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Historic Hike - October 21st, 2017

Old Mine Park, Trumbull CT

Q & A

When was the hike?

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
10:00am to approximately 12:30pm (rain date - Sunday)

Where did we meet?

At the main parking lot of Old Mine Park at 9:45 Am
Please Note: Parking Requirement of Trumbull Residency has been waived for the day -
Out of Towners WILL NOT get a ticket

Directions to Parking >> You can zoom in real close and use the satellite map to see the actual parking area

Where did we hike?

We explored history and nature of the park by visiting the various mine remnants as well as noting some of the unusual scenery and plant life.

What didcwe learn?

We learned about the local geology by exploring mining excavation areas. We learned about the history of the park including old mining and recreational activities. We also learned about the natural world by studying native plants and animals and exploring ridges, valleys, rivers and streams.

Further Info

Cost: FREE
Hike Leaders: K. Malone and J. Lauria, R. Coffey and J. Winschel
Difficulty: Moderate (Gently rising/temperate terrain with occasional obstacles)
Ages: All ages. Ages 6 - 12 require a caregiver present.

About the Park (Map and Historical Background) >