Nehantic Trail West End

Family-friendly Hike Nature Walk

Sat. Jun 1

09:00 am


02:00 pm

4.1 miles

Open Event

Come and hike with Friends of Pachaug Forest (FOPF) along the Nehantic Trail. This moderate 4.1 mile hike is the first of a series of three hikes during which FOPF will lead participants in hiking the entire Nehantic Trail. On this hike you will cross some of the highest elevations in Pachaug SF, circle the rim of a scenic gorge, pass through a working ridgetop farm and likely catch a glimpse of some rare native orchids. Bring water, snacks and bug repellent. FOPF hike Leader is Michael Lane, who was previously a Board Member of FOPF and was one of the founders of the organization.

Event Leader(s)

Mike Lane

(860) 861-5404

Rain Date

June 2

Organization Partners

Meeting Location Details

Pachaug State Forest Parking, Cutoff Rd, Voluntown, CT

Directions: Follow Route 49 for 1.5 miles north from Voluntown and turn west toward Pachaug State Forest Headquarters on Headquarters Road at the Smokey Bear sign. Follow Headquarters Road to the CCC Monument and turn left to the Chapman Field Parking.

Meeting Point At Chapman Field
41.59388823702866, -71.86756753292954
Google Point=   H4VJ+FX Voluntown, Connecticut

Click on the red map pin for the event address.

CFPA Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail

Families In The Park (Formerly Great Park Pursuit)

Leashed Dogs Permitted