CFPA Ramble: Family Hike at Mica Ledges
Join us for a fun, easy 2-mile, family-friendly hike at the Mica Ledges Preserve owned by the Middlesex Land Trust and the Madison Land Conservation Trust. Spend time enjoying the view from the top of the mica-studded ridge and exploring the area around the beautiful Whitney pond with us. We may 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 jacket for this late autumn adventure.
Lucy is a SOLO Wilderness First Aid/CPR-trained CFPA Ramble Guide and founder of 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 volunteer 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:
- Be ready to begin the Ramble at the scheduled start time;
- Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
- Leave pets at home (unless otherwise noted);
- Wear sturdy shoes; and
- Kids, please remember to bring your parents or caregivers.