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Sat Oct 19 @ 11 am- ---> EXPLORE CHATFIELD HOLLOW'S FEATURES

  • Oct 19, 2013 · 11:00 AM
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Hi Everyone,

I have never been to Chatfield Hollow, and ITS NOW TIME TO GO THERE.

http://www.meetup.com/HCR-SK/events/145501292/

Everyone says its a nice place, so if you have been there----> good, show us the "Features of Interest" .

From research the caves near the entrance to the park seem interesting, the swamp walk, the Chimney Trail, then all the other things like the water wheel..etc..would be nice to see.

Trail Map: http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/stateparks/maps/chatfieldhollow.pdf

It seems like this place should be a something to add  as an annual event location also.

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Pot Luck BBQ & Fire Pit location is nearby.. TBA at the event or earlier.

Bring your Potluck Foods, chair and beverage of choice..

I will bring a trunk load of wood and the BBQ Grill,

And most likely some Chocolate treats for desert.

more details added if need later...


As always everything depends on the weather and you all know its too soon to know for sure.

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Chatfield Hollow:

http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2716&q=325182#map

Aproximate GPS # 450 North Branford RD, Killingworth CT

http://www.bing.com/maps/?FORM=MLOMAP&PUBL=GOOGLE&CREA=userid1743gobroadfphumem2khvlw7ml8dkb3h3kcgsoxz1369#Y3A9cXd0ang5OHlqN3ptJmx2bD0xNiZzdHk9YiZxPTQ1MCUyNTIwbm9ydGglMjUyMGJyYW5mb3JkJTI1MjByZCUyNTJDa2lsbGluZ3dvcnRoJTI1MkNjdA==

We just park in the lot down near the road by the entrance and walk in.

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al-r

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  • Durelle

    Barb. Great pics. Thanks! I love the one of all of us being silly on the log. I was trying so hard not to fall off. Great day. :-)

    October 21, 2013

  • Judi K

    Great Location glad to discover it! Thanks Barb for hosting it was nice day!

    October 20, 2013

  • KAYAKING CT-MA-RI Sea & Riv A.

    Good location- we will return. i have ending half of the loop set (the swamp walk &Caves)but need to return for the exploration of the CHIMMNEY trail sometime in November to find the interesting features there. Thanks Barbara for hosting the BBQ and everyone that came out to add to the overall greatness of the time together.

    1 · October 20, 2013

  • Kathy~g

    Beautiful park! Great place to walk & explore on another perfect Fall Day. Thanks Barb for hosting after party.

    October 20, 2013

  • Durelle

    What a beautiful day. I loved the park; maybe we'll get to go back before it snows. Thanks Barb for hosting the after party.

    October 19, 2013

  • Lisa J

    Great day and fun time. Thanks Barb for hosting the after party

    October 19, 2013

  • Mary

    Lovely park, lovely day. Thanks Al and Thanks Barbara

    October 19, 2013

  • Kate

    argh.

    October 18, 2013

  • Lisa J

    I can't stay for the BBQ but looking forward to the hike

    October 18, 2013

  • Deb ~ P.

    Ooooowwww, caves?!?!

    1 · October 16, 2013

  • Barbara

    Suggestion-- meet in the main lot right in front near the sign entrance, then cross the road and begin the hike to the caves. It's rather short, approx 4-5 miles. Meanders with a little climb, but worthwhile. There is a pavilion close enough to the cars too, or back at my house.

    October 15, 2013

  • Jean C

    We can have BBQ at my place again if that will work.

    October 14, 2013

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