Explore 'The Wilds'<h1>GO NORTH!</h1>
Other Wild Adventures

The Great North Woods of Coos County NH is an unspoiled, remote, natural setting that provides inspiration to those seeking a slower pace, quiet surroundings and abundant wildlife. Though we are known for the extensive network of trails for snowmobiling and ATVing, the adventures that await you are limitless. Avoid the hurried pace of the typical tourist environment that herd the vacationer through long lines and endless opportunities to wait your turn, and head beyond the notches where the wilds awaits you.

Fish the Wilds

Whether you’re fly-fishing for big rainbows or tossing a line in while enjoying a riverside picnic, fishing New Hampshire’s Great North Woods will be an experience to remember. Relax in scenic natural surroundings. Catch a glimpse of moose, osprey or loons. Pull in a fighting brookie. There’s no better place than New Hampshire’s North Country to get away from it all and go fishing.
From world-class fly-fishing waters to serene lakes and welcoming riverbank waysides, use this handy guide to find your own North Country fishing hole.

Visit Tall Timber Lodge and Cabins at Lopstick for further details on where to stay and where to fish.

Soar the Wilds with ELC Outdoors' new high ropes course located at their new outpost in Errol, NH - the only course like it in the North Country! There are 12 exciting aerial adventures that can be done continuously from start to finish. Navigate from the penguin platforms to Burma buckets, multi-line traverse to their two zip lines. No matter what elements you choose you’ll have a blast!

Rapid River Float Plane Adventure : Begin this amazing adventure by hopping in a float plane operated by Acadian Seaplane Adventures in Rangeley, Maine. Fly from Rangeley to historic Lakewood Camps located on the shores of Lower Richardson Lake, near Middle Dam. Transfer over to one of ELC Outdoors' white water rafts and cruise down the wild and scenic, Class IV Rapid River to Lake Umbagog. The float plane will then pick you up in the lake and fly you back to Rangeley. With the combination of flight and rapids, there is not a better adventure package in the North Country!


 Boat the Wilds   We have many options for you to explore and a variety of experiences for you to try. Whether you want to paddle, white water raft or seek wildlife on a pontoon boat we have it all. Check out the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for information on a variety of itineraries. Rent your boats at Lopstick, Tall Timbers and ELC Outdoors.

Camp the Wilds Whether you want to fly in by seaplane to a remote site or nestle in next to a river full of trout we have the location in the great north woods. Check out some of the links we have to find the best location for you.

Hike The Wilds   There is no need to hike amongst hundreds of others when you can hike in Coos County. Hike hundreds of miles of maintained trails that lead to spectacular vistas and jaw dropping views. Read further for a few of our suggested itineraries.

Bike the Wilds The roads are less traveled and the network is just developing but we have some of the best dirt roads and multi-use trails that are just prime for bike riding. More information will be coming soon.

Snowmobile the Wilds  When the snow arrives there is no better place to ride than in the great north woods. The trails open just before Christmas vacation week and stay open until the middle of April (weather permitting.) The local snowmobile clubs maintain hundreds of miles of interconnected trails that allow you to ride from NH to Maine to Vermont even across the border into our neighboring country Canada. Use our site to find a place to ride and a place to stay. 



Pittsburg,NH-Great North Woods Riders ATV Club

Lake Francis State Park lies on the shores of Lake Francis a 2,000 acre lake near the...

Millsfield, NH-Millsfield ATV Club

Log Haven Campground is situated amidst tall timber in the heart of New Hampshire's...


Google Map


Full System Map

Play video
  • Soar
  • Snowmobile
  • Hike
  • Boat
  • Fish
  • Bike
  • Camp