National Parks in New Hampshire

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Location: Maine to Georgia, CT,GA,MA,MD,ME,NC,NH,NJ,NY,PA,TN,VA,VT,WV

The Appalachian Trail is a 2,180+ mile long public footpath that traverses the scenic, wooded, pastoral, wild, and culturally resonant lands of the Appalachian Mountains. Conceived in 1921, built by private citizens, and completed in 1937, today the trail is managed by the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, numerous state agencies and thousands of volunteers.

Fees: The Appalachian National Scenic Trail (NST) does not charge an entrance fee for use of the trail on Appalachian NST land.

Hours Info: In general, the Appalachian Trail is open year-round. The northern terminus at Mount Katahdin in Maine is within Baxter State Park, which may be closed in winter months, depending on weather conditions. Particular sections of the Trail, and less-developed roads accessing the Trail, may be closed temporarily for a number of reasons, but otherwise the trail is open.

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Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park

Location: Cornish, NH

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors lived here seasonally starting in 1885, and year-round 1900 until his death in 1907. Experience the park grounds, where several of Saint-Gaudens bronze sculptures are on view throughout the year, & trails wind through the woods. Learn more about the park.

Fees: Fee collection for access to the historic zone has resumed and will ONLY utilize the online service- The entrance fee to the park is $10.00 for adults 16 years of age and older; children 15 and younger are free. The entrance fee provides the visitor with a 7-day entrance permit to the site. It is strongly suggested that visitors print their passes for Saint-Gaudens or save them on their mobile device prior to visiting. Connectivity onsite is limited.

Hours Info: The park's grounds and trails are open year-round during daylight hours. The visitor center, galleries, and historic structures are open daily from Memorial Day weekend (late May) to October 31. Park buildings, including restroom facilities, are closed from November until late May. Use caution as walkways, trails, and grounds are not maintained outside of visitor season and may be icy, snow-covered, or even.

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National Parks in New Hampshire