forest provides recreation activities for everyone. Visit one of our recreation links to start planning your trip.  For accessible recreation opportunities view one of the guides below.  For more detailed information, feel free to contact us.

Accessible Recreation Opportunities

Useful Websites

NH Accessibility

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

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Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Barnes Field Group Campground Open to Visitor
Basin Campground Open to Visitor This campground is open for the 2015 season.
Big Rock Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015
Blackberry Crossing Campground Open to Visitor This campground is open for the 2015 season.
Campton Campground Open to Visitor This campground is open for the 2015 season.
Cold River Campground Open to Visitor This campground is open for the 2015 season.
Covered Bridge Campground Open to Visitor
Crocker Pond Campground Open to Visitor   Crocker Pond and Broken Bridge Pond are open to visitors.
Dolly Copp Campground Open to Visitor
Hancock Campground Open to Visitor
Hastings Campground Open to Visitor
Jigger Johnson Campground Open to Visitor The campground is opened for the 2015 season.
Oliverian Boating Site Open to Visitor
Osceola Vista Campground/Group Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015.
Passaconaway Campground Open to Visitor
Russell Pond Campground Open to Visitor This campground is now open for the 2015 season. The Tripoli Road is open from I-93 through to Waterville Valley.
Smarts Mountain Shelter    The fire tower is closed until necessary repairs can be made.
Sugarloaf I Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015.
Sugarloaf II Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015.
Tripoli Rd Camping Area Open to Visitor
Tuckerman Ravine Trail Closed to Visitor Please take note that the Tuckerman Ravine Trail is now closed in the section where it passes through the headwall. It is only this section of trail that is closed—you can hike up into the bowl via the Tuck Trail and you can descend the Tuck Trail from the summit until you reach the closed section.
It will remain closed until snow has melted completely. View the map for illustration of the closed section.
Waterville Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015.
White Ledge Campground Open to Visitor
Wild River Campground Open to Visitor
Wildwood Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015.
Zealand Campground Open to Visitor This campground will open Friday, May 15, 2015.