You’ll Love This One Awesome Activity In New Hampshire And It Won’t Cost You A Cent

New Hampshire has a long and storied history of using mountaintop lookouts for fire detection. Most of these old lookouts no longer remain in service or lie in ruins on remote summits, but 15 of them are still active today. You can visit these towers today to learn more about their history and to get some incredible views. The best part? You can also get a patch for hiking all of them! Here are four of the easiest ones to get you and your family started on this quest.

To learn more about the Fire Lookout Tower Quest Program, visit the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands website to download a map, brochure, and checklist. Have fun!

For more family-friendly hikes around the Granite State, check out these 5 hikes that everyone can do and this destination that has a wildlife park, botanical gardens, hiking trails, and more!

Address: Blue Job Mountain Parking Area, 487-, 515 First Crown Point Rd, Strafford, NH 03884, USA
Address: Pitcher Mountain Trailhead, 2190 NH-123, Stoddard, NH 03464, USA
Address: Oak Hill Fire Tower, Loudon, NH 03307, USA
Address: Red Hill Fire Tower Trailhead, 350 Red Hill Rd, Moultonborough, NH 03254, USA

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