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What's new: Spring Hikes: 3 are posted.

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9/28/17 - Rattlesnake Mountain


Spring 2017 FCE Group


6/1/17 Northwest Park

CURRENT SCHEDULE 

Thursday, Apr. 19, 8:45am, FCE Hikes Begin

Please call FCE at 860-404-0290 and register for Course NAT102 "Hikes", or click here to enroll on-line.  Distances will be about 4 - 6 miles, with back-to-cars goal before 12:30pm.  Also see Hiking Notes. 

First Hike of the Season  POSTPONED TO END OF SEASON DUE TO THE WEATHER

Meet at 8:45 at McLean Game Refuge Trails in Granby for a 3.5 to 4 mile hike through the McLean Trails to include the Horse Trail, the North Trail and the Blue Loop. This is a moderate hike through the woods and fields and along the creeks that are part of McLean.
From Simsbury take Route 10/202 to Granby. Trailhead will be on the left. L: Tom Iezzi 860-413-2627(H); 860-856-1753 (C),day of the hike.

Questions? The leaders' contact information is on the Hiking Notes  page.

Thursday, April 26, 8:45 am, FCE - Northwest Park, Windsor

Well meet in the parking lot at 145 Lang Road.  Its a 5 mile moderate hike on Brookside Trail (purple) to Rainbow Reservoir Trail (pink) to Wetland Forest Trail (yellow) to Pond Trail (blue) to Hemlock Trail (white). Click here for their trail map.

You can visit the Nature Center afterwards; the gift store sells their maple syrup and/or honey. L: Grant Summers, 401-575-0343

Thursday, May 3, 8:45 am, FCE - Sessions Woods, Burlington

Distance 4.3 miles. Meet at the Trail Head north of the Education Center at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area, 341 Milford St, (Rte 69) Burlington, CT. This is a moderate hike on Beaver Pond Trail and Mainline Tunxis Trail returning via the Nature Center Connector. L: Dick Trask 860 670 2353 trask.dick@yahoo.com 

Thursday, June 14, 8:45 am, FCE - McLean, Granby (Postponed from April 19)

Meet at McLean Game Refuge Trails in Granby for a 3.5 to 4 mile hike through the McLean Trails to include the Horse Trail, the North Trail and the Blue Loop. This is a moderate hike through the woods and fields and along the creeks that are part of McLean.
From Simsbury take Route 10/202 to Granby. Trailhead will be on the left. L: Tom Iezzi 860-413-2627(H); 860-856-1753 (C),day of the hike.

 

Legend: AMC=Appalachian Mountain Club, AT=Appalachian Trail, BLT=Burlington Land Trust, CFPA= CT Forest & Park Assn., CL=Co-leader, CPL=Commuter Parking Lot or Carpool, CWB=CFPA's CT Walk Book (W-west or E-east), FCE=Farmington Continuing Education, L=Leader, LH=Local Hike, SC=Sierra Club, U=unofficial