The White Mountain National Forest is located in the north center part of New Hampshire.
Where is this Forest?



Caring for the Land and Serving People

Those seven words sum up the Forest Service's Mission. It's a pretty big mission, and the truth is, we couldn't accomplish it without the help of our volunteers. If you're already a volunteer or partner, thanks for all that you've done!

Thinking about volunteering? Learn more about the opportunities and find an opportunity or contact us to get started.

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Seeking Wilderness Monitoring Volunteers

Photo with view East into wilderness area.

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could just go for a hike and sit quietly for a few hours in a beautiful place? Here’s your excuse! If you are a hiker and have the skills and interest in visiting our Wilderness areas, this could be a great opportunity for you while helping the WMNF complete our annual Wilderness Monitoring effort.


The WMNF and White Mountain Interpretive Assocition are seeking volunteers.

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Trailhead Steward Program

Forest Service employee assists hiker on a popular trail.

The Trailhead Steward program is a volunteer based program designed to educate hikers on safety and ecology before they begin their hike.  

Community Trails Day

Community Trails Day flier

Co-host a day of service with the U.S. Forest Service. symbol logo

Come search and apply for volunteer opportunities that suit your interest and abilities.


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    Passport in Time (PIT) is a archaeology and historic preservation program of the Forest Service. PIT volunteers work with professional FS archaeologists and historians on national forests throughout the U.S. Visit the Passport in Time website for more information.

Key Contacts

Forest Volunteer Coordinator

Colleen Mainville

Phone: (603) 536-6243