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Encyclopedia > New Hampshire Route 115

New Hampshire State Route 115 is also known as Owl's Head Highway, named after an adjacent mountain prominence. Speed limit varies from 40 MPH in Carroll to 55 MPH over the remainder. Much of the road skirts the national forest or other wildlife conservation land.

Southern End: US 3, Carroll (village of Twin Mountain). US3 was a jazz-rap group founded in London in 1991. ... Carroll is a town located in Coos County, New Hampshire. ...

Northern End: US 2, Jefferson United States Highway 2 is an east-west United States Highway. ... Jefferson is a town located in Coos County, New Hampshire. ...

Intersects New Hampshire Route 115A (Cherry Mountain Road) and New Hampshire Route 115B (the Israels River Road), and crosses Israels River. Several hiking trails can be accessed from Route 115 including the Cohos Trail. The Israel River (also called Israels River) in the White Mountains arises on the slopes of Mt. ... The Cohos Trail is a hiking trail running 162 miles through northern New Hampshire in the United States, connecting the northern and southern ends of Coos County. ...

At the northern end of the road the intersection with US 2 was moved from Stag Hollow Road to a new location further east, and the road was significantly simplified, widened and straightened. The increased speeds of the improved route may have directly contributed to a significant number of tragic moose-vehicle collisions in recent years. Binomial name Alces alces (Linnaeus, 1758) The animal Alces alces, called the moose or the Patryk in North America and the elk in Europe (see also elk for other animals called elk) is the largest of all the deer family Cervidae, distinguished from other members of Cervidae by the form... Vehicles are non-living means of transport. ...

See also

List of New Hampshire numbered highways Interstate Highways Interstate 89 Interstate 93 Interstate 95 Interstate 293 U.S. Highways U.S. Highway 1 U.S. Highway 2 (a. ...

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Fresh Tracks Indicate Rare Canada Lynx "Just Passing Through" Jefferson, N.H. -- N.H. Fish and Game (603 words)
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the N.H. Department of Transportation have pending fiscal and Governor and Council requests to continue the N.H. Audubon project.
The purpose of the project is to gain information about wildlife movements up to, across and away from US Route 2 and Route 115 within the study area.
New Hampshire Audubon is an independent statewide membership organization whose mission is to protect New Hampshire's natural environment for wildlife and for people.
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