Trip report


Half Day Hike DATE: 04/17/2021 - 04/17/2021

Trip/Event Location: Barkhamsted, CT

Trip Leader(s): jonathanclark

Max # People: 12

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

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Please join me for this early spring 6-mile, 800' elevation gain loop hike through the woodlands of this lovely park in northwesten CT.  From the park's main parking lot, we'll ascend

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

On GoogleMaps and/or GPS, ask for the parking lot for People's State Forest, Barkhamsted CT.  Should bring you along Route 44E/W in Pleasant Valley to Route 318E.  After a 4-way stop, jog left and then straight and cross the Farmington River and take your immediate left onto East River Road.  Continue north past the entrance to the park (Greenwoods Road) and the Barkhamsted Historical Society and then take your next left into the major parking lot for the park.  Once past the guard house, turn right and park anywhere in the first section of the parking lot.  Please meet by the sign board to the right and the trail leading to the Stone House Nature Museum.

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