Solstice Hike

| December 21, 2014

Solstice Hike

4.6 miles; stonington, ct for my solstice hike this year i picked barn island. okay, honestly? i forgot it was the solstice. i had an errand in stonington, and i now tailor my errands around hikes. i hadn’t been to barn island in a few weeks, so i thought i’d do my errand and get […]

Chaney Wildlife Sanctuary

| December 20, 2014

Chaney Wildlife Sanctuary

3.5 miles; montville, ct today my never-ending quest to find non-hunting areas to hike on saturdays led me to this audubon society property in montville, ct. the write-up on the sanctuaries page of the audubon website reads This 233-acre Sanctuary can be easily explored on its well-developed trails. Highlights include upland forest, field, swamp, and […]

Hikes with Bathrooms and a Word About Hunting

| December 20, 2014

Hikes with Bathrooms and a Word About Hunting

5.33 miles; west greenwich, ri this morning i planned on hiking the wickaboxet wildlife management area from the tillinghast pond trailhead on plain road, which would have made this hike a 6-1/2 miler, but when i got there, i was unable to even park my car because the rather large lot was full of flatbed […]

Francis Carter with a New Friend

| December 17, 2014

Francis Carter with a New Friend

3.9 miles; charlestown, ri this was a “usual suspects” hike, and this time we invited a new friend. this is me with fidget, one of the suspects’ adorable corgi. isn’t she beautiful? and such a good trail dog! she was quiet and stayed with us, which i think is quite an accomplishment considering those little tiny […]

Lincoln Woods

| December 15, 2014

Lincoln Woods

2.75 miles; lincoln, ri i’ve posted about lincoln woods before, but that time i just walked the paved “paulson loop.” this post is about some actual hiking trails through the actual woods. i have revised the hikefinder to reflect this, also. i found a trail map on facebook of the various equestrian and hiking trails […]

A Pachaug State Forest Ramble

| December 14, 2014

A Pachaug State Forest Ramble

3.45 miles; voluntown, ct maybe once a year, the hubs actually hikes with me, instead of ahead of me. this was one of those rare hikes. he likes to take long walks through the pachaug state forest, just wandering aimlessly and checking out roads and paths that look interesting. he offered to show me one trip he […]

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