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Managing recreation

Managing recreation in the National Park is an important task for a range of local organisations.

Managing recreation

The most popular activities in the New Forest include walking, cycling and horse riding and the Forest is generally well-equipped to cater for these. However, we are always looking for ways to help people enjoy the outdoors and to minimise any negative impacts on the local environment or residents.
Access

Access

Cycle events

Cycle events

Dog walking

Dog walking

Open access

Open access

Oliver
Crosthwaite-Eyre
National Park Chairman

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'We must all work together to manage recreation and ensure the Forest is fit for the future.'

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