The Right to Roam
Do you ever wonder where the common law practice of keeping lands open in New Hampshire originated? I came across an interesting article from
The New York Times
called "This is Our Country. Let's Walk It" that many NH landowners might find interesting. According to this article, early American hunters cherished the idea of hunting on private lands because most British lands were owned by the exclusive aristocracy.
However, the idea of keeping private lands open in other European countries was and is still commonplace. Scotland for example, requires open access to passive recreation as long as it's carried out responsibly. Read more at the link below.
"This is Our Country. Let's Walk It."