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Rattlesnake Island Preserve Guided Hike

Lace up your hiking boots for this 2 mile hike along the rocky ridge of Rattlesnake Island Preserve led by LRCT’s AmeriCorps members. LRCT Volunteers will transport participants by boat out of Alton to the Rattlesnake Island Preserve dock. We will then embark on the roughly 2-mile round-trip hike, taking in the island’s beautiful views […]

Guided Paddle to Ragged Island

Ragged Island Paddle

Join LRCT and the Lake Winnipesaukee Association (LWA) on a scenic paddle to the Ragged Island Conservation Area and learn about the threats to water quality. Participants will paddle approximately 1.5 miles to Ragged Island, an 11.5-acre island with 1 mile of shoreline and two sandy beaches acquired by LRCT in 2007. Once there, LWA’s Bree […]

Cellar Hole History Walk

Venture into the past with LRCT Volunteer Russell Rowland as he leads you on a guided history walk at the Castle in the Clouds Conservation Area. Participants will be led to multiple cellar holes and a graveyard and learn about the former farm community once known as Ossipee Glen, which predated Castle in the Clouds. The […]

Forest Health Walk

Guided Excursions - trees

What are the signs of a healthy forest? Join LRCT Staff Matt Morris at Sheridan Woods, part of the Red Hill Conservation Area, for a guided walkthrough in reading some visual cues of forest health. We will explore topics such as diversity, invasive species, and other habitat features. Expect a moderate to difficult hike of […]

Rattlesnake Island Preserve Guided Hike

Lace up your hiking boots for this 2 mile hike along the rocky ridge of Rattlesnake Island Preserve led by LRCT’s AmeriCorps members. LRCT Volunteers will transport participants by boat out of Alton to the Rattlesnake Island Preserve dock. We will then embark on the roughly 2-mile round-trip hike, taking in the island’s beautiful views […]

Guided Paddle to Stonedam Island

Join us for our annual scenic guided paddle with Dr. Rick Van de Poll! This paddle will take you from Meredith Neck to LRCT’s Stonedam Island Conservation Area in Meredith, a 112-acre property with 2.7 miles of undeveloped shoreline acquired by LRCT in 1982. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about one of the most […]

Guided Hike near Lake Wicwas

View from Arbutus Hill on Smyth Easement (1)

Join LRCT Guide Scott Powell on a guided hike to explore the Smyth Easement, a 148-acre property with a conservation easement held by LRCT that lies west of Lake Wicwas.  The property includes the summit of Arbutus Hill which offers views of the Ossipee Range, Red Hill, and the White Mountains. You will also travel […]

Birding Hike at Knights Pond

Birding at Knights Pond

Join us for a guided birding hike around one of the Lakes Region’s most pristine and unique ecological areas, Knight’s Pond! LRCT Trustee Rhys Bowen will lead a circumnavigation of the pond, exploring several different habitat types and observing New Hampshire birds at the peak of their breeding season. Expect an easy to moderate hike […]

Birding Hike at Knights Pond

Birding at Knights Pond

Join us for a guided birding hike around one of the Lakes Region’s most pristine and unique ecological areas, Knight’s Pond! LRCT Trustee Rhys Bowen will lead a circumnavigation of the pond, exploring several different habitat types and observing New Hampshire birds at the peak of their breeding season. Expect an easy to moderate hike […]

Birding Hike at Knights Pond

Birding at Knights Pond

Join us for a guided birding hike around one of the Lakes Region’s most pristine and unique ecological areas, Knight’s Pond! LRCT Trustee Rhys Bowen will lead a circumnavigation of the pond, exploring several different habitat types and observing New Hampshire birds at the peak of their breeding season. Expect an easy to moderate hike […]