The State of New Hampshire officially designated the circular route connecting the towns of Goffstown, Dunbarton, Weare, and New Boston as the General John Stark Scenic Byway in 2008. The development and management of the Byway is a coordinated effort between the towns with the support of the Southern NH Planning Commission, Central NH Regional Planning Commission and the NH DOT. It is overseen by the General John Stark Scenic Byway Council.
The General John Stark Scenic Byway Council consists of five members appointed by each of the four communities—Goffstown, Dunbarton, Weare and New Boston—plus a representative from the Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC), Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission (CNHRPC), and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT).
The Council meets on a quarterly basis to coordinate efforts between the four communities. The Council continues to work with each of their respective communities to encourage public participation in the management of the Byway. Their goals: