7th Annual ‘Rock to Rock’ Bike Ride April 25 in New Haven – Join the fun!

At last, a biking event for EVERYONE  – riders and supporters – late in April!
     The exciting 7TH Annual “Rock To Rock” Bike Ride and Earth Day celebration will take place in New Haven on Saturday, April 25 – and we are forming a Shoreline Greenway Trail Bike Team for our members who want to participate in the ride.
Guilford 1st Saturday

Guilford 1st Saturday bike ride

     We know we have a lot of enthusiastic bike riding members from the many who have joined our First Saturday Bike Rides in all kinds of weather!
1st Sat bike ride at Hammonasset

1st Sat bike ride at Hammonasset

Madison 1st Saturday

Madison 1st Saturday bike ride

                                           Join our Bike Team, or, if you don’t bike, you can support our Team with a donation pledge for this exciting event. [Read more…]

1st Saturday Winter Walk – February 7, 2015 in Stony Creek at 10am

Join us for a brisk winter walk on Saturday, February 7th, at 10am.  We will emphasize our plan to connect Stony Creek all the way to the Branford Center for safe, enjoyable off-road biking and walking, by starting our walk at the Stony Creek Trolley Trail to the new Tilcon SGT Trail section.  We will take a detour along the Branford Trail through the Land Trust Vedder property if weather permits.

A winter 1st Saturday hike in 2012 led by Chet Blomquist

A winter 1st Saturday hike in 2012 led by Chet Blomquist

This time of year is beautiful with the muted colors of marsh grass, sea, and shore, most likely still seen through a  cover of white snow!  Stroller friendly if no snow on the trail. Leashed dogs welcome.  Meet at West Point ball field, Stony Creek.  Hike contact: Leo Cristofar, 203-214-5824. IMG_0155

January 3, First Saturday Walk in Madison

January 3 at 10AM, enjoy the Salt Meadow Park Walk in Madison’s newest park on the banks of the Hammonasset River, a magnificent property with an important ecosystem, beautiful views, and great bird watching. The walk is easy with a few minor hills, less than 2 miles, one hour, longer if you linger. Directions: from I-95 exit 62,take Hammonasset connector south to Route One. Go left approximately .5 mile andwatch for signs for park on right. Questions: madison@shorelinegreenwaytrail.org.

August 2 ‘First Saturday’ Walk in Branford

Farm River estuary view from promontaryJoin us on Saturday, August 2 at 10 am for a hike beginning at the Hearth at Gardenside in Branford.  SGT team members will lead a hike through woods and alongside marshes that end in a small promontory with a beautiful view of the Farm River Estuary and the Shoreline Trolley museum trolley track.  A relatively short one-hour hike over terrain not suitable for strollers.  Meet and park along Katie Jo Lane opposite the entrance to the Hearth at Gardenside. 

Directions:  I 95 Exit 54 (Cedar Street), head toward Route 1; right at the light, continue past Branhaven Plaza on your left; Alps Road is your next left at the light.  Hearth at Gardenside c. one mile on right.

Questions:  Judy 203-589-8335.