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Northwood Meadows State Park (Northwood, NH)

From the outside Northwood Meadows State Park doesn’t look like anything out of the ordinary.

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A pond, a creek, pretty trees and a few unusual rock formations are on the main trail.

But, it’s the meadow that sets the place apart from other parks.

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Of course, after a few minutes, it began to snow.

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Then, just like any typical New England day, it stopped and the sun was out after 5 minutes of driving snow.

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There are some beautiful views of the meadow.

Northwood Meadows is also a popular spot for dog walking.   You may notice some of the dogs are wearing orange.  That is because hunting is allowed in some designated areas of the park.

The photos don’t do it justice, though.  Northwood Meadows is a must see for dogs and humans!


Callahan State Park (Framingham, MA)

If you have a dog or if you are a pooch lover like I am and you live in the Massachusetts area, then you must make a trip out to Callahan State Park in Framingham, MA.  In fact, they should rename it Canine State Park.

When I arrived at the park, shortly before 9 on a Saturday morning, the fairly ample parking lot was already almost full.  It did not take long to find some cute canines to photograph.  I had more trouble deciding which dogs to photograph.

Casey wanted to get an extra close up photo.

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Lucky’s dad used a ball to get his attention.

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Luna looked right at the camera for me.

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Shelby wasn’t sure if he should play with his ball or pose for me.

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Finn, an Australian cattle breed mix, wanted to say hi.  Right after I took this photo, he ran up to me and snuggled with me.

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Heboo dressed for the seasonably chilly weather with a sweater.

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Ella gave me a big smile for her photo.

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Duke (on your left) and Pete (on your right) were busy looking at their mom/walker.

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Gracie looked sharp!

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This guy was  a great poser!

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Leaves carpeted most of the trails and the foliage was not at its peak.  But, there were still so many pretty views.

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There is lots of open land for dogs to play or run around on.

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There is a creek that runs across the park

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It began to rain, only for a few minutes, when I was at the creek.  It stopped just after I get a few shots of the rain making ripples on the water.

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Callahan State Park also has a pond.

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There is a little island in the middle of the pond.

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This rock caught my eye.

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The dogs went in for swim and one of them even retrieved a stick.

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The park has a circular path which is great for joggers and anyone who wants to take a leisurely walk.  The Greater Framingham Running Club held a 5k/10k run the day I was there.

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The runner in blue and yellow waved to me.  Who said runners aren’t friendly?

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There are so many things you can do at Callahan State Park.  This radio plane enthusiast took his plane out for a spin.

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This father and son their bikes for a ride.

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