Arcadia WMA, Shelter and Breakheart Trails

| May 28, 2014

Arcadia WMA, Shelter and Breakheart Trails

7.27 miles, 2 mph technically, this hike also includes a section of the john b. hudson trail, which we picked up at its intersection with the shelter trail. no one i know is a particular fan of that section of the shelter trail, which follows the east bank of breakheart brook as far as breakheart […]

Pulaski Park

| May 25, 2014

Pulaski Park

4.64 miles, 2.2 mph sorry for the long blogging hiatus, peeps. things in new england get kind of crazy in the springtime once the weather breaks. there’s so much yard work to do! yes, i am [shudder] gardening again. the dh has taken a part time, on site contract, which means that some of the actual [shudder] gardening chores […]

RI Veteran’s Cemetery & Queen’s River Preserve

| May 23, 2014

RI Veteran's Cemetery & Queen's River Preserve

5.73 miles, 2.5 mph i had a couple of objectives for today’s hike. one was to see how easy it is to get from the uri master gardener trail that winds around the ri veteran’s cemetery to the trails on the queen’s river preserve. turns out, pretty easy. the other objective was to visit my […]

Arcadia WMA, Mt. Tom Trail to Stone Chairs

| May 21, 2014

Arcadia WMA, Mt. Tom Trail to Stone Chairs

6.87 miles, 2.3 mph great day for a “usual suspects” hike in arcadia. we chose the mount tom trail, but only went as far as the stone chairs which are on the ledges. the mount tom trail continues across route 165 and ends at the escoheag trail. this hike was a regular wildflower bonanza. there […]

Pachaug SF, Pachaug & Nehantic Trails

| May 21, 2014

Pachaug SF, Pachaug & Nehantic Trails

4.57 miles, 2 mph if you’re at all like me, you simply cannot continually pass a trail head without needing to see what’s there. i can’t count the number of times i passed this sign. it’s at the intersection of routes 138 and 201 in voluntown. i finally decided to satisfy my curiosity on tuesday […]

Billings Lake Open Space

| May 20, 2014

Billings Lake Open Space

3.16 miles, 1.9 mph you didn’t actually think i’d only walked 1/2 mile on sunday did you? i did not. i just haven’t had time to put this second sunday post up until today. this north stonington town property is another “secret” hiking trail i found in my wanderings. it’s accessible from the billings lake […]

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