White Mountain NF SignConcordMonitor.com: The National Park Service [just turned 100], but that doesn’t mean much for New Hampshire’s jewel of outdoor recreation – the White Mountains – because they’re part of a national forest, not a national park.

That raises two questions that many White Mountains National Forest visitors ask each year: Why isn’t this place a park, and what’s the difference, anyway?

Read about why New Hampshire’s White Mountains aren’t a national park.