CFPA Ramble: Hike Guilford's Northwoods
Join us for a hike at Bluff Head and Northwoods, a Guilford Land Conservation Trust property featuring the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails. We will begin at the Bluff Head Parking area on Route 77. Enjoy the Broomstick Ledges as you trek up a steeper section of the New England National Scenic Trail, locally known as the Mattabesett Trail. Explore the George Etzel/Meyerhuber, Lone Pine, and North Slope trails. Take in the view from Totoket Mountain before returning to the parking area.
Hiking boots are mandatory for this moderate to challenging ~4.5 hike. Please come dressed in comfortable layers. No pets, please. If there is rain or bitter cold the day of the event, we may postpone to March 31st. Please contact the guide below for confirmation.
Doug is an American Red Cross First Aid certified CFPA Ramble Guide.
This free event is sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA).
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:
- Be ready to begin the Ramble at the scheduled start time;
- Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
- Leave pets at home;
- Wear sturdy shoes; and
- Kids, please remember to bring your parents or caregivers.