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Hike--Bloomfield--Penwood State PaRK
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 11:30 AM until 5:00 PM
Penwood State Park
560 Simsbury Rd
Bloomfield, CT 06002
is not Required
560 Simsbury Rd., Bloomfield 06002. Jeanne Delehanty, 860-748-5858. Meet at 11:30 AM at the parking lot just to right of the park entrance. The park is located on the north side of Rte 185 about 1 mile west of the junction of routes 185 and 178 in Bloomfield. The hike is rated “C+” (moderate) and is 4.5 miles long. Re-hydration at The Winged Bear, 775 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury 06070.
NOTE EARLIER AND VARYING START TIMES DUE TO END OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME, EARLIER SUNSETS AND HIKE LENGTH. Now that winter is upon us, please be sure you bring spikes or grippers to all hikes. You don't want to be skittering down the ice and wish you had them! Gaiters are also helpful to keep snow, slush and mud out of your hiking boots.