Hikers Schedule for Winter 2024 to March 30

Start time 10:00 at trail head
From:             Linda Dunn, Schedule Coordinator                        Email: ldunn6785@sbcglobal.net
Sign up with the leader before the Hike! Contact leader if you have any questions
January 6       Al’s Trail                                                                    Lou Picchione            845-278-9586
                        21 Old Farm Rd/Newtown
January 13     Topsmead State Forest                                             Bev Kimmel               860-361-6879
                         Buell Road/Litchfield                                                Morning of hike #     860-336-9757
January 20     Saugatuck Falls                                                         Irene Juthas               203-556-2933
                        491 Redding Rd/Redding
January 27     Fairfield Hills & Catherine Hubbard Sanctuary  Sally Cox                    203-830-9032
                          Keating Farms Ave/Newtown
February 3     Kettletown State Park                                              Christa Troiani          203-751-0297
                        1400 Georges Hill Rd/Southbury
February 10  Huntington State Park                                             Neil Aiello                   203-731-4827
                      9 Dodgingtown Rd/Redding
February 17  Housatonic Valley Rail Trail                                    Greg & Lorraine       203-947-2539
                         Cutler’s Farm Rd/Monroe                                       Branecky
February 24  Van Vleck Farm & Sanctuary                                 Nancy Ziegler            203-802-1635
                        5 Church Hill Rd/Woodbury
March 2 - UPDATED         Topmead State Forest                      Bev Kimmel                860-361-6879
                          Buell Road/Litchfield                                          Morning of hike#       860-336-9757
March 9          Bassett Preserve                                                        Christa Troiani          203-751-0297
                         Turrill Brook Rd/Southbury
March 16        Bear Mountain Reservation                                     Lou Picchione            845-278-9586
                        17 Bear Mountain Rd/Danbury
March 23        Bent of the River Audubon                                      Mary Ann Raph        203-482-1817
                        185 East Flat Hill Rd/Southbury
March 30        Wolfpit Preserve                                                        Lou Picchione            845-278=9586
                        39 Wolfpits Rd/Bethel
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/polls, 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______________________