August 6th, ‘First Saturday’ Walk, East Haven

by Jo
July 15, 2016
Kids Challenge Event race down DC Moore Trail segment.

Kids Challenge Event race down DC Moore Trail segment.

AUGUST 6th, SATURDAY, 10AM EAST HAVEN: Join East Haven town team members for a hike thru picturesque woods along the Shoreline Greenway Trail to a panoramic view of Bradford Preserve.    Learn about recent Recreational Trail Grant from the State of Connecticut to build a multi-use (bike and hiking) trail in Farm River State Park.  See several species of butterflies, land-based and shorebirds.  Then backtrack onto our main granite topped Trail, observe glacial outcroppings, mountain laurel, hickory and tulip trees to East Haven’s SGT Trailhead parking area on Mansfield Grove Road. From the parking area, head east on Pevetty Drive where the Trail in Farm River State Park begins. The park offers views of osprey nests, caves and spectacular water views of Farm River. Two steep areas, l.5 miles, l.5 hours.

Meet at DC Moore Parking lot at 10 am.  Directions: From 142 West: left onto Mansfield Grove Road to stop sign, right onto Hoop Pole Lane to second DC Moore School parking lot on left. From Coe Avenue: Left on Myrtle Street, right at stop sign, quick left onto Elliot Street, and right to school parking lot. Find on Google Maps.  Questions, call Barbara 203-469-9127