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Snowshoeing Thumb and Skatutakee

Hancock, NH Hancock, NH

The bowl formed by the southern and western slopes of Mounts Thumb and Skatutakee in the SuperSanctuary was once completely cleared for farming. Today it’s a beautiful, boulder-filled hardwood forest. Join Dave Butler for a moderately strenuous, 4-mile snowshoe hike...

Easygoing Hike at the Indian Arrowhead Forest Preserve

Indian Arrowhead Forest Preserve Route 10, Surry, NH

Join Rich Taylor and Lee Baker for a moderately strenuous, 3-mile roundtrip hike through the Forest Society’s Indian Arrowhead Forest Preserve in Surry.

Forest Bathing by Moonlight

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Open your senses, slow down, and find solace in nature on this revitalizing moonlit ramble with Susie Spikol and Marilyn Wyzga.

Easygoing Hike through Friedsam Forest

Friedsam Town Forest Twin Brook Road, Chesterfield, NH

Join Rich Taylor and Lee Baker for a moderately strenuous, 2.5-mile roundtrip snowshoe hike along trails in the Friedsam Town Forest in Chesterfield.

Forest Bathing by Moonlight

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Open your senses, slow down, and find solace in nature on this revitalizing moonlit ramble with Susie Spikol and Marilyn Wyzga.

Snowshoeing Sharon Ledges

Wapack Trail Temple, NH

Join Dave Butler for a moderately strenuous, 3-mile snowshoe hike on the historic Wapack Trail.

Easygoing Hike through the Hiroshi Land

Hiroshi Land Route 137, Peterborough, NH

Join Lee Baker and Rich Taylor for a moderately strenuous, 2-mile roundtrip hike through the Harris Center's Hiroshi Land, following Nubanusit Brook to Dinsmore Pond.

Forest Bathing by Moonlight

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Open your senses, slow down, and find solace in nature on this revitalizing moonlit ramble with Susie Spikol and Marilyn Wyzga.

Easygoing Hike on Pack Monadnock

Join Lee Baker and Rich Taylor for a moderately strenuous 1-mile roundtrip hike to the halfway house site on Pack Monadnock.

Harris Center Big Year of Birding: Winter Finch Hike

Stoddard Stoddard, NH

Join Eric Masterson for this next installment in our “Big Year” series of seasonal birding outings to Harris Center protected lands – a 5-mile roundtrip hike through spruce country in search of winter finches.

Evening Snowshoe Around Howe Reservoir

Howe Reservoir Dublin, NH

Join Tom Warren for a 2-mile snowshoe around Howe Reservoir, where we’ll listen for owls and look for winter-bright stars.

Rainbow Hike

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Join naturalist Dee Denehy (she, her) and daughter Lily Denehy (she, her) for a 2-mile hike in a LGBTQ+ safe space.

Easygoing Hike Along the Jaquith Rail Trail

Jaquith Rail Trail Jaquith Road, Harrisville, NH
Note: This hike has been POSTPONED to Feb. 14 due to inclement weather.

Join Rich Taylor for a moderately easy, 3-mile roundtrip hike along the old Keene to Concord railroad line.

Hiking Through the Decades: The Briggs Preserve

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, we're offering Hiking Through the Decades, a four-hike series that will trace the history of the Harris Center's land protection efforts. Join Meade Cadot and Ben Haubrich for the inaugural hike -- an easy outing through the Briggs Preserve, one of the Harris Center’s earliest land protection projects.

Easygoing Hike Along the Jaquith Rail Trail

Jaquith Rail Trail Jaquith Road, Harrisville, NH

Join Rich Taylor for a moderately easy, 3-mile roundtrip hike along the old Keene to Concord railroad line.

Snowshoe Hike to Osgood Hill through Partridge Woods

Partridge Woods Brickyard Road, Nelson, NH

Join Kathy Schillemat for a 4-mile roundtrip hike along the new Partridge Woods trail network to the top of Osgood Hill, the second-highest peak in Cheshire County.

Easygoing Hike Along the Aldworth Manor Trail

Aldworth Manor Trail Harrisville, NH

Join Rich and Linda Taylor for a moderately strenuous, 3-mile roundtrip hike along the Aldworth Manor Trail in Harrisville.

Sheldrick Forest Preserve Hike

Sheldrick Forest Preserve Town Farm Road, Wilton, NH

Join Swift Corwin and Richard Pendleton for a 2-mile roundtrip hike on easy trails, where we’ll see impressively large trees, interesting geological formations, and magnificent laurels.

Snowshoe Hike in the Mount Thumb Bowl

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Join Dave Butler for a snowshoe hike through the hollow formed by the southern and western slopes of Mounts Thumb and Skatutakee -- once completely cleared for farming, and today a boulder-strewn hardwood forest.

Partridge Woods Exploration

Partridge Woods Brickyard Road, Nelson, NH

Join Kathy Schillemat and Ben Haubrich for a strenuous 6-mile hike through the trails of Partridge Woods, with views of Nelson village, Mount Monadnock, and Nubanusit Lake.

Winter Tree Identification Walk

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Join Mike Gagnon, forestry field specialist with UNH Cooperative Extension, for a relaxed winter tree ID walk. We’ll focus on branching, buds, and bark while the leaves are off the trees — and discuss the trees we encounter from both an ecological and economic perspective.

Winter Snowshoe OUTing! at Kennedy Brook

Stoddard Stoddard, NH

Join Dee Denehy (she, her), Richard Doherty (he, him), and Hunter Kirschner (he, him) for a LGBTQ+ winter snowshoe along Kennedy Brook in Stoddard.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

Shattuck Winter Wander

Shattuck Golf Course 53 Dublin Road, Jaffrey, NH

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalists Jaime Hutchinson and Karen Rent for a winter wander along the wild edges of the Shattuck golf course. We'll listen for winter birds, search for animal tracks and sign, and more.

Winter Outing to the Crotched Mountain Bowl

Crotched Mountain Town Forest Farrington Road, Francestown

Join Dave Butler and Ben Haubrich for a moderately strenuous, 4-mile snowshoe hike or ski on the rolling terrain of Crotched Mountain.

Mushroom Meander with the Morel Quandary Club

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Join the Morel Quandary Club to look for polypores, slime molds, and shelf fungi, and get into likin’ lichen.

Babies in Backpacks and Toddlers in Tow

Harris Center for Conservation Education 83 Kings Hwy, Hancock, NH

Calling all families with young children! Join Harris Center naturalist and animal lover Susie Spikol to wander trails, meadows, and the nooks and crannies of the Harris Center grounds in search of wild finds.

Hike to Stoddard Rocks

Stoddard Stoddard, NH

Join Denny Wheeler and Brian Bishoff for a moderately strenuous, 5-mile hike on trails and woods roads to scenic Stoddard Rocks above Pioneer Lake.

Moonrise Ramble for Families

Fremont Field 100 Old Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, NH

Enjoy the moonrise, sunset, and early signs of spring at Fremont Field in Peterborough with Harris Center teacher-naturalist Janet Altobello. We’ll rove around fields, wetlands, and forest, observing changes in the land and air as the day turns to dusk.