Frequently Asked Questions about Outdoor Recreation in New Hampshire

To find information on many specific outdoor opportunities in New Hampshire, try N.H. Fish and Game's "Get Outside!" page. Or, use the search box (top right) to ask about a particular topic, from safe hiking to snowmobile education, to the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program.

Where should I go in New Hampshire to have the best chance of seeing a moose?
Click here for some expert advice from N.H. Fish and Game Moose Project Leader Kristine Rines on the best locations for moose spotting -- from the road or in the back woods.

What things should I take along when I go hiking or walking in New Hampshire?
Click here for the "ten essentials" you should always have in your backpack, plus top tips for staying safe on the trail and a link to hikeSafe.

Who handles boat registrations in New Hampshire?
The N.H. Department of Safety is in charge of boat registrations in the state (click here).

Which agency oversees boater education in New Hampshire?
The N.H. Department of Safety is in charge of mandatory boater education (click here).

Where can I find a snowmobile safety class?
N.H. Fish and Game works in partnership with the N.H. Snowmobile Association to offer the free classes. Click here for more information and a class schedule.

Where can I launch my boat in New Hampshire?
Click here for a list of boating access sites in the Granite State.

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