.A History of Newfound Lake by Ronald Collins. Newfound Lake located in the towns of Bristol, Alexandria, Bridgewater and Hebron, New Hampshire has long been known for the purity of its water and the beauty of its watershed. It also has an interesting human history. This book gives a look at tens of thousands of years of lake history, and about ten thousand years of human history associated with the lake. This is not a history of the towns surrounding the lake. Rather, a history of the lake itself and the activities, natural and human, that have occurred upon its water and shore. This 8X10, 131 page full-color book contains over 60 photographs, 19 maps and 9 data charts. You can buy this book through the Newfound Pathway for $27.00 by sending us an email and we will invoice you via PayPal and a portion of each sale goes to Newfound Pathways. Or A History of Newfound is available on Amazon for $27.95 but does not support Newfound Pathways.
The Newfound Play List: Bike, Hike, Kayak, and Walk around Newfound Lake, New Hampshire by Nancy Lincoln.
Whether you are fairly new to the Newfound area or born and raised here, you know this region is a great place for outdoor fun in any season. But, even if you’ve hiked every trail between Inspiration Point and Cardigan Mountain, you know there are probably trails to hike and places to bike that you have yet to explore.
Newfound resident Nancy Lincoln is the author of the new book “The Newfound Play List: Bike, Hike, Kayak, and Walk around Newfound Lake, New Hampshire“, published in November 2013. This book must be bought through Amazon but a portion of each sale goes to the Newfound Pathways.
Description from Amazon:
“Using the award-winning Wellington State Park on Newfound Lake in New Hampshire as home base, the author guides you around the Newfound Lake region encouraging you to “Come Play!” in her backyard. There are great descriptions with turn-by-turn directions for some of the best bike and kayak rides, hikes and walks. Great travel tips and local secrets highlight the best places to eat, shop and stay in the region.”
The book is a 6-inch by 9-inch paperback with 80 full color pictures that detail rides and walks with turn-by-turn directions nice write-ups indicating why you might like an outing and possible things you will see. There are also sections on local eateries, places to stay and off-lake activities. In the book Ms. Lincoln details;
- 8 Bike Rides from Wellington State Park of various degrees of difficulty plus the rail trail
- 3 Hikes from the Park
- 6 Walks from the park
- 5 Kayak rides
- 6 Bike rides and Hikes