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Where To Hike, Bike & Raft In A Day In New Hampshire

If you drive 90 minutes north of Boston, you’ll reach an area that includes three traditional New England towns – Andover, Franklin and...

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Franklin NH, Growth, Mill City Park, ONE, Outdoor, Outdoor New England, Outdoor Recreation, Paddle, Rafting, Whitewater, Whitewater Paddling, Winnipesaukee River -

Outdoor New England owner Marty Parichand paddles down the rapids at the bottom of the Winnipesaukee River in March. Parichand is advocating for Franklin to install a whitewater play park in the river as a way to boost the city’s economy and reinvigorate the community. Elodie Reed photos / Monitor staff   Concord Monitor | Elodie Reed | May 09, 2017On a given day, drivers passing Sanel Auto Parts and crossing over the Winnipesaukee River in Franklin may notice some brightly clad paddlers crashing through the current, mouths opened wide as cold water hits their faces.Floating past old mill ruins,...

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Experience, Family, Growth, Life Advice, Passion, Rafting -

Since 2001 paddling has been a part of my life. It has been one of my longest relationships outside of family, and like any relationship has had some high highs and some low lows.   Paddling Highs were the first time I got on the Bottom Moose, the New Haven Ledges, the Upper Pemi, or managed my first cartwheel or loop. Downs.... well reality is we are all just in between swims, the lows have been hits to my boating ego or self-esteem. However, despite any personal achievement or blunder, this past weekend was my favorite day on the river PERIOD... and...

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