Tagged: Paul Parulis

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Local Trails: Cockaponset State Forest – Chester

Last month my trusty and ever faithful companion Cinnamon and I hiked Millers Pond State Park and the northern portion of the expansive Cockaponset State Forest. As a follow-up to that adventure, we decided...

Massachusetts Hikes: Mt. Tom

Are you a flatlander from the Connecticut shore looking to do some leg burning in the mountains, but either can’t get up to the high peaks of Vermont or New Hampshire or can’t afford...

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Local Trails: Pachaug State Forest and Mt. Misery

Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown is the largest State Forest in Connecticut.  It encompasses 24,000 acres.  That equates to about 30 times the size of Devil’s Hopyard State Park! Needless to say, it was...

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Local Trails: Hartman Park

Hartman Park is an outstanding piece of property located in Lyme, CT. In actuality, I will be discussing the much bigger park that includes three tracts of land – Hartman, The Walbridge Woodland and...

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Local Trails: Cockaponset and Millers Pond

Just a mere 5 miles from downtown Middletown is a wonderful State Park  and State Forest that boasts an extensive amount of trails and a beautiful fresh water lake that was looking very inviting...

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52 With a View: Sandwich Dome

Waterville Valley in New Hampshire is surrounded by majestic mountains and beautiful streams. It is part of the White Mountain National Forest.  For the avid hiker it is an outstanding destination because of its...

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Local Trails: Machimoodus State Park

Located about four miles due north of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam is Machimoodus State Park. It occupies about 300 acres of land bordering the Salmon River. The park entrance is right...

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Local Trails: Devil’s Hopyard

By guest blogger Paul Parulis Nestled amongst expansive stances of evergreen trees in East Haddam along Hopyard Rd. you will find another gem of a State Park, Devil’s Hopyard.  As you travel down Hopyard...

Customer Spotlight: Paul Parulis

Your Name: Paul Parulis Hometown: Niantic, CT How do you spend your days? I’m retired, but not sitting at home. One day a week I drive a truck and pick up furniture & appliances...