Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

National Trails Day

If you enjoy hiking, biking, paddling or any other outdoor activity you should set aside some time Saturday June 5 to get outside. Outdoor lovers across the country will celebrate the 18th annual
Categories: General

Welcome to the Appalachian Trail

River Road Kent 3 to 8  Miles Think you can’t hike on the Appalachian Trail? Think again. While sections of the AT in Connecticut can be difficult, the River Road hike in Kent is accessible to all

The hikers bible

What to do when foul weather keeps you from hitting the trail?  Easy, plan your next hike. A trip to your local bookstore will reveal that there are many guidebooks for hiking in Connecticut. Some of

Batty for Earth Day

At home today, I was watching the Minnesota Twins play the Cleveland Indians in an afternoon baseball game, which aside from a hike, is one of the best ways I can think to spend an afternoon. Worlds
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Sympathy for the devil

Devil’s Den Weston 6.5 miles Devil’s Den in Weston is another great place to introduce the family to the outdoors and is right in our backyard here in Fairfield County. The park covers 1,746 acres and

Hidden gem in Redding

Collis P. Huntington State Park Redding 5.5miles I do not want the people of Redding to be upset but I am about to spill a local secret. Huntington Sate Park is a great place to take the family hiking

Old time sign of Spring.

Many people mark the beginning of Spring by the return of the American Robin to their yards, others note the season when the daffodils first bloom. For many hikers and campers the first sure sign of

Walk the land of the Pootatuck

Hiking at Kettletown State Park, former home of the Pootatuck tribe.

Hello hikers

I will be updating this blog with hikes and other outdoor activities. There will be things for the hardcore hiker as well as families. See you on the trail.
Categories: General, Hiking