Lake Wintergreen Hamden

Rising over 500 feet above sea level, West Rock Ridge is a prominent feature in the New Haven area topography. The ridge and sheltered areas along the base of the westward-facing cliffs were originally inhabited by Native Americans. 

Meet 10:15 AM at West Rock State Park Main Entrance Directions:Take rte 15/Wilbur Cross Pkwy to Exit 60. Turn right off exit ramp onto Dixwell Ave/Rte 10 South. Take right at the next light onto Benham St. Follow Benham to the end. Turn left on Main St. At a sharp left turn, turn right into parking lot for the Lake Wintergreen Area.
Carpool: 9:40am Merritt Exit 42 CPL
Hike Rating: B
Leader :Pam Kinkead[masked]

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  • Vicky

    Very enjoyable

    September 30, 2013

  • Anthony

    I also give it a 5 star

    September 29, 2013

  • GraySky

    Great day nice meeting new people. I do know my limit now like 3 hrs for sure anymore would for me been too much. I did like how our walk was a variety. Thx for teaching me what a sweeper is.

    September 29, 2013

  • Dave S

    Great, can't be any better

    September 29, 2013

  • Jane Arnold C.

    Gorgeous day, great leadership, lovely people. Five stars!!!

    September 29, 2013

  • Jane Arnold C.

    I'll meet you all in the parking lot at the park. Looking forward to it!

    September 28, 2013

  • GraySky

    I'd like to try this one I live so close by. Maybe see you there.

    September 24, 2013

  • Tony

    Is a B hike rating for B eginners?

    September 2, 2013

    • Dennis C.

      I don't know, it depends on shape you are in. A "B" hikes are more challenging in terms of elevation & duration (3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours).

      September 3, 2013

    • Tony

      Thanks for the info. I will skip this one.

      September 3, 2013

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