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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Monadnock Trails Report 11.30.12

Monadnock Trails Report 11.30.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.30.12 “I walked abroad in a snowy day,  I ask’d the soft snow with me to play; She play’d & she melted in all her prime, And the winter call’d it a dreadful crime.”- William Blake That is the poem … Continue reading

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Pure Tranquility at White Lake State Park

Pure Tranquility at White Lake State Park

Posted on by andrew-keohan

While driving down White Mountain Highway (Route 16) on a brisk Thanksgiving eve, I proceeded to take a left onto State Park Road in Ossipee, New Hampshire. As the road narrows, pine trees thicken on either side, suggesting that I had arrived at a … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 11.21.12

Monadnock Trails Report 11.21.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.21.12 Here is a quick pre-Thanksgiving report from the Monadnock Trails this week. The trails are all in good shape following a week’s worth of favorable November weather, which will mostly continue through the holiday and weekend. Turkey Day (would … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 11.16.12

Monadnock Trails Report 11.16.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.16.12 “November has tied me to an old dead tree. Get word to April to rescue me.”- Tom Waits Last week, I was able to happily report of the first snowfall of the season on Grand Monadnock. Especially with the … Continue reading

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Mount Washington State Park 11-16-12

Mount Washington State Park 11-16-12

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

We are enjoying an ‘Indian Summer’ here at Mount Washington State Park with temperature inversions making it warmer at the highest elevations and colder in the valleys. The resulting high clouds have been making for some spectacular sunsets too. Many … Continue reading

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Try the park less traveled...

Try the park less traveled…

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Less frequently visited than many other state parks (although gaining popularity amongst mountain bikers), Ahern State Park is conveniently located just outside downtown Laconia, off Route 106 North. It remains nicely secluded from the hustle and bustle of the Lakes … Continue reading

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11.08.12 Monadnock Trails Report

11.08.12 Monadnock Trails Report

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.08.12 Welcome to the Monadnock Trails Report; an escape from election talk, fiscal cliffs, the Mickey Mouse take over of Star Wars (can they possibly sink that franchise even more?), the stock market, Twilight, Syria, Baseball Winter Meetings, and the … Continue reading

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Fall Fun at Northwood Meadows State Park

Fall Fun at Northwood Meadows State Park

Posted on by Angela Stebbins, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

It was finally a weekend without rain,  and my little man and I had a few hours to ourselves away from the rest of the family, so we decided to go to Northwood Meadows State Park, directly off of route … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 11.02.12

Monadnock Trails Report 11.02.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.02.12 Welcome to our post-hurricane edition of the Monadnock Trails Report. I want to start off with a genuine and heartfelt thank you to all police, fire, ambulance, rescue, and other personnel and volunteers that worked so hard before, during, and … Continue reading

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Pedaling Along the Pemigewasset

Pedaling Along the Pemigewasset

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Catching some of the last rays of sunshine before Sandy rolled in, I trekked to well-known Franconia Notch State Park last Saturday. If there’s one park in New Hampshire that’s most convenient to drivers and also has the best variety … Continue reading

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