Conservancy staffer Peter Benson measures an old-growth fir on TNC's Vickie Bunnell Preserve in Columbia, New Hampshire.
Measuring old-growth trees. Conservancy staffer Peter Benson measures an old-growth fir on TNC's Vickie Bunnell Preserve in Columbia, New Hampshire. © © Eric Aldrich/TNC

Places We Protect

Vickie Bunnell Preserve

New Hampshire

Vickie Bunnell Preserve features 13 peaks over 3,000 feet and nearly 30 miles of stream frontage.

At 10,330 acres, the Vickie Bunnell Preserve is TNC's largest nature preserve in the state.  Located in Columbia and Stratford, it includes 3,723-foot Bunnell Mountain and 12 other peaks above 3,000 feet. It contains 28 miles of stream frontage, and the high elevation areas contain significant alpine and sub-alpine spruce-fir forest habitat. The preserve is a portion of TNC's larger 18,680-acre "Bunnell Tract."

 

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Nature study
  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Snow-shoeing
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Hunting allowed - call our preserve steward at (603) 356-8833 for more information
  • Snowmobiles allowed in designated areas - call our preserve steward at (603) 356-8833 for more information.
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