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Monadnock Weekly Report 03.15.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.15.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.15.13 “You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” – Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes   A Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all this coming weekend. And it is shaping up to be … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 03.08.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.08.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.08.13 “Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson       We’re a week closer to the Vernal Equinox, a week closer to St. Patrick’s Day, a week closer to Opening Day, and we’re moving … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 03.01.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 03.01.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

03.01.13 “Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintry light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the … Continue reading

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Photography by Jeff Newcomer

The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 1

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I’ll begin this week with another confession. I had a lot of difficulty writing this post. It almost didn’t make it here to the blog. Months ago when I first began planning some of the places and events I wanted … Continue reading

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The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 2

The Trail Less Traveled on Mt. Monadnock: Part 2

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

We began our walk on the Old Halfway House trail. It was a sunny and mild morning. We met a golden frog along the way. We paused at the former site of the Halfway House hotel to take in the … Continue reading

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Pillsbury State Park

Pillsbury State Park

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

Pillsbury State Park – August 11, 2011 Set around 10 different ponds and wetlands, and crisscrossed with a variety of trails, Pillsbury State Park is a paddler’s paradise.  Spread out over the 7,280-acre park, 40 campsites provide easy access to … Continue reading

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Northwood Meadows State Park

Northwood Meadows State Park

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

Northwood Meadows State Park – August 4, 2011 Surrounded by a wide 5-mile loop, and intersected with smaller trails, Northwood Meadows is a great place to explore either by foot or by bike.  Most of the trails lead to and … Continue reading

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Moose Brook State Park

Moose Brook State Park

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

  Moose Brook State Park – July 21, 2011 Just outside of Gorham, NH, sitting right in between the Great North Woods and the White Mountains, Moose Brook State Park is set in the perfect location for summer camping adventures.  … Continue reading

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The Rhododendron Grove

The Rhododendron Grove

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

Rhododendron State Park – July 18, 2011 Recognized as a National Natural Landmark, Rhododendron State Park is home to the largest grove of Rhododendron Maximum wildflowers in northern New England.  Affectionately nicknamed “rhodies”, the wild rhododendrons are considered rare in … Continue reading

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Franconia Notch

Franconia Notch

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

Franconia Notch State Park – July 15, 2011 The eight scenic miles along I-93 that make up Franconia Notch State Park are packed full of exciting adventures for visitors all year long.  A variety of trails, scenic areas, historical sites, … Continue reading

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