By Ted Lenk As is often the case, there are more blooms to be seen on the cluster of bushes next to the Patch Cottage (before you get to the grove itself) than most anywhere in the grove, and most of those flowers may have fallen to the ground by the end of this coming […]
By Ted Lenk Hey Folks- After a pretty wet June, it seems that the warm temps of this week are moving things right along in the grove. Typical for July in southwest New Hampshire. As you can see from the photos (from Wednesday 7/5), there is a lot of new green growth at the grove. […]
The Division of Parks and Recreation received ARPA funds to install missing signage and upgrade existing signage along the Franconia Notch Parkway. In November, Lincoln Sign Company, Lincoln NH was awarded a contract for $96,000 to fabricate and install 9 new gallows style signs and replace the 6 “Welcome to” and “Leaving” Franconia Notch State […]
By Patrick Hummel, Mount Washington State Park Supervisor With the summit Visitor Center and its services now closed for the 2022 season at our 6,288’ Mount Washington State Park, the Park staff at the top of the mountain would like to thank all of our guests for visiting this year! Mount Washington State Park staff […]
Hi Folks- As you can see from the included photos, the flowers at Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam, NH are for the most part over and done with for 2022. There are always a few late ones, but the main show is over. Perhaps (or not) because of the hot dry weather of this last […]
Hi Folks As you can see from the accompanying photos, the blooms at the grove in Fitzwilliam, NH are in full swing this week. There will be plenty this weekend as well, even though the majority of the flowers are almost finished for the season. There are quite a few that have not yet opened […]
Hi Folks- It looks to me as though this weekend will be a good opportunity to see lots of flowers blooming at Rhododendron State Park in Fitzwilliam, NH. There will still be lots of blooms to see next weekend as well, with the “peak bloom” happening this coming mid-week or so. Of course, out by […]
If you purchased a 2021 season pass, you may be eligible to renew online in the next few months. Now that renewals are approaching, we thought it best to give you a quick tutorial on how the process will work going forward.
With many of our parks staying open later this season it’s important to remember that advanced reservations are still required at our most popular parks. If you are planning to go hiking, biking, paddling, or leaf-peeping at one of the parks below – click the link to make a reservation and ensure your space. Parks […]
NH Division of Parks and Recreation recognizes the importance nature has in helping to relieve stress during this time and are committed to ensuring our guests and staff continue to have a safe and memorable experience at our state parks.