Sledding

The Town of Exeter acquired the 50 acre Raynes Farm property with grant assistance from the Land and Community Heritage Foundation. The most recognizable feature on the property is the red barn. This is a perfect spot for family sledding (and easy cross country skiing and snowshoeing). Dogs are also welcome on the Raynes property. […]

Boating

Boats, kayaks, canoes, sailboats and even paddleboards are often seen on the river. There is a public dock on Water Street near the Phillips Exeter Academy Boathouse. The river is tidal; keep that in mind while planning your trip. There are several other local docks including one at Gilman Park in Exeter and Chapman’s Landing […]

Hiking

Fort Rock is the commonly known name for two separate Town Forests, the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest in Exeter and the Oaklands Town Forest in Newfields. They are separated by Route 101. Joining them together is a large metal culvert that runs under the highway. The Henderson-Swasey Town Forest is a 220-acre area of conservation lands […]

Exeter Country Club

Welcome to Exeter Country Club, the Seacoast’s best nine. Exeter Country Club, founded in 1889, is USGA-listed as one of the 100 oldest in the nation. Set into pine and hardwood forest at the edge of the impressive Great Bay estuarine system, Exeter’s historic course offers lush irrigated fairways, velvety greens and a fresh salt […]

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Fort Rock is the commonly known name for two separate Town Forests, the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest in Exeter and the Oaklands Town Forest in Newfields. They are separated by Route 101. Joining them together is a large metal culvert that runs under the highway. The Henderson-Swasey Town Forest is a 220-acre area of conservation lands […]

Mountain Biking

Fort Rock is the commonly known name for two separate Town Forests, the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest in Exeter and the Oaklands Town Forest in Newfields. They are separated by Route 101. Joining them together is a large metal culvert that runs under the highway. This area is known for some of the best mountain biking […]