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CFPA Ramble: Long-Distance Guided Hike

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 1:00pm - Monday, October 17, 2016 - 3:45pm
Gay City State Park
435 North Street (RT. 85)
Hebron, Connecticut 06248
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join us outside and enjoy the rich colors and cool, fresh air of the changing seasons with a long-distance guided hike around the perimeter of Gay City State Park. We’ll learn a bit about the flora and fauna that we come across on our walk as well as some of the park’s historic past.

We will meet in the parking lot outside of the park entrance and walk as a group to the activity location. Expect a 5- to 7-mile hike.

Jim Bancroft is an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR trained volunteer CFPA Ramble Guide.

Parking Information: 
We will meet in the parking lot outside of the park, next to the gatehouse.
Inclement Weather: 
In case of inclement weather, please contact the Ramble Guide to confirm.
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Jim Bancroft

This free guided outing 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:

  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.