About the Monadnock Region NH

monadnock region nhNamed after Mount Monadnock, the Monadnock Region is in Southwestern New Hampshire and comprises of Cheshire County towns, as well as a few from Hillsborough County. Mount Monadnock is the region's largest mountain, at 3,165 ft. It provides beautiful mountainscape and outdoor recreation for its residents. The area's largest, and only, city is Keene. The region's towns include Peterborough, Swanzey, Stoddard, Jaffrey, Rindge, Antrim, Bennington, Hancock, and Dublin.

The Monadnock Region is known for its natural landscape and charming New England towns. It is home to many seasonal events that bring the community, and visitors, together. This includes the Hillsborough Ballon Festival & Fair, the Keene Ice & Snow Festival, the Keene Art Walk, and many others! Year-round, residents can take advantage of Keene's vibrant downtown hub, with many locally owned shops and café. Keene State College attracts many students and visitors to enjoy the city and its lovely surrounding area. Other town attractions include the Cranberry Meadow Bog Trail in Peterborough, Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride in Bennington, Monadnock State Park in Jaffrey, and more!

If you are looking to take in Mother Nature, the Monadnock Region is a popular destination for residents and visitors who love the outdoors. Walk or bike along the Cheshire Rail Trail, a 42-mile trail that runs from Keene to Winchester. For a more challenging hike, take on Mount Monadnock. The views at the peak are breathtaking and has been a source of artistic inspiration for poets and painters alike. Visit local farms like Stonewall Farm, great for homemade cheeses and ice cream - a great reward after a day on the trails! 

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