Monadnock Walks: Another alternative to summiting

Ranger Rachel here with another alternative to summiting the steep and often slippery slopes of Mount Monadnock. In July, I covered a family-friendly loop on the lower elevations of the 3,165 foot-tall mountain. For this walk, the trails will lead you further from the most popular trails but will not disappoint in natural wonders as well […]

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Lonesome Lake Trail: A guide to one of Franconia Notch State Park’s most cherished hikes

Lonesome Lake Trail can be accessed through the south parking lot of Lafayette Place Campground in Franconia Notch State Park. The trail is very well marked by trail signs and faithful yellow blazes. Although this trail does go through the campground – it’s not a leisurely stroll through the park. This moderate, family-friendly hike is […]

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