Snowshoeing dates back up to 6,000 years ago, where they were used by Inuit ancestors to migrate from Asia to North America. One of the most ancient forms of transportation, snowshoeing has now developed into a winter sport loved by many. Join Master Naturalist participant Ed Alibozek to experience the wonders of winter in a different way! Ed has organized and directed the Western Mass Athletic Club "Dion" Snowshoe Series for the past twenty years. During which they have lead well over 10,000 snowshoeing participants, at over 200 events.
Both beginners and experienced snowshoers welcome! Snowshoes available upon request, and are free for the first dozen participants. In order to request a pair, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This free event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.