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The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace

Principle #1: Plan and Prepare Know the regulations and special concerns for the area you plan to visit. Prepare for rapidly changing weather, hazards, and unexpected emergencies. Schedule your trip to avoid times of high use. Visit in small groups when possible. Principle #2: Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Durable surfaces include maintained trails […]

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Where To Go Stargazing In New Hampshire

To get the best possible stargazing experience, you’ll want to head out on a night that is nearly clear from cloud cover and find a location with minimal light pollution. Winter offers some of the best stargazing of the year. The reward of seeing some of the most apparent stars in the sky is well […]

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The Lakes Of New Hampshire

1. Lake Winnipesaukee County: Belknap/Carroll Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in New Hampshire and is located in the Lakes Region. It is home to more than 250 islands and inlets and is a highly visited tourist destination year-round. 2. Lake Sunapee County: Sullivan/Merrimack Lake Sunapee is located in western New Hampshire and is the fifth-largest lake […]

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Your Guide To New Hampshire’s State Parks

1. Odiorne Point State Park Town: Rye (Rockingham County) Odiorne Point State Park is a family-friendly park located along the seacoast. Enjoy walking along with a network of trails or visit the Seacoast Science Center, which is situated in the park. 2. Rollins State Park Town: Warner (Merrimack County) Rollins State Park is home to […]

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The Most Scenic Waterfalls In New Hampshire

1. Arethusa Falls Town: Hart’s Location County: Carroll Arethusa Falls is a popular spot that both locals and tourists visit during the summer months. Two small waterfalls and a swimming hole can also be found about a mile downstream from the central falls. Directions: Trailhead and parking area are located on Arethusa Falls Road in […]

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7 Recreational Rail Trails In New Hampshire

The state of New Hampshire is home to dozens of recreational rail-trails that are used year-round by hikers, bikers, cross-country skiers, snowshoers, OHRVs, equestrians, and sled dogs. #1. Presidential Range Rail Trail Towns: Whitefield to Gorham Counties: Coos Length: 18 miles The Presidential Range Rail Trail begins at Cherry Pond in Whitefield, passing through the Silvio O. […]

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6 NH Scenic Overlooks You Can Access By Car

#1. C.L. Graham Wangan Overlook – Bartlett, NH The C.L. Graham Overlook is located directly off the Kancamangus Scenic Byway and offers an incredible view of the Swift River Watershed and mountains to the north and east. There is a large paved parking area along with a covered pavilion. #2. Pemigewasset Overlook – Lincoln, NH When traveling […]

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Ways To Enjoy Winter In New Hampshire

1. Mt. Washington SnowCoach Get ready for an incredible arctic adventure on a ride on the Mt. Washington SnowCoach this winter. 2. Gunstock Mountain Coaster With six exciting minutes of swoops, turns and drops through the beautiful, forested track of the Gunstock Mountain Coaster – kids and adults alike love this ride! 3. Granite State Escape Friends […]