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First Day Hike: Candlewood Hill Wildlife Management Area

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

FREE and Open to the Public
Join GOSA volunteers on a First Day Winter hike

DESCRIPTION: Difficult, 2 1/2 miles, 2+ hours
See spectacular rock formations, ridges, ravines, quarries, a rare pitch pine preserve at near 300 ft elevation.
Trail conditions include uneven terrain, steep climbs, no maps or trail blazes.

PREPARATION: Dress warmly in layers, wear boots with good traction, (carry micro spikes weather dependent).
Bring water and snack.
Hiking poles recommended, a few available to borrow.
Plan to stay with group.
No children or pets please

REGISTRATION Contact: Joan Smith at 860 536-9811 or [email protected]

PARKING: Next to 1425 Gold Star Highway (Granite Group); look for GOSA Event signs on the south side of the road.

Heavy Rain or Snow Cancels: check GOSA’s Face Book page for updates


January 1
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Groton Open Space Association, Inc