August 24, 2019

New Year’s Day Hike in Hartman Park with Lyme Land Trust Postponed to Jan. 14

Take a hike in Hartman Park on Jan. 14.

12/29 UPDATE: This hike has been postponed to Sunday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m. due to the inclement weather forecast for this coming weekend.

Start the New Year off with a refreshing walk in the woods. All are welcome.

Hike a moderately easy 2.6-mile portion of the Goodwin Trail through the Nehantic State Forest and Hartman Park, led by Wendolyn Hill, Lyme Land Trust board member and Town of Lyme Open Space Coordinator. Hikers will visit old CCC camp foundations, pass ancient colonial ruins and pause to appreciate the view from the beloved Bald Nubble on the red trail at Hartman Park.

A snack will be provided. Bring water or something to drink. Don’t forget your walking stick.  It is anticipated the hike will last around two and a half hours.

Meet at the trailhead to the Goodwin Trail at Hartman Park, Gungy Road, Lyme (Lat. 41.43608 Long. 72.29009) at 1 p.m. to car-pool to the Holmes Road parking lot in East Lyme.

The Richard H. Goodwin Trail, overseen by the Eightmile River Wild & Scenic Coordinating Committee, is an extended 14-mile trail system crossing four towns: East Haddam, Salem, Lyme and East Lyme.

Inclement weather cancels. Check for updates at this link.

Directions from Rte. 156 in Lyme: Take Rte 156 to Beaver Brook Road. Travel about 2.7 miles on Beaver Brook Road. Turn left onto Gungy Road. Travel about 1.5 miles. Park along the road.

For further information, contact openspace@townlyme.org

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