Trip report

People's State Forest, CT: Late-October Hike

Hiking/Walk DATE: 11/05/2011 - 11/05/2011

Trip/Event Location: Barkhamsted, CT

Trip Leader(s):

Max # People: 20

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Distance: 4.5 Miles

Elevation Gain: 650 Feet

Please join us for a late-October hike up in the People’s State Forest located in the Pleasant Valley Section of Barkhamsted, CT (http://www.
Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

We will meet by the trailhead for the Jesse Gerard Trail (Yellow Blazed Trail) which is across the street from the parking lot.

Driving Directions
Get On to US Route 44
From there turn on to Route 318. Cross the Farmington River over a truss bridge and take the first left on to East River Road
Continue on East River Road for 2.5 Miles
Parking area will be on left. I will be wearing a Basque Beret.
NBDO NOT PARK at the Matthies Grove Recreation Area Parking.   The parking and true meeting point for the hike is 1.5 Miles further up the road across from the trailhead for the Jesse Girard Trail. It’s a small parking area on the left facing the river. The sign for the Jesse Girard Trail will be across the street.

Date has been changed  tentatively to Saturday November 5, 2011 due to weather conditions.

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Danbury, CT

United States

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United States
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