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A Short Visit to a Tall Rock

A Short Visit to a Tall Rock

Posted on by Tom Howe

The Madison Boulder in Madison, NH is the largest glacial erratic boulder in not just New Hampshire, but all of North America. It’s a National Natural Landmark. It’s also ridiculously easy to visit, and there’s a lot of fun family-friendly … Continue reading

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Mt. Sunapee

Hike to a hidden gem: Lake Solitude

Posted on by Tom Howe

Mt. Sunapee in Newbury, NH is known by many as an excellent ski mountain, but there’s actually a lot to see and do in the park during the summer as well. The mountain is great to hike and the view … 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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Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Posted on by Michele Cota

Of course, being a running team, running is our favorite state park activity, but running isn’t the only thing we love to do. Our Reach the Beach racing team shares our favorite (or second favorite) park adventures and where we … Continue reading

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Hampton Beach and an Olde Tyme Fair!

Hampton Beach and an Olde Tyme Fair!

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

On a beautiful early June day, I took my family to Hampton Beach State Park and the first annual Olde Tyme Fair!     Fiesta Shows created a Midway adjacent to the RV campground.  Parking was only $5 per car, granting … Continue reading

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First Paddle at Clough State Park

First Paddle at Clough State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

My favorite season is finally here! It’s so invigorating to finally experience the sensory extravaganza that spring brings. I don’t think I’ll ever get enough of seeing all of the budding trees, smelling the fragrance from the new flowers and … Continue reading

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Last of the Shoreliners

Last of the Shoreliners

Posted on by andrew-keohan

Needing to unwind after hours of raking acorns, I headed over to Ellacoya State Park for a peaceful stroll on Lake Winnipesaukee. Set on the Southwest shores of NH’s biggest lake, the park is an idyllic spot for waterfront recreation. … Continue reading

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Wellington State Park New Hampshire

Sunset Picnic at Wellington State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

Two weeks ago I asked YOU to suggest a park for me to visit. There were a lot of great ideas, which made for a hard decision, but in the end I decided to check out Wellington State Park. Thank … Continue reading

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Bear Brook State Park

Bear Brook State Park

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Bear Brook State Park – August 13, 2011 If there’s a state park in New Hampshire that’s made for everyone it might be Bear Brook State Park.   At 10,000 acres it’s certainly one of the bigger parks in the state and … Continue reading

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Lake Tarleton State Park

Lake Tarleton State Park

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Lake Tarleton State Park – July 28, 2011 Sitting on the far western edge of the White Mountain National Forest, Lake Tarleton is a small alpine lake that enjoys spectacular views of the nearby mountains.  A secluded sandy beach and … Continue reading

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