NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

DNCR’s Mission is to protect, preserve, promote and manage the State’s natural and cultural resources, supporting New Hampshire’s high quality of life and strengthening the experiences of our residents and guests.

DNCR’s five divisions are dedicated to protecting, promoting and managing a wide variety of New Hampshire’s natural, recreational and cultural resources. Together, these resources help define our state and are major drivers of our economy and high quality of life.

  • N.H. Division of Parks & Recreation
  • N.H. Division of Forests & Lands
  • N.H. State Library (includes a directory of NH Libraries)
  • N.H. Division of Historical Resources
  • N.H. State Council on the Arts