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Cardigan Lodge

Explore nature trails, waterfalls and great "first mountain" hikes.

Highland Center Lodge

A "Big Mountain" Playscape, Kids Power Hours and private family rooms.

Lonesome Lake Hut

Easy 1.6 miles to a glacial lake; an ideal first backcountry experience.

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Our full line up - from convenient and comfortable frontcountry lodges to backcountry tentsites

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We offer families everything from close to home outings to guided backcountry treks.  Explore with us!

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Upcoming Local Activities

Family Adventure: Lonesome Lake Hut Overnight
Status: Cancelled
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017 5:00PM - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:00PM
Activity: Backpacking,Climbing/Mountaineering,Hiking,Snowshoeing
Contoocook River
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Activity: Paddling,Paddling - Flatwater
Outdoors Rx Waltham: Spring Fun for the Whole Family at the Charles River Reservation
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Activity: Education
Hannacriox Creek Trails
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Activity: Hiking
Outdoors Rx Framingham: Spring Fun for the Whole Family in Nobscot.
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Activity: Education
Family\/HB Mount Morgan & Mount Percival Loop Hike, Holderness, NH
Status: Open
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Activity: Hiking

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