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White Mountain National Forest

White Mountain National Forest is a recognized dark sky location in New Hampshire for stargazing and astronomy activities.


White Mountain National Forest is rated Bortle Class 2.


As a U.S. national forest, dispersed camping, also known as boondocking, is permitted away from car/RV campsites. This allows you to find even darker skies. A permit may be required.

EV charging

Electric vehicle charging stations are also available at select locations in White Mountain National Forest. See also All EV charging parks in U.S.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in NH.