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Tired of being bitten by bugs? Hire a bat.

Tired of being bitten by bugs? Hire a bat.

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Ah, summer. Sun, sand, vacations, and millions of mosquitoes. The quest to combat these pesky bugs (and thousands of others) can take up a good portion of your summer. A simple solution, however, is to enlist the help of a … Continue reading

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Last Weeks of Summer

Last Weeks of Summer

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

August is great time of year to experience New Hampshire. With hot days and cool nights, it is a great time to get outdoors. One great place to enjoy these last few weeks of Summer is White Lake State Park. … Continue reading

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Going Back in Time at the Pierce Homestead

Going Back in Time at the Pierce Homestead

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

New Hampshire is fortunate to be home to many great historic sites. One of these is the Franklin Pierce Homestead. Built in 1804 by Benjamin Pierce, the house sits on a beautiful piece of property in Hillsborough New Hampshire. Today … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Beaches

A Visit to the Beaches

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

When many people think of the seacoast they often think of warm sunny days. Yet in New Hampshire, the cloudy days can be just as amazing. Recently, I was lucky enough to spend a day out on the ocean. I … Continue reading

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Beautiful Moments at Taylor Mill Historic Site

Beautiful Moments at Taylor Mill Historic Site

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Taylor Mill is a historical site tucked into a small corner of Derry New Hampshire. The site, which is a joint venture of New Hampshire State Parks and The Division of Forests and Lands, lies in a less traveled section … Continue reading

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weeks state park

History with a View: Weeks State Park

Posted on by Tom Howe

Weeks State Park in Lancaster, NH is a little park with a lot of great attractions, and a lot of history. The park sits atop Mount Prospect and includes several hiking trails as well as a 1.5 mile scenic auto … Continue reading

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Geological Work in Progress

Geological Work in Progress

Posted on by Tom Howe

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, NH is a beautiful exhibit of powerful natural geological processes. It’s easily accessible right off Sculptured Rocks road, and it’s a great little place to stop and explore. It’s amazing to me how such … Continue reading

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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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Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Our 2nd favorite things to do in NH State Parks

Posted on by Michele Cota

Of course, being a running team, running is our favorite state park activity, but running isn’t the only thing we love to do. Our Reach the Beach racing team shares our favorite (or second favorite) park adventures and where we … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report. 08.22.13.

Monadnock Weekly Report. 08.22.13.

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.22.13. “Comes the morning when I can feel that there’s nothing left to be concealed. Moving on, a scene surreal. Know my heart will never, never be far from here. Sure as I’m leaving, sure as I’m sad, I’ll keep … Continue reading

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