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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Guilford - Hike - Menunkatuck Trail to Broomstick Ledges - New England Trail

Guilford - Hike - Menunkatuck Trail to Broomstick Ledges - New England Trail

Menunkatuck Trail to Broomstick Ledges - New England Trail
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Event Date: 
Sunday, June 6
2021 - 10:30am - 3:30pm
Rain Plan: 
Rain or shine.
Participate in our Trails Day and support CFPA which maintains more than 800 miles of blue blazed trails in CT. Required Equipment: H2O/snacks, phone, printed map, headlamp, coat warm enough for overnight temps, dry base layer, hiking poles, rain gear. https://hikesafe.com/gear-list/essentials.This is a strenuous, hike, with just a few stops. We’ll take Blue-Blazed trails to the Broomstick Ledges coming back on part of the water company Genesee Trails as well as the Menunkatuck Trail, named for the first human inhabitants of this region. We’ll be on the southernmost segment of the New England Trail, connecting the Mattabessett Trail with Long Island Sound in the town of Guilford. Take pictures for AMC photo contest. Please cancel at least 48 hours prior to event as we will have a wait list.
Bill Ruel
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