A short walk from our daughter and her hubbys home in NH is the Northern Rail Trail.
We took several walks this week on this lovely trail..
The Northern Rail Trail is a multi-use rail trail in western New Hampshire, USA, currently 48 miles (77 km) in length from Lebanon to Franklin. It uses the right of way of Boston & Maine's former Northern Line that was acquired by the State of New Hampshire in 1996. The trail is managed by the NH Bureau of Trails. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Rail_Trail_%28New_Hampshire%29
and landing on dog poo..
must have been getting something it liked from the poo..
We also saw Chestnut-sided Warblers, Catbird, Kingfishers, Eastern Phoebe
American Goldfinch and other birds to add to our area list.
The trail heading west, takes us by Mascoma Lake
Great place for a cooling dip in the summer…in winter the lake freezes and people Ice fish here..
edible, but not enough here to make a meal of so we just left them.
Boletus of some sort.
Maybe~ Leccinum subglabripes
These ledges have many carvings on them..
Most of them over 100 years old.
I suppose these were carved by the men working on the railroad.
I did not find any information about these while looking at the Rail Trail website.
Next visit we will take the bikes to see more of the Northern Rail Trail.