List of nature centers in New Hampshire

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This is a list of nature centers and environmental education centers in the state of New Hampshire, United States.

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Name Location County Region Summary
Amoskeag Fishways Manchester Hillsborough Merrimack Valley website, 130 acres (53 ha), environmental education center about the Merrimack River watershed, operated by New Hampshire Audubon, the State and the USFWS, located at Amoskeag Falls
Bear Brook State Park Allenstown Merrimack Merrimack Valley Over 10,000 acres (4,000 ha) extending into Deerfield, Hooksett, and Candia, small 4-H nature center
Beaver Brook Association Hollis Hillsborough Merrimack Valley 2,100 acres (850 ha) located in Hollis, Brookline, and Milford, New Hampshire, education center
Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Greenland Rockingham Seacoast Great Bay Discovery Center features exhibits about the estuary's natural history, salt marsh farming, salmon migration, plankton, tides and research
Harris Center for Conservation Education Hancock Hillsborough Monadnock website, land trust and education center, over 16 miles (26 km) of trails
Loon Center Moultonborough Carroll Lakes website, exhibits, education and research about the state's common loons and other wildlife, 200-acre (81 ha) Markus Wildlife Sanctuary, operated by the Loon Preservation Committee
Margret and H.A. Rey Center Waterville Valley Grafton White Mountains Programs in nature, art, science, astronomy, art gallery
Massabesic Audubon Center Auburn Rockingham Merrimack Valley website, 130 acres (53 ha), operated by New Hampshire Audubon
McLane Center Concord Merrimack Merrimack Valley website, 20 acres (8.1 ha), headquarters of New Hampshire Audubon
Nature Discovery Center Warner Merrimack Merrimack Valley website, rocks, minerals, fossils, sea life, insects, Indian artifacts, mounted birds and mammals, interpretive trails (formerly located in Hopkinton and known as the Little Nature Museum)
Newfound Audubon Center Hebron Grafton Lakes website, operated by New Hampshire Audubon, located on Newfound Lake; comprises the Paradise Point Nature Center (open in summer), Ash Cottage at Hebron Marsh Sanctuary and the Bear Mountain Sanctuary
Peabody Mill Environmental Center Amherst Hillsborough Merrimack Valley website, operated by town of Amherst, abuts almost 600 acres (240 ha) of the Joe English Reservation
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center Laconia Belknap Lakes website, 160 acres (65 ha), features 3 miles (5 km) of trails, historic barn, heritage gardens, and an old-fashioned maple sugar operation
Seabrook Station's Science & Nature Center Seabrook Rockingham Seacoast website, located at the Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant, exhibits about nuclear energy and electricity, marine touch pool, nature trail
Seacoast Science Center Rye Rockingham Seacoast Located in 135-acre (55 ha) Odiorne Point State Park, marine life and science
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Holderness Grafton Lakes 180 acres (73 ha), environmental education center and accredited zoo
Tin Mountain Conservation Center Albany Carroll Lakes website, programs at Nature Learning Center and at the 228-acre Tin Mountain Field Station in Jackson, NH

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