Too Many Mice, Not Enough Moose

On the week before last, we took a family vacation to Baxter State Park in Maine.  Lindsay’s Aunt Jean also joined us, fresh off a New Hampshire hiking trip, with her eyes set to Katahdin.  We packed up and took the 6+ hour drive to Baxter State Park without much hiccup…..just one small detail to deal…

White Rocks and Ferns

Last weekend, we headed out midday with plans for strawberry picking and hiking.  We stopped at Ski Hearth Farm in Sugar Hill, NH for some strawberry picking.  The picking wasn’t too good this year and we struggled to fill 2 half pints.  This farm also has some great cross country ski trails that we’ve blogged (Valentine’s Ski) about…

Bog Blog

We took a Father’s Day hike today at Quincy Bog Natural Area in Rumney, NH.  This place is a hidden gem and the perfect place to take a walk and enjoy nature.  We packed up our bags mid morning with snacks and took the 50 min drive to Rumney.  The Bog is just a short…

Lunch with a View

A few days ago Lindsay and Alden headed out for an adventure in Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge.  We parked at the small lot on Airport Road (Hazen Road) off Route 115 in Twin Mountain, NH. We’ve been here before many times and blogged about our walk a couple of years ago: Mosquito Walk.  There were several other cars…

Boardwalks and Beaver Dam

A few weeks ago, we decided to take a hike on the Slide Brook Trail which is part of the Cohos Trail.  We wanted to check out a relocated section on the Slide Brook Trail that runs through the southeast corner of Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge.  When we first checked this trail out a few years…

Notch Way Walk

On the weekend before last,  we headed over to the Notch-Way Cross Country Ski Trail in Franconia, NH.  The northern trailhead is just off Route 141, while the southern trailhead can be found at Cannon Mountain.  With such a warm winter and little snowfall, we knew that we would be able to walk along the…

Georgiana Falls

We are a little behind with getting this blog post out, but we were busy with holidays and just life in general.  However, we really wanted to blog about this outdoor adventure because Andrew and Lindsay got a day away to get out on our own (without a 2 year old in tow).  Since we…