Camping, Fishing & Hunting in NH

New Hampshire offers world-class hunting, camping and fishing throughout the state. Some ideas are below but be sure to take a look at the lake sites on the swimming and boating page and the major tourism sites on the General Information Play page for even more ideas.

New England Sportsman – hunting and fishing including ice fishing and tournaments.


NH Fish and Game Department includes detailed information on the hunting seasons, rules and regulations, what you can and cannot hunt, how to obtain a license, and more.

Visit Big Game Hunt – where you will find anything big game hunting related with information categorized by state, country, animal species and topics.

Ducks Unlimited – has information about conserving, managing and hunting on wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl.


NH State Parks – New Hampshire has 19 state parks with camping facilities in beautiful surroundings, available for use by individuals, families, and youth groups. These parks offer various camping experiences, such as primitive camping, cabin rentals, full-service RV hookups, and lean-to’s. The State Parks Reservations Office is available to help you plan your next camping trip, or you can visit any campground on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visit New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association to find an extensive list of campgrounds throughout the state

Go Camping America includes a list of campgrounds with some reviews and listing of major attractions

KOA the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) list of campgrounds in NH.


NH Fish and Game Department – Includes weekly fishing forecasts and reports, descriptions of the fishing seasons, information on licenses, and the fish species you will see in NH.

Ice Fishing – Try it once, and you might get hooked.  Given our climate and number of lakes and ponds, the popularity of ice fishing continues to grow.  Learn more about it on a separate section of the NH Fish and Game website.

Deep Sea Fishing – information on deep sea fishing, whale watching, charters and cruises leaving from Portsmouth.

Go New England – Fishing information including saltwater and freshwater fishing charters, guide services and fishing destinations.

Take Me Fishing – Everything fishing NH.

Fly Fishing in NH – A must try!

Total Fishing – National fly fishing search engine that has a lot of articles about fly fishing in NH.