Franconia Range Grafton County Handicap Accessible Kid Friendly Lake State Forest State Park

“Old Man of the Mountain”

15 years ago on May 3, 2003…… Freezing and thawing opened fissures in the Old Man’s forehead. By the 1920s, the crack was wide enough to be mended with chains, and in 1957 the state legislature passed a $25,000 appropriation for a more elaborate weatherproofing, using 20 tons of fast-drying cement, plastic covering, and steel…

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ALL Conservation Area Forest Hike HIKE BLOG Kid Friendly Manchester Marsh NotInMountainRange Pond Town Forest

Manchester Cedar Swamp Preserve

The Manchester Cedar Swamp is a 602-acre ecological preserve, owned by the NH Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire, it is located off of Hackett Hill road on Countryside Blvd., and is one of the state’s most significant ecological areas. The trail network passes through a wide variety of rare and unusual plant species, including an…

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Communication Towers Fire Tower Fishing Forest Hike HIKE BLOG Kid Friendly Lake Marsh NotInMountainRange Nottingham Open Ledges Open Summit Rockingham County State Park Stream or Brook Watershed

The Pawtuckaway Mountains

Pawtuckaway State Park North, Middle & South Pawtuckaway Mountains are 3 different peaks around the caldera that is Pawtuckaway Volcanic Ring Dike. There are many opportunities for hiking, with trails leading to many points of interest, including a fire tower; a marsh where beavers, deer, and great blue herons may be seen, and a geologically…

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