Some have deemed Monadnock as New Hampshire’s “cultural corner.” Others, like myself, have a hard time spelling the name. But, once you get past the iffy phonics, the region is quite lovely. This southwestern corner of the state had me exploring miles of forest, castle ruins, and one of the best campgrounds I’ve seen yet.
With 93 properties spread out across New Hampshire, our State Park System offers a diverse mix of extraordinary places and outdoor experiences across a relatively small state. And while some of our parks see several thousands of visitors each year, others receive far fewer. These lesser-known and lesser-visited parks still have much to offer and […]
Chesterfield Gorge is a beautiful place for a walk in Southwestern New Hampshire. Located off of route nine, this is a convenient stop for travelers. It is home to breathtaking natural features that are hidden in the forest. There are so many components that make Chesterfield Gorge the special place that it is. The property […]
Chesterfield Gorge State Wayside area on Rt. 9 in Chesterfield lies a few miles to the west of busy Keene, NH. This unique geologic wonder invites exploration in all seasons, but is best when the Wilde River is running high! The 13 acre park is cared for by NH State Parks and local conservation groups. […]