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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Franconia Notch

Franconia Notch

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Franconia Notch State Park – July 15, 2011 The eight scenic miles along I-93 that make up Franconia Notch State Park are packed full of exciting adventures for visitors all year long.  A variety of trails, scenic areas, historical sites, … Continue reading

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Sculptured Rocks

Sculptured Rocks

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area – July 11, 2011 At Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, tucked under the trees just above Newfound Lake, the Cockermouth Mouth river has been meticulously carving the granite bedrock into a steep and narrow gorge since the … Continue reading

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The Robert Frost Farm

The Robert Frost Farm

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

The Robert Frost Historic Site – July 9, 2011 Set aside as a tribute to one of New England’s most famous poets, The Robert Frost Farm gives visitors a chance to explore the same property that served as an inspiration … Continue reading

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The Taylor Saw Mill

The Taylor Saw Mill

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

The Taylor Saw Mill – July 9, 2011 Sitting in the Ballard State Forest, the 200 year-old, Taylor Sawmill Historic Site is not only a tribute to New Hampshire’s forestry heritage, but also a real live, working piece of history. … Continue reading

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Rollins State Park

Rollins State Park

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Rollins State Park – July 1, 2011 At Rollins State Park, a 3- ½ mile auto road sets you up for a quick, but steep half-mile hike to the top of Mount Kearsarge.  The tree-less summit features huge granite ledges, … Continue reading

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Miller State Park

Miller State Park

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Miller State Park – June 28, 2011 Miller State Park offers both a series of hiking trails, as well as a paved auto-road to the summit of Pack Monadnock Mountain. Two trails and the windy mountain road guarantee that everyone … Continue reading

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