Famed skateboarder Tony Hawk once said that he considers skating first an art form, then a lifestyle, then a sport. If you can’t get through life without boarding, consider the best skate shops that New Hampshire has to offer. From skate to snow to surf, these retailers will have you on a board—and on top of the world—in no time flat.
Snowboard Jones provides not only some of the choicest gear in state, but also adheres itself to some strict standards of operation. With a passion for boarding— both snow and skate—as well as their clients, this Manchester location is an easy pick for our number one.
Whether you take your board to the street, the slopes, or the sea, Pioneers is a premium place to shop. From gear to apparel, this North Hampton outlet has the inventory and service to get you going.
Bruised Boutique is an incredible option for those who eat, sleep, and breath roller derby. With expert advice and packages designed for beginners, this is the place to be in Nashua if you can’t get enough of your skates.
Red Alert not only features the best in skate gear, but boasts their very own skate park to get you in on the action as soon as possible. Visit for seriously cool decks and accessories.
Zapstix is a wonderful resource for those who live to skate—or surf. Over 30 years of experience, and a passion for their product, make this Seabrook location pretty tough to beat.
NOTB Snowboards has built quite a business, with inventory ranging from snowboards to skateboards to patio furniture. Stop by this Salem retailer for top quality brands and expert advice.
Seasonally dedicated to skateboards (with winter months trending towards skis and snowboards), Boarder Patrol is a wonderful resource in the Granite State. Visit for some of the most patient advice and service in the industry.