Connecticut Trails Day Events 2021

Connecticut Trails Day Events 2021

JUNE 5, 10:30AM – 12:00PM. WETHERSFIELD NATURE WALK — GMCT WOOD PARCEL

Nature hike for little kids at the Wood Parcel, Bring your young naturalist for a short walk over the bridge, through the woods, by the turtle pond, along the marsh and brook, and out to the farm fields where corn is being planted, strawberries ripening and spinach harvested. If we’re lucky we’ll see turtles in the pond, muskrats, beaver or great blue heron or green heron in the brook, and birds soaring over head.

Rain Plan: Rain or shine.
Leader(s): Jim Woodworth
Leader #1’s Cell Number: 860-808-9968
Leader #1’s Email Address: jkwoodworth5@att.net
Total Distance (miles): .4
Event Pre-registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Registration: Registration opens on May 20. Click here to register: https://www.ctwoodlands.org/ct-trails-weekend/events-2021/wethersfield-nature-walk-gmct-wood-parcel-record-6536
Maximum Attendees: 15
Directions: See Google Maps.
Sponsored by: Great Meadows Conservation Trust

JUNE 6, 9:00AM – 12:00PM. WETHERSFIELD BIKE RIDE—WETHERSFIELD COVE/ OLD WETHERSFIELD/ GREAT MEADOWS/ FERRY/ GLASTONBURY

Wethersfield to Glastonbury Bike Ride starting at Wethersfield Cove, peddling through the historic village, along farm roads through the meadows, across the Ferry ($4.00 round trip cost), up Ferry Lane to Killam-Bassette Farmstead in Glastonbury and back.

Rain Plan: Rain or shine.
Leader(s): Jim Woodworth
Leader #1’s Cell Number: 860-808-9968
Leader #1’s Email Address: jkwoodworth5@att.net
Total Distance (miles): 15
Event Pre-registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Registration: Registration opens on May 20 Click here to register: https://www.ctwoodlands.org/ct-trails-weekend/events-2021/wethersfield-bike-wethersfield-cove-old-wethersfield-great-meadows
Maximum Attendees: 15
Directions: See Google Maps.
Sponsored by: Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Bike/Walk Wethersfield
Additional Documents: Cove+Ferry_bike_trail_map-final_web.pdf

JUNE 6, 10:00AM – 11:30AM. WETHERSFIELD PADDLE — WETHERSFIELD COVE PADDLE

Join Great Meadows Conservation Trust’s Paul Woodworth and USCA Certified Canoe Instructor Dan Pelletier, in a paddle around Wethersfield Cove. Explore the north side of the cove and Folly Brook. View birdlife and learn about clean water efforts. This is a novice paddle. A limited number of boats are available. Life vests are required. Sunscreen, snacks and water are highly recommended. High water cancels. Registration includes signing your waiver and agreeing to all COVID-19 protocols.

Rain Plan: Contact leader for rain plan.
Leader(s): Paul Woodworth
Leader #1’s Cell Number: 860-558-4819
Leader #1’s E-mail Address: info@gmct.org
Total Distance (miles): 3
Event Pre-registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Registration: Register at this link: https://www.ctriver.org/event/trails-day-paddle-wethersfield-ct/
Maximum Attendees: 15
Directions: See Google Maps.
Sponsored by: Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Connecticut River Conservancy

JUNE 6, 10:00AM – 12:00PM. GLASTONBURY PADDLE — CONNECTICUT RIVER PADDLE

Join the Connecticut River Conservancy’s Lower River Steward Kelsey Wentling and GMCT’s Tim Lewis for a paddle on the CT River. Explore the meandering CT River, Crow Point Cove and Keeney Cove. Observe bird life and natural and man made changes to the River. Limit 15 boats. Life vests are required. You must also provide your own canoe or kayak. Sunscreen, snacks and water are highly recommended.

Rain Plan: Contact leader for rain plan.
Leader(s): Tim Lewis
Leader #1’s Cell Number: 860-558-4819
Leader #1’s E-mail Address: hand2dplow@yahoo.com
Total Distance (miles): 6
Event Pre-registration: Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Registration: Register at this link: https://www.ctriver.org/event/trails-day-paddle-glastonbury-ct/
Maximum Attendees: 15
Directions: See Google Maps.
Sponsored by: Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Connecticut River Conservancy