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Sep 19, 2016 - Franconia Notch State Park, NH

Our second New Hampshire adventure was to view the Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch State Park. We purchased our tickets at the visitor's center and set out on the trail which took us over the Pemigewasset River next to a covered bridge. The area is famous for the huge boulders deposited by retreating ancient glaciers. Scott's photos describe the Flume Gorge better than I can. We found Wayne's Citco Market in Lincoln. It's tiny, also functions as a gas station, but has an awesome deli/meat market as well as groceries (no produce) including...

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Jul 25, 2008 - A White Mt. Waterfall Wonderland - in the rain and in the sun

To hopefully beat the impending rain, we left early Wednesday to do some riding in the White Mountain National Forest area. We headed south to Franconia and Woodstock and there it began spritzing, but we decided to chance the weather anyway and headed east on the Kancamagus Highway (Rt. 112), because we’d heard it was a very pretty ride. The rain started more, so we donned our rain suits and continued our ride, heading through some thick fog as well as the rain. We enjoyed the area anyway, since it had two of our favorite features: rocky...

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May 15, 2005 - Franconia Notch State Park

Franconia Notch is a spectacular mountain pass traversed by a unique interstate parkway which extends from the Flume Gorge at the south end to Echo Lake Beach to the north. For eight miles Interstate 93 is located between the high peaks of the Kinsman and Franconia mountain ranges. Franconia Notch was the home of the famous Old Man of the Mountain, known as the Great Stone Face immortalized by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Daniel Webster. The Old Man collapsed in May 2003. The Basin At the base of a waterfall is a granite pothole 20feet in...

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