Take a trip back to Middletown 20,000 years ago and see how the melting of ice sheets from the last Ice Age impacted the present-day geology of the city.
How far back does Middletown’s history go? Go back in time 200 million years and see how Middletown’s geological history has impacted the city we know today.
A complex trail system that winds through miles of mixed forests, ridges, and the stone walls that meander the property of this former farmland.
With 3 trails to choose from, discover a hidden beach, an old quarry, a beaver pond, and gorgeous views.
A short, steep, rewarding hike with views over the Connecticut River and Great Hill Pond.
A beautiful, easy walk through white and red pine plantation, carpeted with fern in the summer.
A breeding resident of CT that hasn’t recovered from shorebird hunting.
A summer favorite with mountain laurel blooming in early June and blueberry bushes later on.
Only about a dozen breeding sites exist in state, with one of the reliable locations being the CT River estuary.
Edible Nettle! Learn how to differentiate these two plants – both edible and nutritious.
An easy stroll through gardens and woodlands, you won’t want to miss the springtime flowers on the Palmer Trail.
Watch out for breeding areas in the CT River estuary, there may be Piping Plover eggs on the shore!
How to identify this edible, invasive plant plus how to make Garlic Mustard Pesto.
A loop hike to Seven Falls that avoids the most used parking area and takes you over beautiful, rugged terrain along the way. Plus you’ll gain expert status at reading trail blazes.
You can still make a change for the better while staying safe, staying home. Try one of these tips.
Learn about rare bird species living in the lower CT River valley and how and where to spot the secretive American Bittern.
Hike to Millers Pond from a secluded trailhead while enjoying views from Bear Rock, mountain laurel groves, cliffs, and a variety of forest ecosystems along the way.
Wrapping paper is not recyclable in Connecticut – not even if it’s made from recycled paper. Here’s what to do instead of unrecyclable wrapping paper.
deKoven House Community Center
27 Washington Street
Middletown, CT 06457
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