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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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Denali Outdoor: Backpacking 101

Event Description: Looking to branch out of the “hiker” category and into the exciting world of backpacking? We are here to help! Our seasoned employees are ready to share their knowledge and help you...

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Cairn vs. Rock Art

I have often had people tell me about seeing a pile of rocks in random places and wanting to know if it was a cairn. Sometimes my friends even send me a picture. Most...

2014 New England Trail Connecticut Ridgerunners

ABOUT THE NEW ENGLAND TRAIL & THE RIDGERUNNER PROGRAM: The New England Trail is an approximately 215-mile trail through Connecticut and Massachusetts that was recognized by Congress in 2009 as nationally significant and received...

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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: Sleeping Giant State Park

If you are driving along I-91 just north of New Haven you may notice some interesting hills that seem to just pop out of the ground. The trap rock of central Connecticut formed thousands...

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Local Trails: Rocky Neck State Park

By guest blogger Paul Parulis I suspect many people in Connecticut are familiar with the approach to Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic. You get off Exit 72 from Interstate 95 and drive to...

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Local Trail: Gay City State Park

By Guest Blogger Paul Parulis Gay City is a State Park located in Hebron & Bolton on the border with Glastonbury. The main park entrance is right on Rt. 85, however there is one...