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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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Peace & Tranquility at Lake Francis

Peace & Tranquility at Lake Francis

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

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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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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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.28.13 “[Monadnock is] the noblest-appearing peak south of the White Mountains, whose graceful cone seems a reduced fac-simile of Japan’s sacred mountain, Fujiyama.” – Professor William Copeman Kitchin, 1920.   Kitchin’s quote, above, may seem like it was one of … Continue reading

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Pawtuckaway Camping, Kayaking, and Hiking

Pawtuckaway Camping, Kayaking, and Hiking

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham NH was a wonderful spot for our first family camping trip of the season. As we are a family of seven, with four teenagers, my oldest son decided to set up a campsite on his … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.21.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.21.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.21.13 “When Earth forgets that man was born, Monadnoc still shall hail the morn, His aged crags not yet outworn.” – J.E. Nesmith, Monadnoc, 1888.     For the most part, it appears as if Monadnock’s recent “Rainy Season” may … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.14.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.14.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.14.13 “I’ve seen him when the rising sun shone like a watch-fire on the height; I’ve seen him when the day was done, Bathed in the evening’s crimson light; I’ve seen him in the midnight hour, When all the world … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.07.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.07.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.07.13 “We were left alone with the night hawks…their dry and unmusical, yet supermundane and spirit-like voices and sounds gave fit expression to this rocky mountain solitude…it was a thrumming of the mountain’s rocky chords; strains from the music of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Family Camping and Fishing

Introduction to Family Camping and Fishing

Posted on by Angela Stebbins, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

What do S’mores, fishing, camping, baseball, military youth programs, and a whole lot of other fun things have to do with each other in one story? One heck of a great weekend with an introduction to family camping and fishing … Continue reading

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Americana and Camping at Greenfield State Park

Americana and Camping at Greenfield State Park

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

The smell of barbeque in the air, the laughter of families having a good time, and the beautiful and serene gestures of the waves of Otter Lake, all provide the wonderful setting that Greenfield State Park provides for folks. There … Continue reading

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