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This is the largest Wilderness on the White Mountain National Forest. Between 1880 and 1940, what is now the Pemigewasset Wilderness contained the largest logging railroad system in the White Mountains, including 72 miles of train lines. Over 1 billion board feet of timber was removed from the 66,000 acre watershed. In 1907, a 10-day wildfire fed on leftover logging slash. After years of unsustainable logging and the enormous fire of 1907, the Pemigewasset Wilderness has re-grown to include beautiful terrain for backpacking, hiking, and experiencing nature. (This excerpt taken from the Pemigewasset Wilderness website)
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Rumney, NH
(range: 7 miles)
Polar Caves were formed during the last Ice Age when a glacier moved across the landscape, dropping granite boulders at the base of what’s now known as Hawk’s Cliff. As they fell, the boulders formed passageways, around and through which, we’ve built boardwalks and stairs to allow for deeper exploration.  (This excerpt taken from the Polar Caves website)
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in New Hampshire features live native New Hampshire animals, guided cruises on Squam Lake, Kirkwood Gardens, Blue Heron School, New Hampshire's first nature-based Montessori early learning center, science and nature field trips, and other science and nature programs. (This excerpt taken from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center website)
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Lincoln, NH
(range: 11 miles)
The Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith and Weirs Beach, NH share something in common, 50 miles of historic railroad track between Tilton, NH and Lincoln, NH that dates back to the late 1800’s – a period in time when President Grover Cleveland resided in the White House, trains were pulled by steam locomotives and steam-powered cars were all the rage. (This excerpt taken from the Hobo Railroad website)
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Woodstock, NH
(range: 11 miles)
The Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves, located in New Hampshire’s Kinsman Notch in the White Mountains, is a land of spectacular beauty forged by the powerful forces of water, wind, weather, and time. The shaping of Kinsman Notch and the surrounding mountains began about 300 million years ago. The Ice Age brought glaciers more than a mile thick that grounded, lifted, and deposited rocks that formed notches and mountains. When the ice melted, the water carried debris, eroding the rocks and forming Lost River Gorge. (This excerpt taken from the Lost River Gorge website)
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Woodstock, NH
(range: 11 miles)
Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in four cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more. (This excerpt taken from the Ice Castles website)
Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire offers family-friendly vacations with incredible value, while providing premier skiing and riding, events, adventure, and a charming New England experience. (This excerpt taken from the Waterville Valley Ski Resort website)
Seven Birches Winery is handcrafting classic European grape varietals and locally sourced fruits into wines and ciders. Seven Birches wines are produced under 2 labels, referred to as our RiverWalk collection and our Nouveau collection. (This excerpt taken from the Seven Birches Winery website)
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Lincoln, NH
(range: 13 miles)
Loon Mountain Resort offers four seasons of fun for your New Hampshire vacation, with dependable snow and terrain variety in winter, and summer activities like downhill mountain biking, in the heart of the New Hampshire White Mountains of New England. (This excerpt taken from the Loon Mountain website)
Located in the Heart of the White Mountains Whale's Tale has been thrilling customers for nearly four decades. Better rides, better value, and more fun, come see why Whale's Tale is New England's favorite Waterpark. (This excerpt taken from the Whale's Tale Water Park website)
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