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The Rocks



The Rocks' trails, fields, and parking lots are closed to visitors, except for special events including maple tours, due to construction work at the Carriage Barn. Use our Reservation Guide to find other Forest Society properties nearby, including Bretzfelder Park, or see what other trails the Town of Bethlehem recommends

Forest Society North is a multi-year restoration and renovation project that started in 2020 and that we hope to complete by the summer of 2023. Click here for details on the project, or to make a contribution.

Nestled in the heart of the White Mountains, The Rocksis a protected reserve that serves as the Forest Society’s North Country Conservation and Education Center. Featuring more than 13 buildings on the National Historic Register, The Rocks' Heritage Trail evokes the gilded era of a century ago of long vacations in the refreshing summer air of the White Mountains.

Once a self-sustaining farm, The Rocks is now home to the Forest Society's sustainable Christmas tree farm. Each year trees are carefullyhand-shaped and wreaths are meticulously decorated to raise money for land conservation in New Hampshire.

Help us care for this property by following these guidelines during your visit:

  • This property is open dawn to dusk
  • Carry out all trash
  • Dogs must remain under control and owners must pack out all dog waste
  • No motorized wheeled vehicles
  • No camping
  • No campfires
  • Hunting and fishing are allowed
  • Leave natural and cultural features undisturbed
Allowed Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Dog Walking
Horseback Riding
Wildlife Watching
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Additional Information

Winter Access

The parking lot at The Rocks is plowed regularly during winter months.


Open dawn to dusk

Visitor Use Guidelines

Full list of use guidelines available HERE