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Vernal Pool Hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve

Horatio Colony Nature Preserve Daniels Hill Road, Keene, United States

Join Harris Center ecologist Brett Amy Thelen for a moderately strenuous, 1.2-mile roundtrip hike to a hilltop vernal pool, where we'll explore the exquisite, ephemeral world of spring-breeding amphibians.

Hiking the Wapack Trail to Binney Pond and Pratt Mountain

Binney Hill Road Binney Hill Road, New Ipswich, United States

Join longtime hike leaders Brian Bishoff and Denny Wheeler for a strenuous, 3.7-mile roundtrip hike with outstanding views along the Wapack Trail in New Ipswich. This out-and-back hike will take us along an abandoned road and well-maintained trail through conservation land, past the lovely Binney Pond to Pratt Mountain.

Spring Beauties of Partridge Woods

Partridge Woods Brickyard Road, Nelson, NH, United States

Join avid hikers Kathy Schillemat and Rick Church to hike the Town of Nelson’s Partridge Woods, where we’ll search for ephemeral wildflowers and other signs of spring along the Ridge Trail.

LGBTQ+ Accessible Spring Hike at Distant Hill Gardens

Distant Hill Gardens 507 March Hill Road, Walpole, NH, United States

Join Richard Doherty (he, him) and Hunter Kirschner (he, they) for an LGBTQ+ community hike at the Distant Hill Nature Trail, built according to U.S. Forest Service accessibility standards.

Easygoing Hike at Shattuck Pond

Shattuck Pond Francestown, United States

Join Ben Haubrich and Miki Clements-Collier for a leisurely hike along the Francestown Forest Trail to the pristine Shattuck Pond. This 1.5-mile roundtrip hike includes some ups and downs and has a total elevation gain of about 150 feet.

Hiking Casalis State Forest

Casalis State Forest Elm Hill Road, Peterborough, NH, United States

Join longtime hike leaders Brian Bishoff and Denny Wheeler for a springtime hike on woods roads and trails through Casalis State Forest in Peterborough, where we’ll visit two ponds, lovely woods, and a recently logged area.

Full Moon Meander for Veterans

Juggernaut Pond Hancock, NH, United States

Join Jen Whitney of the Vet Center and Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol for a moonlit wander up to the pristine shoreline of Juggernaut Pond. We'll listen for owls and frogs as we meander under the Flower Moon. This hike is for veterans only.