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Tag Archives: Great North Woods

I Took to the Woods

I Took to the Woods

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As I sit and type this blog, I am nearing the end of my wonderful experience as an interpretive ranger for Umbagog Lake State Park. I can remember those days back at Bear Brook, almost 7 months ago, when all … Continue reading

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Way Up North: Lake Francis

Way Up North: Lake Francis

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Lake Francis State Park in Pittsburgh, NH is one of New Hampshire’s northernmost parks. It’s an absolutely beautiful place and the remote setting is uniquely natural. The lake is great for exploring by boat, and the Connecticut River that feeds … Continue reading

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The Old Man of the Valley

The Old Man of the Valley

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Since I have moved up to the Great North Woods, I have had a sense of wanderlust. To quench my thirst for travel, I do what any sensible adventurer would do- I go geocaching. I know some of you out … Continue reading

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Magnificent Tales of Metallak

Magnificent Tales of Metallak

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When I first came up to the Great North Woods to check out my new home at Umbagog Lake State Park, I got on a pontoon boat for a tour of the water. One of the first stops on our … 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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Wondrous Waterfalls of the Great North Woods

Wondrous Waterfalls of the Great North Woods

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By Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park One of the most remarkable forces of nature is that of water. Here in Pittsburg there are plenty of opportunities to recreate on or around water. Some of the opportunities … Continue reading

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Lake of Bays and Bogs

Lake of Bays and Bogs

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Hello again from The Great North Woods or Le Grand Bois Du Nord. I have been here for a couple months now and have started to learn all the reasons that people come to Umbagog Lake State Park year after … Continue reading

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So you're going Moosin'

So you’re going Moosin’

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By Caleb Savage, Interpretive Ranger at Lake Francis State Park Before arriving in the Great North Woods, I researched the town of Pittsburg, home to Lake Francis State Park, and they exclaimed that there are more moose than people! Many … Continue reading

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Living in the Great North Woods

Living in the Great North Woods

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By Steven Gang, Discover Power of Parks Interpreter at Umbagog Lake State Park Umbagog Lake is a quiet peaceful place. Pronounced Um-Bay-Gog as per the locals here in the Great North Woods. This may be due to the bays and … Continue reading

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