Pinhole Photography at Odiorne State Park: Part 1

So, what is a pinhole camera? The world’s first camera! The concept is as old as Aristotle, but I first learned about them in my high school photography class. Today, there is a niche of photographers who enthusiastically pursue the pinhole camera for its pure simplicity. What you’ll need: 1. Some kind of box/can/jar 2. Thin […]

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Working in the Cold: Mt Washington State Park Blog, Feb 27

The BR 275’s Bombardier Snow Tractors are mechanical marvels. The way their unique parts fit together is minute compared to the likes of a Space Shuttle, however, they are still very mechanically and electronically complex machines. These snow groomers are highly specialized for the work they are designed to do which is grooming alpine ski […]

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in NH State Parks

Franconia Notch State Park Happy Valentine’s Day! Tired of getting chocolates and flowers? Sick of picking out which sappy card to give your sweetheart? This year, give the best Valentine’s Day gift ever- a fun, memorable day in a State Park! There’s plenty of things to do mid-winter in New Hampshire, especially this year. Because […]

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Mount Washington State Park, Friday Feb 10th 2012

Mount Washington from the West Recently a caller asked us why is Mt Washington an ‘important mountain’? Good question and one with many answers.  At 6,288′ it is the highest peak in New Hampshire and the highest point east of the Mississippi River and north of the Carolinas’.  Along with its neighboring Presidential Range peaks […]

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