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2019 Fall Gathering Naturalist Hike

Date and Time

Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:15AM - 12:30PM

Location

Bourne, MA,
Massachusetts, Cape Cod,
MA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact registrar below.



Overview

This activity is part of the 2019 AMC Fall Gathering and is open to registered participants of that event-if you wish to participate in this activity, please register for the Fall Gathering at www.outdoors.org/fallgathering., limited to 20 participants. Join Nancy Wigley, AMC Life Member and Educator/Naturalist (author of "Trailside Treasures, Plants of Cape Cod" and "Looking at Lichens, A Journey of Discovery beginning on Cape Cod"), on an informative hike in the Four Pond Conservation Area to explore the necklace of fresh water ponds (following its journey to the sea), springs, spillways, and site of the old Tahanto Fishing Club, the Iron Foundry, Trout Hatchery and Grist Mill. This is an enchanting woodland rich in history now hidden by lovely ferns, club mosses, partridgeberry, and orchids, etc. providing ideal habitat for wildlife. Walk in the footsteps of two of our presidents, Grover Cleveland and Calvin Coolidge, who fished these ponds. Easy 2.5 - 3 miles even terrain with one or two slight inclines. Travel Time from Camp Burgess is 20 - 25 minutes. Participants need sturdy footwear, water, snack and hiking poles optional. This activity is part of the 2019 AMC Fall Gathering and is open to registered participants of that event-if you wish to participate in this activity, please register for the Fall Gathering at www.outdoors.org/fallgathering. limited to 20 participants.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Related Link(s):

AMC Fall Gathering Website

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Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Southeastern Massachusetts

Status

Open

Difficulty

Wooded trails with a few 20 - 30 foot climbs

Audience

Adults (18+)


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