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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Celebrating Lilacs through History and Art at Wentworth-Coolidge

Celebrating Lilacs through History and Art at Wentworth-Coolidge

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

The New Hampshire outdoors was a great place to be this Memorial Day weekend, especially on the lawn of Portsmouth’s historic Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion during the annual Lilac Festival. The serenity of the Little Harbor seaside was enriched through the experience of… … Continue reading

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Races happening in New Hampshire State Parks

Races happening in New Hampshire State Parks

Posted on by RTB-Relay_Bloggers

Here are some upcoming New Hampshire events you will find some NH State Park Bloggers running in: Northeast Delta Dental’s Over the River and Through the Woods Run for Animals Concord on June 2 Windham Rail Trail 5k on June … Continue reading

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Diapensia on Monday 5/28

Mt Washington State Park, May 29, 2012

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

Memorial Day Weekend this year saw much better weather on the higher summits than last year and so we were visited by many more people. Mount Washington State Park on May 27, 2012 Saturday was the Mt Washington Auto Road’s … Continue reading

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Jackie at Reid State Park, ME

I’m Not From Around Here

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I grew up in a well-manicured suburb just north of Washington D.C. And I probably would have grown up thinking, like many of my peers, that “nature” was something to be watched on the Discovery Channel if it wasn’t for … Continue reading

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Strange things we think of while running.

Strange things we think of while running.

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When you drive past a runner on the road or pass someone moving at a good pace on a trail, you are most likely observing their form, physical endurance, speed, attire, and any number of physical characteristic… The act of … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park: Tuesday May 22, 2012

Mt Washington State Park: Tuesday May 22, 2012

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

Mt Washington State Park is officially open for the season! Summit Sunday The Sherman Adams Summit Building is open from 8am to 6pm daily. We hope to get the Tip Top House Historic Site open for this weekend too. Tip … Continue reading

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Running for Lyme Disease Awareness

Running for Lyme Disease Awareness

Posted on by RTB-Relay_Bloggers

All of us on the NH State Park Bloggers relay team live for being outside. One reason we love New Hampshire so much is because we have opportunities for outdoor activity beckoning us in every season. We actually go through … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, Monday May 14, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, Monday May 14, 2012

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

Mt Jefferson The end of last week saw the summit slip back into winter. There was a definite snowline visible starting at 4,000′. There was only 2″ of new snow but 4″ of rime ice and winds gusting above 75mph. … Continue reading

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Meet the NH State Park Bloggers

Meet the NH State Park Bloggers

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This Cannon Mountain ski instructor doesn’t shy away from a challenge, and he is willing to brave the back-roads with a van full of sweaty, smelly runners! We trust Will with our lives as he knows these roads like the … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, Monday May 7, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, Monday May 7, 2012

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

This weekend it is really starting to feel like spring is here in the mountains. The Cog Railway is operating weekends and was able to make it all the way to the summit on Saturday and Sunday. The Mt Washington … Continue reading

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