Celebrate National Trails Day Saturday June 7th

Saturday, June 7. 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. An official CT Trails Day Event, #104, and a CT State Parks Family Adventure, "The Great Park Pursuit." Walk the Locks on the former Farmington Canal, now a Greenway, from northern Hamden into southern Cheshire. Begin at the Keeper’s House at Lock 14 in Hamden, where you can pick up a trail map, trail mix, and a drink and view an exhibit of the former canal and railroad. Then walk (or bike, blade, or jog) north to the Lock Keeper’s Museum at Lock 12 in Cheshire, a distance of 3 miles. Some spaces will be available in the leader’s vehicle to bring people back to the start, or participants can arrange their own shuttle or return via the same route for a total of 6 miles. Self-guided or leader accompanied (leader starts at 11:00 AM). Meet leaders Lisa Fernandez and Bill Horowitz at Lock Keeper’s House in Hamden, off of Whitney Avenue/Route 10 across the street from the Sleeping Giant Country Club and Aunt Chilada’s. Park on the grass. Questions, rain plan, and to register: contact Lisa, (203) 654-1795,

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The Farmington Canal Rail-To-Trail Association
940 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT-06517

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