Pines, Times Gone by and Brews

Walk the Tunxis Trail North from Route 4

Saturday, March 7th at 2:30

 

Join Karen Geitz from the Burlington Land Trust to walk through beautiful pine forests. Explore Burlington Falls and learn about the history of three landmarks:  the Hotchkiss Clock Factory, the Fresh Air Camp and the Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery.  Finish off the hike with a brew, food and conversation at Sherman’s Tap House in the center of Burlington. 

Hike Description: 

This in and out hike is 2.7 miles round trip.  We will hike on the Tunxis Trail to the Covey Rd. and Hotchkiss Rd. intersection.  During this two hour hike, there is one steep incline and decline, but the majority of the trail is flat.

What you need for the hike:

Depending upon conditions, participants will need boots, snowshoes and/or cleats for your boots.  Bring ski/hiking poles for balance in icy conditions and water.

Burlington Falls

Directions to start and end point:

The start and end point is in Joni’s Daycare parking lot at 304 Spielman Hwy/Route 4, Burlington, CT 06013. Park on the big side lot closest to the Highway Department Garage and the trail head. 

Please RSVP in order to be notified about cancellations and/or trail conditions. No dogs, please.

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