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Tag Archives: Pawtuckaway State Park

Trekking through Time

Trekking through Time

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Before Pawtuckaway’s woods belonged to the state park, the lands were privately owned by families who hoped to make a prosperous life. Living in the mountains is not an easy feat, and many of the families struggled immensely. The soil of … Continue reading

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A Feast in our Forest

A Feast in our Forest

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As the Interpretive Ranger at Pawtuckaway State Park, I have the pleasure of living in the woods all season.  My cozy campsite offers many appealing features; nighttime calls from my Barred Owl neighbor, a view of a misty wetland, sights … Continue reading

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Tucked Away at Pawtuckaway

Tucked Away at Pawtuckaway

Posted on by Colleen O'Connell

Tucked into a quiet corner of Nottingham, is Pawtuckaway State Park. It is a great place to vacation for many reasons. The park is home to a large campground, and a beautiful day-use area with many amenities. Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Tucked Away in Pawtuckaway

Tucked Away in Pawtuckaway

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While to the modern eye Pawtuckaway may be primarily a mecca of outdoor recreation, the land has seen many users, many eras, and many natural phenomena that have shaped it into such. The park has a long history, from prehuman … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures

Simple Pleasures

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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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 Meet the Neighbors

Meet the Neighbors

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I have been living in Pawtuckaway’s Big Island campground for just over a month now, and have truly fallen in love with this place, with the neighborhood if you will. On a Saturday morning I wake up to children riding … Continue reading

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WildTuckaway Delights

WildTuckaway Delights

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By Emily Barry, Interpretive Ranger at Pawtuckaway State Park Saturdays between the hours of 12:00 and 5:00 pm, picnickers descend upon Pawtuckaway in full force. It is the picnicker’s bewitching hour and the grills are ablaze, various cuts of meats … Continue reading

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What goes screeEEECH in the night?

What goes screeEEECH in the night?

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By Emily Barry, Interpretive Ranger at Pawtuckaway State Park As our twilight bike ride came to an end, my friend Andrew and I cruised back to Big Island at Pawtuckaway State Park. The campground was quiet, the weekend campers had … 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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