Trails & Natural Areas

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FRIEDSAM

TOWN FOREST

The 220 acre Friedsam Town Forest was a gift from the Friedsam family to the Town of Chesterfield. 

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MADAME SHERRI

FOREST

The 488 acres of the Madame Sherri Forest was generously donated for conservation to the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests by Ann Stokes.

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JAMES O'NEIL, SR.

FOREST

An 80-acre woodland on the Gulf Road in Chesterfield, NH. James O'Neil, Sr. was an outstanding citizen and statesman serving both the town and the State of New Hampshire.

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PISGAH

STATE PARK

Pisgah State Park includes over 13,500 acres (5695 in Chesterfield) of rough forested terrain encompassing a complete watershed north of the Pisgah State Park includes Ashuelot River.

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WANTASTIQUET

MOUNTAIN STATE FOREST

Wantastiquet Mountain, 1335 feet high, is the predominant feature of the Wantastiquet Mountain State Forest.

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WANTASTIQUET-

MONADNOCK TRAIL

The Wantastiquet-Monadnock trail is a 50-mile hiking trail that links Brattleboro, VT to Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire.

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CHESTERFIELD

GORGE

The Chesterfield Gorge Natural Area is located on Chesterfield, New Hampshire of Route 9.

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SPOFFORD

LAKE

Spofford Lake is a Class A lake with excellent water clarity. The lake is 739 acres (1.1 square miles) in size with an average depth of 30 feet and maximum depth of 60+ feet.

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OTTER POND FOREST

The Otter Pond Forest is a beautiful natural area of woods, wetlands and wildlife. It consists of 134 acres along Old Swanzey Road near Pisgah State Park.

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EVANS FARM EASEMENT

The Evans Farm Easement protects 37.5 acres of farmland, anchoring the gateway into town and helping to preserve an important part of Chesterfield’s character and feel.