Fort Foster in Kittery Point offers three small beaches, an extensive trail system, restroom facilities in season, picnic areas and old military fortifications.
Named for Major Andrew McClary, who died at the Battle of Bunker Hill, Fort McClary is an historic military site that protected the Piscataqua River...
A tiny piece of land now joined by a short causeway to Peirce Island, Four Tree Island features picnic and BBQ spots opposite Prescott Park and excellent views of the Piscataqua River.
Small, picturesque Sandy Beach, 10 minutes from Portsmouth, has the U.S. Coast Guard Station at one end and a large seaside park, New Castle Common, at the other end.
The largest undeveloped stretch on New Hampshire's coastline, Odiorne Point State Park's 330 acres are open year-round for boating, fishing, hiking, biking, nature walks, cross-country skiing and picnicing.
Located adjacent to Portsmouth's picturesque South End, Peirce Island offers unobstructed views of the Piscataqua River, the bridges, and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. It also features an outdoor pool, walking paths, playgrounds, and boat launches.
Portsmouth's 10-acre waterfront park with flower gardens and a summer arts festival.
Rye Harbor State Park features scenic views of the Isles of Shoals and Rye Harbor, also called Ragged Neck. The park offers saltwater fishing, picnicking,...
Located in the center of Portsmouth, South Playground and Leary Field offer tennis and basketball courts, a dog park, swing and play area, two baseball fields and a salt water pond.