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Tag Archives: Franconia Notch

"Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn."

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.”

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

When you commit yourself to ten months of service, something with a definitive end, it is easy to get wrapped up in the world of countdowns. I can tell you that there’s only one weekend left of interpretive programming left … Continue reading

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Fall in Franconia Notch

Fall in Franconia Notch

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Back in May, before I had moved to Franconia Notch State Park to be an Interpretive Ranger with Monica Casey (my fellow interpreter), the two of us rented a movie from the local library about the park. We were excited … Continue reading

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Four Favorite NH Bike Rides

Four Favorite NH Bike Rides

Posted on by Tom Howe

There are lots of great places to go biking in New Hampshire, in and out of the State Parks. Here are just a few of my favorites! The Northern Rail Trail near Lebanon, NH is a 48 mile long trail … Continue reading

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From Hotels to Hiking Trails

From Hotels to Hiking Trails

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Franconia Notch State Park has been a destination for people looking to explore the White Mountains for a very long time.  People are instantly captivated by the natural attractions such as the mountain views, the Flume Gorge and the Basin. … Continue reading

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Mountains and Everything In Between

Mountains and Everything In Between

Posted on by Tom Howe

Franconia Notch State Park, located between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges, is an easily accessible park with a wide range of attractions. Saved by a 1927 campaign by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, Franconia Notch … Continue reading

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People Make the Place

People Make the Place

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

This past weekend I decided that it was time for me to try the hike to Kinsman Mountain with the hopes of surviving the climb and also coming up with an idea for my next post. While I was pondering, … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.03.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.03.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.03.13 “Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades; shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers a monster watch, and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but in the mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung … Continue reading

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Franconia Notch: The Flume Gorge

Franconia Notch: The Flume Gorge

Posted on by Christina Minniti, Photographer

A few weeks ago an image of a pair of ice climbers on the NH State Parks facebook page grabbed my attention, and I just couldn’t stop thinking about all of that ice. At the first chance I got, I … Continue reading

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What our runners have to say about Reach the Beach 2012…

What our runners have to say about Reach the Beach 2012…

Posted on by RTB-Relay_Bloggers

For the “New Hampshire State Parks Bloggers,” running the 2012 NH Reach the Beach Relay was an experience of a lifetime. The level of organization, beauty of the course and amount of fun we had far exceeded our expectations. In … Continue reading

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Sugar Hill Lupines

The Lovely Lupines of Sugar Hill

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I have to confess that I find the Franconia Notch area to be one of the most beautiful in New Hampshire. When I vacationed last fall and saw how dramatically blue the sky could be against the fiery foliage I … Continue reading

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