Hikes & Special Events

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October 13, Sunday, 7:00 PM

Full Moon Hike at Nicholdale Farm

Grab your flashlight and join us at 7:00 PM on Sunday, October 13, for a moonlight hike at Shelton Land Conservation Trust’s Nicholdale Farm. We’ll tromp a short way through the meadow to a roaring campfire for a marshmallow roast. Fun for the whole family and since it’s a holiday weekend, there’s no need to worry about staying out late on a school night.

Meet at the main parking lot for Nicholdale, GPS location 324 Leavenworth Road. Look for the “trailhead parking” sign next to the entrance between a telephone pole and the beginning of a long guardrail. 

Registration is not required. Children and leashed pets are welcome. The trail is uneven and NOT stroller-friendly. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight or headlamp. 

In case of inclement or cloudy weather, check this page for updates.

Questions? Contact Val Gosset at 203-803-5247 or valgosset@aol.com

Upcoming Events

Sat., Sep 28, 8:30 AM. Work party to reroute Paugussett Trail at Wiacek Meadows.

October work parties to be announced. Tentatively scheduled for Sat. Oct 12 and Sat. Oct 26. 

Sun., December 1, 1:00 PM. Turkey Trot Trail Hike.

Hiking on your own? Click here for trail maps.

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