Warm Winter Hike Through Colt State Park

  • December 22, 2013 · 10:30 AM
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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 10:30 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.

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.

We will maimly be on  paved roads and walking paths, we will however do a bit of a stretch through mulched paths in  a wooded area. The weather is calling for showers tomorrow, off and on. I will watch the weather and send and email tonight w/ my number etc. Please be prompt and ready to start  @ 10:30 AM.

Dress for the weather (showers )  and it will be very warm.Bring water and the usual snacks etc. See you there.

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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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  • Deb

    Good exercise and great company. Thank you, Leanne.

    1 · December 22, 2013

  • ethel f.

    I look forward to level 1 hikes like this one in naturally beautiful places but can't attend because of holiday entertaining. Will in future.

    1 · December 21, 2013

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  • Leanne A
    Wilderness First Aid/CPR Certified, Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • John H.
    Wilderness First Aid Certified ( WFA ), Assistant Organizer
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