Throughout the month of May, AMC Lodges and Huts Highland Center in Crawford Notch is offering free public weekend and evening events, audio tours, art exhibits, as well as yoga on Sundays for an affordable fee. Guests of all nature interests and experience levels are welcome to experience the outdoors in a variety of educational and exciting ways!
Every Saturday and Sunday in May
- 9:00 am – Notch Hike: 1-3 hours, easy hike, waterfall view
- 11:00 am – Notch Talk: Topics include outdoor skills, history, natural world
- 1:00 pm – Notch Nature Walk or Notch Talk
- 5:00 pm – Social Hour & Trivia
- 7:30 pm – Featured Evening Program
Featured Evening Programs
- Saturday, May 6 7:30 PM
Adventures with a Wildlife Camera
Featuring Guest Speaker, Author Allison Bell
Join Allison Bell, author of Field Guide to the New England Alpine Summits shares her photography expertise in this engaging evening program. Learn basics of wildlife camera operation, explore strategies for set-up and location, and discover possibilities for natural history observations.
- Saturday, May 13 7:30 PM
The People’s Forest
The Story of the White Mountain National Forest Featured Film Screening
This is the dramatic story of how those unlikely allies saved the White Mountains and created over 50 new National Forests and Grasslands in 40 states, totaling more than 20 million acres of public lands.
- Saturday, May 20 7:30 PM
History of Crawford Notch
Featuring Guest Speaker, Historian Bill Moss
Historian Bill Moss shares stories of the unique characters, landscapes, and events of the amazing history of this unique area.
- Saturday, May 27 7:30 PM
Mountains of Stars: Astronomy at Crawford Notch
Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Doug Arion
Doug Arion will give a presentation on the intricate and fascinating connections between life on Earth and the history and phenomena of the Universe around us. You’ll have a chance to view stars through telescopes; or check out our new indoor planetarium!
AMC is pleased to co-host the following presentation in partnership with the Jewish Federation of NH: Hiking the Land, featuring Guest Speaker Udi Goren. This program takes place at the Bethlehem Public Library on Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:30 pm at the Bethlehem Public Library. Udi Goren is an Israeli hiker who shares his experiences long distance hiking in Israel.
Available anytime. Check out any of our 3 audio tours on-site:
- Washburn Photography Exhibit
- Cultural and Natural History Tour
- Stewardship Trail
Yoga On Sundays
Sundays, 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Yoga is free for overnight guests at AMC’s Highland Center. For drop-in guests, there is a $10 fee. Classes are available every Sunday except for Sunday, May 7th, 2017.
Ongoing Art Exhibits
Photography of Bradford Washburn
The AMC’s Highland Center at Crawford Notch is the setting for this ongoing exhibition showcasing the amazing mountain photography of Brad Washburn, including scenery from the White Mountains and around the world. Check out an audio tour of the exhibit at the Front Desk to hear Brad Washburn’s first hand accounts of each photo.
For more information about these events and AMC Lodges and Huts, visit www.outdoors.org.