White Mountain National Forest

From mountainous hardwood forests to majestic alpine peaks. Explore the breathtaking scenery, clear mountain lakes and streams, wildlife, and outdoor recreation opportunities year-round.

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Forest Roads Status

A snow covered road winds through the forest.

Seasonal road closures are common on the White Mountain National Forest. Stay up to date with the latest road information to confirm road closures before heading out to your destination.

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Winter Safety

A frigid mountain vista above the treeline.

Winter can be a wonderful time of year to hike in the White Mountains. But careful planning and understanding of the hazards is critical to safely exploring the mountains in winter.

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