Hikers Schedule for Fall 2022


From:  Linda Dunn, Schedule Coordinator, email:  ldunn6785@sbcglobal.net

 Fall Start Time:         9:30 at trail head.  Please sign up with the leader before the hike. 

Most hikes are considered moderate (3-5 miles with some elevation).
September 10             Naugatuck State Forest                    Carol Fullman           203-463-8469
                                    357 Chestnut Tree Hill Rd/Oxford Park across street
September 17             George Waldo State Park                Linda Dunn               203-207-1765
                                    357 Purchase Brook Rd/Southbury
September 24             Orzech Family Reserve                    Karen Gillotti            203-885-9976 
                                    1 Botsford Hill Rd/Roxbury            MaryAnn Raph         203-746-4222
October 1                   Bear Mtn. Reservation                     Sally Cox                    203-830-9032
                                    17 Bear Mountain Rd/Danbury      moderate hike
October 8                   Bend of the River                              Lorraine Branecky   203-947-2539
                                    185 E. Flat Road/Southbury
October 15                 Sessions Woods                                 Irene Jutnas               203-556-2933
                                    341 Milford St/Burlington
October 22                 Upper Paugussett State Forest        Glenn Boyle               203-343-6295
                                    158 Hanover Rd/Newtown
October 29                Deer Pond Farm                                 Nancy Ziegler          475-206-6510
                                   Wakeman Hill Rd/Sherman 
November 5               Brian Tierney Preserve                    Christa Troiani         203-751-0297
                                    53 Squire Rd/Roxbury
November 12             Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary/Oxford  Nancy Ziegler            475-206-6510
                                    77-79 Quaker Farms Rd (Rt 188)
November 19             Tarrywile Park                                 Sally Cox                    203-830-9032
                                    70 Southern Blvd/Danbury              Lower Parking lot
November 26             Topstone Park                                   Irene Jutnas               203-556-2933
                                    72 Topstone Rd/Redding
December 3                Putnam State Park                           Lou Picchione            845-278-9586
                                    499 Black Rock Turnpike/Redding Linda Dunn               203-207-1765
                                    Main entrance Rt 107/Rt 58
December 10              Mystery Hike                                     Christa Troiani         203-751-0297
December 17              Orchard Hill Nature Center                        Linda Dunn               203-207-1765
                                    Huntingtown Rd/Newtown              Hike/Lunch
The Newtown Hikers is an open group welcoming anyone interested in hiking.  No membership fee.  Hikers participate at their own risk and are asked by the Newtown Park & Recreation Department to sign a release at their first hike.  Recommend hiking boots/poles, water snack & tick spray. Children are welcome with an adult and need to be able to keep up with group pace. Dogs are welcome on leash.
To the fullest extent permitted by the law, I , the undersigned participant or guardian agrees that the Town of Newtown, and all of its elected or appointed directors, officers, officials, agents, employees and members of all of its boards and commissions, and the Newtown Parks and Recreation Department,  organizers, sponsors and independent contracting staff are not liable or, responsible for, and do not assume any liability, responsibility  or obligation for any/all claims, damages, injuries,  obligations, accidental or otherwise, including claims arising out of any type of virus, bacteria, or any other microorganism that induces or is capable of inducing physical distress, illness or disease or actions or omissions by other persons, which may happen or occur upon the premises of the town of Newtown facilities.   I additionally assume all risks and hazards to such participation in Newtown Parks and Recreation Department activity’s including volunteering for any claim arising to myself /child.  Participation is at my/my child’s own risk.  These is no medical coverage.
Parent/Guardian/Self Signature________________________________________ Date______________________