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Danbury, NH
(range: 3 miles)
Located under two hours from Boston in Danbury, NH; Ragged Mountain is the furthest place to get far away, close to home. With New Hampshire's only high-speed six passenger chairlift, 57 trails, including 17 glades, 3 terrain parks, and miles of groomers. Make Ragged Mountain your destination year-round with weddings and special occasions, or group functions. Come on up and Get Ragged! (This excerpt taken from the Ragged Mountain website)
Cardigan Mountain State Park spans 5,655 acres and is an excellent area for hiking. A mountain road leads to trails on the west slope of Mount Cardigan as well as a trail to the summit. Mount Cardigan's 3,121-foot treeless granite summit affords outstanding views of west central New Hampshire, with a panorama that includes Mount Monadnock and the White Mountains, Camel's Hump in Vermont, and Pleasant Mountain in Maine. (This excerpt taken from the Cardigan Mountain State Park website)
The non-profit Franklin Outing Club offers year-round outdoor recreational activities for the entire family. Through generous contributions from members and business sponsors - these activities are provided at a reduced rate, or no cost - to members and non-members alike. The Outing Club serves the residents of the Capital Area & Lakes Region, as well as individuals ​visiting the State of New Hampshire. (This excerpt taken from the Veterans Memorial Recreational Area website)
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Franklin, NH
(range: 11 miles)
Tarbin Gardens is a hand-built, five-acre touring garden. English landscape gardens encapsulate a lifetime collection of plants; complete with greenhouses, ponds and animals. A great place for a day out with friends, family or yourself with fun for all ages. (This excerpt taken from the Tarbin Gardens website)
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Franklin, NH
(range: 11 miles)
Using land for flood risk management, we are able to create and manage recreational opportunities for every age. Many people enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking and snowshoeing on Corps owned land. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to come relax at Franklin Falls. There are a variety of outdoor recreation activities for you and your family. Our developed recreation sites are located at the dam, Shaw Cove and Profile Falls. (This excerpt taken from the Franklin Falls Dam website)
The Daniel Webster Birthplace is associated with the birth and early childhood years of Daniel Webster, one of our country's most respected orators and statesmen. While the site affords a view of the early years of Daniel Webster, it also provides a glimpse of 1700s farm life in the infant years of the United States. (This excerpt taken from the Daniel Webster Birthplace website)
Eastman Cross Country Center boasts over 36 km of impeccably groomed trails that stretch out over the championship golf course, meander through the woods along a crystal clear brook and glide over rolling hills in John’s Glen. Eastman offers trails for all ability levels, competitive rates, and our PSIA certified instructors are ready to introduce you to the sport or help you expand your skills. (This excerpt taken from the Eastman Cross Country Center website)
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Franklin, NH
(range: 12 miles)
he park is designed to serve as a gateway to the city’s downtown and a trail head for the Winnipesaukee River Trail  The park  provides parking, a kayak take out for the many kayakers that utilize this white water section of the Winnipesaukee River and features a memorial plaza that allows for a historical prospective on the City of Franklin. (This excerpt taken from the Trestle View Park website)
Located in Franklin's historic city hall, our Opera House offers distinctive performing arts events for the greater Franklin area and beyond. It's ALWAYS better LIVE! (This excerpt taken from the Franklin Opera House website)
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Franklin, NH
(range: 13 miles)
This 48- mile trail is the longest rail trail under our management; its ultimate length will be 59 miles. It begins at Webster Place off Route 3 in Franklin and ends at Spencer Street in Lebanon. The trail spans two counties and has been worked on heavily the past five years to make it a destination four season trail. The surface on most of the trail is exceptional for walking and biking as well as all other permitted uses. The scenery is fabulous as it meanders through farm lands lakes and quaint towns. Mascoma Lake, the restored Enfield Depot, Potter Place Depot, Highland Lake and the covered bridge at Bridge Road are must see parts of the trail. (This excerpt taken from the Northern Rail Trail website)
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