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01/30/2015 - NH State Parks Issue Reminder to Winter Hikers
New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation reminds individuals hiking Mount Washington this winter that there is no open shelter or windbreak at the summit. The summit building, operated by Mount Washington State Park, is closed from November to April.

12/24/2014 - New Year's Eve Open House at Hampton Beach State Park
The Division of Parks and Recreation will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Seashell Oceanfront Pavilion at Hampton Beach State Park. Refreshments will be served and fireworks will begin at 8:00pm.

12/16/2014 - Proposed Trail Changes to Mt. Cardigan
The Department of Resources and Economic Development is seeking public comment and input regarding proposed trail changes on Cardigan Mountain State Forest. The trail changes, proposed by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), would include permanent closure of the Hurricane Gap Trail. The trail, which currently connects the South Ridge Trail and Clark Trail, would be formally replaced by a shorter

12/02/2014 - Celebrate the New Year With Hikes on January 1, 2015
This initiative offers individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike on January 1, 2015. First Day Hikes offer a great way to get outside, exercise, enjoy nature and welcome the New Year with friends and family.

12/01/2014 - Howe Pony Truss Bridge Work Begins in Randolph
The Bureau of Trails and the Bureau of History Sites have announced that the 1918 Snyder Brook Bridge, on the Presidential Recreational Rail Trail in Randolph, will be lifted from its abutments this week. The bridge, a Howe Pony Truss Bridge, is one of only seven known to exist in North America, is in critical need of stabilization and repair due to its eastern abutment being undermined by Snyder