Androscoggin Ranger District


Located on the northern part of the forest in New Hampshire and western Maine, the District offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Challenge yourself in the Presidential Range including Tuckerman Ravine or the Great Gulf Wilderness; enjoy the beauty of the area at places like Glen Ellis Falls; get away from it all along Scenic Route 113 or in the Wild River and Caribou-Speckled Wildernesses. Recreational opportunities abound: hiking, camping, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing (alpine, cross country, and backcountry), snowmobiling, snowshoeing and much more.  

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The Ranger District offices are open daily during the summer, May 21 through October 14 from 8:00am to 4:30pm. During the winter, October 15 through May 20, the offices are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. Offices occasionally close for inclement weather and some federal holidays. Contact our office for more information regarding operational hours. . 
Closest Towns: Gorham, NH
Restroom: Accessible restrooms
Information Center: The district office and visitor center is located 5 miles south of the town of Gorham on NH Route 16. The visitor center has regional information, many interpretive displays, and a retail area with maps, books, recreation passes and other items for sale. Androscoggin Ranger District, (603) 466-2713

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Camping & Cabins

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Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Androscoggin Ranger District


Areas for Backpacking at Androscoggin Ranger District

Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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