As aquatic animals, beavers spend most of their time in the water. They are proficient swimmers, and can remain underwater for up to 15 minutes at a time. Beavers’ skills in the water make up for their relative clumsiness on land, and helps to keep them safe from the threat of predation.
Signs of animals are much more common and less likely to flee at the sight of a person. By taking time to observe the small details on a hike, you can see evidence of all sorts of life around you.
Boasting 252 campsites and three beaches, my first impression of Greenfield State Park was that it must be New Hampshire’s camping metropolis. It is a sprawling old park of over 400 acres, a popular family weekend destination. Come holiday weekends, this park, with its impressive size and accommodations can reach full occupancy, though it remains hospitable […]