Tagged: hike

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July 4th Safety Tips

Connecticut DEEP Press Release As July 4th Weekend Approaches DEEP Recommends How to be Safe on Land and Sea   With the July 4th holiday weekend upon us, the 2015 summer outdoor recreation season is in...

Pine Creek bridge

Branford Trolley Trail

Less than hundred years ago a trolley could take you from New Haven all the way into Stony Creek in Branford. It was considered a fast, affordable, and reliable means of public transportation. But...

Devil's Hopyard group

National Trails Day Recap

It was another successful National Trails Day here in Connecticut. The weekend of June 6th saw over 225 events take place in the state to celebrate. Our staff led three of those hikes and...

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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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Cascade Path Video

Enjoy the sounds of rushing cascades along Cascade Path in Waterville Valley, NH. My favorite way to get to Cascade Path is to hike up Snow’s Mountain. The hike up the slopes is steep...

Inhaler and St. Elias

Vasque Inhaler Low

Product: Vasque Inhaler Low Hiking Shoe Best uses for this product: Hiking Speed on the trail Key aspects of the product: The Vasque Inhaler Low was built to go fast on the trail while...

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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...