What we're about

Chicken Legs II: The Rise of the Hikers is a hiking group who hike in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York.
Meet other local hiking enthusiasts as a group of friends exploring, learning, and having fun on the trail.
We take our time and stick together. We hike with masks on and social distance during COVID-19. Don't wear a mask, you can't hike with this group.
If you would like to hike with a small group of hikers we would love to hike with you.
**Legal Disclaimer:**
By RSVPing "Yes" to one of the events, Chicken Legs II members and their guests agree to release, hold harmless, and indemnify the event organizer(s) and all members participating in the event from any and all claims for property damage, injury, and/or death while attending events. In consideration for accepting this entry, I, the registrant, intending to be legally bound, hereby, for myself, my heirs, my executors and administrators, do waive and release any and all rights for damages I may have against any parties or persons connected with the Chicken Legs II for and related to any event that I attend. I attest and verify that I, and any guest(s) I bring, are physically fit to participate, and that I assume all risks associated with the events that I or my guest(s) voluntarily attend.

Upcoming events (4+)

Tyler Mill Run Trail

Woodhouse Fields

Tyler Mill Run Trail on AllTrails
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/connecticut/tyler-mill-run-trail

Tyler Mill Run Trail is a 7 mile moderately trafficked
loop trail located near Wallingford, Connecticut.

Length: 7.0 miles

Elevation Gain:574 feet

Route ype: Loop

Peaked Mountain Pop Up Hike

Peaked Mountain Reservation

Let's enjoy a brisk hike on a brisk morning!

This is the route I like to follow here: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/peaked-mountain-trail-8b048ef?u=i

About three miles with a little bit of climbing. There's a little bit of scrambling up rocky terrain.

Spikes are a must!

Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve

Location visible to members

Hello everyone, we will meet in the parking area at 11:00 AM to explore this Connecticut gem. This preserve has two bird viewing platforms, a small cemetery, the Glazier cabin and a nice overlook above Creamer Pond. Plan on hiking 3-4 miles with one moderate section. With possible snow cover, micro spikes & hiking poles are recommended. Please bring plenty of water and snacks. Please wear proper hiking attire ( No Jeans or sneakers) the weather looks chilly 🥶 so please dress in layers. Hope to see ya on Sunday.

Indian council

Indian Council Caves Trail Parking

Past events (202)

Keystone arches

keystone arches bridges trail

Photos (1,361)