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New for AMC Stony Creek Trolley Trail to Quarry and Back

Date and Time

Sunday, July 26, 2020, 10:30AM - 4:00PM

Location

Trolley Trail, Tilcon Road, Branford CT,
Connecticut, East of River,
CT

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

A diverse 10 mile hike.. along an old Trolly Route..with footbridges over tidal inlets.. through the village of Stony Creek with excellent views..out to the Thimble Islands.. then Branford Trail to the wooded trail to the Stony Creek Quarry… famous for supplying the pink granite for many NY building including the Statue of Liberty. bring a lunch we will stop and eat along the way. http://scrcog.org/wp-content/uploads/trails/branford/RecTrails_BR9_6-2-16.pdf http://scrcog.org/wp-content/uploads/trails/branford/RecTrails_BR6_6-2-16.pdf https://branfordlandtrust.org/wp-cont3nt/uploads/2014/01/StonyCreekWashburn.pdf https://branfordlandtrust.org/explore/trail-maps/ http://scrcog.org/wp-content/uploads/trails/branford/alt/RecTrails_BT5_Alt_6-2-16.pdf You are required to reserve a spot on this hike. Hit "Register" STRENOUS in AMC ratings During the hike social distancing will be required and face coverings will be required when social distancing maybe a challenge (especially at the beginning, during breaks and end of hike). Please don't attend if feeling ill or you were around a COVID patient. Bring Face mask and hand sanitizer. BE FIT and STAY WITH GROUP- WE HIKE FAST 2.5 mph w. few stops 5 hrs. on rough trails in all weather- Don't overestimate your ability-.this is for advanced hikers- STRENOUS in AMC ratings Dogs okay w. leash/vaccination but YOU must check park rules BRING: http://www.hikesafe.com/index.php?page=full-gear-list, printed map, phone, H2O, snacks, raincoat, head light, poles, coat for overnite temps. Card with your emergency contact in top of pack. Comment for everyone below/ Message others from their profile on CT AMC Meetup pagre

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Driving Directions

Click map for driving directions

Near Pine Orchard Golf Course.. no sign for Tilcon Road it is off of Toteket Rd in Branford.. google Branford Trolley Trail

Stoney Creek

Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Connecticut

Status

Wait Listed

Audience

Adults (18+)


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