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Pet-friendly Picnic Peak

Pet-friendly Picnic Peak

Posted on by Tom Howe

Miller State Park in Peterborough, NH is the oldest State Park in New Hampshire, protecting a portion of Pack Monadnock deeded to the state in 1891. The park is pet friendly and has some great easy and rewarding hikes, as … Continue reading

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weeks state park

History with a View: Weeks State Park

Posted on by Tom Howe

Weeks State Park in Lancaster, NH is a little park with a lot of great attractions, and a lot of history. The park sits atop Mount Prospect and includes several hiking trails as well as a 1.5 mile scenic auto … Continue reading

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Pawtuckaway Fire Tower Panorama

Slice of New Hampshire Wilderness

Posted on by Tom Howe

Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham, NH is an awesome sample of New Hampshire’s great outdoors. With an area of around 5,000 acres, the park contains a great variety of the things that make New Hampshire’s wilderness unique- from impressive geological … 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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Rollins State Park

Rollins State Park

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

Rollins State Park – July 1, 2011 At Rollins State Park, a 3- ½ mile auto road sets you up for a quick, but steep half-mile hike to the top of Mount Kearsarge.  The tree-less summit features huge granite ledges, … Continue reading

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Miller State Park

Miller State Park

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

Miller State Park – June 28, 2011 Miller State Park offers both a series of hiking trails, as well as a paved auto-road to the summit of Pack Monadnock Mountain. Two trails and the windy mountain road guarantee that everyone … Continue reading

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The Cardigan Climb

The Cardigan Climb

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

Cardigan State Park - June 7, 2011 If you’re looking for a quick hike with a big reward then Cardigan State Park is for you.  The 3,155-foot Mount Cardigan summit is a tree-less granite mountain scape with views that stretch across Vermont, … Continue reading

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