The fall hiking season is here at last– crisp air, colorful leaves and, best of all – no bugs! It's a great time to hike, but sometimes we don’t have the luxury of spending an entire Saturday on the trail.
With warmer weather upon us, many more of us like to head for a restorative walk in the woods. The Forest Society owns and manages more than 175 Forest Reservations throughout the state, all open to the public.
NEWBURY – Feb. 17, 2016 – Members of the hiking community around Mt. Sunapee put their enthusiasm for a popular trail to Lake Solitude to work and quickly helped the Society for the Protection of N.H. Forests (Forest Society) raise funds to conserve the property where the trail begins.
Gary Samuels, neighbor to the Forest Society's Hedgehog Mountain Forest in Deering, recently hiked along a new trail, the Hedgehog Ridge Trail, built last summer by Forest Society volunteers and staff.
As fall comes to a close and winter is imminent, there is a quiet that sweeps across New Hampshire. We celebrate the changing of the leaves but once they’ve fallen from the trees there’s really not much to look at before snowfall, right? Of course not!
Last month I had occasion to spend a few days in Boston. Curious about the people I was with, I asked them where they lived (Back Bay to suburbia), what their commute was like (30-minute walk to 90 minute stress-fest each way), and how they liked living in a major metropolitan area.