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About Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Discover the Power of Parks is presented by New Hampshire State Parks in collaboration with the Student Conservation Association and made possible by generous financial support from Public Service of New Hampshire. The program offers a look into the natural world through hands-on programming. Interpretive programs focus on connecting participants with nature and building appreciation for New Hampshire's unmatched natural heritage. Programs include guided hikes, interpretive tours, and imaginative environmental workshops for children and families. Programs are offered free to guests with paid park admission fee. No pre-registration is required.
Peace & Tranquility at Lake Francis

Peace & Tranquility at Lake Francis

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by Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park You might as well leave your cell phone devices at home. Why you might ask? Well, when you enter the Great North Woods (Grand Bois du Nord) the vast magnitude … Continue reading

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Faces of Monadnock

Faces of Monadnock

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Written By: Rachael Esh, Monadnock State Park Interpretive Ranger You may have heard about the wildlife and history of Monadnock State Park, but have you taken the time to meet the people who hike there? With over 100,000 people climbing … Continue reading

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Artist's Bluff: Best View for Your Efforts

Artist’s Bluff: Best View for Your Efforts

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The operative word there being your. You can certainly get a great…okay- better…view for less effort by taking the Aerial Tramway to the summit of Cannon Mountain ($15/ adult, $13/child and 5 & under free). On the tram you ascend about 2,000 … Continue reading

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(Re)Discover the White Dot Trail

(Re)Discover the White Dot Trail

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Question: What did one autumn leaf say to another? Answer: I’m falling for you. As fall begins, the public falls more in love with Monadnock. While enjoying a hike this week, I noticed that many of the maple leaves were … Continue reading

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WildTuckaway Delights

WildTuckaway Delights

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By Emily Barry, Interpretive Ranger at Pawtuckaway State Park Saturdays between the hours of 12:00 and 5:00 pm, picnickers descend upon Pawtuckaway in full force. It is the picnicker’s bewitching hour and the grills are ablaze, various cuts of meats … Continue reading

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Wondrous Waterfalls of the Great North Woods

Wondrous Waterfalls of the Great North Woods

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By Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park One of the most remarkable forces of nature is that of water. Here in Pittsburg there are plenty of opportunities to recreate on or around water. Some of the opportunities … Continue reading

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Hiking Near Umbagog

Hiking Near Umbagog

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First here is a video for those who either have never seen or are simply missing Lake Umbagog: I have spoken of many of the reasons why people come back to Umbagog year after year (some going on 20 years). … Continue reading

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Finding the Lost Shelter of Bear Brook

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Call of the Wilderness

Call of the Wilderness

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By Debbie Brzozowski, Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park “Let me transport you to those wild blue mountains, Though not the loftiest that begirt the land, They yet sublimely rise, and on their heights Your souls may have a … Continue reading

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White Lake Memories

White Lake Memories

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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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