July 5th ‘First Saturday’ Hike, the Menunkatuck Trail in Guilford

by Dan Buckley

June 13, 2014
Vernal Pond in Timberlands area of Menunkatuck Trail, North Guilford

Vernal Pond in Timberlands area of Menunkatuck Trail, North Guilford, CT.  Photo credit:  H. Morrow Long

On July 5th, join SGT leader Milton Charlton in exploring the blue-blazed Menunkatuck Trail that runs north from Long Island Sound at Chittenden Park in Guilford almost to the border with Durham.  Milton will lead hikers on a 4 mile, 2.5 hour round-trip hike through the Timberlands section of the trail in North Guilford.  Meet at the dam at Upper Guilford Lake (on Lakeside Drive) at 9:30 a.m.  Directions: From I 95 Exit 58, go north on Rt. 77, turn right on Stepstone Hill, pass the golf course, then turn left on Lakeside Drive.  Call Milton at 203-815-9587 if you have questions.