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Glacial Features Walks, Sudbury

Date and Time

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:30AM - 12:00PM

Location

Massachusetts, Boston Area,
MA

Registration

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



Overview

9:30am-12:00pm. Registration Required via email; call only if you have questions. Limit 12 participants. Join glaciologist/geophysicist Bruce Porter for a walk through Gray Reservation/Haynes Meadow Reservation/Water District protection zone to explore the many features formed by the glacier that blanketed New England 10,000 yrs. ago. Kettles pit the plane and kame terraces rise abruptly to create beautiful vistas of the wetlands below. Be able to identify eskers, erratics, kames, and more on your next hike. Flat with one steep 50 foot section. Bring water. Severe weather postpones to rain date the following day (Sun, Nov 17). Directions: Meet at the Curtis Middle School, 22 Pratts Mill Road, Sudbury. (lat/long is 42.380893, -71.432735) The parking lot is to the right of the school and behind it, just beyond the basketball courts. Questions: Contact Bruce Porter (cell: 508-244-9523). L Bruce Porter.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Driving Directions

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Meet at the Curtis Middle School, (-71.43282, 42.381020) 22 Pratts Mill Road, Sudbury. From Sudbury Center, at the intersection of Hudson Rd./Route 27 and Concord Road, head West on Hudson Road/Rte. 27 for 2/10 mile. Turn left onto Peakham Rd. (horse farm on corner). Travel 1 mile down Peakham Road, passing through the first set of 4-way stop signs, to a second set of 4-way stop signs. At the stop signs, turn right onto Pratts Mill Road. In 100 feet, take the right turn into Curtis Middle School, ignoring the signs reading "Buses only during school hours". As the entry road curves left, take the first right past the fenced-in basketball court. We will meet by the parking area on the right side, before the road curves around the back of the school.

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Activities

Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Walks

Offered By

Boston

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


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