Great Cedars Conservation Park West

| September 10, 2016

Great Cedars Conservation Park West

1.25 miles; Old Saybrook, CT This was a totally spontaneous stop on my way home from The Preserve—the structure below with the flags caught my eye. I’d have gotten a close-up of the blue structure in there, but it was quite prominently posted “Private Property,” and I wasn’t about to test that. It looked like […]

The Preserve

| September 10, 2016

The Preserve

4.25 miles; Old Saybrook, CT I have had this spot on my list for a long time… ever since reading a Hartford Courant article about it. Finally got there and there was a trail closure, so I’m gonna keep it on my list, I guess. But it was still a very interesting walk. Lots of elevation […]

Machimoodus State Park

| September 4, 2016

Machimoodus State Park

3.5 miles; East Haddam, CT Area I’ve never hiked in before? Check. Views of the Salmon River? Check. Mysterious noises dating back centuries? Check, check, and check! I was in. This just started as a google maps perusal. I keep a custom google map of places I’d like to hike, named, uh, “Places I’d Like to […]

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