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CFPA Ramble: Broomstick Ledges Family Hike

When: 
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:45am
Where: 
Broomstick Ledges
Rt. 77
Guilford, Connecticut 06437
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

We will meet in the Bluff Head parking lot located on Rt 77 in Guilford. The hike begins promptly at 9 am. 

We will follow the Mattabessett Trail until it connects with a woods road that will bring us back to our starting point. The hike is approximately three miles and will follow a leisurely to moderate pace, depending on terrain. There is a relatively steep part in the beginning. Children must be accompanied by an adult and must have an AMC volunteer release agreement signed by a parent or legal guardian. If you are bringing a child not your own, please contact the leader.

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

Parking Information: 
There is a parking area for the Bluff Head trails located on Rt. 77 in Guilford
Inclement Weather: 
Extreme weather cancels; Contact the Ramble Guide below to confirm
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Janet Ainsworth, CFPA Ramble Guide
203-530-7826

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

As a 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.