Work Units

Experimental Forest




Last modified 08/18/2006

by Susan McGrane

Northeastern Research Station


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Map to Northeastern Research Station in Durham


Directions from Route 4, Route 202, and I-93
East toward Portsmouth for approximately 33 miles. Travel through Epsom and Northwood on Route 4 East, around the Lee Traffic Circle toward the University of New Hampshire. Exit onto Route 155A, which is after Route 155. At the end of the exit ramp for 155A, take a right turn. Go 1/2 mile to the USFS entrance, take a right and immediately left to the rear parking lot or continue around the building to front parking lot.

Directions from Portsmouth and South of Portsmouth
Take I-95 North to Exit 3 onto Spaulding Turnpike - Route 4, Route 9, Route 16 to Lakes Region and White Mountains (From Portsmouth get on Spaulding Turnpike). Take Exit 6W just before toll booth onto Route 4 West toward Concord. Follow Route 4 West to Exit for 155A, which is the firest exit after the traffic light at Madbury Road. At the bottom of exit ramp, take a left and go 1/2 mile to entrance for USFS. Parking in back or front of building.

Directions from Logan Airport, Boston, MA
Out of airport take Route 1A toward Revere, then go toward Saugus onto Route 1, then onto Route 95N straight to Portsmouth (stay in left 2 lands) to Spaulding Turnpike/Routes 4 and 16, take Exit 6W, this puts you on Route 4. Take 155A off Route 4. Turn left at stop sign, 1/2/ mile to USFS on right.

Directions to Manchester, NH Airport
Route 155 in Lee to Route 125 South. South to Route 101. Route 101W to I-93, then west on I-293 to airport exit at bridge (Brown Ave. Exit). Follow signs to airport. Approximately 40-45 minute drive. There is no limo service to/from Manchester.

Entering the facility
All visitors must enter at the front of the building where you will be buzzed in. Visitors must sign in at the front desk.


USDA Forest Service
Northeastern Research Station
271 Mast Road
Durham, NH 03824

Telephone: (603)868-7600