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CFPA Ramble: Bear Rock Picnic

When: 
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: 
Millers Pond State Park
355 Foothills Road
Durham, Connecticut 06422
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join naturalist and Women of the Woods (www.WomenoftheWoods.org) founder, Lucy Meigs for a 4.5-mile hike from Millers Pond to Bear Rock and back. We will enjoy looking out to the pond, rocky outcrops, and the vista from Bear Rock (our picnic spot). In addition to walking, we will take the time to admire the beauty around us, learn a bit about the flora or fauna, and enjoy each other's company. If it is hot, there will be an optional swim in Millers Pond near the end of the hike. Contact hike leader for more detailed directions and inclement weather changes or cancellations.

Go to http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?A=2716&Q=325240 for a map and more information about Millers Pond State Park, which can be reached from Route 9 Exit 11, west on Route 155, left on Millbrook Road, and then bear left on Foothills Road.

Inclement Weather: 
Contact leader for rain plan.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Lucy Meigs
(860) 395-7771

This free guided outing is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and Women of the Woods.

As program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association, CFPA Rambles are intended to bring people, fun, and the outdoors together. Led by trained CFPA Ramble Guides, these FREE, engaging outings are offered on trails around the state every month throughout the year. Each CFPA Ramble is designed to show the people of Connecticut how easy and enjoyable a ramble can be and to feature the many different outdoor opportunities our state has to offer.

To prepare for a safe and enjoyable CFPA Ramble:

  1. Be ready to begin the Ramble at the scheduled start time;
  2. Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
  3. Leave pets at home (unless otherwise noted);
  4. Wear sturdy shoes; and
  5. Kids, please remember to bring your parents or caregivers.