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Division of Forests and Lands

Welcome to the Division of Forests & Lands website! Our mission is to protect and promote the values provided by trees, forests and natural communities across the Granite State.

New Hampshire is the second-most forested state in the country, and we are proud of the many ways we work to help our state’s forest resource thrive.

forest of soft and hardwoods in autumn

Forest Action Plan

The New Hampshire Forest Action Plan – 2020 offers a detailed account into the most pressing challenges and opportunities currently facing our forests. It serves as a guide for use by government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, landowners, natural resource professionals and private industry to proactively address issues facing New Hampshire’s trees and forests.

Read the New Hampshire Forest Action Plan – 2020

forest in winter, with trees covered in snow

Forest Statistics

How much of New Hampshire is Forest Land? Who are the owners? How has forest land use changed? Statistics and trends about New Hampshire’s forests help contribute to informed decision-making about their future, resulting in positive impacts on our daily lives, recreational opportunities, the state’s economy and other factors our forests influence.

Find out important New Hampshire forest statistics  

state lands viewer map

Interactive Map

The Division of Forests & Lands manages more than 450,000 acres statewide. The State Lands Viewer plots out all reservations that our division owns, manages and co-manages with partners like Fish & Game, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service, plus easements the division holds and monitors.

Explore the State Lands Viewer