Hike at Colt State Park

  • December 8, 2013 · 11:00 AM
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Before signing up for this event, please read and understand the entire Write-Up and the Liability Waiver. By signing up for this event you and any guests that may accompany you agree to the terms of the Liability Waiver.

Rating: Level 1 (Easy)

Distance: 6 Miles

Time Duration: 2 Hours

Blaze Orange: Not Required

Colt State Park (CSP) in Bristol is often referred to as the 'gem' of the RI State Parks System. The entire western border of the park is an open panorama onto Narragansett Bay. Open year round, the park offers four miles of bicycle trails passing along the Bay and through 464 acres of groomed fruit trees, carefully nurtured flowering bushes, and manicured lawns. Rich in history, it proudly displays ten large playfields, a historical museum, six picnic groves containing 400+ picnic tables and the popular open air"Chapel-By-The-Sea".

We will be meeting at 11:00 AM at the statue of Senator Chafee across from the parking lot  next to the flag Poles in CSP. There is plenty of additional parking throughout the park.

Dress warmly, Colt State Park is on Narragansett Bay and winds this time of year can be strong by the water.

Colt State Park is located off Hope Street (RI 114) in Bristol, RI. Headed south on RI 114, turn right onto Asylum road at the traffic light and follow Asylum Rood as it bears left to a rotary. Turn right at the rotary past a kiosk to enter the park and follow the park road (Colt Drive) to the parking lot just past the bridge. The statue of Senator Chaffee will be on the left and the flag pole and parking lot are on the right.

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 www.hikesafe.com; 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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  • Sioux M.

    Will there be a notice of cancellation...I just noticed that the weather may not cooperate.
    http://radar.weather.gov/Conus/full_loop.php

    December 7, 2013

    • John N

      Yes. If I decide to cancel I will do so at least one hour before the start of the event.

      December 7, 2013

    • Sioux M.

      Hi John! I'm sorry that I didn't cancel my RSVP...I hurt my back and the pain had fogged up my brain. I was remiss in several appointments...apologies­.

      December 10, 2013

  • jessica

    really nice day. thank you!

    December 8, 2013

  • Eleanor G

    It was great. John was excellent and it was a really good group.

    December 8, 2013

  • Greg T.

    awesome

    December 8, 2013

  • Magda

    sorry. signed up before realizing it was 6 miles. I am siill recovering from flu.

    December 6, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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