Family Hike/ Petting Animals And A Picnic

Family-friendly Hike Multiple Activities

Sun. Jun 2

09:00 am


02:00 pm

3/4 to 1 mile

69 Open Spots

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JACKSON COVE PARK/ OXFORD LOOP TRAIL. Hike the Oxford Loop Trail which begins and ends at the Jackson Cove Park Pavilion on Lake Zoar in Oxford. This is a Family-oriented event sponsored by the Oxford Land Trust. We will pass charcoal hearth sites, and beautiful views of Lake Zoar. Not stroller-friendly. Wear sturdy shoes and tick spray. After returning from the HIKE, there will be a NATURE PRESENTATION featuring THE REPTILE NOOK with petting animals with names like “Bubbles”, “Cassie”, “Peach”, and “Bluey”. After learning about and petting the animals, there will be a picnic lunch hosted by the OXFORD LAND TRUST’S board of directors for all those attending. For information and to register, call 203.232.6720. When entering Jackson Cove Park, mention to the attendant that you are attending the Oxford Land Trust event. For preview of OXFORD LOOP TRAIL, visit and click on properties, then jackson cove trails, then oxford loop trail and view video featuring director Peter Petrochko. Sorry, no dogs allowed.

Event Leader(s)

Margaret (Margy) Elliott

(203) 232-6720

Rain Date

no rain date.

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Meeting Location Details

98 Jackson Cove Road, Oxford, CT

When entering Jackson Cove Park, mention to the gate attendant that you are attending the Oxford Land Trust event at the Pavilion.

Click on the red map pin for the event address.

CFPA Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail

Families In The Park (Formerly Great Park Pursuit)

No Dogs Permitted