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CFPA Ramble: Tuesday Trails Homeschool Hike

When: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
Chatfield Hollow State Park
381 Connecticut 80
Killingworth, Connecticut 06419
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Children
Families
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.

Chatfield Hollow State Park is a wonderful park and we will enjoy a casual hike there, first to the caves, then along the boardwalk over the wetlands. We'll see how we feel and decide where to go next - maybe a hike west and north along the orange trail, or west out to the pond and back, or perhaps we'll walk across the lawns to visit Schreeder Pond before taking a stroll along the yellow nature trail. Come on out and explore with the group!

Please pack along water and snacks and gear appropriate to the weather conditions.

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 at approximately 101 Willow Road.
Inclement Weather: 
We usually hike in the rain and snow, but if we don't we'll let you know.
Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Riley Flanagan-Brown, CFPA Ramble Guide
203-631-7976

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.