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CFPA Ramble: Tuesday Trails Homeschool Hike

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 1:00pm - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 3:45pm
Sleeping Giant State Park
200 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, Connecticut 06518
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join the Happy Homeschool Hikers of Hamden on another adventure. This series is targeted to homeschool students and their families as we explore the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trails.

We return to Sleeping Giant a month after hiking the eastern section of the Blue-Blazed Quinnipiac Trail to hike the other section, We will start at the map board near the main parking lot and water supply, hike down to the blue trail and take it up and over the Giant's head. If there is enough time we will continue on to the tower and likely return on the tower trail. This will probably take place near the peak of the foliage viewing - we should expect to take in some excellent autumn views together.

Please pack water, snacks, and a light jacket. Shoes or boots with sticky rubber soles are highly recommended for this hike, which will include scrambling up and down steep rock exposures.

The hike will be led by CFPA Junior Conservation Ambassadors Liam & Jack, along with their father, Riley Flanagan-Brown, an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR-trained CFPA Ramble Guide.

Parking Information: 
There is a small hiker lot located adjacent to the Guilford Riding School. Carpooling is encouraged.
Inclement Weather: 
We usually hike in the rain and snow, but if we don't we'll let you know.
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Riley Flanagan-Brown, CFPA Ramble Guide

This free guided outing is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and Sleeping Giant Park Association.

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.