Please note: The Pardoe Building is currently closed to the general public. Guests attending Community Connection Programs may use the restroom facilities using posted health & safety guidelines.
Take your visit to the next level – try an Adventure Pack!
Come to the beautiful property to unplug, relax, and connect with nature! Designated as an official NH Wildlife Viewing area, Prescott Farm boasts 160 acres of conservation lands open to the public year-round. The sustainably built Samuel P. Pardoe Building is open Monday thru Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm. Here one can find interesting displays on conservation topics, property information and restrooms for visitors. The trails are open 365 days a year, from dawn to dusk.
Visitors can enjoy the Natural Playscape, an area with interactive, nature-inspired play components part of the forest landscape. Likewise, visitors can also meander along 3+ miles of woodland, pond, heritage gardens and field trails that boast views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the Belknap Mountains. Come learn all about native plants and wildlife species through the many offerings at Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center!
Explore 160 acres of forests, fields & ponds on 3+ miles of trails and beautiful heritage gardens. Prescott Farm is a designated wildlife viewing area, home to many native species of fauna and flora.
Trails & Trail Map
Our trails are open daily from dawn to dusk, year-round. Read more about our trails and view our trail map.
You can climb, “cook” and create in our Natural Playscape, a unique playground that lets your children exercise their bodies and imaginations! Prescott Farm is open to the public 365 days a year, from dawn until dusk. Read more about our Natural Playscape.
We have a variety of facilities that utilize green environment and energy efficient means. Read more about our facilities.
Please respect the following rules when using our trails:
- No littering, please carry in-carry out
- No dogs (their scent deters the wildlife)
- No camping or campfires
- No motorized vehicles
- No hunting
- Please wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for being in the woods.