Nature March 11, 2017
Escape To These 9 Hidden Oases In New Hampshire To Find Peace And Quiet
New Hampshire is a pretty calm and quiet place, but sometimes you want to get even further away from it all. Luckily, there are still some places in New Hampshire that are relatively undiscovered, just waiting to give you a dose of peace and quiet that will make everything seem all right. Escape to these New Hampshire hidden oases today!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Saint-Gaudens, Cornish
This national historical site was the home and studio of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. When you visit you'll understand why he picked this spot to become his artistic inspiration.
2. Great Island Commons, New Castle
This park on New Castle's rocky coast is the perfect place to watch the sun set and see the traffic coming in and out of Portsmouth Harbor.
3. Mount Kearsarge State Forest, Warner
When most people want to hike they head up north, but Mount Kearsarge provides a moderate hike with stunning views once you reach the top.
4. Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Newington
Great Bay is a seacoast coast oasis of marshes that is teeming with wildlife and unique walking trails through the wetlands.
5. Pondicherry Wildlife Reserve, Jefferson
Pondicherry Wildlife Reserve is a wetland park set in the shadow of the White Mountains. You can spend your day hiking through the wetlands, or carry in a canoe or kayak to explore by water.
6. Kingston State Park, Kingston
Kingston state park offers swimming, boating and hiking without the drive for people in Southern New Hampshire. To really enjoy the peace and quiet visit in the mornings or evenings.
7. Lake Umbagog, Errol
Lake Umbagog is a long drive, but that means that the crowds stay far away, and you're more likely to see a moose or a bald eagle on this lake than you are to see a tourist.
8. Mount Cardigan, Orange
The hike up Mount Cardigan is full of wonders like mountain streams, small waterfalls and more. Once you reach the top you'll enjoy views over the whole state!
9. Wadleigh State Park, Sutton
Wadleigh State Park is tiny, but full of charming trails. It's the perfect destination for when you need a quick dose of nature but you don't have all day.
Once you’ve visited these New Hampshire hidden oases, head to these
places in the Granite State where nature will completely relax you.