Joint Land Trust hike to celebrate National Trails Day
Georges River Land Trust and Midcoast Conservancy are teaming up on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 2, to meet at the summit of Hogback Mountain in Montville. Hikers will have the choice of two routes to the summit where the two groups will meet for a picnic with a view! Hikers are encouraged to take the trail from the less familiar side. Both groups will meet at 10 am at their respective starting points.
To hike from the Georges River Land Trust side: From the intersection of Routes 3 and 220 in Liberty, follow 220 north for 6.5 miles to Walker Ridge Road on the right. Park at the Dept. of Inland Fisheries Ramp; Wildlife maintenance building lot.
To hike from the Midcoast Conservancy side: From the intersection of Routes 3 and 220 in Liberty, follow 220 north for 3.3 miles and turn left on Halldale Road. In 0.5 mile, take a slight right to stay on Halldale Road. In 2 miles, the Northern Headwaters Trailhead is on the left. Pull into the woods road, or park along the side of the road.
Depending on RSVPs, people may need to park 0.9 miles south at the Whitten Hill Trailhead. Hikers should bring a lunch and dress for the weather, as they celebrate local trails together!
RSVP to Midcoast Conservancy Land Steward Hannah Chamberlain at Hannah@Midcaostconservancy.org.
Printable trail maps for both routes are available at www.midcoastconservancy.org/events/national-trails-day-hike-midcoast-con....