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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Litchfield - Nature Walk - Medicine Rock Trail on the Upper Bantam River Preserve

Litchfield - Nature Walk - Medicine Rock Trail on the Upper Bantam River Preserve

Map: 
Medicine Rock Trail on the Upper Bantam River Preserve
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Event Date: 
Sunday, June 6
2021 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Rain Plan: 
Rain cancels.
A moderate hike through pristine woodlands and along the Upper Bantam River boasts of bog bridging, varied New England trees & flora, including an enchanting mature hemlock grove. Quartz outcroppings, known to Native Americans as Medicine Rock for its perceived healing powers and use in making arrow heads and tools, speckle the area. Participants are encouraged to bring bug spray, water bottles and wear sturdy shoes, and to come 15 minutes early for check-in.
Leader(s): 
Dean Birdsall, LLT Director
Leader #1's Cell Number: 
860-459-5587
Leader #1's E-mail Address: 
Total Distance (miles): 
1.8
Event Pre-registration: 
Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Maximum Attendees: 
15
Registered Attendees: 
11

 

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