As mountain communities grapple with how to best manage increase in visitors, Explorer looks to how other places are dealing By Gwendolyn Craig The Mountain Wanderer book and map store on the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire shuttered for … [Read more...] about Has any park gotten it right? Can we?
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DEC addresses Route 73 parking stakes at town meeting By Tim Rowland Controversial delineators put in to prevent parking on State Route 73 in Keene Valley may not be permanent, depending on the results of an ongoing experiment to manage an … [Read more...] about Keene residents, officials weigh in on parking situation
By Tim Rowland Someone who was apparently displeased with the state decision to cordon off parking areas on Route 73 to hiker traffic vandalized a section of “delineators,” metal pickets that were pounded into the pavement last month to prevent … [Read more...] about Parking stakes damaged, then repaired
Keene residents discuss plans for managing influx of visitors By Tim Rowland In the calm before the summer storm of hikers, residents of the Town of Keene gathered at the community pavilion on a chilly Tuesday evening wishing for silver bullets … [Read more...] about Another crazy summer?
State says barriers will improve Route 73 traffic safety Climbers decry lack of access to destinations around Chapel Pond Pass By Phil Brown As of this week, hikers and rock climbers have far fewer places to park off Route 73, near popular … [Read more...] about Route 73 pull-off closures cut parking for hikers, climbers