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Explore The Montville Conservation Center

Educational Walk Multiple Activities

Sat. Jun 1

10:00 am

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12:00 pm

1.2 miles

Open Event

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Join us at the Montville Conservation Center for a guided walk to learn about the history of the site and identify plants and other natural features. There will also be a family friendly scavenger hunt with limited prizes available. Participants can explore the Conservation Center at their own pace to complete the scavenger hunt. We will hold the event as planned if there is light rain.

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Rain Date

June 2, 2024

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Meeting Location Details

The Conservation Center entrance is almost directly across from the Montville High School entrance on Chesterfield Road.

TRAILHEAD INFORMATION
The Nature Center Entrance offers parking for 6-8 cars. It can be reached via RT 395 or via RT 2. Additional parking is available at the Community Center at Fair Oaks (836 Old Colchester Road).

VIA CT TPKE (RT 395) NORTH or SOUTH:
Take Exit 6. (Old Exit 79)
Turn right onto Rt. 163 (toward Oakdale).
Travel approximately 2.5 miles, turn left onto Chesterfield Rd. (opposite town landfill).
Go .5 miles to intersection Chesterfield Rd./Old Colchester Rd.
Go straight through the intersection, and the Conservation Center entrance is almost directly across from the Montville High School entrance on Chesterfield Road.

From HARTFORD VIA RT 2:
Take Rt. 2 to Colchester
From Rt. 2 take Exit 19 towards New London (Rt. 11).
Turn left off the ramp onto Rt. 82 and go to Rt. 85 intersection (traffic light), turn right.
Go 3.8 miles to Chesterfield four corners (firehouse and traffic light), turn left onto Chesterfield Rd.
Travel approximately 4 miles to Chesterfield Rd./Old Colchester Rd. intersection.
The Conservation Center entrance is almost directly across from the Montville High School entrance on Chesterfield Road.

Click on the red map pin for the event address.

Families In The Park (Formerly Great Park Pursuit)

Leashed Dogs Permitted