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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Posted on by Michele Cota

Of course, being a running team, running is our favorite state park activity, but running isn’t the only thing we love to do. Our Reach the Beach racing team shares our favorite (or second favorite) park adventures and where we … Continue reading

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Waterfalls in the Whites

Waterfalls in the Whites

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

I am beginning this post with a question- What is the most hare-brained adventure you have ever experienced? If you want my answer, just scroll to the bottom of this post. But if you can wait, you’ll view some of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report. 08.22.13.

Monadnock Weekly Report. 08.22.13.

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.22.13. “Comes the morning when I can feel that there’s nothing left to be concealed. Moving on, a scene surreal. Know my heart will never, never be far from here. Sure as I’m leaving, sure as I’m sad, I’ll keep … Continue reading

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White Lake Memories

White Lake Memories

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Written by Rachael Esh, White Lake State Park Interpretive Ranger To some, White Lake State Park may seem like any other lake. To others, White Lake holds family tradition and irreplaceable memories. Working at White Lake this summer has led … Continue reading

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Fun on the Franconia Ridge!

Fun on the Franconia Ridge!

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

As the Interpretive Ranger at FNSP I also staff the Hiker Information Cabin at Lafayette Place Campground. I talk to hikers about lots of things. You can imagine…hiker stuff like routes, estimated times, safety, weather, water, maps and, of course, … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 08.16.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 08.16.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.16.13 “The waving of a pine tree on the top of a mountain-a magic wand in Nature’s hand-every devout mountaineer knows its power.” – John Muir     I think I could read John Muir’s writings all day if they … Continue reading

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The Story of a Girl, a Turtle and a Slowdown

The Story of a Girl, a Turtle and a Slowdown

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

If you have ever stepped into the Greenfield State Park office around 5 p.m. on a Friday night, you quickly realize that Greenfield is an extremely busy place. Often, around this time, I am tucked away in the back office … Continue reading

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7 Hiking and Camping Tricks that are Good for Planet Earth

7 Hiking and Camping Tricks that are Good for Planet Earth

Posted on by Michele Cota

Because we are running for planet Earth this year, we wanted to take this post-time to share some fun hiking and adventure gear tips that make the trip more comfortable for you and are better for this world we all … Continue reading

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What goes screeEEECH in the night?

What goes screeEEECH in the night?

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By Emily Barry, Interpretive Ranger at Pawtuckaway State Park As our twilight bike ride came to an end, my friend Andrew and I cruised back to Big Island at Pawtuckaway State Park. The campground was quiet, the weekend campers had … Continue reading

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A Cathedral Without Walls

A Cathedral Without Walls

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

“If there is to be peace in the world, There must be peace in the nations.   If there is to be peace in the nations, There must be peace in the cities.   If there is to be peace … Continue reading

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