This 3 ½ mile easy to moderate out and back hike starts on Kings Factory Road, uses a small segment of the Vin Gromley trail then goes to Watchaug Pond. From Rte 1 in Charlestown travel about 2 miles on Kings Factory Road to the Schoolhouse Pond Preserve where there is a small parking lot on the right. Carpool if possible.
To sign up, contact co-leaders: Geoff & Sue Sewall, (401) 377-2826, 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.
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.