Groton - Hike
Groton Central Greenway, Sheep Farm to Mystic
Sunday, June 2
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Traverse GOSA’s proposed Sheep Farm South, GOSA’s Merritt Family Forest, Town’s Beebe Pond Park, Avalonia's Moore Woodlands and Town’s End properties. Return bus provided by Groton Parks and Recreation. Traffic crossing at Rt 1 assisted by Groton Police. Enjoy scenic meadows, forests, waterfall, ponds, vernal pools and streams. Large rock outcroppings, boulders, historic foundations, grist mill dam, native or colonial stone wall formations. Moderate pace over rugged terrain, uneven and occasionally wet surfaces, several elevation changes. About ½ mile neighborhood street detour to bypass future bridge site. Wear sturdy hiking shoes; dress in quick-drying layers with long sleeves and long pants; pack water and snack; tick precaution review provided at start.
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Sheep Farm: 245 Hazelnut Hill Rd; Exit 88 from I-95; south on Rt 117, quick left; go uphill past Pequot Medical Center; Park at church # 200.
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Pre-registration is RECOMMENDED