National Geographic : 1931 Sep
Photograph courtesy U.S.Forest Service THE WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST IS A RECREATIONAL MECCA FOR MORE THAN HALF AMILLION PEOPLE The mountains, threaded by an excellent system of motor roads, possess tourist accommodations rangingfrom fine hotels toboarding houses, and free roadside camp grounds. New Hampshire shares with Maine the possession of the White Mountain NationalForest, the former having the larger section, more than 480,000 acres acquired to date. Photograph by H.Parker Rolfe CALISTHENICS AT A CAMP FOR GIRLS IN THE GRANITE STATE So strong is the lure of the State's lake and mountain country that vacation camps abound. There are more than 16oorganized camps, visited every sum mer by some 18,ooo boys and girls from various points of the compass. Millions of dollars have goneinto the State's recreational industry.