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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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Infinitus

Infinity: unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity Infinitus is the brainchild of The Endurance Society. The symbol for infinity looks a lot like an 8 on it’s side so it was no surprise...

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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...

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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...

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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...