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Come Visit Town of Milan

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Androscoggin River

Canoe, fish, kayak, white water raft, birdwatch, and more.

The Androscoggin begins in Errol, where the Magalloway River joins the outlet of Umbagog Lake.  The river flows generally south but with numerous bends past the towns of Errol and Milan and the City of Berlin before turning east at the town of Gorham, to cut across the northern end of the White Mountains to enter Maine.

Please consult local guides, weather, and maps to navigate safely.

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ATV & Snowmobile Trails

Ride the Wilds, Coös County

A three-mile city trail connects Jericho Mountain State Park in Berlin to the trails in Success, where you’ll discover 25 miles of excellent trail riding. A connector trail comes in from Maine at Success, which borders Milan.

Connect to more than 1,000 miles of maintained trails.  For specific information about the Milan, trails consult your local Milan Trail Huggers ATV Club and the Ride the Wilds maps. 

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Berlin Regional Airport (KBML)

Located in Milan

Berlin Regional Airport is actually located north of town in Milan, NH, just off Route 16 (Main Street/Riverside Drive). This general aviation airport covers 575 acres and has one runway. This is the northernmost paved runway in New Hampshire.

It once had scheduled air service via Air Vermont and was served by Northeast Airlines until the late 1960s. A fair amount of aircraft operations are generated by training activity due to the available instrument approaches, as well as emergency medical evacuation and search and rescue operations.

Before or after-hours service can be arranged by calling (603) 449-2168 and speaking with Berlin Airport Staff. A fee may be charged. 100LL aviation fuel is available 24/7 by self-serve credit card. 

Offers pilot training, sightseeing flights, and aircraft repairs by appointment. 

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Milan Community Forest

Open Year-Round

The small town of Milan in Coos County is part of New Hampshire's "Great North Woods," a region historically tied to forest products and outdoor tourism. The Trust for Public Land partnered with the town and the Northern Forest Center to acquire four new properties to join three lots already owned by the Town to create a 1,393-acre community forest. In 2016 and 2017, the municipal lands were permanently protected with a conservation easement through three separate transactions. The property is open to hiking, hunting, and fishing with a trailhead at the end of French Hill Road. The property contains important wildlife habitats for various species, including moose, black bear, and wetland species that exist along the Androscoggin River. The property will also be a source of revenue from sustainable timber harvesting. Children from the Milan Village School are cutting trails on the property and using the land for outdoor education.


Milan Hill
State Park

Open Year Round

Milan Hill State Park is a popular area for hiking, picnicking, picking blueberries, canoeing, kayaking, and wildlife viewing. From this hilltop campground and the fire tower you can climb located there, you can get a complete view of the mountain ranges in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Canada. The park has undergone an extensive renovation and this primitive camping area has added four yurts and relocated six campsites. 

Please consult local guides, weather, and maps to navigate safely.

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Nansen Ski Club

Nansen Ski Jump & Nordic Ski Trails

The oldest continuously-operating skiing club in North America. Founded in 1872, the club took on its current name in the 1920s in honor of Norwegian explorer and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen.

The Nansen Ski Club is the oldest continually operating ski club in America, established in the late 1800s. They provide groomed Nordic ski & snowshoe trails at Milan Hill State Park in northern New Hampshire, while we also work to restore "The Big Nansen" - a 172-foot ski jump that hosted the first Olympic jumping trials in 1938.

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Wayside Park

Open Year-Round

Nansen Wayside Park is located near the banks of the Androscoggin River and is a popular place for picnicking, fishing, and boating. A boat launch is available. The park spans 14 acres and is the site of the 170-foot steel-framed Nansen Ski Jump, seen towering over the area.

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Shooting Range

Androscoggin Valley Fish & Game Assoc.

The Range is utilized all summer long for Trap and Archery leagues and general target shooting by our members. In September, the Range is a crucial part of AVF&GA's Hunter Education "Hands-on ~ Field Day" portion of the Hunter Education program.
The Range offers members:  Trapshooting, archery, a 50 yard, 100-yard Fixed Target Range, and a 25 yard Range ideal for handguns, 22 Plinking, or initial Rifle Sighting-In.

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