TriTown Forest Preserve

| June 3, 2019

TriTown Forest Preserve

2 miles; Preston, Griswold, and North Stonington, CT Today was a garden club hike on a lovely day, led by a member of Avalonia (there is some overlap between members of my garden club and members of Avalonia) and a very knowledgeable guide, who was able to identify bird calls and plants. Plus, I got […]

TriTown Forest Preserve Wapayu Trail, Part 2

| February 5, 2019

TriTown Forest Preserve Wapayu Trail, Part 2

4.2 miles; North Stonington, Preston, and Griswold, CT What a surprise! Back here for Part 2 of the Wapayu Trail the very next day! Again, the weather was unexpectedly great, and I wound up more enamored of this trail than I was yesterday. This is a gorgeous hike. Seriously. Do. Not. Miss. When I got back […]

TriTown Forest Preserve Wapayu Trail, Part 1

| February 4, 2019

TriTown Forest Preserve Wapayu Trail, Part 1

2.8 miles; North Stonington, Preston, and Griswold, CT The weather was just so beautiful (especially for February!) that I had to get out, and I’m very glad I did. This section of the TriTown Preserve is flat out gorgeous. Strenuous, but gorgeous. I started, again, later than I planned to, so I cut it short, […]

Tri-Town Forest East

| August 21, 2018

Tri-Town Forest East

4.2 miles; Preston, Griswold and North Stonington, CT Today’s hike was a special treat! I was contacted through this very blog by a member of Avalonia Land Conservancy with an offer of a tour of their newly-acquired Tri-Town Forest Preserve. I asked if I could invite friends, and when he said I could, I posted […]

STL#5—Hopeville Pond SP

| July 31, 2018

STL#5—Hopeville Pond SP

2.56 miles; Griswold, CT [Ed. Note: I have been EXTREMELY remiss in posting for the past few months. A lot of personal drama. But I have made a vow to post at least once a day until I’m caught up. So watch the dates on these, as there is quite a backlog.] ¯\_(ツ)_/¯  Okay, I […]

Unnamed Parcel, N. Stonington

| September 21, 2017

Unnamed Parcel, N. Stonington

5 miles; North Stonington, Griswold, and Preston, CT Some Garden Club friends who are also members of Avalonia Land Conservancy invited me along to view a parcel they’re trying to get the money together to purchase in North Stonington. It is a huge, 400-acre property which abuts some Nature Conservancy parcels and other Avalonia land, […]

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