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Category Archives: Discover the Power of Parks

People Make the Place

People Make the Place

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This past weekend I decided that it was time for me to try the hike to Kinsman Mountain with the hopes of surviving the climb and also coming up with an idea for my next post. While I was pondering, … Continue reading

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Living in Bear Country

Living in Bear Country

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I fell in love with Franconia Notch State Park from the moment I arrived. The park is full of scenic mountain trails, beautiful lakes, and an abundance of wildlife. In my time here, I have noticed that it is the … Continue reading

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 Meet the Neighbors

Meet the Neighbors

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I have been living in Pawtuckaway’s Big Island campground for just over a month now, and have truly fallen in love with this place, with the neighborhood if you will. On a Saturday morning I wake up to children riding … Continue reading

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Dry Sands & Moonlit Waters

Dry Sands & Moonlit Waters

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Join me to a place of cool brisk water and gentle breezes where people can unwind to escape the summer’s heat. Unpack, relax, and meander the trails. Take in a forest redolent of conifers and blooming blueberries. Explore the Pitch … Continue reading

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Magnificent Tales of Metallak

Magnificent Tales of Metallak

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When I first came up to the Great North Woods to check out my new home at Umbagog Lake State Park, I got on a pontoon boat for a tour of the water. One of the first stops on our … Continue reading

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10,000 Acre Backyard

10,000 Acre Backyard

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Never in my life, would I have imagined that I would find myself calling 10,000 acres in New Hampshire “home”. But that’s exactly what Bear Brook State Park has become, my home, at least for a little while. I landed … Continue reading

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Little Spots Form a Beautiful Tapestry

Little Spots Form a Beautiful Tapestry

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Step off the beaten track this Fourth of July weekend! Yes, beaches are lovely this time of the year, aren’t they? And while there are over 20 NH State Parks where you can swim, build sand castles or work on … Continue reading

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If I can do it...

If I can do it…

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Upon arriving in Franconia Notch State Park as newly initiated Discover the Power of Parks interpretive rangers, we had several days to explore our new surroundings before beginning our programming. Before I even moved to Franconia Notch with Becki (my … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Details

Beauty in the Details

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“Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.” -George Washington Carver When I first visited … Continue reading

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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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