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!
By Xandri Clifton, Interpretive Ranger at Greenfield and Monadnock State Parks My experience as an interpreter has been an interesting one—just like all the other interpreters across the state. What’s different about mine, is that I work at Greenfield State Park (the largest campground in the state) and Monadnock State Park (the most hiked mountain […]
By: Thomas Cummings, Interpretative Ranger for Umbagog Lake State Park With the dog days of summer coming to a close there’s never been a better time to talk about paddling safety. While you’re out on the water there are many things that a majority of people aren’t prepared for. These tips will not only help […]
By Eilís Donohue, Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park Hey there! One of your 2019 Franconia Notch State Park Interpretive Rangers here. Since I often get asked who I work for, what I do, and what all the patches on my uniform mean, I figured I ought to put all that information in one […]
Written by Matt Pyster, Student Conservation Association Interpretive Ranger at White Lake State Park. What is a camper’s favorite kind of shower? A meteor shower! Now that I’ve set a nerdy atmosphere…in just a few days around we will enter the peak of the Perseids meteor shower (around the 12th/13th of August). Space is a […]
By Simone Maule; Interpretive Ranger at Crawford Notch State Park and Ellacoya State Park From the stunning vistas of the Presidential Range to the spectacle of rushing water cascading over 100 vertical feet down a mountain Crawford Notch State Park has it all. Natural and cultural history meets here in the heart of the White […]
By Nell Davis, Interpretive Ranger at Monadnock State Park Over the last month, I have been asked a lot of questions about Monadnock State Park (after all, I spend most days hiking around with a sign on my backpack that says “Stop and ask a question”). Here are the ten I have heard most often: […]