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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Art, Nature, and Photography at Wadleigh State Park

Art, Nature, and Photography at Wadleigh State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

Meet Sasha Wolfe, a New Hampshire artist who specializes in photography and charcoal drawings. This weekend, my friends Molly, Caroline, and I went to Wadleigh State Park in central New Hampshire to talk creativity, art, and nature with Sasha. Sasha … Continue reading

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Mount Washington State Park Blog: Friday January 27th

Mount Washington State Park Blog: Friday January 27th

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Hard to believe were almost into February! In a little more than 3 short months our park will be open to receive visitors which is usually around mid-May or whenever the Mt Washington Cog RR or Auto Road are ready … Continue reading

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AMC's Highland Center at Crawford Notch State Park

AMC’s Highland Center at Crawford Notch State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

This past week, I took an adventure up to White Mountain National Forest to visit the Lodge at Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highland Center. Fresh white powder coated the ground, a welcome change from the lack of winter weather in Boston. … Continue reading

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Mount Washington State Park Blog:  Friday, January 20th

Mount Washington State Park Blog: Friday, January 20th

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Mt Washington State Park Blog, Friday Jan 20, 2012 We had a beautiful clear day at the park on Thursday. Views of 100 miles and closer at hand amazing rime ice formation. Storm came in overnight gave us about 5″ … Continue reading

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Hiking to Mt.Washington State Park in Winter

Hiking to Mt.Washington State Park in Winter

Posted on by Robert Eaton, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

To get to Mt. Washington State Park one must have a knowledge of the terrain, hiking experience, and an incredibly stubborn desire to spite gravity. This was the first time Don, Jamie, and myself had hiked Washington in the winter … Continue reading

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Mt. Major/How to Dress for Cold Weather Activities in State Parks

Mt. Major/How to Dress for Cold Weather Activities in State Parks

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

Since the snow fairy still hadn’t visited most of New Hampshire, I decided to squeeze one more hike in because it will definitely blizzard soon (right…RIGHT?!?). I picked Mount Major in Alton, NH, which is right down the road from … Continue reading

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Mount Washington State Park Blog Post: Friday January 13th, 2012

Mount Washington State Park Blog Post: Friday January 13th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Human Interest in Mt Washington’s summit began in 1642 with the first ascent of the mountain by Darby Field. Darby was an explorer/pioneer, and according to local lore, was in search of valuable minerals, little would he know that the … Continue reading

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Diving the Seacoast State Parks

Diving the Seacoast State Parks

Posted on by Robert Eaton, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

It happens to all of us, by now we’re waist deep into winter exhausting our movie collections and looking forward to longer daylight. We go to the local community center to swim in the pool, but its not the same. … Continue reading

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Exploring Pisgah State Park

Exploring Pisgah State Park

Posted on by Theresa Conn, New Hampshire State Parks Winter Intern

It’s a Dog’s Life at Pisgah State Park! Last week, I went to the Monadnock region of New Hampshire to visit my friend from school, Molly, and to explore Pisgah State Park. You might recognize Molly from the Pawtuckaway State … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park: Friday January 6th, 2012

Mt Washington State Park: Friday January 6th, 2012

Posted on by Mike Pelchat, Manager of Mt. Washington State Park

Mt Washington State Park – Friday Jan 6, 2012 By: Mike Pelchat, Park Manager At Mount Washington State Park (MWSP) our staff has many responsibilities caretaking several building, utility systems and providing public services on the highest peak in the … Continue reading

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