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Granite State Promise

Protect, respect, and preserve our state of New Hampshire.

If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that the Granite State is well loved by those who visit and those who live here. With all that love for the 603, comes a need to protect it. To protect our wide open spaces and natural resources by practicing Leave No Trace.

To preserve and respect our charming country villages, bustling cities, inspiring settings, distinctive attractions, and of course our people. We believe this is a shared responsibility; we all play a role in preserving the state we love.

Join us in showing how much we appreciate the Granite State by making a commitment to care for it. Together, we can make New Hampshire a better place now and for generations to come.

How To Help

Whether you’re adventuring in the outdoors or exploring our quaint towns and bustling cities, there are ways you can protect, respect, and preserve New Hampshire. Read on to learn how.

Plan Ahead
From weather to pandemic-related circumstances, there are many factors that can affect your trip to New Hampshire. Research the places you plan to discover for reservation and parking requirements. Be prepared to follow pandemic guidelines wherever you stay and know before you go so that there are no surprises when you arrive.

Be Understanding
Rules and regulations are put in place for everyone’s health and well-being, as well as to protect parks, facilities, attractions and the outdoors. Be understanding and flexible, as things may change from time to time.
Be Respectful
We are so excited for you to visit New Hampshire and make memories with family and friends. Here’s our simple ask: Respect each other, each other’s property, and the environment while you’re here.
Leave No Trace
Whether you're out hiking, ATVing or enjoying one of New Hampshire's many other activities, it's important to minimize your recreation impacts. Learn about avoidable impacts and help protect New Hampshire's outdoors.
Keep the Granite State Clean
We all have a role to play in helping keep the Granite State beautiful and clean. Please be a tidy traveler and take your trash or garbage with you and get rid of it in a proper place.
Be Considerate of Each Other
During your stay, please be kind and respectful toward fellow visitors, as well as the communities, employees and local residents who call New Hampshire home.

Interested in helping spread the word about the Granite State Promise? Visit our online toolkit for logos, graphics and other materials to use in your marketing efforts this summer.

Leave No Trace

Your guide to protecting New Hampshire's great outdoors.