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Tag: Connecituct Hike

Canal Trail – Wandering the Avon Woods

We spend our Saturday mornings, going to local farms.  One of our favorite places is Sub Edge Farm in Farmington, CT right next door to the Avon town line.  We began to notice hiking signs close by.  After doing a bit of research and finding some links to this area, we decided to check it…

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The Cold War in Connecticut

Today we visited the past, a past that started before I came into the world, but ended in my lifetime.  I’ve always heard about the cold war, but never fully understood the complexities of it.  We hiked up to the abandoned and obliterated Nike Missile Base in Plainville on the Metacomet Trail. The hike starts…

A Four Season Hike

Our first hike in Connecticut was the  Ragged Mountain loop. It was a trail that enticed us enough to keep returning to it in every season and in different weather conditions.  We’ve hiked it in rain, blazing heat and even during a snowfall.  This  first hike was a revelation. It all started on a foggy…