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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 […]

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10 NH Fire Tower Hikes With Incredible Views

1. Red Hill Tower Location: Moultonborough (Carroll County) Hike stats: 3.3 mile loop, moderate Hike overview: Red Hill is the dominant natural feature between Lake Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake. The fire tower sits on the summit and offers panoramic views of both lakes from nearby. The hike is mostly on a gradual old dirt road, […]

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Conservation Commission: Critical Issues

This is the third blog in a series, if you haven’t already, check out the other Conservation Commission blogs: Meet Member Brett Gagnon and Brett’s Experience. What are the most critical issues facing conservation efforts in the next 3 years?  Most of the issues facing conservation efforts, both locally and globally boil down to sustainability. […]

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Conservation Commission: Brett’s Experience

This is the second blog in a series, if you haven’t already, check out the other Conservation Commission blog: Meet Member Brett Gagnon. Why is it important to have younger members on the Conservation Commission?  Like many groups, organizations and teams its always helpful to have the most diverse array of members. The old saying […]