The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

New Hampshire State Parks and Recreation

New Hampshire has no national parks, but it has 23 State Parks, 41 State Forests, 1 National Forest, 1 National Wildlife Refuge, and 1 Wilderness Area.





State Parks

State Forests

National Forest

National Wildlife Refuge

  • John Hay National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Wapack National Wildlife Refuge

New Hampshire Wilderness Areas

There is one wilderness area in the state of New Hampshire.

  • Pemigewasset Wilderness