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A view of New Hampshire Route 302 in Carroll, looking east into Hart's Location and the Crawford Notch State Park. The Appalachian Mountain Club is proposing to build a hut in the park; the state's Division of Parks and Recreation is currently reviewing public comment on the proposal.

Proposal to build hut in Crawford Notch under review

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It might be weeks or even months before a decision is made on the request of the Appalachian...

Profile principal Courtney Vashaw at the June 5 commencement of the Profile High School Class of 2015. The 41-member Class of 2015 voted unanimously to forego their senior trip and to give the money to Vashaw, who is battling an aggressive form of cancer.

Profile principal battling rare cancer grateful for support, looks forward to making return

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While upbeat and very grateful for the community's continued support as she battles an aggressive...

This scene is from the 2014 New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival at Loon Mountain Resort, which will host the 2015 games and festival from Sept. 18 to 20.

NH Highland Games to celebrate 40 years

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With The Mountain from HBO's “Game of Thrones” among its many highlights, the 40th New...

Joining officials from the Veterans Administration and the New Hampshire National Guard, Second District Congresswoman Ann Kuster and Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelley Ayotte cut a ceremonial ribbon Aug. 28 to mark the opening of the new and expanded Littleton Community Based Outpatient Clinic.

Outpatient clinic brings health care closer to veterans

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With the recent opening of an expanded community-based outpatient clinic here, health care services...

Along with installing interpretive signs and an interpretive trail, the renovation of Profile Cottage in Franconia Notch is the final thing on the Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Fund's to-do list for Profile Plaza. Dick Hamilton, who is the legacy fund's president, said the cottage will contain exhibits about the Profile House, a grand hotel in Franconia Notch that in its heyday could accommodate 800 guests, all of whom came there to see the iconic profile of the Old Man of the Mountain on nearby Cannon Mountain.

Old Man of the Mountain project winds down

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FRANCONIA — While the memory of the Old Man of the Mountain will live on, the private,...

“Dad's House,” one of the images made by New Hampshire photographer Annie Card in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. An exhibition of Card's photos is on display at the Peterborough Town Library through Sept. 6.

NH Katrina volunteers returning for anniversary

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Jo-Ann Driscoll is returning to the place where she witnessed so much despair in the weeks after...

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio speaks with a citizen after his town hall meeting Wednesday at VFW Post 816 in Littleton. Some 125 people turned out to hear Rubio make his case for being the Republican nominee for President in 2016.

GOP presidential hopeful Rubio hosts town hall at Littleton VFW

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Despite polling in the low single digits, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio drew a good crowd Wednesday to...

Sports

Goffstown's Nathan Taschereau, left, returns a forehand during Sunday's singles final against Chris Ellis at the 34th New Hampshire Open at the Waterville Valley Tennis Center.

Goffstown's Taschereau falls in NH Open net final

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he Granite State was well represented in Sunday's singles final at the 34th New Hampshire Open tennis tournament, but in the end Chris Ellis of Massachusetts used pace, precision and a wicked kick serve to overpower former Goffstown High School standout Nathan Taschereau, 6-1, 6-0.

Connor Greenleaf watches his tee shot on the second hole during a Friday semifinal match at the 112th New Hampshire State Amateur golf tournament at Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods. Greenleaf won Saturday's 36-hole final.

Title won on rules violation

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Connor Greenleaf of Windham and Windham Country Club won the 112th New Hampshire Golf Association State Amateur on Saturday in the most unusual of ways: Tournament officials awarded him the 35th hole because of a caddy violation.

Joe Leavitt tees off the second hole in his semifinal match Friday in the 112th New Hampshire State Amateur golf tournament at Mount Washington Golf Course in Bretton Woods. Leavitt lost Saturday's final.

Greenleaf exorcises his first-round exit demons

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AFTER WINNING the 112th New Hampshire Golf Association State Amateur, Connor Greenleaf said he had been more nervous about his round of 64 match than the championship one.

Explore the White Mountains

State Parks and Beaches

Franconia Notch State Park

Located in the heart of the popular White Mountain National Forest. Franconia Notch is a spectacular mountain pass traversed by a...

Mount Washington State Park

Mount Washington State Park, a 59-acre parcel perched on the summit of the Northeast's highest peak, is surrounded by the...

Moose Brook State Park

Located in the White Mountains Region, just north of the Presidential Range, Moose Brook State Park is in an area of unparalleled...

Lake Tarleton State Park

This 48-acre undeveloped park is easy to get to on Route 25C in Piermont. Lake Tarleton, at 315 acres, offers an unguarded...

Forest Lake State Park

Forest Lake State Park, one of the ten original state parks, was created in 1935. The park spans 397 acres and its 200-foot...

Eisenhower Memorial Wayside Park

This seven-acre memorial park, established in 1979 as a gift from the Bretton Woods Corporation, honors the late President Dwight...

Echo Lake State Park

Located just two miles from the shopping mecca of North Conway, Echo Lake is a great place to take the family for a swim and...

Crawford Notch State Park

6 miles of unspoiled rugged natural beauty in scenic mountain pass. Ideal for hiking, fishing and photography. Crossed by trails,...

Bedell Bridge State Park

Bedell Bridge State Park, located along the Connecticut River, is 38 acres in size and a great place for picnicking, fishing, or...

Covered Bridges

Albany Bridge #49

The first bridge on this site was constructed in 1857 and destroyed by a windstorm in 1858. The bridge has wide shallow arches...

Bath Bridge #28

The first bridge at this site was destroyed by a flood in 1806. The second and third bridges were also destroyed by floods. A...

Bath-Haverhill Bridge #27

The Bath-Haverhill Bridge is the oldest authenticated covered bridge in New Hampshire. It is the first and only bridge to ever...

Blair Bridge #41

The first bridge at this location was built in 1829 at a cost of $1,000. That bridge was burned down by a man named Lem Parker...

Bump Bridge #43

The original Queenpost structure at this site was built in 1877. At one time the bridge was known as the Webber Bridge. The...

Clark's Trading Post Bridge #64

Clark's Bridge was originally built in Barre, Vermont as a part of the Barre Railroad, a short line railroad which ran between...

Flume Bridge #39

There has been much discussion about where this bridge was actually built. Some say it was built, used elsewhere, and later moved...

Jack-o-Lantern Covered Bridge

The Jack-o-Lantern covered bridge is located on the grounds of the Jack-o-Lantern Resort. The bridge was hand built by Milton...

Saco River Bridge #48

In 1850, Jacob Berry and Peter Paddleford built a covered bridge to replace a crudely framed log bridge that had collapsed at...

Sentinel Pine Bridge #38

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests built this bridge in 1939 and maintained it until it was transferred to...

Swift River Bridge #46

The first bridge on this site was built by John Douglass in 1850. It gave much needed access to the north using West Side Road...

Swiftwater Bridge #29

This is the fourth bridge to be constructed at this site over the Ammonoosuc River. The first bridge was built in 1810 and...

Turkey Jim's Bridge #42

The original covered bridge on this site was built in 1874. The bridge's name originates from farmer, Jim Cummings, whose...

Honeymoon Bridge #51

This covered bridge was built by Charles Austin Broughton and his son Frank. Charles Broughton lived on the Broughton dairy farm...

Bartlett Bridge #50

The bridge was abandoned and closed to traffic in 1939. In the 1950s, it was used to store snow fence. In 1966 the bridge and...

Attractions

Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves

Created long before recorded history, when glaciers ground their way across North America.

Extreme Mount Washington Extreme Mount Washington

Extreme Mount Washington is an interpretive, educational experience that features hands-on, high-tech exhibits to recreate the...

Indian Head Resort

The Indian Head Rock Profile, a rock formation that resembles the head of an American Indian, sits overlooking Shadow Lake in...

Kancamagus Highway

Stretching from the Pemigewasset River at Lincoln 34-1/2 miles to the town of Conway, this scenic byway climbs to nearly 3,000...

Littleton Grist Mill

A 1798 Grist Mill complex and basic mill workings restored to its original architecture.

Loon Center and Markus Wildlife Sanctuary

Come learn about the wonders of New Hampshire's environment and wildlife.

Loon Mountain

Nestled in the White Mountains, Loon is New Hampshire's leading mountain resort.

Mount Washington Cog Railway

Ride to the top of Mt. Washington—New England's highest peak—on the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway.

Mount Washington Observatory's Weather Discovery Center

The Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is an interactive science museum that brings the wonder of the...

Mount Washington Valley Children's Museum

Come for hours of fun and entertainment in an educational safe environment where parents and children 0-9 can explore our wide...

Mt Washington Auto Road

The Mount Washington Auto Road is the oldest man-made attraction in North America! It has been in operation every year since...

Museum of American Weather

The Museum of American Weather features exhibits devoted to four severe New England weather events: the Blizzard of 1888, the...

Mt Washington Museum

On your next trip to Mount Washington, visit the museum on top of it all-- the Mount Washington Museum.

Vintage Ski Poster - New England Ski Museum New England Ski Museum

Collection includes possibly the largest collection of ski photographs in the country, over 400 16mm ski films, more than 500...

Santa's Village

Ho Ho OH what fun ... it is at Santa's Village, where exciting rides, live shows, and great food combine to provide an...

Fort Jefferson Fun Park

Ride Go-Karts, get on a runaway train roller coaster, plunge down a water coaster and water slides, take a stage coach ride and...

Bretzfelder Memorial Park

Part of the Rocks Estate and owned/operated by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. Open all year during...

The Rocks Christmas Tree Farm

Owned and operated by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests.

StoryLand

Story Land is the children's theme park where fantasy lives! With wonderfully themed rides, lively shows, friendly storybook...

The Basin

The beautiful waterfall at the Basin, has at its base, a granite pothole 20 feet in diameter. It is believed to have been eroded...

Tip Top House

Tip Top House is the last of the original structures built at the summit of Mount Washington that still exists today.

Waterville Valley Recreation Park

It's not just a ski resort! Waterville Valley features golf, lift-served mountain biking and hiking, Curious George Cottage,...

Whale's Tale Water Park

Located in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Whale's Tale offers the best value for family fun in the sun!

White Mountain Trail

A circular tour that incorporates varying topography, mountain and river views, and the grandest scenery in the eastern U.S.

Wildcat Mountain

Wildcat, located in Pinkham Notch in the White Mountains of New Hampshire features a 4-passenger gondola skyride during the...

Tin Mountain Conservation Center

Nature program series, lectures, summer day camps and school programs. Fee charged for some programs.

Hartmann Model Railroad

Roger and Nelly Hartmann share their awe-inspiring collection of model railroads and trains with visitors. They have traveled...

Frost Place

The Frost Place is a simple farmhouse where New Hampshire poet Robert Frost once lived with his family and where he wrote much of...

View from Artists' Bluff Franconia Notch State Park

Located in the heart of the popular White Mountain National Forest. Franconia Notch is a spectacular mountain pass traversed by a...

Franconia Heritage Museum & Iron Furnace Interpretive Center

The Franconia Heritage Museum is in an 1880 Victorian House, with exhibits in 10 rooms, a barn and a large connecting shed.

Flying Yankee

On February 9, 1935, at the height of the Great Depression, a new train arrived in New England to lift people's spirits and take...

Flume Gorge

The Flume Gorge is one of America's top ten most beautiful State Parks.

Conway Scenic Railroad

Experience the Golden Age of railroading on our nostalgic train rides, powered by steam or diesel, departing from our 1874...

Clark's Trading Post

You're invited to visit one of the White Mountain's most outstanding attractions featuring trained North American Black Bears,...

Cannon Mountain

Cannon's 80-passenger aerial tramway quickly ascends 2,022' over a horizontal distance of more than a mile whisking you above the...

Attitash

Located in the Mount Washington Valley just outside of North Conway, this four season resort offers activities to captivate all...

Alpine Adventures

One of the longest and highest zipline canopy tours in the northeast.

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

The Great Glen Trails offer activities for all ages and abilities.

Hobo Scenic Railroad

All aboard the HOBO and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads.

Old Man of the Mountain Museum

Before his collapse, The Old Man of the Mountain could be viewed year-round from two different viewing areas on I-93 in Franconia...

Warren Fish Hatchery & Education Center

Exhibits and programs for children and adults on Atlantic salmon and New Hampshire's dynamic wildlife resources.

Willey House Site

The Willey House is at the site of a landslide that took nine lives in August of 1826.

Historic Markers

Lady Blanche House

Marker Number: 77

Log Drives

Marker Number: 34

Metallak - Stewartstown, New Hampshire Metallak

Marker Number: 47

Mount Washington Cog Railway Mount Washington Cog Railway

Marker Number: 45

Ebenezer Mackintosh - Haverhill, New Hampshire Ebenezer Mackintosh

Marker Number: 104

Crawford House - Carroll, New Hampshire Crawford House

Marker Number: 87

Crawford Notch - Carroll, New Hampshire Crawford Family

Marker Number: 30

Old Coal Kiln

Marker Number: 70

Republic of Indian Stream

Marker Number: 1

Rogers Rangers - Derry, New Hampshire Rogers Rangers

Marker Number: 56

Cherry Mountain Slide

Marker Number: 152

Stone Arch Bridge - Stoddard, New Hampshire Stone Arch Bridge

Marker Number: 27

Wilder-Holton House

Marker Number: 84

Bedell Bridge

Marker Number: 136

Bath, New Hampshire Bath, New Hampshire

Marker Number: 121

45th Parallel - Clarksville, New Hampshire 45th Parallel - Clarksville, NH

Marker Number: 115

First Ski School in America - Sugar Hill, New Hampshire First Ski School in America

Marker Number: 73

Waterfalls

Kinsman Falls White Mountain Region

The Presidential Range and plenty of rain and snow make for the state's largest concentration of waterfalls.

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Forests

White Mountain National Forest White Mountain Region

The White Mountains National Forest is home to unique habitats, but don't overlook numerous town forests and state parks.

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Press Releases

Arethusa Falls

April rains mean waterfalls reign in Mt Washington Valley, NH - the ultimate rock concert

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What happens after 180-inches of snow falls in Mt Washington Valley over the winter? “April rains mean waterfalls reign” as winter snow melts.