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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Everything I thought I knew about Lyme Disease...

Everything I thought I knew about Lyme Disease…

Posted on by RTB-Relay_Bloggers

I had an excellent meeting with Nancy Bourassa, founder of Lyme411 and member of the New Hampshire Lyme Legislation Committee, this past Monday in Meredith where we had a serious brainstorming session on how the NH State Park Bloggers could better … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park: Ride to the Sky 2012

Mt Washington State Park: Ride to the Sky 2012

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On Thursday June 14, 2012, The Mt. Washington Auto Road sponsored their second motorcycle Ride to the Sky event of the week. Ride to the Sky Event on June 14, 2012 Among the many motorcycle participants that attended one individual … Continue reading

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Welcome to Steele Hill West

A family fun weekend in the New Hampshire Lakes Region

Posted on by Angela Stebbins, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

This past Memorial Day weekend blessed us with some of the best weather this weekend has seen in years and our family took full advantage of it as we explored some of New Hampshire’s Lakes region. Just as we have … Continue reading

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Sugar Hill Lupines

The Lovely Lupines of Sugar Hill

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I have to confess that I find the Franconia Notch area to be one of the most beautiful in New Hampshire. When I vacationed last fall and saw how dramatically blue the sky could be against the fiery foliage I … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the BIG Picture

Don’t Miss the BIG Picture

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Two Saturdays ago, I went hiking with NH State Park Bloggers Kate and Mike and our friend Tom and the best barking hiking partner ever Arie. The day was beyond spectacular. Our view stretched for probably about 80 miles, the … Continue reading

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What is wrong with these people?

What is wrong with these people?

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What drives people to brink of exhaustion and to push their bodies too far? You heard about the teenager from Fresno, California whose body hit the wall with only 30 meters to go. Her muscles were systematically giving up on … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park - Monday June 18, 2012

Mt Washington State Park – Monday June 18, 2012

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

The summit is now in full swing in summer mode. Over the next 4 months more than 300,000 people from around the world will visit Mt Washington State Park. Kicking off summer is Motorcycle week in New Hampshire and they had great weather … Continue reading

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Ponemah Bog Water Lilies

Bugs and Blooms of the Bog

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

A soggy bog might not be your first choice of places to spend a sunny morning in June, but I have a feeling a stroll along the Ponemah Bog boardwalk might change your mind. Who knew that these “peatlands” could … Continue reading

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I don't like running! But still, I run?

I don’t like running! But still, I run?

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I was asked why I run…. “Why do I run?”…pause for more than a few seconds…all I could answer with was a big fat “I DON’T KNOW.”  Given the fact that I run more days out of the week than … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park, Tuesday June 12, 2012

Mt Washington State Park, Tuesday June 12, 2012

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

The last of the early June snowstorm left us this week. Our cool, wet weather has been replaced with near calm, warm, humid weather. The first wave of Alpine Flower Bloom is now past peak with several more peak blooms … Continue reading

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