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CFPA Ramble: Women of the Woods Hike

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Millers Pond State Park
Durham, Connecticut 06422
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Event Description: 

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.

Join Women of the Woods for a 2 to 2 1/2 mile hike at Millers Pond in Durham. This is a beautiful place for a fall walk. As part of our walk, we will spend some time sitting quietly in nature (AKA sit spot). Lucy will talk about ways you can take this sit spot experience home for an enjoyable, relaxing nature connection practice. Click here for updated information.

Please wear hiking/walking shoes. Please bring a pack with water, a jacket and possibly a snack. Consider bringing hiking poles if you like them.

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 and additional information will be sent to all who register.

Parking Information: 
Detailed directions will be mailed to those who register
Inclement Weather: 
Registered participants will be contacted in the event of a cancellation
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Lucy Meigs

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. 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:

  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.
Women of the Woods enjoying the view of Millers Pond