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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mount Washington State Park 10-28-2012

Mount Washington State Park 10-28-2012

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

Most of us who work on the summit of Mt Washington do so because we enjoy “extreme” weather. We also enjoy the company of like-minded visitors who provide us with renewed awe as they experience the rarefied mountain air, long … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 10.26.12

Monadnock Trails Report 10.26.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

10.26.12 After a fine evening last night carving pumpkins with my wife while watching the brilliant Boris Karloff in one of my favorite movies of all time, the 1931 Universal Monster classic, “Frankenstein”, I awoke this morning to ironic news reports … Continue reading

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This Train is Bound for Crawford!

This Train is Bound for Crawford!

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Welcome to the world of the Conway Scenic Railroad where ‘P’ on the side of the tracks signifies miles to Portland, ‘irons’ refers to bridges, and ‘hobo jungles’ were a place of gathering for those who rode the rails for … Continue reading

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Best Wishes to Retiring Commissioner

Best Wishes to Retiring Commissioner

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

We would like to wish a sincere and heartfelt farewell to Commissioner George Bald of the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development. As caretakers of the Mt Washington summit it is good for us to acknowledge when we … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 10.20.12

Monadnock Trails Report 10.20.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

10.20.12 “If the rain comes they run and hide their heads…” I’m sure you know the rest of that Beatles’ gem. And with the rain falling today, the trails are fairly quiet. Likely overnight thunderstorms may light up the skies … Continue reading

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Last of the Shoreliners

Last of the Shoreliners

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Needing to unwind after hours of raking acorns, I headed over to Ellacoya State Park for a peaceful stroll on Lake Winnipesaukee. Set on the Southwest shores of NH’s biggest lake, the park is an idyllic spot for waterfront recreation. … Continue reading

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Leave-ing Monadnock State Park

Leave-ing Monadnock State Park

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By: Jonathan Rager: Intrepretive Ranger at Monadnock State Park. Photos by: Stamati Anagnostou: Interpretive Ranger at Monadnock State Park. As we get to the back of this short novel of time, we feel the last pages of paper in our … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 10.13.12

Monadnock Trails Report 10.13.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

After spending two weeks in a land with very few trees and coming back to Monadnock, I was in a Columbus Day weekend management haze, being thrown into the fire of the traditional busiest weekend of the year. It was … Continue reading

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Hiking some Carter Mountains

Hiking some Carter Mountains

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By Maddy Hunt, Interpertive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park My favorite line out of the AMC’s 26th edition White Mountain Guide book is, “The Carter-Moriah Range would be a great deal more prominent among White Mtn. ranges were it not … Continue reading

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Introduction to Family Camping and Fishing

Introduction to Family Camping and Fishing

Posted on by Angela Stebbins, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

What do S’mores, fishing, camping, baseball, military youth programs, and a whole lot of other fun things have to do with each other in one story? One heck of a great weekend with an introduction to family camping and fishing … Continue reading

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