It was a beautiful fall day, exceptionally warm for 22 October and I started the hike overdressed for the weather and had to shed layers after a short time. I was pleasantly greeted by two nice ladies on horses on round pond road as I exited my jeep to start the day in the woods.Read More
I found this trail very well maintained, kudos to the park service. This is the first trail I have been on in a long time that was free and clean from “people trash” . It starts out just before the state park entry booth (which is not manned this time of year) and heads outRead More
Damp, buggy, muggy, and shoots everywhere.
The third try is the charm, with grandkids and my son, and a bit of new information, we scoured the western slope of Mine Hill in Auburn NH and finally identified a deep depression in the ground in the area where the new location information had pointed to. This spot was significantly father down fromRead More
Clay pond is in Hooksett NH. It is part of the Manchester Water Works properties and part of the upstream watershed that feeds Massebesic Lake water supply for the Manchester Area. Access to this area is via unmaintained rocky and muddy dirt road that is accessible with high clearance vehicles (Jeep). The actual trail head,Read More
I went down the rocky point fire road today to see what rocky point was all about. It was not what I expected, although there were several places at my destination where you could get to the water, it was not any more or less rocky than any other shoreline on Massebesic. The actual “rockyRead More
March 3rd, 2020 – it was actually 61° today. I went on a short hike to Little Massebesic lake to see if the ice was breaking up enough yet to be able to go fishing. There appears to be still several inches thick ice around the perimeter of the lake with some open water showingRead More
Heads Pond -Hooksett NH – Great Blue Heron 09212019 After having driven by this location, probably thousands of times in the last 40 years, I finally decided to pull into the parking area at the trail head. Although its not really a “trail head” per se as it is just an access point on whatRead More