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Four Favorite NH Bike Rides

Four Favorite NH Bike Rides

Posted on by Tom Howe

There are lots of great places to go biking in New Hampshire, in and out of the State Parks. Here are just a few of my favorites! The Northern Rail Trail near Lebanon, NH is a 48 mile long trail … Continue reading

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Tent Camping Basics

Tent Camping Basics

Posted on by Tom Howe

Tent camping is a great way to spend time outside with friends and family. New Hampshire’s State Parks have a lot of awesome campgrounds, so camping is really one of the best ways to explore the parks as well. Tent … Continue reading

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Mountains and Everything In Between

Mountains and Everything In Between

Posted on by Tom Howe

Franconia Notch State Park, located between the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges, is an easily accessible park with a wide range of attractions. Saved by a 1927 campaign by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, Franconia Notch … Continue reading

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A Short Visit to a Tall Rock

A Short Visit to a Tall Rock

Posted on by Tom Howe

The Madison Boulder in Madison, NH is the largest glacial erratic boulder in not just New Hampshire, but all of North America. It’s a National Natural Landmark. It’s also ridiculously easy to visit, and there’s a lot of fun family-friendly … 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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Monadnock Weekly Report 08.02.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 08.02.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

08.02.13 “Not a few painters and poets of renown have been inspired by the mountain’s stalwart beauty, and it is chiefly through this physical charm that it holds the affection of a multitude of devotees.” -Allen Chamberlain, Annals Of The … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.26.13 “That [Willa Cather] chose for her final resting place a plot in Jaffrey Center, New Hampshire, with a view of Mt. Monadnock, and that it is here she wished to rest under the inscription, ‘That Is Happiness; to Be Disolved into … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

 07.19.13 “We sometimes hear, half waked from sleep A nearer hoof, a phantom neigh Till breezes from Monadnock sweep And bear the magic sounds away.” – Col. Thomas Wentworth Higginson.     The brutally hot weather blanketing much of the … Continue reading

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