Thursday Hike: Barn Island, Pawcatuck, CT
Thursday February 2nd @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
A different kind of walk – both uplands and salt marshes overlooking Little Narragansett Bay. The gravel tracks and footpaths in this area form a series of interlocking loops. Slopes are gentle. Take US 1 west from Pawcatuck for 2.5 miles to the traffic signal at Wequetequock Cove. Turn left on Greenhaven Road, then immediately right, on Palmer Neck Road. Follow Palmer Neck to the parking lot just before the boat ramp.
To sign up, contact hike leader: Janice Fifer, (401) 213-6479, and email: [email protected]
Thursday hikes are FREE. Be sure to wear hiking boots or good walking shoes. If the weather is icy you should bring stabilizers or something for traction. If a lot of snow bring snowshoes. Hikes leave promptly.
- Ending times are estimated as it difficult to ascertain when it will finish due to number of people, how fast/slow the hikers walk, etc.
- Please sign up with leader so that person will know how many are coming. If no one signs up the leader may not show up.
- Inclement weather cancels and if in doubt, contact leader.
- If you wish to bring a dog please contact the leader as some properties do not allow them. However, if a dog is present, they must be leashed at all times.
FLUORESCENT ORANGE REQUIREMENTS:
In State Management areas everyone is required to wear 200 square inches of solid daylight fluorescent orange from the second Saturday in September to the last day of February and the last Thursday in April to the last day in May, annually.