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Hike Beseck Mountain

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Join The Rockfall Foundation for a 3.6 mile roundtrip hike to Beseck Mountain on the Mattabesett Trail in Middlefield, CT. Enjoy rocky terrain along an open ridge with expansive views over Black Pond and facing westward. Moderately difficult terrain at a fast pace, with 800 feet of elevation gain. Prior hiking experience or equivalent physical fitness recommended.


Free. Non-members welcome.  No dogs, please.  Bring sturdy hiking boots/shoes, snacks and water. Steady precipitation or snow cover cancels.


Trail head location: Route 147 in Middlefield, just south of the intersection with Route 66. GPS address: 429 CT-147, Middlefield, CT. Please park cars snugly so everyone fits.


Directions: From Route 66 in Middlefield, CT, turn south onto Route 147 (across from Guida’s Restaurant). Trailhead pull-off parking is almost immediately on the right. Please park cars snugly so everyone fits. (To get to Route 66 from Route 9, take exit 15 off Route 99, then follow Route 66 West for 5 miles, then turn left on Route 147 South.)


Optional RSVP to hike leader Amanda Kenyon at amanda@rockfallfoundation.org or via Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/rockfallfoundation/ for weather updates or to carpool from Middletown.


CARPOOL: Please consider joining our 9 a.m. carpool from 27 Washington St. Middletown. This will reduce the number of people having to park on the roadside if the trailhead parking fills up. 27 Washington Street is immediately off of Route 9. It is a brick house and has it’s own FREE parking. It’s the deKoven House, home of The Rockfall Foundation. Please arrive by 8:55am for 9am departure to trailhead.

Please contact hike leader for another carpool option from DURHAM.


All participants on Rockfall Foundation hike outings are required to sign a standard liability waiver. If you would like to read the Liability Waiver before you choose to participate on an outing, please contact the hike leader.



March 30
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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