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23rd Annual Anniversary Hike

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 9:30AM - 1:30PM

Location

Chesterfield Gorge Picnic area, River Rd. Chesterfield MA,
Massachusetts, Berkshires,
MA

Registration

Registration is not required for this activity. However, you may wish to contact the leader(s) if you have any questions.

Overview

The 23rd Annual Anniversary Hike will take place at Chesterfield Gorge on October 4, 2022. This show-and-go hike includes a 3 mile stretch on a woods road next to the Westfield River to our elevenses (too early for Lunch) spot beside the river. After a leisurely break, we will return to the starting point/picnic area for a social hour celebration. All are welcome. For those wishing to join us for munchies and more, you are welcome to meet us on our return around noon at the picnic tables. Hikers need to be prepared for seasonal conditions depending on the weather. Check the weather forecast. Poles are optional as this is a gently sloping or flat road. Bring a light lunch, water and hors d"oeuvres, fruit, dip, or dessert if you would like to share something during the potluck anniversary celebration. Champagne/sparkling beverage will be available for the anniversary toast.

AMC Trip Policy

COVID 19 Information: As of December 1, 2021 AMC requires volunteers be vaccinated or receive a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the start of an event. AMC relies on the honor system for compliance. Participants may be required to wear masks, provide proof of vaccination, or in the alternative a current (within 72 hours) negative PCR test as a condition of attending this event. For your personal safety, you should expect to be in the presence of vaccinated and unvaccinated people in all AMC settings and should make choices about participating accordingly.

Cost

Free

Driving Directions

Click map for driving directions

From Northampton follow Rte. 9 W 4.4 miles. Turn left onto Chesterfield Rd., Rte 143 W. At intersection of 143 and Ireland St. take Ireland St. south for .8 miles. Turn left on to River Rd. and park at Trustees of Reservations. From South take Rte. 20 W. Turn right on to Rte.112 in Huntington. In South Worthingtonturn right on to Highland which becomes Ireland St.Proceed 3.3 miles and turn right on to River Rd. and the Trustees of Reservations parking lot.

Chesterfield Gorge

Activity

Hiking

Offered By

Western Massachusetts

Status

Open

Difficulty

Easy

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader



Peggy has been leading this very special hike for a number of years.