Bear Brook SP, Allenstown (et al.)

Bear Brook SP, Allenstown (et al.)

61 Deerfield Road Allenstown, New Hampshire 03275

Bear Brook State Park Official Website
Bear Brook State Park map

Tips for Birding

Bear Brook State Park is located in Merrimack County and Rockingham County. If you carefully keep your bird records by county, be aware of the location of the county line and use the appropriate eBird hotspots when you submit checklists.

About Bear Brook State Park

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Bear Brook State Park, with over 10,000 acres, is the largest developed state park in New Hampshire. Located in the southeast region of the state, there is plenty to do and see for everyone. Forty miles of trails through the heavily forested park lead to seldom visited marshes, bogs, summits, and ponds. The park offers a variety of options for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. The park has a day-use area, group areas, and a 101-site campground. Boat rentals are available on the weekends.

Notable Trails

With over 60 miles of trails across 10,000 acres, there is something for every trail user in Bear Brook State Park. The trails range from double to single track and from easy to difficult and include some purpose-built mountain bike trails. All trails are open to hiking, running, mountain bikes, and equestrians. 

The TrailFinder website has descriptions and maps of hikes at Bear Brook State Park.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Entrance fee

  • Roadside viewing

  • Wheelchair accessible trail

Content from Bear Brook State Park Official Website

Last updated October 28, 2023