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Giuffrida Park Trail Celebration and Meriden Showcase

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am - Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 1:45pm
Giuffrida Park
800 Westfield Road
Meriden, Connecticut 06450
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join CFPA to celebrate the amazing relocation of the Blue-Blazed Mattabesett Trail to Chauncey Peak in Giuffrida Park in Meriden. Enjoy a family-friendly day in the park while you get to know some of the terrific local organizations working to support Meriden! Guided walks will take place and food will be available to purchase.

Schedule of hikes:

  • 11 am - Hike the NEW Trail to Chauncey Peak with CFPA's Trails Stewardship Director, Clare Cain
  • 12 pm - Family Friendly walk along the reservoir with CFPA Ramble Guide Judy
  • 1 pm - Introduction to Shinrin-Yoku (or Forest Bathing) with CFPA Ramble Guide Alexandra
  • ALL DAY - Visit the CFPA booth to learn about letterboxing and the available letterboxes to find in the park

Giuffrida Park is one of Meriden's hidden gems! A reservoir, flanked by a network of trails, is the focal point of this beautiful city park. Thanks to countless hours of work from partners, supporters, and volunteers, the section of the NET up to Chauncey Peak has been relocated. The new section of trail has greatly improved the safety for the user and the sustainability of the trail itself. The trail also features some impressive rock work accomplished by our volunteer "Rock Stars." For an article on the great work accomplished by our supporters please visit this article on the CFPA Website.

We invite you to celebrate the accomplishments of CFPA and our supporters and enjoy a walk in the woods! The event is free to the public and no registration is necessary. 

If you are interested in being a vendor/exhibitor or in volunteering for the event, please email Liz Fossett at lfossett@ctwoodlands.org.

Parking Information: 
Parking is available at Giuffrida Park.
Inclement Weather: 
Rain or shine but extreme weather cancels. Check this event listing for a cancellation
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Liz Fossett, Manager of Events and Volunteer Engagement