Snowshoe Hike Video

Hey readers!  Lindsay starred in a short snowshoe hike video for the NH Fish and Game Department recently.  You can watch the segment below and be sure to check out the full Wildside episodes at www.nhwildside.com. 

Snowshoe in the Rain

Last weekend we headed out to Beaver Brook Ski Area (picnic area) which is also a trailhead here in Bethlehem, New Hampshire. This winter ski and snowshoe wayside is one of the few winter-specific outdoor recreation areas in the White Mountain National Forest. It is easily found off Route 3. The weather has been on…

Green Frog in Winter

Last weekend, just before the snow fell, we headed out to the “Green Frog” in Franconia, NH.  The parking area can be found at the intersection of Route 142 and Route 18.  We’ve seen the sign for a year now, and have been curious about what the Green Frog has to offer. The trail heads…

Alden’s River Hiking Trail

This adventure was initiated by Alden, who has been wanting to take his Mom and Dad to this short trail in Franconia, NH.  Today was the perfect day, although it was a bit on the cool side.  Alden has visited this spot several times throughout the summer with his Preschool and he has been so…

Baby Lobsters and Horseshoe Crabs

On a recent vacation to Mount Desert Island, Maine we stopped by the The Mount Desert Oceanarium.  We are a mountain-dwelling inland family, so we were searching for a family friendly interactive nature museum to introduce Alden to marine life, and this is about all you can find in the area.  It’s advertised in all the…

Secret Nature in Newtown

Last weekend while visiting family in Connecticut, we ventured out to one of Andrew’s childhood hiking spots.  This little gem of conservation land is nestled among the busy streets and neighborhoods in Newtown, Connecticut.  First we drove along the northern edge of the property on Orchard Hill Road as Andrew tried to remember where to…