Bears look for any easy food source. Always put your food away in your vehicle when not dining and keep your backpack with you at all times. Follow these guidelines to avoid a citation.Visitors will receive a citation for sites where visitors have not properly stored their food as described in the guidelines.
Lower Falls Recreation Site Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
It was a picture perfect day to celebrate the opening of the Lower Falls Recreation Site on the Kancamagus National Scenic Byway. The White Mountain National Forest was joined by NH Governor Maggie Hassan, a member of the NH Executive Council, a staffer for Sen Jeanne Sheehan, NH DOT Deputy Commissioner, and the NRCS Acting State Conservationist; in addition to Forest Service employees integral to the completion of the project and NH Law Enforcement Officers who also provided a great deal of support to keep everyone safe while the project commenced in summer 2014. Read more...
Forestry Project Uses Science to Encourage Red Oak Regeneration
In addition to timber harvesting, the foresters on the White Mountain National Forest use science-based treatments as one of their many tools for forest health, wildlife habitat, and stand improvement. One project included site preparation to remove American beech seedlings, preparing an open seed bed for the establishment of red oak and mixed hardwood seedling growth. American beech is a prolific tree that easily grows sprouts from existing roots, stumps, and even downed trees.
Heavy rain can create potentially dangerous and life threatening situations if attempting a water crossing or simply getting too close to take the perfect picture.
Refresh your water recreating safety knowledge before heading out on your trip.