New Hampshire residents enjoy $5 trail admission
Holderness, N.H. - Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is bringing New Hampshire Day back for a second event on Sunday, May 21 due to rainy weather for the first event of the season. New Hampshire Day has been a popular annual event since 1991.
New Hampshire Day allows New Hampshire residents to get nearer to nature with discounted trail admission to the animal exhibit trail. New Hampshire residents pay just $5 for trail admission on Sunday, May 21. Regular admission rates are $19 for adults, $16 for seniors (65+), $14 for youth (ages 3 to 15), and children 2 and under are free.
Visitors will see live native New Hampshire animals including mink, turtles, coyote, foxes, bobcat, mountain lion, white-tailed deer, river otter, black bear, owls, hawks, eagles, and more in natural enclosures along the three-quarter mile live animal exhibit trail. In addition to the discounted trail admission, special Up Close to Animals presentations will be held at 11:00 a.m. (Skunk), 1:00 p.m. (Great-horned owl), and 3:00 p.m.(Broad-winged hawk). These presentations offer visitors an up close look at live animals with discussion led by an experienced naturalist educator.
New Hampshire Day is generously sponsored by Dead River Company and the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation.
The animal exhibit trail is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the last trail admission at 3:30 p.m. on New Hampshire Day. For more information please visit www.nhnature.org or call 603-968-7194.
About Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
The mission of Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is to advance understanding of ecology by exploring New Hampshire's natural world. Through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, an informal public garden, and lake cruises, the Science Center has educated and enlightened visitors since 1966 about the importance of our natural world. Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is located on Route 113 in Holderness, an easy drive from exit 24 off I-93, and is open daily from May 1 through November 1. The Science Center is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is the only AZA-accredited institution in all of northern New England. For further information about the Science Center, call 603-968-7194 or visit www.nhnature.org.