Lantern Hill and the Narragansett Trail

  • October 26, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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Event Rating: Level 3 , Difficult
Recommended for members who have completed one or more Level 2 hikes.

Distance: 6.5  to  7  MILES

Time Duration 3 to 3.5 hours

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HI Everyone , .

We will be adding on a section of the Narragansett Trail that most members have not been on . We will meet at the Two Trees Inn  and there we will need volunteers to spot cars from the meetup to the trail head at Wyassup Lake  (15 minute ride) the  start point. We start at Wayssup Lake and head toward Lantern hill .Hopefully we wont get lost on the way .   Lantern Hill  is actually the beginning of the Narragansett Trail and one of the  nicest trails I have been on . With small hills, rock walls a couple of streams and   some narrow trails with  steep drops it is a great hike  . There are plenty of rock outcroppings and a nice view all the way .Did I mention the the dog pound and transfer station .  Once   on Lantern Hill you will be   eye  level with the Turkey Vultures and a view of Foxwoods to the North  .There are some rough spots but nothing to worry about but you need to be careful .The view is great with Fisher Island N.Y and the  Atlantic   to the South  and rolling hills and valleys East an West . . We then hike down the North side on Lantern Hill Trail following it on the West side out to the point. LOL, it will only take 15 minutes to do this .We will  head back on the Narragansett Trail mostly downhill . I am not sure of the mileage but I would estimate to be 5.5 to 6  miles . I would plan on being on the trail for at least 3 hours  or more hiking at a moderate pace with hills. Good foot ware is must along with food and water . .  Rain will cancel this hike.  

See you Saturday ,


Liability Waiver
As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at; the leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you for yourself, your heirs, executors, and administrators release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.

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  • Nancy G

    Nice change of pace and scenery with the lake thrown in the mix. Thanks for a great semi-new hike Tony.

    October 27, 2013

  • Denise

    It was a beautiful Fall Day for a great hike and a great workout. Great meeting all the new faces.
    Thanks Tony

    October 27, 2013

  • Joanne B

    Gorgeous day, lovely people and a great workout! Thanks to Tony and the other organizers for putting together the event.

    October 27, 2013

  • Kenny P.

    It was a nice fall hike, crisp air, nice scenery, and as always, a great group of participants. Thanks Tony and John H.

    October 27, 2013

  • Doug

    Great hike with awesome people! Thanks Tony!

    October 27, 2013

  • Lisa N.

    Great hike and fun group. Thanks Tony for planning and leading!

    October 26, 2013

  • Sonia

    It was a fantastic way to spend this morning. Great trail! Thanks Tony

    October 26, 2013

  • Sue

    Liked the added route with the Wyassup Lake. Great weather day for a hike ! Thanks Tony !

    October 26, 2013

  • Brenda

    Great hike, beautiful -Thanks Tony!!

    October 26, 2013

  • John H.

    A really nice hike, including a section that was new to most of the group. Great fall weather that made you happy to spend the day outside with great people.

    October 26, 2013

  • Christine H. D.


    October 26, 2013

  • Kenny P.

    I surely hope Svetlan doesn't jump in the water on this hike. I am freezing just thinking about it.

    October 25, 2013

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