EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

Breaking News

Latest News

October 11, 2013

Holiday forecast: Heavy traffic, peak foliage

Visitors should expect peak foliage, heavy traffic

(Continued)

There’s no reason to turn back, but finding an open restroom may be an issue, he said.

“The forest is open — you can still come and you can still enjoy it,” Freligh said. “There just won’t be any ranger stations and bathrooms available.”

While campgrounds in the national forest may be closed, there are still plenty of state parks and private campgrounds that remain open, according to Freligh and Gregg Pittman of the New Hampshire Campgrounds Association.

Appalachian Mount Club huts and facilities are among those that remain open, including the Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, Highland Center and Cardigan Lodge, Pittman said.

For the state’s regular foliage reports, go to visitnh.gov. For a list of open state parks, visit nhstateparks.org. A list of privately owned campgrounds can be found at nhlovescampers.com.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News

AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Photos of the Week