Trip report

McLean Game Refuge Spring Hike

Hiking/Walk DATE: 04/15/2017 - 04/15/2017

Trip/Event Location: Granby, CT
US

Trip Leader(s): garynorman , rh30530

Max # People: 25

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Please join us on a hike through the McLean Game Refuge in Granby, CT.

This will be a 5-6 mile, 2-3 hour hike through rolling woodlands and over one of the Barndoor Hills (great spot for ... Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

From Route 91 (north or south bound)

Take exit 40 (Bradley International Airport).

Follow the signs for East Granby/Granby (Route 20 west).

At the traffic light in Granby center (junction Route 10/202), continue west on N Granby Rd - Rt 20 - go 0.2 mi.

Bear left at fork continue on W. Granby Rd - Rt 20 for 1.1 miles
Turn left on Barndoor Hills Rd - go 0.9 miles.

The driveway to the refuge is on the left – look for a yellow gate.

Continue down the driveway for 0.2 mile to the parking lot.

 

Directions to the restaurant

Drive back to the traffic light in Granby center.

At the traffic light, turn left (North) onto Route 10/202 – continue for about 0.8 miles.

The Cambridge House Brew Pub will be on your left. Park in the rear.

 

Cambridge House Brew Pub

357 Salmon Brook St, Granby, CT 06035


Trip Report/Photos
Featured Photo

Thanks to Gary and Ron for a very nice short hike.  Just what I needed to start the season off right.

Great weather, very nice group of people and the late lunch @ Cambridge House was a perfect ending.

Hope to see everyone at other events this yr.

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Members That Participated

garynorman

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate


Granby, CT


United States
rh30530

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Londonderry, NH


United States
DrBob

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Portsmouth , RI


United States
Up4itBos

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Amherst (Beaver Lake), MA


United States
Bob G

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


WINTHROP, MA


United States
barabas7

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Coventry, CT


United States
dave0729

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Bolton, CT


United States
dreamer

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate


Bolton, CT


United States
guest member
mocon

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate


Springfield, MA


United States
joepny654

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Schenectady, NY


United States
Huskyjack

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Tiverton, RI


United States
nakedswimmer

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Florence, MA


United States
Delfino

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


West Haven, CT


United States
jiminct

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate


Manchester, CT


United States
guest member
Naturelover

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


WESTFIELD, MA


United States
cguerriere

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Hartford, CT


United States
jonathanclark

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Hartford, CT


United States
Lou1028

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


West Hartford, -


United States
nakedswimmer Apr 21, 2017 at 9:42 PM

Good hike; very good leaders; great guys; Not a super-challenging hike, but definitely a really good workout. Craig

Gandalf Apr 16, 2017 at 7:18 PM

Sounds like a hard to beat day!

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