Emily Veh – SCA NH Corps – Discover the Power of Parks Interpretive Ranger Franconia Notch is one popular spot in the White Mountains to view the incredible display of New Hampshire’s foliage. Peak colors are just about to hit here in Franconia Notch and here are 3 hikes for all levels of hikers to […]
Greta Ketchner- SCA NH Corps- Discover the Power of Parks Interpretive Ranger New Hampshire is a beautiful place to visit, but long before we set foot on paths to go hiking here, there was a large volume of ice which covered the land during the last ice age. Glaciers can act as sandpaper or bulldozers […]
Emily Veh – SCA NH Corps – Discover the Power of Parks Interpretive Ranger If you’ve hiked in New Hampshire, you may have heard about New Hampshire’s 48 4,000 footers. The 4,000 footers are a list of 48 peaks that have an elevation of 4,000 feet or higher and prominence of at least 200 feet. […]
Kaitlyn Gilligan- Discover the Power of Parks Interpretive Ranger-SCA NH Corps Who doesn’t love waterfalls? The White Mountains have some of the best waterfalls in New England. I tend to go see waterfalls when the weather is overcast or a little rainy. This makes for a less crowded trail and more time at the falls […]
hile Franconia Notch remains one of the most popular hiking destinations in the state – there are still a few under utilized and less appreciated routes within the park that offer the same spectacular scenery this park is known for. One example is the hike up to Eagle Pass which brings you to a an extraordinary view near the base of Eagle Cliff without having to summit Mt Lafayette or even climb above treeline.
Biking down the Franconia Notch Recreation Path is one of the best ways to see fall foliage while also taking in all the natural wonders and attractions of the notch. From end to end the paved bike path runs about 9 miles starting from Skookumchuck Trailhead and ending at the Flume Gorge.
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By Sarah Sherwood, SCA Franconia Notch State Park Interpretive Ranger and NH Corps Member As New Hampshire’s preeminent state park, Franconia Notch attracts visitors from all over the world. Hikers tackle the Franconia Ridge Loop, skiers and boarders shred Cannon Mountain, and casual travelers take in the Flume Gorge and the Basin. Little do many […]
By: Eilís Donohue, Interpretive Ranger at Franconia Notch State Park A few weeks ago, I drove up I-93 to Franconia Notch State Park (FNSP), and pulled into my new home and workplace: the Lafayette Place Campground. I am one of two Interpretive Rangers stationed here at FNSP for the 2019 season. For the rest of […]