Open Spaces In The Nashua, NH Area

There are many open spaces in Nashua and its surrounding areas where one can enjoy hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities. The purpose of this web site is to be a guide to exploring your open spaces. Here you will find information on trails, trail heads, conservation lands as well as links to maps, directions, and additional details.

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Some Of Our Favorite Sites

  • Tower Hill Pond, Auburn, NH
    This is a very nice walk around Tower Hill Pond. It's three miles long with about another half mile walk to the pond. The trail is wide and easy walking. Suitable for hybred bicycles.
  • Andres Institute of Art, Brookline, NH
    This site, located on Big Bear Mt, is a 140 acre sculpture park with over 70 works of art and several miles of woodland trails. The park is open to the public year round, free of charge. Guided tours are available during summer months. Trails are well marked but can be a little strenuous.
  • Great Brook Farm State Park, Carlisle, MA
    This state park offers 20 miles of trails, a working dairy farm with tours, cross-country ski rentals, and great ice cream. A $2 parking pass can be purchased at the Lowell Rd and main parking areas.
  • Dunstable Rural Land Trust Wildlife Refuge, Dunstable, MA
    This 350 acre wildlife area offers mostly wide, level trails through meadows, woodlands, and around ponds. A very nice place for a quiet leisurely walk.
  • Cedar Swamp Preserve, Manchester, NH
    1.8 miles of trails through a rare ecosystem. See Atlantic white cedar, giant rhododendrons, and black gum trees. Trails are well marked but rough. No pets allowed.

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Map Types

The map display consists of three maps served by Google Maps; Satellite, Terrain, and a Street Map.

Mapped Trails

Some trails have been overlaid onto the map and are shown as red lines. Please note that not all trails have been mapped.

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About This Site

My wife and I like to get out for an afternoon walk and explore open spaces. When we first started walking together, we knew of only a few places in the Nashua area, and were frustrated at the difficulty of finding others. Over time we've discovered many more and decided to start this web site to share the information. This is an ongoing project. More trail sites, information, photos, and features will be added periodically.

Please respect private lands, and carry out what you carry in.

Last updated: Monday, Dec 11, 2017