CFPA Ramble: Women of the Woods Hike
Women of the Woods or WoW has monthly gatherings for women to enable them to connect with the natural world. Most gatherings are hikes in the woods of central Connecticut. In addition to hiking, we take the time to admire the beauty around us, experience some quiet time in nature, and enjoy each others company.
Women, this 3- to 4-mile hike through the Braemore preserve in North Guilford and then follow the New England Trail (Mattabesett section) to Cream Pot Rd in Durham. There are some short steep and rocky sections, but nothing sustained. In the Braemore preserve we will have a pretty view over to the Bluff Head cliffs, beautiful rock outcroppings, and a recreated charcoal making site. If the weather changes and we have significant ice or snow, we will change the route. If conditions are questionable, Lucy will email those registered about alternate plans.
We will meet at the Mica Ledges Preserve parking area at the south end of Cream Pot Rd. Assuming it is not icy, we will carpool to the Braemore Preserve parking area in N. Guilford. Please click here to register for the hike, Lucy will confirm registration. Please email Lucy if no response to your registration submission in 24 hrs.
Lucy is a SOLO Wilderness First Aid/CPR-trained CFPA Ramble Guide and founder of Women of the Woods and Everyone Outside.
NOTE: This hike is for women only. Please do not bring children, male friends, or pets. Registration is required, please contact the leader at the information provided below. Directions will be sent to all who register.
This free event is co-sponsored by the CFPA Rambles program of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), the Women of the Woods program of Everyone Outside, and the Middlesex Land Trust. Women of the Woods is supported, in part, by a grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County
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:
- Be ready to begin the Ramble at the scheduled start time;
- Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
- Leave pets at home (unless otherwise noted);
- Wear sturdy shoes; and
- Kids, please remember to bring your parents or caregivers.