Thursday Hike: Grills Wildlife Sanctuary, Hopkinton (222 Chase Hill Road)
Thursday November 17th @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Approximately 5 miles, easy to moderate. The Hopkinton Land Trust trails follow the Pawcatuck River and Tomaquag Brook. We will cross the brook and hike to the Polly Coon Bridge that leads to the Westerly Land Trust Grills Preserve.
Directions: I-95 S, Exit 1 (which is Rte 3), to Rte 216 in Ashaway (this is a left hand turn), in about 2.5 miles at the intersection of Chase Hill Road is where we will meet.
Contact Co-Leaders to sign up: Sue & Geoff Sewall, 401-377-2826 (h) N 41° 24.647’ N W 71° 4581’
FLUORESCENT ORANGE REQUIREMENTS
Fluorescent orange safety clothing is required during the hunting season statewide. To meet this requirement, hikers must wear 200 square inches of solid daylight fluorescent orange from the second Saturday in September to the last day of February and the third Saturday in April to the last day in May, annually. Fluorescent camouflage does not meet this requirement. The fluorescent orange must be worn above the waist and be visible in all directions.
Due to the coronavirus:
- We realize lots of people have concerns about getting together. Therefore, 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.
- Social distancing of 6’ apart.
- Everyone needs to have a face mask in case it is needed.
- Carpooling is up to the leader. Keep in mind some folks may be uncomfortable having someone share their vehicle. An alternate way is to caravan.