The Moore Fields property is 118 acres. The southern half, which is actively cropped agricultural fields, is 76 acres. The northern portion, which is wooded, is approximately 42 acres. Its primary use is for natural resource labaratory classes. It also provides research areas for UNH soil science courses and agriculture.
Originally called the Moore Lot, it was given to the University of New Hampshire by Eugene L. Moore on October 20, 1941. Agricultural activity is high on these properties; most recent timber harvests occurred in the late 60's.
From Durham, take Route 4 West to the Lee traffic circle. Travel 2.5 miles west of the Lee Traffic Circle on Route 4 and take a right just past the power lines (you'll see a small sign for UNH Rec. area). Travel on this road for approximately 0.5 miles, you'll see a chain link fence gate on the left, this is the main road into Mendum’s Pond.
APPROXIMATE LOCATION: N 43°09.950', W 71°03.246'