Garrison Hill Park and Tower

Garrison Hill Park and Tower Garrison Hill Tower is a 76-foot-tall observatory atop Garrison Hill in Dover, New Hampshire, United States. The current tower, made of iron and painted green, was built in 1993 and is the third tower to exist on the hill. The park in which it stands is listed on the National […]

Willand Pond

Willand Pond The cities of Dover and Somersworth share shoreline around Willand Pond, a 66-acre body of fresh water, in the northeast section of Dover/south west section of Somersworth. A quiet tree-lined pond squeezed between two highly traveled state routes, the pond is stocked with trout and is surrounded by a trail that follows the […]

Woodman Institute Museum

Woodman Institute Museum The Woodman, founded in 1916, is a traditional early 20th-century style natural science, history, and art museum with exhibits for all ages. The museum’s collection includes hundreds of colonial artifacts; comprehensive mineral, shell and fossil gallery; mounted animal specimens; fine art and furniture; an extensive collection of militaria; local history objects; and […]

Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area

Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area Located on the west shore of the Bellamy River between Dover and Portsmouth, the areas consist of various land types, vegetative associations and wildlife habitats. Prominent natural features include riverside shoreline, tidal creeks, salt and fresh water wetlands, second growth woodlands, old fields, and fields with a more recent history […]