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New Haven Hikers' Great American Hike at Sleeping Giant

Location decided by popular vote in celebration of Democracy, in honor of Presidents' Day (February 18). America!

This Meetup will take place at Sleeping Giant State Parkwhich is a state park located in Hamden, CT.

Please wear warm layers and appropriate footwear for what will likely be cumbersome walking conditions.

$2 DONATION: Please contribute a minimum donation of two dollars towards the fee that is charged by the Meetup Website. Please email organizer directly and in advanceif you have questions or concerns regarding this suggested donation. Please also note that members who arrive without donations for any reason have always been welcomed with warmth and without question.

WHEN AND WHERE: As usual, plan to arrive five minutes early.

Meet at the big trail map at 11:55 or 12:00 and head out at five after.

DIRECTIONS: Please see Sleeping Giant State Park website.

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  • Sarah

    To the troopers who braved the cold and the cumbersome snow: thanks for joining and for sticking it out! See you soon.

    February 18, 2013

  • Dan H.

    Great hike, today. Thanks!

    1 · February 17, 2013

  • Jason

    I stayed up too late last night, won't make it in time :P

    February 17, 2013

  • Rob

    I'll join you some time, but I don't have good boots or snow shoes for this one.

    February 17, 2013

  • Vicki C.

    Sorry I have to miss this one! (Woke up with a very nasty cold.) Hopefully, I'll be feeling better for next Sunday's hike. Be safe out there today! It looks like it's going to be a windy one.

    February 17, 2013

  • Paul

    Are we taking the tower (main trail)up to the tower or are we going to be going on one of the color coded trails?

    February 16, 2013

  • Stephen R.

    I like west woods. Someone call meand let me know what you decide. [masked]

    February 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Sarah and Evan, How about Hammonasset State Park? We would ideally be starting some point where we can take in Meig's Point which has a trail that extends beyond what the map shows (see attached link) : We could warm up for a bit in The Nature Center which remains open during the winter and is in the same area. And or get a hot beverage in town afterwards.

    February 11, 2013

    • Sarah

      That sounds like a really fun time!

      February 16, 2013

  • Matt

    I will bring my sled!

    1 · February 16, 2013

  • Vicki C.

    Hi! Just found you guys. I am so excited to find people who want to do day hikes in the area. I look forward to meeting you on Sunday!

    1 · February 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a previous commitment and unfortunately cannot attend. Have fun!

    February 11, 2013

  • Evan B.

    My Vote is for Westwoods

    1 · February 11, 2013

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