Monadnock State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMonadnock State Park
Mount Monadnock as seen from NH 124
|Location||169 Poole Road, Jaffrey
Cheshire County, New Hampshire
|Area||1,017 acres (412 ha)|
|Elevation||1,224 feet (373 m)|
|Administered by||New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation|
|Website||Monadnock State Park|
Monadnock State Park in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, United States, is a 1,017-acre (4.12 km2) state park located on and around 3,165-foot (965 m) Mount Monadnock. The park is surrounded by thousands of acres of protected highlands.
The park is open to hiking, picnicking, camping, backpacking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Backcountry skiing is possible on some of the lower trails. There are two campgrounds.
A per-person fee is charged (in season) to park at the Old Toll Road and State Park Headquarters trailheads. There are no roads to the summit, and the Old Toll Road, which leads to the Halfway House site, is closed to vehicles.
In 1987, Mount Monadnock was designated a National Natural Landmark.
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