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Connecticut First Day Hikes 2014

Press Release from the CT DEEP Celebrate the New Year with a First Day Hike on January 1, 2014 Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) joins America’s State Parks in sponsoring First Day Hikes at four state parks on January…

Tuesdays With Laura: Visiting Bishop Woods School

Yesterday Tony and I visited Bishop Woods School to talk to 7th and 8th graders about outdoors activities and what a layering system is. I gave two short bilingual presentations and then Tony and I got to quiz the kids and give out some…

Local Trail Highlight: Sleeping Giant State Park

I live a stone’s throw from West Rock State Park and get this view of the Sleeping Giant pretty often. Check out one of the best hiking destinations our state has to offer. History: Two miles of mountaintop resembling a…