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Tag Archives: kayaking

Way Up North: Lake Francis

Way Up North: Lake Francis

Posted on by Tom Howe

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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Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

It has been almost 2 months that I’ve been living in the Big Island campground in Pawtuckaway State Park. As I run through my day to day, leading programs and meeting campers, I get many questions about my living situation, … Continue reading

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Ponds Aplenty: Pillsbury

Ponds Aplenty: Pillsbury

Posted on by Tom Howe

Pillsbury State Park near Washington, NH is a great place for a lot of things, from picnicking and camping to hiking, biking, and boating. I’ve written about some nice hikes in the park, which are a nice way to experience … Continue reading

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Pillsbury Camping & Sunapee Craft Fair

Pillsbury Camping & Sunapee Craft Fair

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

On the first August weekend, our family drove to Washington NH to spend the night at Pillsbury State Park.  Our campsite rested on the banks of May pond, one of four small bodies of water which are joined by dams … Continue reading

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Lake of Bays and Bogs

Lake of Bays and Bogs

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

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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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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Pawtuckaway is for Paddlers

Pawtuckaway is for Paddlers

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

It has been said that no animal better symbolizes northern wilderness than the common loon, who has lived in this area longer than any other bird–an estimated 60 million years. However, like our enduring environment, this magnificent bird is in … Continue reading

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Alex Kayaking in Pillsbury State Park

Kayaking at My New Favorite State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

…………….                    This park has already made an appearance here on the blog, but I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to visit what many have told me is their favorite spot in the Granite State. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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