2020 Squam Lakes Science Center presentation, courtesy of Kate Wilcox.

August 10, 2024

This day-long celebration of the great outdoors is a chance for families to have fun, explore and learn about the natural world together and features fun and educational outdoor activities. Take a hayride to the river, observe and learn about NH wildlife, explore the corn maze, take a discovery walk, watch demonstrations of traditional skills, try your hand at fishing, do crafts with your kids, and more!

Activities Include…

  • Children’s crafts and learning opportunities
  • Squam Lakes Science Center wildlife presentation
  • Farm animals
  • Youth fishing
  • Hayrides
  • Food and beverages
  • Live music, and more!

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to help make this event a success. Please sign up here if you would like to help out for a few hours!


The Woods, Water and Wildlife Festival is only possible thanks to our many generous sponsors! Your sponsorship for this one day event in Milton Mills, New Hampshire lets your family, friends, customers, clients and employees know that you care about the region in which they live, work and play! Plus, you’ll help raise awareness of our region’s important natural resources. Each sponsorship level comes with unique benefits and excellent visibility for your business – the Festival is our most anticipated event of the year and draws hundreds of visitors from various towns and states to Branch Hill Farm.



Thanks to our 2024 Festival Underwriters:
The Siemon Company and Branch Hill Farm

Major Sponsors ($1,000+)

D.F. Richard Energy

Norman Vetter Poured Foundations

Beverly Siemon

Carl & Beth Ann Siemon

Sponsors ($500+)

Co-Sponsors ($250+)

Bank of New Hampshire

Middleton Building Supply

Moreno Forestry

Lorrie Drake & Brad Helfer

David Levin & Marty Conant

Susan & Gary Marique

Mariko Yamasaki & Gary Getchell

Supporters ($100+)

Eastern Propane

Carolyn & James Matthew

Kam Damtoft & Darrell Ford