Tillinghast Pond Management Area

| October 8, 2012

Tillinghast Pond Management Area

4.15 miles   ★★★★ nice hike, nice day, if a little cool. i got to wear my brand-new blaze orange fleece vest, so cool was fine with me. first time i’ve been here alone, and it was actually prettier than i remembered. did 2 of the 3 loops, but i was under some time constraints, or […]

Tillighast Pond

| August 8, 2012

Tillighast Pond

4.0 miles   ★★★★ usual suspects hike. the weather was warm and humid, but nothing like this past weekend. we cut it a bit short more for time constraints than any other reason. this is really a pretty property, with great trails which are well-maintained and very clearly marked. i’d like to come back on my […]

Tillighast Management Area

| March 28, 2012

Tillighast Management Area

★★★★½  5.5 miles another master gardener friends hike. fantastic property, very varied and beautiful. we saw a magnificent old magnolia tree (flowering!) and some lilacs (not flowering yet) by the cellar hole of what must have been the farmhouse, an ancient-looking apple orchard, some old mill sites, fields, and lots of piney woods. but we […]

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