New Hampshire Reopening 2020

New Hampshire Reopening 2020 from COVID-19 Pandemic

NH Coronavirus hotline: dial 211 in state or 866-444-4211

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June 11. New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said that many types of public entertainments may open on two dates in June. Before planning a visit to these entertainments, be sure to check their websites to determine if they are opening, and under what restrictions. Many places will require reservations, with timed entry. Learn more.
On June 15, bowling and entertainment centers, tourist trains, and outdoor attractions including but not limited to batting cages, playgrounds, zip lines, chairlifts, ropes courses/aerial parks, and petting zoos may open with restrictions.

  • Amateur Sports
  • Bowling and Entertainment Centers
  • Gyms
  • Libraries
  • Motorcycle Rides
  • Museums and Art Galleries
  • Outdoor Attractions
  • Outdoor Race Tracks
  • Pools
  • Restaurants
  • Road Races
  • Tourist Trains
On June 29, indoor movie theaters, performing arts, and amusement parks may open.


Effective June 1 2020, New Hampshire lodgings may accept overnight reservations from New Hampshire residents and out of state visitors who have self-quarantined at their own homes for 14 days before entering New Hampshire. Reservations may be accepted by phone, online, or in person. Guest check in may commence on Friday, June 5. Lodgings includes hotels, motels, B&Bs, cabin sommunities and similar accommodations open to the public, including short-term rentals. New Hampshire lodging rules.

Coastal Beaches

New Hampshire’s seacoast beaches reopen June 1. Parking will be limited and only transitory activities like walking, jogging, and surfing will be allowed.

State Parks and Inland Beaches

Most New Hampshire state parks are open, but visitors should be aware that support facilities like restrooms and visitors centers are not generally open. Many parking lots are open and visitors using those parks are requested to follow all COVID-19 precautions. Parking lots and restrooms for the inland beaches are not open. At beaches that are accessible by foot, use of the beach is restricted to transient activities (walking, jogging). Swimming and sitting on the beach are prohibited.

Ocean beaches reopened to visitors on June 1, but visitors may do only moving activities: walking, jogging, swimming, surfing. Sitting on the beach. picnics and sunbathing are not allowed Guidance on state parks use.


Starting June 1, private campgrounds are open to New Hampshire residents, with restrictions for out-of-state guests. To find current status of an existing reservation call Reserve America at 877-647-2757 or log in to your reserve America account. This will give you the status of your reservation. Guidance on campground use.

Food & Dining

On May 18, New Hampshire restaurants re-opened for limited dining in outdoors areas, such as patios and decks. Some restaurants continue to offer take-out and delivery of food. Please visit our Take Out & Delivery List page for additional links & information. Call ahead or check a restaurant website for up-to-date information.


Also open: retail stores; yard sales; barbers and hair salons; golf courses; driving ranges; mini-golf; drive-in movie theaters; biking, canoe and kayak rentals; outdoor shooting ranges; small fishing charters; paintball; equestrian facilities; outdoor guiding services for fishing, hunting, and hiking; amateur and youth sports.

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