Ellas trails ponemah bog loop trail amherst nh hiking. The shaded, lovely river is delightful for canoeing and kayaking, with hiking trails well marked along the river as well. Friends of pondicherry national wildlife refuge home. The administrative office for obtaining passes and permits is opened monday through friday from 8 a. The errol nh chamber of commerce is also a source for lodging, private campground, canoekayak rentals, and guide service information, as well as local area amenities. From the parking area, head east on the bog trail yellow blazes into.
Ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary amherst, new hampshire atlas. Umbagog national wildlife refuge water routes maine trail. Pondicherry wildlife refuge including all refuge trails pondicherry rail trail, presidential rail trail, mud pond trail, little cherry pond trail, slide brook trail, shore path, rampart path, colonel whipple trail, cohos trail. In honor of national trails day, members of the sca new hampshire conservation crew will be working with nh audubon from 9am4pm on june 6th to rebuild a boardwalk at the ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary. Ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary amherst, new hampshire. Discover ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary in amherst, new hampshire. The refuge was established as a partnership with the state of new hampshire and the state of maine to conserve the rich wildlife values of the area. Restaurants near ponemah bog wildlife refuge restaurants in this area are known for american, contemporary american, italian, asian and mediterranean cuisines. Located in coos county, new hampshire and oxford county, maine, umbagog national wildlife refuge is a northern treasure in the national wildlife refuge system. Amherst point bird sanctuary all you need to know before. T he amherst college wildlife sanctuary includes approximately 500 acres in a diverse collection of open fields both actively maintained and unmanaged, wetlands, flood plain woods, river, upland woods, plantation pines, and pondsand is an important place for both recreation and research.
Oxbow national wildlife refuge harvard 2020 all you need. Ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary features a threeacre pond surrounded by a floating sphagnum mat and encircled by upland oakpine woods. A 12000 yearold bog boasting rare plants and fauna. Hampshires natural environment for wildlife and for peo ple. Amherst, nh several amherst residents say they have seen a bobcat around town in the past few weeks. The nashaway chapter of nh audubon invites the public to its annual ponemah bog spring cleanup on saturday, april 27. Drive through twin mountain on toward whitefield, nh. Cave land is located in hillsborough county of new hampshire state. Also about 1015 minutes from the bog is nashua, offering many options for shopping, restaurants and accommodations. Fish and wildlife service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve americas fish, wildlife, and plants.
This brochure was created by the new hampshire natural heritage bureau as part of a series designed to educate the public about the states special plants and natural communities. Ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary features a threeacre pond surrounded by a. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from april until october. Ponemah bog nashaway a chapter of new hampshire audubon. Patch hill milford nh patch hill warren nh path of life garden.
Pondicherry wildlife refuge ponemah bog porcupine hill. Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 percent in same house 2000 sample 53. Trails day at ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary, amherst, nh. Click here to see a one page alphabetical list of all refuges. Ponemah bog wildlife refuge, amherst, new hampshire. One of those areas, the ponemah bog, is located in amherst, nh. A 12,000yearold bog boasting rare plants and fauna. Nashoba brook wildlife sanctuary is a mostly wooded sanctuary that consists of two separate parcels that are contiguous to a larger complex of preserved land owned by the town of westford. In the maps and aerial photos section below, youll find links to.
This information has been reproduced with permission from new hampshire natural heritage bureau. View a map of the refuge or learn how to volunteer. The lake umbagog national wildlife refuge was established in 1992 to provide longterm conservation of significant wetland and upland wildlife habitat associated with lake umbagog. Map of ponemah bog map by ben kimball for nh natural heritage. From franconia notch, exit 35 toward twin mountain, nh rte 3n. Seth j dewey photography, llc is at ponemah bog wildlife refuge. The primary coordinates for ponemah bog wildlife refuge places it within the nh 03031 zip code delivery area. Wapack national wildlife refuge, a new hampshire national. The ponemah bog is nestled in the southern part of amherst, nh and is about 10 minutes from milford, known for great lunch and dinner destinations. A canoe landing provides access to the reserve from the concord river. Ponemah bog wildlife refuge amherst, new hampshire wildlife.
County of hillsborough new hampshire more population data. For information on new hampshire audubon, including membership, volunteering, programs, and publications, call 603 2249909 or go to their website at see audubons guide to ponemah bog sanctuary. New hampshires firstinthenation presidential primary is feb. This wetland area is part of the 3600 acre great meadows national wildlife refuge. Geological survey publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the u. Interspersed across the town are smaller patches of grasslands, wet meadows, temperate swamps, peatlands. Visit umbagog national wildlife refuge online for more information or contact. V27n01 september 2018 by the amherst citizen issuu. A sidetrail leads to a cleared vista with views north to mount kearsarge and new hampshires white mountains.
Some of the popular local menu items include garlic mashed potatoes, ginger mojito, chocolate bread pudding, petite filet mignon and risotto. Wapack national wildlife refuge was new hampshires first refuge and was established through a donation in 1972. Ponemah bog wildlife refuge topo map in hillsborough. High ledges wildlife sanctuary hight hike lists hiking resources hiroshi loop trail hitchcock amherst ma hitchcock kancamagus highway nh. The 75acre ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary came under the protection of the audubon society of new hampshire in 1979 through the generosity of dr. Amhersts ponemah bog is a popular spot for casual botanizing, but is it really. The amherst village historic district encompasses the historic village center of amherst, new hampshire. The pondicherry national wildlife refuge is located in the northern white mountain region of new hampshire in the towns of jefferson, whitefield, and carroll. Amherst abuzz over bobcat sighting amherst, nh patch.
Hike new england trail map for pondicherry wildlife refuge. Ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary amherst, new hampshire audubon society of new hampshire the name ponemah refers to the land of the hereafter from longfellows hiawatha. The hay reservation is near other protected lands including the historic hay estate at the fells and the john hay national wildlife refuge on the shore of lake sunapee and the audubon societys stony brook sanctuary. Please park rental or government vehicles across the street. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Ponemah bog wildlife refuge amherst, new hampshire. Situated within duxburys eastern greenbelt, 1,000 acres of contiguous open space, the sanctuarys oak and pine woodlands, wetlands, and 90acre pond provide habitat for wildlife, especially migratory waterfowl. Umbagog national wildlife refuge po box 240 2756 dam road errol, nh 03579 phone. Amherst, nh local news, weather, breaking news, events and more. Hamptonnorth hampton, nh news 339 atlantic avenue in seabrook.
Ponemah bog wildlife refuge in hillsborough county, nh. Dec 29, 2011 the ponemah bog is nestled in the southern part of amherst, nh and is about 10 minutes from milford, known for great lunch and dinner destinations. Amherst conservation plan draft 182018 town of amherst nh. Amherst, nh news local weather forecast for the weekend ahead amherst, nh news 34 nathan lord road in amherst. The sca new hampshire americorps program engages young people in serving lands and communities across new hampshire. The 1,672acre refuge is located about 20 miles west of nashua, new hampshire and encompasses the 2,278 ft. It covers nearly 6500 acres of wetlands and forest, includes 3 ponds, and has a wide variety of wildlife, especially birds. Easy to find, easy to park at this national wildlife refuge. Plant and bird walk at ponemah bog wildlife sanctuary. Click here to see an alphabetical list of refuges broken out by letter.
Greenough pond is a 234acre water body located in coos county in northern new hampshire, united states, in the township of wentworths location. May 21, 2020 restaurants near ponemah bog wildlife refuge restaurants in this area are known for american, contemporary american, italian, asian and mediterranean cuisines. Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 percent in same house 2000 sample hillsborough 53. Greenough pond is situated 4 miles northwest of lake umbagog national wildlife refuge. Paul koehler, who lives near ponemah bog, said he often sees bobcats. Some of the popular local menu items include garlic mashed potatoes, ginger mojito, chocolate bread pudding, petite filet. When there on mothers day we saw a herd of deer prancing near the rivers edge. Hyperlocal news, alerts, discussions and events for amherst, nh. As shown in the pleistocene extinction at the amherst college beneski museum of natural history the local wildlife population would have included the nowextinct american mastodon. Ponemah bog wildlife refuge is covered by the south merrimack, nh us topo map quadrant.
Lake umbagog national wildlife refuge map new hampshire. North hill marsh can best be described as a sanctuary within a refuge. The diversity of exceptional habitats provides excellent breeding and foraging areas for migratory birds, endangered species, resident wildlife, and rare plants. Amherst, nh 03031 the sca new hampshire americorps program engages young people in serving lands and communities across new hampshire. Ponemah bog wildlife refuge map new hampshire mapcarta. The coordinates that you can use in navigation applications to get to find cave land quickly are 42.738 231 822 134 183 438 843 1098 227 1369 708 902 681 781 1317 999 893 1183 297 1213 1153 633 534 1190 552 847 1473 443 377 112 742 557 409 922 325 196