News: There is a timber harvest taking place off the Jeff Smith Trail south of Route 130. Warning the trails are muddy there!
Beaver Brook Association is comprised of 2,187 acres of forest, fields, and wetlands in Hollis, Brookline, and Milford, New Hampshire. The land lies where the southern transitional forest meets the northern hardwood forest, creating a diverse landscape of interest to the naturalist and the hiker alike.
Today Beaver Brook hosts tens of thousands of visitors each year.
With 35 miles of trails, the area provides a quiet and contemplative setting for daytime excursions. Forest and wildlife management is practiced throughout the property for the purposes of demonstrating sustainable forestry practices and wildlife habitat techniques to protect and encourage a diverse array of native species.
BBA also protects significant portions of two watersheds and has designated natural areas that will be left unmanaged in perpetuity. We encourage the public to visit our forest, which is open from dawn to dusk seven days a week, and rediscover the natural world.
- Beaver Brook trails are open free to the public every day from dawn until dusk
- Dogs are welcome at Beaver Brook but must be leashed at all times & kept under control by their owner. No exceptions to this rule & enforcement will be referred to the Hollis Police Department.
- Beaver Brook is a carry-in and carry-out facility. This pertains to cleaning up after dogs & taking the waste home for proper disposal.
- Hunting is prohibited.
- Camping and campfires are prohibited unless pre-authorized for educational purposes.
- Fishing is allowed in accordance with N.H. State regulations.
- Trails range from easy to moderate affording accessibility to a majority of citizens
- Blue-blazed trails are designated for “multi-use” which allows horse and bicycles
- Yellow triangular markings denote more fragile trails for hiking and X_C skiing.
- Trail users are encouraged to stay on marked trails leaving the land, wildlife and plant life undisturbed.
- The use of motorized vehicles other than Beaver Brook Association work vehicles or emergency vehicles is strictly prohibited.
- FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SAFE HIKING see Hike Safe