Mashamoquet Brook State Park

Location: Pomfret, CT Links: CT DEEP; Map PDF; AllTrails Date: March 29, 2018 Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Hike Duration: 4 hours; 4.5-5 miles Weather: Cloudy; 40-55 degrees F; some rain towards end of hike This was such a pleasant day for a hike. I'll be honest, I started the morning feeling a bit … Continue reading Mashamoquet Brook State Park

Wolf Hill Forest Preserve

Location: Smithfield, RI Links: Explore RI; Map PDF; AllTrails Date: March 22, 2018 Time: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm Hike Duration: 3.5 hours; 4.25 miles Weather: Mostly cloudy; lightly snowing; 33-40 degrees F Today's hike began with a gentle snow still falling. It softened the trails, muffling our footsteps and lending a peacefulness to the … Continue reading Wolf Hill Forest Preserve

Nipmuck State Forest: Ridge Trail and Breakneck Pond

Location: Union, CT Links: CT DEEP; Map PDF; AllTrails Date: March 1, 2018 Time: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm Hike Duration: 3.5 hours; 5.4 miles Weather: GORGEOUS! Partly sunny; 40-60 degrees F Notes: There is a seasonal/holiday parking fee for non-CT residents at Bigelow Hollow State Park. I think it most likely runs from Memorial … Continue reading Nipmuck State Forest: Ridge Trail and Breakneck Pond