Posts Tagged: lincoln woods trail



2020 Year in Review, White Mountains

Kancamagus Scenic Byway - Lincoln, New Hampshire
2020 Year in Review, White Mountains - As the year comes to an end, I am still trying to understand this pandemic. And I am also still trying to grasp how badly overrun the White Mountains have been this year. While there appears to be a vaccine for the virus, there is no immediate solution for the current human impact issue here in the White Mountains...[Continue reading] ...

2020 Human Impact, White Mountains

Georgiana Falls Path - Lincoln, New Hampshire
2020 Human Impact, White Mountains - During these strange times, like many of you, I have been trying to stay safe and worrying about family and friends. I also have watched the New Hampshire White Mountains get trashed over the last few months. While human impact (overuse) is not a new problem here in the White Mountains, it has gotten much worse during the Coronavirus pandemic...[Continue reading] ...

Lincoln Woods Trail, White Mountains

Lincoln Woods Trail, New Hampshire
Lincoln Woods Trail, White Mountains - There isn’t a grand story about how the Lincoln Woods Trail came to be, and the trail isn’t named for any famous person. However, this trail is the direct result of J.E. Henry’s historic East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, and that is what makes it so unique....[Continue reading] ...

Snow, White Mountains Weather

Mount Jim - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire USA
Snow, White Mountains Weather - During the winter months, the New Hampshire White Mountains come to life. Skiers take to the ski mountains, snowmobilers ride the hundreds of miles of groomed trails, and hikers explore the snow-covered trail system. Winters that produce lots of snow are good for the New Hampshire economy (tourism industry), while the winters that...[Continue reading] ...

East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 7

Trestle 7 - East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, New Hampshire
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, Trestle 7 - During the days of the East Branch & Lincoln (EB&L) Railroad, there were two trestles built at this crossing of Franconia Brook (above). And each trestle serviced different areas of today’s Pemigewasset Wilderness. The first trestle built serviced the Franconia Brook and Lincoln Brook Valleys. And the second trestle, built just below...[Continue reading] ...

Birch Island Brook, Lincoln New Hampshire

Birch Island Brook Falls along Birch Island Brook in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA
Birch Island Brook Falls, Lincoln - Looking at the above image of Birch Island Brook, near Ice Pond, in Lincoln, New Hampshire you would never think there would be small picturesque waterfall along it, but you know the old saying, looks can be deceiving.....[Continue reading] ...

Tropical Storm Irene, White Mountains

Tropical Storm Irene - Lincoln Woods Trail, New Hampshire
August 2011, Tropical Storm Irene - From 6PM Saturday August 27, 2011 through midnight Monday August 29, 2011 the White Mountain National Forest was closed because of Tropical Storm Irene. This tropical storm caused massive damage along the East Coast of the United States and the White Mountain National Forest was officially closed during the storm....[Continue reading] ...

East Branch & Lincoln, Trestle 7

East Branch & Lincoln Railroad – Trestle 7
East Branch & Lincoln Railroad - Trestle 7 (Franconia Brook ) East Branch & Lincoln, Trestle 7 - As I start photographing abandoned railroads again, one of my objectives is to show how 20th century railroads have been used in the current trail system. Many of the railroads have disappeared into the forest never to be seen again, but others have become intricate parts of the White Mountain trail system. This is evident at the Franconia Brook crossing along the ...

Lincoln Woods Trail, Stream

Lincoln Woods Trail - Lincoln, White Mountains, New Hampshire
Lincoln Woods Trail, Stream - Along the Lincoln Woods Trail in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is a small stream that I have walked past countless times over the years when heading into the Pemi Wilderness. For one reason or another I have never given it a second look. Most of the time harsh light or being on a time frame (to get to a location) is the reason...[Continue reading] ...