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Pillsbury Camping & Sunapee Craft Fair

Pillsbury Camping & Sunapee Craft Fair

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

On the first August weekend, our family drove to Washington NH to spend the night at Pillsbury State Park.  Our campsite rested on the banks of May pond, one of four small bodies of water which are joined by dams … Continue reading

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Lake of Bays and Bogs

Lake of Bays and Bogs

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Hello again from The Great North Woods or Le Grand Bois Du Nord. I have been here for a couple months now and have started to learn all the reasons that people come to Umbagog Lake State Park year after … Continue reading

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3 Bear Brook Favorites

3 Bear Brook Favorites

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By Andrew Post, SCA Interpretive Ranger With 10,000 acres to explore, Bear Brook is one of the largest state parks in New Hampshire and has plenty to offer for every visitor.  Throughout this post you will find some of my … Continue reading

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Art of Adventure

Art of Adventure

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By Deb Brzozwski, SCA Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park “A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 08.02.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 08.02.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.02.13 “Not a few painters and poets of renown have been inspired by the mountain’s stalwart beauty, and it is chiefly through this physical charm that it holds the affection of a multitude of devotees.” -Allen Chamberlain, Annals Of The … Continue reading

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7 Favorite Hiking Trails in New Hampshire

7 Favorite Hiking Trails in New Hampshire

Posted on by Michele Cota

We’ve decided that in light of another successful, extreme, insane Bear Brook State Park Trail Marathon organized by Acidotic Racing this past weekend that we wanted to share our favorite trails in New Hampshire for those who are more like … Continue reading

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So you're going Moosin'

So you’re going Moosin’

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By Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park Before arriving in the Great North Woods, I researched the town of Pittsburg, home to Lake Francis State Park, and they exclaimed that there are more moose than people! Many … Continue reading

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Cloudbusting at Rollins State Park

Cloudbusting at Rollins State Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Just west of Concord lies Warner, NH, a town which hold its history dear.  Proud Federalist homes line the main street as you wind your way on Route 103.  My son, Aaron, and I chose a hot July day to … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.26.13 “That [Willa Cather] chose for her final resting place a plot in Jaffrey Center, New Hampshire, with a view of Mt. Monadnock, and that it is here she wished to rest under the inscription, ‘That Is Happiness; to Be Disolved into … Continue reading

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Afterloon Delight

Afterloon Delight

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Written by Rachael Esh, Interpretive Ranger at White Lake State Park As a girl coming from the flat plains of Illinois, I was not used to seeing mountains or some of the unique wildlife New England has to offer. Upon … Continue reading

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