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CFPA Ramble: Family Hike at Mica Ledges

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00pm - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 4:45pm
Mica Ledges Preserve
Cream Pot Road
Durham, Connecticut 06422
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join Connecticut Forest & Park Association and Everyone Outside on an adventure as we explore Mica Ledges.

Join us for a fun, moderately-easy 2-mile, family hike at the Mica Ledges preserve owned by the Middlesex Land Trust and the Madison Land Conservation Trust. We will spend some time enjoying the view from the top of the mica-studded ridge and exploring the area around the beautiful Whitney pond. We will also check out the Selectmen's Stones.

This hike has some short steep sections. Hiking poles are recommended for people with knee problems. Please wear sturdy shoes. All ages welcome and we advise you bring a carrier for toddlers in case they tire of walking. Please pack water, snacks, and a light jacket for this 
autumn adventure.

Lisa is an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR-trained volunteer CFPA Ramble Guide. She is also the Enrichment Programs Director for Everyone Outside.

Parking Information: 
Follow gravel road at the end of Cream Pot Rd. all the way to the end to the gravel parking lot/trail head.
Inclement Weather: 
Canceled in the event of steady rain. Leader will email registered participants if cancelation necessary.
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Lisa Liesener

This free guided outing is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Middlesex Land Trust and Everyone Outside.

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.