Spring Guided Hiking Series

Our guided hikes are an excellent opportunity to get to know new areas in your community!  Explore new trails and places with our experienced staff. Join us for a guided hike, gain comfort and confidence in the area, and revisit again and again!

Mathieu Town Forest


Follow this beautiful trail up and down past a great view of Alder Brook from above, all the way down to the brook’s rocky bank while enjoying its unique landscape.

ALL AGES
Meet: Sand Hill Park next to trail Kiosk (near tennis courts)
Sat, May 22 | 3 pm
$4 per person
$15 per family
Guide: Madeline McHose

Hike Length: approx. 2.5 miles
Parking: Sand Hill Park parking lot

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National Trail Day Trails of Essex Celebration Hike


Explore the intricate trail system that runs all the way from Sand Hill Park to Saxonhollow Park. You are bound to see some sights, learn something new, and you might even find a faster way to work.

ALL AGES
Meet: Next to Foster Road Park Playground
Sat, June 5 | 3 pm
$4 per person
$15 per family
Guide: Madeline McHose

Hike Length: approx. 4 miles
Parking: Foster Road Park parking lot

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