Upcoming hikes for 2022

September 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.
Upper Pine Brook Preserve

MxLT Annual Meeting and hikes to follow.

Join John LeShane for a two-mile walk and talk on the 28-acre Pine Brook Preserve. The trail follows Pine Brook as it cascades the remains of a granite quarry operation, a mysterious wall, and other interesting features.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks as desired. Meet on Chestnut Hill Rd. 1.5 miles south of its junction with Rt. 16. For more information and to RSVP, please contact the Land Trust office at 860-343-7537 or contact Hike Leader, John LeShane, at 860-342-0658.

October 15, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Sellew Preserve

Join John LeShane on a 4-mile hike on the 40-acre Sellew Preserve in East Hampton. The hike route will feature an old highway that bisects the preserve and offers views of a pond eventually reaching Airline Trail and the Rapallo viaduct with more distinct views.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks as desired. Meet at the end of Dogwood Drive off Smith St. in East Hampton. For more information and to RSVP, please contact the Land Trust office at 860-343-7537 or contact Hike Leader, John LeShane, at 860 342-0658.

November 19, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Meshomasic’s Rattlesnake Brook Preserve Project

The Middlesex Land Trust is offering a 4-mile hike on the 147-acre Meshomasic Rattlesnake Brook Preserve near Great Hill Pond in Portland. The hike features an abandoned granite quarry, a 10-acre beaver pond, and a visit to the Blue-Blazed Shenipsit Trail and the Great Hill overlook with the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound in the distance.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks as desired. Meet at the end of Great Hill Pond Rd. at the northeast end of the pond. For more information and to RSVP, please contact the Land Trust office at 860-343-7537 or contact Hike Leader, John LeShane, at 860-342-0658.

We are fundraising for acquisition of this property. Find out how you can be a part of this exciting project!


Looking for a quiet place?
Try hiking at
THE OAK LEDGES PRESERVE

For a quiet place to hike with interesting points along the way, try this small preserve on Cox Street in Portland.