Education and Training

Connecting you to diverse outdoor education experiences and resources.

Owl Brook Hunter Education Center

387 Perch Pond Road
Holderness, NH 03245
Telephone: (603) 536-1290

The mission of the center is to educate people in the knowledge, skills, and behaviors required to become safe and responsible hunters, trappers, and stewards of the state's natural resources. Owl Brook offers a modern classroom, shooting range, archery course, and self-guided interpretive trails covering topics such as trapper education, hunter education, map and compass, and wildlife habitat management. Summer and group programs for youth.

The Discovery Room

The Discovery Room at Fish and Game's Concord headquarters is a window on New Hampshire's great outdoors ... complete with a life-sized moose cow and her calf! This exhibit depicts a variety of New Hampshire landscapes and wildlife. Come explore the sights and sounds of New Hampshire's wild places, including a pond, stream, beaver pond, meadow, woodland, vernal pool, boreal (spruce/fir) forest, and even a typical backyard.

Visit the Discovery Room: Located at NH Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, the Discovery Room is open from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM on weekdays. Groups should call first to make arrangements -- (603) 271-3211.

Great Bay Discovery Center

Depot Road
Greenland, NH 03885
Telephone: (603) 778-0015

Part of Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, this center provides opportunities to learn about coastal and marine life. Indoor exhibits and self-guided nature trail along a boardwalk through the salt marsh. Call for hours of operation. School programs by arrangement. Summer programs for youth and adults. For more information, go to