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Scenic Hike - June 1st, 2019

Connecticut Trails Day - Pequonnock River Valley - Trumbull CT


Photos (fullsize) here: 2019 Trails Day Hike - Parlor Rock

 

Q & A

When is the hike?

Saturday, June 1, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Where do we meet?

Indian Ledge Park Rd., Trumbull. Next to the dog park. at 9:45 Am
Directions to Parking >> You can zoom in real close and use the satellite map to see the actual parking area

About the hike?

We will hike through the beautiful and historic Pequonnock River Valley from Indian Ledge Park to Old Mine Park and back. Experience waterfalls, woodlands and streams. Hike along the old Housatonic Railroad for a portion. See the scant remains of Parlor Rock Park -- one of the first amusement parks in the U.S. Visit the remnants of a 150-year-old mill along the banks of the Pequonnock River.

Play Trail Bingo and win prizes sponsored by Denali Outdoors. This is a very child-friendly hike. As always, we will do our part to keep the outdoors clean by collecting trash along the way.

 

A few highlights:

  • See waterfalls, woodlands and streams
  • Hike for a portion of the old Housatonic Railroad /li>
  • See and hear about the history of Parlor Rock Park one of the first amusement parks in the U.S.
  • Visit the remnants of a 150-year-old mill

Further Info

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

A Map of the Park >