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Ring in the New Year - Easy to Moderate Walk to Paul Matisse Forest Bells

Date and Time

Monday, January 1, 2018, 12:30PM - 3:30PM

Location

Rocky Hill Conservation Area, Groton, MA,
Massachusetts, Central,
MA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

First Day Outdoors - Ring in the New Year with this Family Friendly walk to Paul Matisse Forest Bells in Groton, MA. Join us for a walk through Mass Audubon's Rocky Hill Conservation area to Groton Conservation land to see these beautiful kinetic sculptures in the trees. This hike takes about 2 hours. Leader will advise about snow and ice conditions closer to the date. Trails are rocky in places with small to moderate hills and some wet areas. For your safety, you must wear close toed shoes. Wear layers and bring a hat and gloves. Bring water and snacks. Dogs are not permitted on Mass Audubon conservation land. Waivers are required for all attendees. Adults can sign when they arrive for themselves and for their children. If you plan to bring any child for whom you cannot sign, ask their parents to sign the waiver in advance by downloading the form using the link below.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Related Link(s):

Directions to Rocky Hill Conservation Area
Information about Paul Matisse Forest Bells
Link to AMC Waiver Form

Driving Directions


East or West: From Rte 2 take exit 40B to 495 north to Lowell. Continue north to exit 31, Rte 119 to Groton. Remain on 119 to the traffic lights at the junction of Rte 225 and proceed straight for approximately .4 miles and take a left onto Robin Hill Road. The sanctuary parking area is located in .1 mile just above the corner of Cardinal Lane. Look for the Rocky Hill sign. North or South: Take 495 to exit 31, Rte 119 to Groton. Remain on 119 to the traffic lights at the junction of Rte 225 and proceed straight for approximately .4 miles and take a left onto Robin Hill Road. The sanctuary parking area is located in .1 mile just above the corner of Cardinal Lane. Look for the Rocky Hill sign. Please note: Parking area not plowed in winter. Latitude/Longitude: 42.581056, -71.531061

Close up of Matisse Forest Bell

Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Worcester (Mass.)

Status

Open

Difficulty

Easy to Moderate

Audience

Families


Leader


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