Tagged: connecticut

Pequonnock Greenway

Denali Outdoor: Orienteering

Event name: Orienteering Event description: For those of you who are directionally challenged this hike is for you!  We will spend a half hour or so learning about the physical parts of the compass...

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Denali Outdoor: Family Rock Climbing

Event Name: Family Rock Climbing at Chatfield Hollow State Park Event Description: Kids and families (ages 5 and up) are invited to join us for a fun day of rock climbing for the whole family.  The...

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Denali Outdoor: Halloween Hike

Event name: Halloween Hike Event description: Come join us on a Halloween themed hike in the woods.  We will be exploring one of Connecticut’s many “haunted” sites where we will learn about local folklore...

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Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze

I’ve been to corn mazes before but this was my first trip to a sunflower maze. I’d seen pictures of sunflower fields and always thought it would be fun to visit one. While browsing...

May through June is a critical period when female turtles undertake risky overland forays to reach nesting areas. During this time, they often cross roads, sometimes with fatal consequences. Be on the lookout for turtles crossing roads and give them a “brake!”

Beware of Turtles

DEEP Press Release Turtles and Roads Are a Deadly Combination Assisting them in a proper manner helps ensure survival of species Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding residents to be...

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Darling Road Preserve – Salem

I have walked many miles, on many occasions, in the Hartman Park Preserve in Lyme, CT on Gungy Rd. However, I have never hiked any of the neighboring preserves in Salem, just a short...

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Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve – Avalonia Land Conservancy, Stonington, CT Spring is here! Temperatures are rising and Winter’s icy grip is finally loosened. Trailheads are mostly free of snow so it’s time to get out...

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Local Trails: Mica Ledges

Heading out on a hike on a trail new to you can be a little worrisome. Will the trail be marked well? Is my map up to date? And if you are snowshoeing you...

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2nd Annual Rock the Gauntlet

Rock the Gauntlet Sunday, May 3, 2015 East Rock Park | New Haven, CT Rock the Gauntlet is part of the Denali Gauntlet Race Series (Run the Gauntlet is 10/11/15). Rock the Gauntlet features...