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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Hamden - Hike - West Rock Ridge State Park/Quinnipiac & Regicides Trails

Hamden - Hike - West Rock Ridge State Park/Quinnipiac & Regicides Trails

Map: 
West Rock Ridge State Park/Quinnipiac & Regicides Trails
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Event Date: 
Saturday, June 5
2021 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Rain Plan: 
Rain postpones
Rain Date/Time: 
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 12:00pm
From the Paradise Ave. No. 3 trailhead, we will ascend York Mountain at 680' from the east with southward views and continue on the Quinnipiac Trail along High Rock ridge with westward views and break. We will descend and proceed at a lower elevation through tall pine forest to the Sanford Feeder trail. From the top of the Sanford Feeder, we will follow abandoned West Rock Ridge road south. The road crosses the Regicides trail, which we will follow north with views to the west and then east (break). We will do another ascent of York Mountain (short but steep), this time from the south, and return to starting point. Bring at least one quart of water, and snacks or light lunch. Please arrive by 11:45 for a 12:00 start. Important Note: There are three unconnected sections of Paradise Ave. in Hamden. The trailhead is at Paradise Ave. No. 3. Please use the following directions to insure you're at the right one. In Hamden, take Shepard Ave. to West Shepard Ave., right onto Laura Rd., and then right onto Paradise Ave. No. 3. Park in cul-de-sac area. Leashed dogs okay.
Leader(s): 
Dennis Jakiela
Leader #1's Cell Number: 
203-745-5945
Leader #1's E-mail Address: 
Total Distance (miles): 
5.5
Event Pre-registration: 
Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Maximum Attendees: 
15
Registered Attendees: 
15

 

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