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Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 2, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: July 2, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

It seems that we’ve had enough rain for a bit. Plants generally do better with more moisture, though. Rhododendrons, being in the heath family, have fine roots as opposed to a central taproot, so water storage in the plant is … Continue reading

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Campsites 101

Campsites 101

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Ready to find the perfect match for your family trip or weekend getaway? New Hampshire is home to 75 state park properties – many with campsites abounding. While most have the standard fire ring and picnic table, not all are … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 26, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 26, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

A lot can happen in one week here in New England. We had a very short Spring this year- it seemed that Winter turned to Summer in a week or so. I say this as an excuse for what I … Continue reading

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Tucked Away at Pawtuckaway

Tucked Away at Pawtuckaway

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Tucked into a quiet corner of Nottingham, is Pawtuckaway State Park. It is a great place to vacation for many reasons. The park is home to a large campground, and a beautiful day-use area with many amenities. Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 18, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 18, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

This week’s visit to Rhododendron State Park demonstrates a normally wide range of spring growth and development all around the grove, as shown in the photographs taken yesterday (6/18). I saw one or two flower buds starting to open up … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 11, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 11, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Well, not much change in the grove is visible this week as far as the flowerbuds are concerned. It still appears that the bloom time this year will be about the middle of July, as expected. The pictures shown are … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Beaches

A Visit to the Beaches

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

When many people think of the seacoast they often think of warm sunny days. Yet in New Hampshire, the cloudy days can be just as amazing. Recently, I was lucky enough to spend a day out on the ocean. I … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report:  June 4, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 4, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Hey folks, Welcome to the 2015 series of Rhododendron State Park‘s bloom reports. A new posting will be published each Friday between now and the middle of August or so (depending on the timing and duration of this year’s Rhododendron … Continue reading

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The Mountain That Stands Alone

The Mountain That Stands Alone

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Mount Monadnock is a pristine mountain tucked into the southwest corner of New Hampshire. Many people come to hike the peak each year. Monadnock State Park offers many trails to the top for all skill levels. On this journey we … Continue reading

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Beautiful Moments at Taylor Mill Historic Site

Beautiful Moments at Taylor Mill Historic Site

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Taylor Mill is a historical site tucked into a small corner of Derry New Hampshire. The site, which is a joint venture of New Hampshire State Parks and The Division of Forests and Lands, lies in a less traveled section … Continue reading

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