Hwy 119, Fitzwilliam New Hampshire
New Hampshire's only botanical state park, Rhodendendron State Park features 16 acres of wild rhododendrons with flowers blossoming in mid-July. This National Natural Landmark, which was designated in 1982, is one of the largest tracts of the hardy shrubs north of the Allegheny Mountains
The park also includes a wildflower trail with blooming flowers from early spring through the first frost, and is maintained by the local Fitzwilliam Garden Club. The trail winds through the forest adjacent to the grove of this 2,723-acre park.
The park is open but is only staffed weekends, from Memorial Day through Labor Day and is not maintained for winter use.
Other New Hampshire State Parks nearby:
(Allenstown) Bear Brook State Park
(Orange) Cardigan State Park
(Greenfield) Greenfield State Park
(Peterborough) Miller State Park
(Jaffrey) Monadnock State Park
(Nottingham) Pawtuckaway State Park
01/26 Coming to The Fitzwilliam area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.