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CFPA Ramble: Highland Park History Hike

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 1:00pm - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 2:45pm
Case Mountain Trails
Spring St.
Manchester, Connecticut 06040
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Come learn about the history of the Highland Park area and the Case Brothers National Historic District while visiting properties protected by the Manchester Land Conservation Trust.

Starting at the trailhead on Spring Street, we will plan to hike 1.5 miles. Those who want a short walk with history commentary may end their walk at the dam near Case Pond near Spring Street. Depending on the participants' interest we may make the bumpy and steep hike to the summit of Case Mountain.

Be sure to bring water and consider sun-screen and bug repellent. Wear sturdy sneakers or hiking boots. No dogs, please. 

Parking Information: 
Parking in a small lot off Glen Road near intersection with Spring St. Check signs carefully before parking.
Inclement Weather: 
Rain or Shine, but extreme weather cancels
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Susan Barlow
(860) 643-9776

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

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.