Odiorne Point
photo by Christy Labrie

Odiorne Point State Park

570 Ocean Blvd.
Rye, NH 03870
603-436-7406

Odiorne Point in Rye, NH, identified by historians as the site where the first European settler, David Thomson, landed in 1623, today is a 330-acre state park. It offers extensive trails, dense vegetation, excellent views of the Atlantic, a playground, picnic tables, the remains of military fortifications, and the Seacoast Science Center.

Hours:Dawn to dusk
Cost:In season: $4 adults; $2 ages 6-11; free for kids under 6 and NH residents over 65