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
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
Massebesic Small Creatures and Plants September 2019
Tower Hill Pond 2016 Tower Hill Pond 2018 USGS Topo Map of Tower Hill Pond https://wildlife.state.nh.us/maps/topo/documents/Topo_16607.pdf
Icicle: A hanging, tapering piece of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water. I managed to get out for a short hike near the lake despite being in pain from my rheumatoid arthritis and managed to get a few pictures taken near Massebesic Lake before the incoming snow storm.
Yesterday, years ago (2017), Brian and I hiked up to the Belknap summit in a cloud bank with high winds and no views – even from the tower. Today was a better story, much better views and foliage was reasonable but not at peak yet. The view from an outlook that we completely missed 3Read More