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Balsams project moves forward with filing of river water-use permit for snowmaking

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The rebirth of the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel moved forward this week with the developer applying...

Now a bio-power generating facility, the former Brown Mills pulp and paper-mill complex in Berlin is featured in an article of the current issue of Historical New Hampshire.

North Country featured in Historical NH publication

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The North Country figures large in the current issue of Historical New Hampshire which features a...

Berlin Mayor Paul Grenier.

Berlin is a city on the crest of reinventing itself

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Entering his sixth year as mayor of the City That Trees Built, Paul Grenier is an optimistic...

Coos County tax bills headed to unincorporated places

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Due to a decrease in timber-tax revenues, property owners in Millsfield and two other...

“Motorcyclists in Prayer” is one of more than 50 marble and granite monuments at Our Lady of Grace Shrine in Columbia. The shrine, which closed on July 1 and is now for sale, for 38 years hosted the “Blessing of the Bikes” that drew thousands of riders.

Effort underway to bring Our Lady of Grace Shrine back to life

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Closed earlier this year due to a decline in pilgrims, financial support and...

Motorcyclists make their way east on Route 26 earlier this year, with Granite Reliable Power's wind turbines crowning the high peaks of Dixville and Millsfield. The wind farm located in those unincorporated places is at the center of a controversy between Coos County officials and Millsfield property owners.

Conflict rises over Millsfield agreement with wind farm

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Millsfield property owners are defending a secret agreement with the developer of a wind farm that...

2014 NH Holiday Happenings

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'Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree….'

Explore the Great North Woods

Covered Bridges

Columbia Bridge #33

The Columbia Bridge was built in 1912 to replace an earlier bridge which had been destroyed by fire the previous year. The...

Groveton Bridge #32

The bridge was built by Captain Charles Richardson and his son. When U.S. Route 3 was reconstructed in 1939, the Groveton...

Happy Corner Bridge #35

Happy Corner was a bustling neighborhood in the late 1800s. At the Perry Stream crossing, there was a sawmill, a starch mill, a...

Mechanic Street Bridge #31

This bridge is also known as the Israels River Bridge. At a meeting on July 19, 1862, shortly after the construction of the...

Mt. Orne Bridge #30

The first bridge at this site was constructed in the 1860's or 70's to connect the towns of Lancaster, NH and Lunenburg, VT. The...

Pittsburg-Clarksville Bridge #34

Of the remaining covered bridges in New Hampshire, the Pittsburg-Clarksville Bridge is located the furthest north over the...

River Road Bridge #36

Little is known about this bridge and nothing has been recorded in the town records. It has now been bypassed. The bridge is...

Stark Bridge #37

The bridge was originally a simple Paddleford truss with a center pier. During the 1890's, high water removed the center pier...

Attractions

Moose Alley

It's known as Moose Alley because it's the best place in New Hampshire to see some of the 10,000 or so moose that find their home...

Northern Forest Heritage Park

Located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest, the Northern Forest Heritage Park features a full-scale re-creation...

Twin Mountain Fish & Wildlife Hatchery

The Twin Mountain Hatchery dates back to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal of the 1930s.

Christie's Maple Farm & Museum

Maple farm and museum in the shadows of the White Mountains.

State Parks and Beaches

Nansen Wayside State Park

Located near the banks of the Androscoggin River, Nansen Wayside Park is a popular place for picnicking, fishing, and boating.

Umbagog Lake State Park

Umbagog Lake State Park is one of the newly acquired parks in the state system. The Division began managing the park in 1998. The...

Coleman State Park

Coleman State Park lies on the shore of Little Diamond Pond in Stewartstown, twelve miles east of Colebrook in New Hampshire's...

Beaver Brook Falls Wayside

Beaver Brook Falls Wayside is 7.3 acres in size and is a popular place for hiking. The Park has a scenic picnic area with picnic...

Androscoggin Wayside Park

On a bluff overlooking scenic Androscoggin River. The park lies within the Thirteen Mile Woods.

Mollidgewock State Park & Campground

Mollidgewock State Park lies along the shore of the Androscoggin River within Thirteen Mile Woods Scenic Area, approximately 28...

View from Milan Hill State Park Milan Hill State Park

Milan Hill State Park Campground is located near popular areas for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and wildlife viewing. From this...

Lake Francis State Park

Lake Francis is a 2,000 acre lake in the Connecticut Lakes region of the Great North Woods. Hunters and anglers enjoy this park...

John Wingate Weeks Historic Site

The Mt. Prospect estate was built at the direction of John Wingate Weeks, leading conservationist, U.S. congressman, U.S.

Jericho Lake State Park

Just a few miles northwest of downtown Berlin you will find one of the newest additions to the state park system. Jericho...

Dixville Notch State Park

Dixville Notch State Park spans 127 acres. Within the park is a scenic gorge and waterfalls on two mountain brooks. Hiking trails...

Historic Markers

Denman Thompson (1833-1911) - Swanzey, New Hampshire Dixville Notch

Marker Number: 171

Boom Piers - Berlin, NH Boom Piers

Marker Number: 159

Waterfalls

Great North Woods

Stunning waterfalls invite a picnic on a warm afternoon.

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Forests

Great North Woods

There's a good chance you'll find signs of moose, deer, bear, beaver or other wildlife hiking the Great North Woods.

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