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Hike Windswept Ridge Preserve

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

free

November 9, 2019 at 10 a.m. join Essex Land Trust and The Rockfall Foundation for a 3 mile loop hike on Windswept Ridge Preserve in Essex. Traverse ridges, ravines and wetlands, enjoying glacial boulders, bog walks, and a seven-trunk tulip tree along the way. Intermediate level hike with easy sections and one very steep section gaining 150 feet.

Free. All are welcome. No dogs, please. Bring sturdy hiking boots/shoes, tick repellant and water. Hiking poles optional. Threat of morning rain postpones to the next day, November 10th at 1pm.

 

Trail head location: Meet behind Essex Financial, 176 Westbrook Rd. (Route 153), Essex, CT 06426

Directions: From Route 9, take exit 3. Follow signs for 153-S/Westbrook. Essex Financial is a little more than a mile, on the right, after turning onto 153-S.

 

Carpool is available from Middletown. Contact amanda@rockfallfoundation.org

Contact hike leader Jeff Croyle for other questions: croylejeff@gmail.com

 

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 amanda@rockfallfoundation.org.

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Date:
November 9
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
free
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