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CFPA Ramble: Senior Summer Walk

When: 
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Where: 
Hoppers Birge Pond Nature Preserve
Perkins St
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
Seniors
Event Description: 

Join us as we "Get to know The Hoppers." Hoppers Birge Pond Nature Preserve is home to kettles, also known as Hoppers, that were formed by geological activity. Learn about the local Colonial history of the area as we explore the nature preserve to observe the unique geological formations.

The trail is mostly level terrain with some loose dirt on the path. Hiking boots or sturdy shoes and long pants are recommended. Be sure to bring water. 

Patricia and Susan are American Heart Association First Aid/CPR-trained CFPA Ramble Guides and City of Bristol's Hoppers Birge Pond Committee volunteers.

Parking Information: 
Park in the trail head parking lot on Perkins Street near the junction with Pinehurst Road.
Inclement Weather: 
Rain Cancels, confirm with Ramble Guide below
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Patricia White or Susan Zaremba
860-583-9572 or 860-309-6072

This free guided outing is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the City of Bristol's Hoppers Birge Pond Nature Preserve

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.