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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)
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)
The Enfield Shaker Museum and historic site, nestled in a valley between Mt. Assurance and Mascoma Lake in Enfield, New Hampshire, has been cherished for over 200 years. At its peak in the mid-19th century, the Enfield Shaker Village was home to three “Families” of Shakers. Today, their story is preserved and told by the Enfield Shaker Museum. (This excerpt taken from the Enfield Shaker Museum website)
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Danbury, NH
(range: 9 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)
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Enfield, NH
(range: 10 miles)
Whaleback is more than a mountain, it is a community. With outstanding (and underrated) terrain, a great beginners area and a whole lot of old-school vibes our goal is to put the fun back in skiing. Enabling family-friendly, affordable skiing & riding is our top priority. As a non-profit we want to give access to skiing to everyone in our community. Our programs include after-school groups, lessons, hosting area ski clubs and the legendary adult race night league.  (This excerpt taken from the Whaleback website)
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Lyme Center, NH
(range: 15 miles)
Summit Elevation: 1943 ft. Base Elevation: 975 ft. Vertical Drop: 968 ft. Twenty two trails, 25% beginner, 50% intermediate, 25% expert, on 104+ skiable acres. Longest run: Papoose 1.25 miles. 4 lifts – Winslow Mountain Quad, Holt’s Ledge Double, 2 conveyor lifts in the beginner area – give the Skiway an uphill capacity of 3,300 skiers per hour. Snowmaking over 60% of slopes and trails terrain. (This excerpt taken from the Dartmouth Skiway website)
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Rumney, NH
(range: 16 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)
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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Newbury, NH
(range: 17 miles)
Anyone that has visited Mount Sunapee knows it’s a very special place. Upon arrival, you get the sense that this place might just be an extension of your family. It’s familiar, it’s warm (even in the middle of a cold winter’s day) and it’s a place where everyone in the family has fun. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Sunapee website)
Discover The Fells 83.5 acres of beauty and tranquility; learn the legacy of diplomat and statesman John Milton Hay; tour the 22-room Colonial Revival home; explore the forests, walk the woodland trails; and enjoy the renowned gardens. The Fells is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a preservation project of The Garden Conservancy. (This excerpt taken from the The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens website)
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