Always put your food away in your vehicle when not actively dining and keep your backpack with you at all times.
If a bear should enter your camping area or site while you are dining, bang pots and pans, yell at them and continue to make a lot of noise. This kind of discouragement often deters a bear. Always report a bear siting or encounter to the campground host. Bear encounters are less likely if you follow food storage guidelines at all time. Visitors will receive a citation for sites where visitors have not properly stored their food as described in the guidelines.
White Mountain NF Announces New Artist in Residence
The White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) and the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire are pleased to announce that painter and printmaker Jude Valentine has been chosen as the WMNF Artist in Residence for 2016. In addition to painting and printmaking, Valentine will work with resident scientists and Forest Service staff on a series of prints to visualize data of the elements of the landscape.
National Historic Preservation Act 50th Anniversary
2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. The White Mountain National Forest is committed to protecting significant heritage resources, to share their values with the American people, and contribute relevant information and perspectives to natural resource management. The White Mountain National Forest has used Preservation 50 funds to restore these historic structures:
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.