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FALL 2021

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Thursday, September 30, 2021, 8:45 am, Granby Land Trust, Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve

We will hike the Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve, a Granby Land Trust property. The Preserve is located in North Granby, 253 Loomis Street. The blazed trails cover 3.5 miles. The Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve is 210 acres of diverse habitat - a unique combination of woods, wetland, open fields, and ridgeline. There is one steep climb on this hike.
To reach the trailhead from Simsbury, drive north on Route 10/202. At the traffic light in the center of Granby follow the sign directions and turn left for 189N and 20W. Quickly bear right and follow 189N for 3.5 miles to a stop sign and flashing red light. East Street will be on your right. Take East St for 0.4 miles to Loomis Street on your left. Take Loomis Street. Follow Loomis Street for 2.4 miles. The parking lot is actually about 100 feet past the 253 Loomis Street address, on the left.

Google Maps location is 42.033363, -72.823792. Parking spaces are limited for this hike. PLEASE car pool.
A detailed description of the hike can be found here

L: David Edwards. (H) 860 - 413-2536; (C) on day of the hike, 860-989-3962.

 

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