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.
Hiking into Spalding Town Forest from Silver Lake State Park Starting from Silver Lake State Park, a network of hiking trails spreads out through Spalding Town Forest, entering conservation land, looping around Parker Pond and traversing the edge of Dunklee Pond. There are some really interesting wetland areas to explore and lots of chances to […]
This last September Saturday was beautifully clear and warm. Silver Lake State Park is easily accessed on Route 122, with a massive parking lot. At the far end of the lot there are hiking/biking trails supported by the town. Hollis is fascinating, as it is immediately surrounded by busy Nashua and Milford and Manchester, but […]