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White Mountains is home to wildlife refuge, nature center, and more science fun

Mount Washington Observatory Resource Center

2936 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH Phone: 603-356-2137

Learn about Mount Washington and the weather observatory at its summit. Open year-round. Admission is free.

Tin Mountain Conservation Center

An activity-oriented nature center, scheduling lectures, trips and childrens programs in various locations throughout the Jackson area. Some programs will have a fee for participation.

Warren Fish Hatchery and Education Center

Old Route 25 Warren, NH Phone: 603-764-8593

Visitors may tour the hatchery. Interactive exhibits focus on local wildlife management and habitats, as well as the life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon. Open May - October. Admission is free.

Rocks Estate

4 Christmas Lane Bethlehem, NH Phone: 603-444-6228

A natural preserve, this area features hiking trails, picnic areas and educational programs. Other events are offered throughout the year. Open year-round.

Museum of American Weather

South Common Haverhill, NH, 03765 Phone: 603-989-3167

A museum dedicated to American weather. Of particular interest are exhibits devoted to four severe New England weather events: The blizzard of 1888, the 1938 hurricane, the Vermont flood in 1927 and a tornado that hit Worcester, Massachusetts. Open seasonally. Admission is free.

Twin Mountain Fish and Wildlife Center

Route 3 Whitefield, NH Phone: 603-846-5108

Visitors will find information on New Hampshire wildlife and fish. Exhibits feature videos, a hatchery, nature trails and a fish tank. Open May-October. Admission is free.