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CFPA Ramble: Salter's Pond Loop Trail Walk

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 1:00pm - Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 1:45pm
Salter's Pond
123 Lydall St
Manchester, Connecticut 06040
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join us for a moderately paced one-mile scenic walk around Salter's Pond, with the opportunity to see turtles and birds. Some historic commentary about Lorenzo T. Salter who, in partnership with Mr. Strong, founded the Salter and Strong paper mill, which became Lydall paper mill. Many North End residents learned to swim at Salter’s Pond before the town swimming pool was built. In the 1950s, cows grazed in the meadow of the farm across the pond. The pond and adjacent land are owned by the Manchester Land Conservation Trust. Questions may be directed to the Land Trust webmaster at info@manchestertrust.org

Susan is an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR-trained CFPA Ramble Guide and Manchester Historical Society volunteer. 

Parking Information: 
Parking lot for Salter's pool, Lydall St. (across from intersection of Lydall St. and Coleman Road), Manchester, CT 06040
Inclement Weather: 
Contact the Ramble Guide below to confirm
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Susan Barlow
(860) 643-9776

This free event is co-sponsored by the Manchester Historical Society and the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA). 

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.