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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Long Exposure at Wellington State Park

Goodbye and Thank You From Wellington State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

“Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.” -Elbert Hubbard It’s sunset at Wellington State Park, and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Telescopes at Franconia Notch!

Telescopes at Franconia Notch!

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By: Andrea Klaphake, Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park On August 30th, the New Hampshire Astronomical Society ventured to the ‘notch’ to allow visitors and locals a chance to spot mesmerizing cosmos and celestial wonders. The weather was a … Continue reading

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And the Crescendo!

And the Crescendo!

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By Stamati Anagnostou, SCA Interpretive Ranger at Monadnock State Park The time approaches and is not quite here when the forests that sail down and away from Monadnock will rise in effervescent praise of winter, just before its heat death … Continue reading

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Wellington State Park New Hampshire

Sunset Picnic at Wellington State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

Two weeks ago I asked YOU to suggest a park for me to visit. There were a lot of great ideas, which made for a hard decision, but in the end I decided to check out Wellington State Park. Thank … Continue reading

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What our runners have to say about Reach the Beach 2012…

What our runners have to say about Reach the Beach 2012…

Posted on by RTB-Relay_Bloggers

For the “New Hampshire State Parks Bloggers,” running the 2012 NH Reach the Beach Relay was an experience of a lifetime. The level of organization, beauty of the course and amount of fun we had far exceeded our expectations. In … Continue reading

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Alex Kayaking in Pillsbury State Park

Kayaking at My New Favorite State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

…………….                    This park has already made an appearance here on the blog, but I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to visit what many have told me is their favorite spot in the Granite State. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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Living with Lyme

Living with Lyme

Posted on by RTB-Relay_Bloggers

For the upcoming Reach the Beach Relay race our team from the New Hampshire Division of Parks & Recreation is running for Lyme Disease Awareness, an issue that has been avoided, misunderstood and has also seriously affected members of our … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a Hiker

Ramblings of a Hiker

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By Maddy Hunt, SCA Interpretive Ranger The other day I hiked the North and South Hancock loop located right off the Kancamagus Highway. It was a lovely foggy day in the Whites. Upon firing up my camera on top of … Continue reading

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Mt Washington State Park: September 9th, 2012

Mt Washington State Park: September 9th, 2012

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

On September 6th, twenty residents of New Hampshire took the oath of allegiance and became US citizens at the summit of Mt Washington. It was the first ever Immigration and Naturalization Ceremony held at this location. Employees of Homeland Security … Continue reading

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The Monadnock, Climbeth!

The Monadnock, Climbeth!

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By Jonathan Rager, Interpretive Ranger at Greenfield State Park and Monadnock State Park There are many writers, poets, and artists who, became or become inspired by the majestic grandeur of Monadnock. The Grand Monadnock conjures many emotions in everyone that … Continue reading

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