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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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Fun on the Franconia Ridge!

Fun on the Franconia Ridge!

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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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The Story of a Girl, a Turtle and a Slowdown

The Story of a Girl, a Turtle and a Slowdown

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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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