Island Adventures

The other weekend, we packed up the canoe and supplies and headed to Long Pond. We’ve been here before and blogged about it 5 years ago: Long Pond. Alden didn’t remember and now revisiting the older blog post, we realize how young he was! The pond was busy with boaters, anglers, and picnickers. We loaded…

Exploring the Nulhegan Basin

Wow! Have you ever explored the Silvio Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge: Nulhegan Basin in the northeast kingdom of Vermont? Well, if you said no, you really should plan a trip. This relatively new Refuge was established in 1997 and encompasses lands in VT, NH, MA, and CT – all part of the Connecticut…

Canoeing on Coffin Pond

For years, we’ve driven past and explored the shore along Coffin Pond, with the intent of putting a canoe in to check out the little islands.  Today was the day.  We packed up our gear and headed to the Sugar Hill/Franconia, NH town line on Route 18.  The lot had several other cars, people picnicking,…