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Explore our trails and visit our mission-driven attractions.

Visit Dorchester

Enjoy all Dorchester has to offer with its rural charm and character. Our town offers endless experiences for those from near or far. Explore over 40 miles of backcountry mountain bike trails with the Green Woodlands Foundation.  Grab Sunday breakfast at D Acres and learn about permaculture and sustainable farming.
We invite you to experience everything Dorchester has to offer. Explore Things To Do Around Dorchester below!

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Things to Do Around Dorchester

Recreation

Cross Country Skiing


With over 50 kilometers of groomed skate and classic ski trails, along with the new trails, are two 2.5 kilometer ski courses that have been designed by Morton Trails to the International Ski Federation Homologation ("Olympic") standards. There are two main entrances, one at 1756 NH RT 118 in Dorchester, New Hampshire and the other along a residential road between Reservoir Pond in Lyme and Cummins Pond in Dorchester, NH.

This is true wilderness skiing on groomed cross country ski trails with 4 warming huts to visit along the way to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate.
Created and maintained by the Green Woodland Foundation. View full size map and learn more here.




Snowshoeing


Enjoy the trails at: D Acres Green Woodlands




Mountain Biking


Green Woodlands consists of 35 square miles of contiguous property all but 20 acres of which is open to the general public. Currenty there are almost 50 miles of singletracks and doubletracks. Many of the Singletracks have been machine built. They have a very open recreational use policy and their only charge for using their trail system is "a smile." Created and maintained by the Green Woodlands Foundation. View full size map and learn more here.





Attractions

D Acres


D Acres of New Hampshire is a not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead located in Dorchester, NH. The Mission of the organization is to function as an educational center that researches, applies and teaches skills of sustainable living and small-scale organic farming. Striving to improve the human relationship to the environment, the center functions as a demonstration farm to role model exemplars of healthy living. Sharing a communal living situation, individuals come to respect and share values of interdependence and love of nature. In addition, the organization supports educational activities directed toward improving the quality of life of residents and the larger community. Book Here
218 Streeter Woods Road
Dorchester, NH 03266 www.dacres.org ** If you are driving to visit via Plymouth NH/93- Keep driving on 118 until you get to Streeter Woods Road. Hearse House Rd is CLOSED due to flooding.** From 91/89/VT- route is normal.




Dorchester Historical Society Museum


Building erected in 1808, was originally the North District School and used until 1926. Museum opened 1966. Original school - master's desk, compass and chain used in laying out original lots of the town in 1773. Narrative available in file. Call for hours. Route 118, on the Common, Dorchester, NH 03266 Telephone: (603) 523-7136




Green Woodlands Foundation


Green Woodlands is a multi generational family organization with a goal of preserving a little piece of nature for many future generations. Through our foundation our primary activities are wildlife management and environmental research and education, historical preservation, and activities that get people out into the woods such as cross country skiing and mountain biking. We currently have land under forest management in the towns of Lyme, Dorchester, Orford and Wentworth, New Hampshire. The property has eight remote ponds with the largest being Cummins Pond at approximately 160 acres. 1756 NH 118 Dorchester, New Hampshire 03266 www.greenwoodlands.org





Food & Drink

D Acres


Sunday Breakfast at D Acres - Every Sunday 7:30-11am

Join us for Breakfast at D Acres. Eggs prepared how you like them ( sunnyside, over easy, over hard or scrambled) and coffee & tea complementary

Menu Breakfast The Works - Pork, Eggs, Greens, Pancakes, Potatoes $12 Oatmeal - $4 Side of Seasonal Vegetables - $4 Side of Greens - $4 Side of Potatoes - $4 Side of Pork - $4 Side of Pancakes - $4 Side of Eggs - $4
Saturday Night Dinner - Informal fine dining farm to table experience.

Open to the Public with Reservations. We prefer 24 hours advance notification. Let us know any dietary restrictions. Dinner is $15. $3 dessert. Half price for kids under 10 years of age.

Menu typically consists of appetizers, soup or salad and main course ( D Acres Pork, rice & beans, vegetables ) 6:30pm Beer & Wine Menu





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D Acres


D Acres of New Hampshire is a not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead located in Dorchester, NH. The Mission of the organization is to function as an educational center that researches, applies and teaches skills of sustainable living and small-scale organic farming. Striving to improve the human relationship to the environment, the center functions as a demonstration farm to role model exemplars of healthy living. http://www.dacres.org/




Legg's Logs


Legg’s Logs was established in 1988 and is located in the foothills of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. We are producers of fine wood products, specialty woods and top quality lumber. Shop Online Learn More





 

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