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Odiorne Point State Park
Description: Come to Odiorne Point to explore New Hampshire’s rocky ocean shore. The park’s Seacoast Science Center offers a variety of discovery programs and interpretive exhibits.

Wildlife to Watch: Odiorne Point is a great place to explore tidepools; search for sea stars, mussels, snails, hermit crabs, rock crabs, and other sea life. BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL IN THIS AREA; THE ROCKS ARE VERY SLIPPERY AND SHARP. BE AWARE OF WAVES AND TIDES. Herring, ring-billed, and black-backed gulls feed along the shore. Watch for double-crested cormorants on the rocks, drying their wings. In the wintertime, see rafts of eiders, scoters, and other sea ducks. During spring and fall migrations, observe shorebirds, warblers, and other songbirds.

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Ownership: New Hampshire State Parks 
Size: 332 acres 
Closest Town: Portsmouth

Facilities:
ParkingFishingHikingPicnic tablesBoat LaunchFeeLarge BoatsDrinking WaterBicycling

Best Seasons for Wildlife Viewing:
SpringSummerFallWinter

Hermit Crab - photo by USFWS
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Driving Directions:
From the Portsmouth traffic circle, follow the Route 1 Bypass toward “Beaches and Hampton.” Drive south 1.9 miles, past Yokens Restaurant. Turn left at the stoplights onto Elwyn Road. Continue for about 1.5 miles to the stop sign at the Foyes Corner intersection with Route 1A. Take Route 1A south. After 1.1 miles, look for the Odiorne Point State Park north parking area and boat launch on the left. The park’s main entrance and the Seacoast Science Center are 0.7 miles farther south.

For more informatin call (603) 436-8043.

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Odiorne Point State Park : Wildlife Viewing Area