|Bear Brook State Park|
Beaver Pond as seen from the Beaver Pond Trail near the campground
|Location||Allenstown and Hooksett in Merrimack County;|
Deerfield and Candia in Rockingham County,
|Area||10,000 acres (40 km2)+|
|Operated by||New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation|
|Website||Bear Brook State Park|
Amenities at Bear Brook include camp sites, a picnic area, over 40 miles (64 km) of hiking trails, swimming and fishing ponds, archery range, camp store, a ball field, playground, bathhouse, shelters, picnic tables, canoe and rowboat rentals, and a physical fitness course. The park is home to the New Hampshire Snowmobile Museum, Old Allenstown Meeting House, and the Richard Diehl Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Museum, which are in historic buildings built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
In 1985 and 2000, the remains of four females were found in the park. In January 2017, a suspect in the case was identified as Terry Peder Rasmussen (also known by several aliases) who had died in prison in 2010. In June 2019, three of the females were identified.
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