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                          AUGUST 2012 SCHEDULE

Monday, August 13, 1pm, BLT, Fish Hatchery Loop, Burlington

This is the fourth hike of a 5-hike series co-sponsored by the Burlington Land Trust and the Parks & Rec Department. The hikes will increase in difficulty in order to prepare you for the grand hike through beautiful Devilís Kitchen (a natural box canyon) near the Nassahegan Forest. Hikes are 1 - 2 hours. Fee: $11 at trail head. Rain dates announced as needed.

Fish hatchery loop across from Nassahegan Forest. Meet at parking lot across from the soccer field.  Difficulty: moderate. L: Stephanie Schad

                           JULY 2012 SCHEDULE

Monday, July 9, 1pm, BLT, Tunxis Trail, Burlington

This is the third hike of a 5-hike series co-sponsored by the Burlington Land Trust and the Parks & Rec Department. The hikes will increase in difficulty in order to prepare you for the grand hike through beautiful Devilís Kitchen (a natural box canyon) near the Nassahegan Forest. Hikes are 1 - 2 hours. Fee: $11 per hike at trail head, $28 for series of 3.  Pre-registration encouraged - call 860-673-6789 ext. 7 to sign up for series. Rain dates announced as needed.

Orange-dot Tunxis Trail by Scoville Rd. Meet at intersection with Rt. 69.  Difficulty: moderate. L: Stephanie Schad

                           JUNE 2012 SCHEDULE

Saturday, June 2, 9am, BLT, CT Trails Day Hike, Brower Pond/Mile of Ledges, Burlington

First, a short walk on the new BLT trail along the shore of the pond. Then on to the Tunxis Trail's challenging Mile of Ledges leading to the Tory Den.  Total about 3 hours/4 miles. Meet on Greer Road near the pond.  Click here for more details. L: Karen Geitz & Kent Glowa.

Monday, June 4, 1pm, BLT, Tunxis Trail, Burlington

This is the second hike of a 5-hike series co-sponsored by the Burlington Land Trust and the Parks & Rec Department. The hikes will increase in difficulty in order to prepare you for the grand hike through beautiful Devilís Kitchen (a natural box canyon) near the Nassahegan Forest. Hikes are 1 - 2 hours. Fee: $11 per hike at trail head, $28 for series of 3.  Pre-registration encouraged - call 860-673-6789 ext. 7 to sign up for series. Rain dates announced as needed.

Main line blue-blazed Tunxis Trail by Burlington Falls. Meet next to red barn at end of Vineyard Rd.  Difficulty: easy. L: Stephanie Schad

Thursday, June 7, 8:45am, FCE, Tunxis Loop, Burlington

Meet on Mountain Spring Rd. just off Rt 4 in Burlington to do a Tunxis Mainline (Blue) & Punch Brook Trail (Purple Dot) loop. The hike is approx. 4 miles with several hills. Park along the road facing away from Rt 4. CWB map TU-3c. L: John Vibert (860-675-7007) (cell 860-874-3747)

 

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, FCE=Farmington Continuing Education, L=Leader,  LH=Local Hike, PSF=Peoples State Forest, SC=Sierra Club, SG=Sleeping Giant Park Assoc., U=unofficial