By: Katherine Kelly As you are taking a winter stroll in Bear Brook State Park, you may come across a Princess Pine peeking through the snow. At first glance this plant looks like a small evergreen sapling: green, needle-like leaves and a pine tree silhouette. Look closer and you may see that the stem is […]
Looking back through photos, it’s fun to see how the mountain has changed since June and how my perspective on it has also altered.
As we move towards peak foliage season, welcome to a miniature photographic tour of some of the things I love about Monadnock.
By Thomas Cummings, SCA Interpretative Ranger for Monadnock State Park and Miller State Park. Nutrition is a key component to a healthy lifestyle, especially while you’re out exploring New Hampshire State Parks. Some common trail snacks include different fruit, nuts, and even a hardy sandwich. After eating some of these, one thought may cross you […]
These are three relatively simple and easy recipes you can try the next time you are out camping in one of our beautiful state parks. Enjoy yourself and don’t forget to practice good campfire safety!
The job of interpretive rangers is to rekindle and strengthen peoples natural connection to the world around us. If this is something you want your kids to have, a simple step is to attend a program at our parks in NH.
Thanks to its erosion-resistant rocks and immediately recognizable profile, Mount Monadnock is an iconic landscape feature in Southern New Hampshire. This small hill has had an outsize influence on not just New Hampshire but also on the study of geology in general.
Recycling can at times be confusing, complicated, and all around frustrating! But it doesn’t have to be, especially in our state parks. The very first step to making sure your recycling experience goes as smoothly as possible, is to make sure you understand how your campground recycles.
Smokey’s legacy shouldn’t be remembered merely as a catchy ad campaign; to truly honor and celebrate America’s favorite bear, we all must be responsible fire stewards. As Smokey says: only YOU can prevent wildfires!