Managed as working forests, the conservation areas offer many outdoor recreational opportunities, including ATV riding, hiking, hunting, birdwatching, and fishing.
This 978-acre community forest that connects Bethel and Sunday River features hiking, mountain biking, hunting, and snowmobiling.
Four season trails lead to dramatic ledge top vistas.
Scenic gorge along the Swift River that has long been a popular destination for swimmers, picnickers, and anglers.
This sustainably-managed forest has opportunities for hiking, cross-country skiing, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and mountain biking.
A scenic waterfall and popular swimming spot located near the Sunday River Resort.
Visitors enjoy 1.5 miles of hiking trails, hunting in season, and exceptional birdwatching in the spring.
More than 1300 acres of forests and wildlife-rich wetlands on the eastern edge of the White Mountains.
Hikers can venture along a scenic trail, stop at the pond’s shore to cast their fishing line, and then continue to Bald Mountain’s nearby summit for extensive views of western Maine.
One of many access points along the Androscoggin River Trail, this 4.7-acre preserve welcomes boaters and fishermen.
Roberts Farm Preserve offers a 7.5-mile network of multi-use trails, including a half mile universally accessible trail to a scenic outlook.
Visitors enjoy 360-degree views from the extensive granite ledges found on the preserve’s namesake mountain.