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CFPA Ramble: Braemore Preserve Family Hike

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 9:00am - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:45am
Braemore Preserve
Meet on the opposing side of 5000 Durham Road
Guilford, Connecticut 06437
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Explore two beautiful preserves in North Guilford and North Madison. We will walk the Lone Pine Trail to the Mattabesett Trail until we connect with the red trail to Coan Pond in Madison's Rockland Preserve. Experience a charcoal demonstration site and an outdoor classroom over looking a pond as we explore. 

Be prepared to encounter moderate terrain with some ups and downs, while we enjoy meadows, wetlands, pine bluffs, and rocky ridges.

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. If you are bringing a child not your own, please contact the leader for the AMC volunteer release agreement that must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Janet Ainsworth is a First Aid/CPR-trained CFPA Ramble Guide and AMC Hike Leader.



Parking Information: 
We will meet at the Braemore Preserve parking lot on Route 77 in North Guilford. Bluff Head Farm is on the opposite side of the street.
Inclement Weather: 
The hike will be cancelled if there is steady rain. Contact event leader below to confirm.
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Janet Ainsworth, CFPA Ramble Guide

This free guided outing is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and Connecticut Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club (CT AMC).

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.