Locke Hill Loop

Myself, Brian and my grandson Alden did this loop hike to several fantastic viewpoints of Lake Winnipesaukee and surrounding area. This trail is a loop and is part of the Kimball Wildlife Forest, we took the Lakeview trail up to the viewpoints of the lake (starts at the road side of the parking area) and …

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“Old Man of the Mountain”

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 rods and turnbuckles, …

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Frankenstein Cliff and Arethusa Falls

The Frankenstein Cliff trail-head is located in Crawford Notch State Park and parking is right off the highway directly on 302. The typical hiking time for this loop is about 3 hours 30 min. but due to my arthritic condition, it took about almost 6 hours, but the views made the trip well worth the …

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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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Mount Uncanoonuc

From the archives… In May of 2016 we hiked the up the incline trail then across the summit trail to the viewpoints and down the remainder of the summit trail back to the parking area and Uncanoonuc Lake. The incline trail seemed like a relentless steep climb on a gravel surface from when the rail …

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Falling Waters

This hike was started in late afternoon, did not expect to reach summit (Mt Haystack 4760 ft) due to the lateness of the start. This is one of the most beautiful places in New Hampshire. This hike was only about halfway up to the Little Haystack summit an was very enjoyable & bug free.  

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