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Tag Archives: hiking

Home of Great Spirit

Home of Great Spirit

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

“I see the stanzas rise around me, verse upon verse, far and near, like the mountains from Agiocochook…” – Henry David Thoreau, 1841   1841 was one of many Mt. Washington trips for Thoreau, who knew of the mountain’s previous … Continue reading

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Coats over cardigans at Cardigan State Park

Coats over cardigans at Cardigan State Park

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

With snow and wintry weather on the way, I decided to take a last minute hike at Cardigan State Park. Only about an hour and change away from Concord, it was the perfect afternoon hike, but it seemed that winter … Continue reading

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Family Hiking 101: Pisgah's Kilburn Trail

Family Hiking 101: Pisgah’s Kilburn Trail

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

I learned many important lessons on my recent visit to Pisgah State Park. Allow me to share with you a diary of our expedition one November afternoon…. I have been hungry to get back to the NH’s largest State Park, … Continue reading

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We share the Forest: Reminder for Hunters and Hikers

We share the Forest: Reminder for Hunters and Hikers

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Autumn in southern NH means color!  As the sun wanes and days get shorter, plants make less chlorophyll so their natural shades shine bright as they pass away.  A late afternoon hike around Annette Wayside Park in Rindge gave our … Continue reading

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Rhododendron & Little Monadnock

Rhododendron & Little Monadnock

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

The changing fall landscape prompted our recent hike to Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam, NH. This place is famous for it’s July blooms, but the trails are worth visiting in all seasons. We arrived in the later afternoon with a … Continue reading

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Faces of Monadnock

Faces of Monadnock

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Written By: Rachael Esh, Monadnock State Park Interpretive Ranger You may have heard about the wildlife and history of Monadnock State Park, but have you taken the time to meet the people who hike there? With over 100,000 people climbing … Continue reading

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Artist's Bluff: Best View for Your Efforts

Artist’s Bluff: Best View for Your Efforts

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

The operative word there being your. You can certainly get a great…okay- better…view for less effort by taking the Aerial Tramway to the summit of Cannon Mountain ($15/ adult, $13/child and 5 & under free). On the tram you ascend about 2,000 … Continue reading

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Little Hall for the beginning of Fall

Little Hall for the beginning of Fall

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

In the past six years, I’ve tried my best to tackle all 40 miles in trails at Bear Brook State Park, for the lack of time between jobs and interruptions kept me at a couple hours of hiking every two … 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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Hiking Near Umbagog

Hiking Near Umbagog

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

First here is a video for those who either have never seen or are simply missing Lake Umbagog: I have spoken of many of the reasons why people come back to Umbagog year after year (some going on 20 years). … Continue reading

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