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Big Trees of New HampshireBig Trees of New Hampshire

Short Hikes to the Biggest Trees in New Hampshire from the Seacoast to the North Country.

by Kevin Martin

Big Trees of New Hampshire directs you on 28 hikes to find 85 of the largest trees on public land or in cities like Portsmouth, Concord and Nashua. Includes maps, GPS coordinates, and clear directions to help you find the trees. Hikes for all ages and abilities, from easy to adventurous!

  • A great way to get the family outside for some exercise
  • Good teaching tool about the benefits trees provide for people and wildlife
  • Learn about the life cycle, management and caretaking of Big Trees
  • A big natural reward at the end for those who enjoy geo-caching

Readers' Comments

"We 'big tree people' have needed a guide like this for a long time…presents a wide variety of trees…and location information so anyone can plan an expedition to hunt for our giants."
—Carolyn Page, New Hampshire Big Tree Program Coordinator

"Great guide to leave in your car for easy reference…Kevin's clear maps and simple descriptions will help you find the big trees, plus enjoy some beautiful parts of New Hampshire."
—Jameson French, President, Northland Forest Products

"This is a must have guide to learning more about the trees that make New Hampshire the second most forested state in the country."
—David Govatski, retired US Forest Service forester and silviculturist, Jefferson, NH

"Celebrating the diversity and uniqueness of some of New Hampshire's most majestic big trees."
—New Hampshire Arborists Association,

"Kevin Martin's…guidance to find and appreciate these giants is a gift to everyone who cares about the special natural heritage of New Hampshire."
—Lamprey Rivers Advisory Committee

About the Author

Author and outdoorsman Kevin Martin has been a wooden boat builder for over thirty years, served on his town's Conservation Commission and the Lamprey River Advisory Committee. He lives with his wife Kim on the banks of the Lamprey River and often takes his eight grandchildren with him into the woods to visit Big Trees. Visit his website at to learn more.

Ordering Information

ISBN: 978-1-937721-18-3, 190 pages, 6x9 softcover, 124 full color images including maps. Nature/Hiking $24.95. Enfield Distribution, 603-632-7377.


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