Who knew that the biggest developed state park in New Hampshire was only 18 minutes away from a Target? Not me until I Googled it, but that’s the beauty of the Merrimack Region! There are five charming state parks within an hour of Concord and Manchester. So if you have been looking for an excuse to not get outside this summer, this post is not it.
Blog written by: Sam Nunlist, Southern Rover Interpreter Everyone knows about Atlantis, the city that was plunged into the depths of the ocean after their defeat to the Greeks. That story is most likely made up by the philosopher Plato, but there is a closer city that is resting under the murky waters of Everett Lake […]
Written by Interpretive Ranger Darren Lu: In 2006, Clough State Park experienced two consecutive seasons of heavy rains – enough so that by the summer of 2006, the entire park was underwater. Continued rain and snowfall the following year forced the park to close until 2008, and remnants of the deluge can still be seen […]
Hiking the River Loop at Hopkinton-Everett Trails Area is a journey down gravel roads and winding single-track, over small brooks and along the Piscataquog River. The trails are nicely maintained and have moderate elevation changes with some cool bridge crossings and pleasant views of Everett Lake. While this trail system is a popular destination for […]
If you ever find yourself needing a respite from noise and clutter, Clough State Park needs to be on your list. There is no way to get to this portion of NH without driving on winding roads and through historic villages, setting the stage for a relaxing afternoon adventure. Clough State Park adjoins the Hopkinton-Everett […]
My favorite season is finally here! It’s so invigorating to finally experience the sensory extravaganza that spring brings. I don’t think I’ll ever get enough of seeing all of the budding trees, smelling the fragrance from the new flowers and grass, feeling the relief from a sweet breeze against the sun’s warmth, hearing the symphony […]
Clough State Park – June 10, 2011 Whether you like to hike, bike, paddle or swim, Clough State Park is your place to explore. The park lies along the 150-acre Everett Lake that was formed in 1963 by the construction of the Everett Dam. The 900-foot sandy beach and picnic area is the centerpiece […]