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Tag Archives: Rhododendron State Park

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 26, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 26, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

A lot can happen in one week here in New England. We had a very short Spring this year- it seemed that Winter turned to Summer in a week or so. I say this as an excuse for what I … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 18, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 18, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

This week’s visit to Rhododendron State Park demonstrates a normally wide range of spring growth and development all around the grove, as shown in the photographs taken yesterday (6/18). I saw one or two flower buds starting to open up … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 11, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 11, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Well, not much change in the grove is visible this week as far as the flowerbuds are concerned. It still appears that the bloom time this year will be about the middle of July, as expected. The pictures shown are … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Bloom Report:  June 4, 2015

Rhododendron Bloom Report: June 4, 2015

Posted on by Ted Lenk

Hey folks, Welcome to the 2015 series of Rhododendron State Park‘s bloom reports. A new posting will be published each Friday between now and the middle of August or so (depending on the timing and duration of this year’s Rhododendron … 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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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.10.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.10.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.10.13 “The birds are singing in your eyes today. Sweet flowers blossom in your smile. The wind and sun are in the words you say. Where might your lonesome lover be?”- Woody Guthrie     It has been a busy … Continue reading

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Pickerel spotting at Annett Wayside Park

Pickerel spotting at Annett Wayside Park

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

At the end of April, I had the opportunity to visit Annett Wayside Park in Rindge, New Hampshire in the southwest part of the state.  This tiny park within a 1,494 acre protected state forest has an easy 1/4 mile stroll option to the edge … Continue reading

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First Paddle at Clough State Park

First Paddle at Clough State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

My favorite season is finally here! It’s so invigorating to finally experience the sensory extravaganza that spring brings. I don’t think I’ll ever get enough of seeing all of the budding trees, smelling the fragrance from the new flowers and … Continue reading

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Through the Rhododendron Tunnel

Through the Rhododendron Tunnel

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

Aptly named after its 16-acre rhododendron grove, Fitzwilliam’s Rhododendron State Park is ideal for a picturesque picnic and a serene hike. Featuring universally accessible trails, the park is perfect for all ages. As New Hampshire’s only botanical park, Rhododendron State … 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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