Sun, Dec 10|
Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area
Guided Winter Hike Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area
Join the Colchester Land Trust for a winter hike in the Babcock Pond State property in Colchester, CT on Sun. Dec. 10, 2023. Hike is approx. 4 miles long, snow or shine, family friendly, leashed dogs welcome.
Time & Location
Dec 10, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area, Colchester, CT 06415, USA
About the event
The next Colchester Land Trust (CLT) “Discover Colchester” hike will take place on Sunday, December 10th at 1:00 PM at the Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area. Snow or Shine. Adults, children and leashed dogs welcome.
This hike is approximately four miles long, mostly on a logging road and open paths, but hikers should wear appropriate footwear and be prepared for various trail conditions.
As a wildlife management area, Babcock provides 1500 acres of forest, swamps and ponds. It contains miles of unmarked hiking trails. History has it, that Boston Red Sox legend, Ted Williams hunted in this area.
Please RSVP for this hike at the link provided.
CLT Members Free, non-member adults $5.00. All children under 18 years old are free.
Refunds only if canceled or rescheduled but CLT.
Very bad weather will cancel. You will be emailed about any changes plus it will be posted on the website and social media.
Questions? Contact hike leader Contact D. Albert at email DKA@gmail.com for additional information.
Please bring adequate water and snacks for the hike.
Leashed dogs welcome.
Wear appropriate footwear and dress for the weather. Bug and Tick repellent recommended unless it is below freezing.
Rt. 2 Eastbound, take Exit 16 and turn right onto Rt. 149 South. Go approximately 1 mile and take left onto Cato Corner Rd. Follow Cato Corner to intersection of Cato Corner and Rt. 16. Go straight across onto Standish Road, off Rt. 16. Bear right at first stop sign. Turn right onto Red School House Rd. Park in the cul-de-sac at the end of Red School House Rd.
Rt. 2 Westbound travelers, take Exit 16, turn left onto Rt. 149 South and follow directions above.
Contact D. Albert at email DKA@gmail.com for additional information.
Discover Colchester hikes are hosted by the CLT to bring awareness to natural areas in our town that may not be owned or preserved by the CLT but are part of the ecology, conservation, and open space in our community.
The Colchester Land Trust is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that works to permanently protect open space in Colchester. Protecting land takes time and funding. Please go to colchesterlandtrust.org to volunteer, join or donate.