New Hampshire Fire Tower Quest


The New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands has a hiking program involving sixteen fire lookout towers in New Hampshire. Once a hiker visits any five of the sixteen fire towers on the list (below) he or she can receive a patch, certificate, and a letter of recognition from the NH Division of Forests and Lands. The tower quest program is intended to create awareness for the role fire towers play in protecting New Hampshire's forests.

 

The New Hampshire fire tower quest is a great hiking list parents can use to get children interested in the outdoors. It's not just for children though, all ages should enjoy exploring the towers. For more information on the New Hampshire fire tower quest and a downloadable application form, see the New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands website. Another great resource loaded with information about New Hampshire fire towers is the Forest Fire Lookout Association (FFLA) website. When visiting and exploring the fire tower lookouts, please respect the towers and the land around them.

 

New Hampshire Fire Tower Quest 

#MountainElevation (feet)RangeLocationInteresting Facts
1Magalloway Mt. 3360Boundary RangePittsburg
2Cardigan Mt. 3121Cardigan RangeOrange
3Kearsarge Mt.2937Kearsarge RangeWarner
4Croydon Mtn2781Croydon MtnCroydon
5Belknap Mt.2384Belknap RangeGilford
6Pitcher Mt. 2153Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway Stoddard
7Pack Monadnock2280Wapack RangePeterborough
8Prospect Mt.2059Weeks State ParkLancaster
9Red Hill2029Red HillMoultonboro
10Green Mt. 1907High Watch PreserveEffingham
11Milan Hill 1737Milan Hill State ParkMilan
12Blue Job1356Blue Job State ForestFarmington
13Oak Hill920Oak HillLoudon
14Pawtuckaway908Pawtuckaway MountainsNottingham
15Federal Hill690Federal HillMilford
16Warner Hill605Warner Hill
Derry

 

 

 

Notes:

• ScenicNH Photography is in the business of photography. We create awareness for historic preservation and environmental conservation.

• Photographers, all these fire towers have photo opportunities so you can create imagery during your adventure.

• For more information on the Division of Forests and Lands Tower Quest Program click here.

• A great resource on New Hampshire fire towers is the Forest Fire Lookout Association (FFLA) website here.

• ScenicNH Photography has no affiliation with the creators of the above hiking list.

• We are human and this information is subject to errors and omissions, and this hiking list may not be up to date.