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Family Hiking 101: Pisgah's Kilburn Trail

Family Hiking 101: Pisgah’s Kilburn Trail

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

I learned many important lessons on my recent visit to Pisgah State Park. Allow me to share with you a diary of our expedition one November afternoon…. I have been hungry to get back to the NH’s largest State Park, … Continue reading

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Shieling Forest & the last light of Autumn

Shieling Forest & the last light of Autumn

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

In Peterborough NH lies a forested property named Shieling State Forest. These 45 or so acres are cared for by numerous conservation organizations, including NH Division of Forest and Lands and the Society for the Protection of NH Forests. In … Continue reading

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Legends of Mount Chocorua

Legends of Mount Chocorua

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

This weekend, I hiked Mount Chocorua in Chocorua, NH with my brother, Sean and my friend, Emily. I had heard that it was a great hike with breathtaking views, so we woke up early and drove up 93N to exit … Continue reading

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We share the Forest: Reminder for Hunters and Hikers

We share the Forest: Reminder for Hunters and Hikers

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Autumn in southern NH means color!  As the sun wanes and days get shorter, plants make less chlorophyll so their natural shades shine bright as they pass away.  A late afternoon hike around Annette Wayside Park in Rindge gave our … Continue reading

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Camping in the fall

Camping in the fall

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

It’s not too late to save a date! A date to camp that is – and boy is it the best time to do so. With fall foliage and few campers at the sites, you can find solace in the … Continue reading

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Silver Lake State Park

Silver Lake State Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

This last September Saturday was beautifully clear and warm.  Silver Lake State Park is easily accessed on Route 122, with a massive parking lot. At the far end of the lot there are hiking/biking trails supported by the town. Hollis … Continue reading

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Rhododendron & Little Monadnock

Rhododendron & Little Monadnock

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

The changing fall landscape prompted our recent hike to Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam, NH. This place is famous for it’s July blooms, but the trails are worth visiting in all seasons. We arrived in the later afternoon with a … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Details

Beauty in the Details

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

“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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Clough Park State-of-Mind

Clough Park State-of-Mind

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

If you ever find yourself needing a respite from noise and clutter, Clough State Park needs to be on your list. There is no way to get to this portion of NH without driving on winding roads and through historic … Continue reading

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