Sawmill Brook Preserve & Joshua’s Trust Wolf Rock Nature Preserve

Location: Mansfield, CT Links: Joshua's Trust; the trail map for Wolf Rock Preserve is included in the Sawmill Brook Preserve map Date: December 21st, 2017 Time: 10:45 am – 1:15 pm Hike Duration: 2.5 hours; approximately 2 miles (I think.) Weather: Sunny, 30 degrees, windy How's this for a lunch with a view?! We started … Continue reading Sawmill Brook Preserve & Joshua’s Trust Wolf Rock Nature Preserve

Mount Misery Overlook

Location: Pachaug State Forest, Voluntown, CT Links: Trail Map (I recommend picking up an actual map from the Forest Headquarters Office); CT DEEP Date: December 14th, 2017 Time: 11 am – 1:00 pm Hike Duration: 2 hours; approximately 2.5 miles Weather: Fresh layer of powdery snow (3-ish inches), started out cloudy and ended up sunny … Continue reading Mount Misery Overlook

Orchard Hill Overlook & Black Spruce Pond

Location: James L. Goodwin State Forest, Chaplin & Hampton, CT Links: Trail Map, CT DEEP Date: December 7th, 2017 Time: 11 am - 1:30 pm Hike Duration: 2.5 hours; approximately 3.5 miles Weather: Sunny, blue sky, 40-45 degrees This is where the idea for this blog was birthed. Dennis and I sat on the bench … Continue reading Orchard Hill Overlook & Black Spruce Pond