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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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Bear Brook in the snow

Bear Brook in the snow

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

While I watched the snow fall today, I wondered what the trails at Bear Brook looked like. With this spontaneous trek in mind, I found a friendly companion to accompany me in the winter wonderland. Meet Molly! Molly was more … 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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Legends of Mount Chocorua

Legends of Mount Chocorua

Posted on by Mairead Dunphy

This weekend, I hiked Mount Chocorua in Chocorua, NH with my brother, Sean and my friend, Emily. I had heard that it was a great hike with breathtaking views, so we woke up early and drove up 93N to exit … 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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Monadnock Weekly Report 08.16.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 08.16.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.16.13 “The waving of a pine tree on the top of a mountain-a magic wand in Nature’s hand-every devout mountaineer knows its power.” – John Muir     I think I could read John Muir’s writings all day if they … Continue reading

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7 Favorite Hiking Trails in New Hampshire

7 Favorite Hiking Trails in New Hampshire

Posted on by Michele Cota

We’ve decided that in light of another successful, extreme, insane Bear Brook State Park Trail Marathon organized by Acidotic Racing this past weekend that we wanted to share our favorite trails in New Hampshire for those who are more like … Continue reading

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Frost Farm: History Hitting Home

Frost Farm: History Hitting Home

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

At the turn of the 19th Century, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet, Robert Frost, lived on 23 acres in rural Derry, NH for 11 years. The Robert Frost Farm has seen many transitions over its 130-odd years, but the decade it held … Continue reading

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Mysteries in Rhododendron State Park

Mysteries in Rhododendron State Park

Posted on by Jackie Raiford, New Hampshire State Parks Intern

I couldn’t resist a visit when I heard that Rhododendron State Park was going to reach its peak bloom last weekend. This National Landmark in Fitzwilliam shelters a rare stand of native giant rhododendrons, which are more commonly found in … Continue reading

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