Trip report

McLean Game Refuge Spring Hike

Hiking/Walk DATE: 03/26/2016 - 03/26/2016

Trip/Event Location: Granby, CT

Trip Leader(s): jonathanclark , garynorman

Max # People: 15

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 a snack). We

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

I posted a few of the many photos I took, had a great time on my first hike with the group!

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Members That Participated


Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Hartford, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Granby, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Bolton, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Bolton, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

West Haven, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

North Haven, CT

United States

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate

Danbury, CT

United States
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