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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Meriden - Hike - Giuffrida Park/New England Trail

Meriden - Hike - Giuffrida Park/New England Trail

Map: 
Giuffrida Park/New England Trail
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Event Date: 
Sunday, June 6
2021 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Rain Plan: 
Rain postpones
Rain Date/Time: 
Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 10:00pm
We will hike along parts of the CFPA Blue-Blazed Mattabesett Trail/New England Trail (NET) – a National Scenic Trail. We will begin with a steep ascent of Chauncey Peak (688’) aided by switchbacks and proceed north on this trap rock ridge with vistas west of the reservoir and east of a large, terraced, trap rock quarry, then descend to North Branch Harbor Brook, then begin a gradual ascent of Mt. Lamentation (720') on the Yellow Trail. We rejoin the Mattabesett Trail along the western edge of Lamentation Mt. ridge, with westward vistas of the Berlin Turnpike, AMTRAK rail lines, Beaver Pond, and Silver Lake, then descend toward Crescent Lake on Mattabesett Trail, and return to parking lot on White Trail along west bank of Crescent Lake. Bring 2 liters of water and lunch/snacks. We'll meet at 9:45 am for 10:00 am start.
Leader(s): 
Dennis Jakiela
Leader #1's Cell Number: 
203-710-1406
Leader #1's E-mail Address: 
Total Distance (miles): 
6.4
Event Pre-registration: 
Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Maximum Attendees: 
15
Registered Attendees: 
13

 

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