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Tettegouche State Park

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Seeing Seasons Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2019 photo contest. The winning photos have been selected.

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Latest Land Project

We’re working to add spectacular shoreline at Tettegouche State Park.

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Saving Land for Parks and Trails

Parks & Trails Council steps in when most needed, sometimes to create a new park or trail, other times to purchase a small yet invaluable parcel, without which the park or trail would have lost part of what makes it so special.

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