Moderate

Mine Hill Preserve Hike

Dog-friendly Educational Walk Family-friendly

Sat. Jun 1

09:00 am

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10:30 am

3 miles

15 Open Spots

Join Kelsey Leach, Science Teacher at Northwestern Regional High School for an informative talk about the fascinating history of Mine Hill Preserve. Kelsey will be joined by John Smoliga, RLT President and Geologist. Learn about this 19th century iron-making complex and the rise and fall of this industrial venture. You will see the remnants of the roasting ovens and blast furnace used to process the iron ore, and see renderings of what Mine Hill looked like during its heyday from 1865 to 1872. The hike is the start of a day filled with celebrating Mine Hill’s 45th anniversary of being listed in the National Register of Historic Places visit¬†https://roxburylandtrust.org/event/mine-hill-preserve-celebration-and-ct-trails-day/for more information.

Event Leader(s)

Kelsey Leach

(860) 350-4148

development@roxburylandtrust.org

Organization Partners

Meeting Location Details

32 Mine Hill Road, Roxbury, CT

Please maximize use of the parking lot and carpool as parking is limited.

Click on the red map pin for the event address.

Families In The Park (Formerly Great Park Pursuit)

Leashed Dogs Permitted