Easy-to-moderate guided hike at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River, NY. Please bring sturdy waterproof shoes and water for yourself. For those who are interested in carpooling (highly recommended), we will meet at 12:20 p.m. in front of Cosi, 1209 High Ridge Road, Stamford. You can meet us at the Michigan Road trailhead inside the park at 1:00 p.m. If you need directions, please email Sam using the contact information listed here. The program leader, Sam, will bring trail maps and strong insect repellent. For those driving alone, there is a $10-per-car parking fee (cash only). We will keep a reasonable pace for any hikers.
This is a weather-permitting event; if it's going to be raining, we'll probably reschedule or cancel.
· Carpooling: Meet in front of Cosi, 1209 High Ridge Road, Stamford, at 12:20 p.m. (leave sharply at 12:30); free parking lot & very convenient to the Merritt; there’s also an A&P Fresh for those who want to buy some fruit or granola or something before the hike (if so, plan to get there earlier – we won’t wait for stragglers)
· Hike: 1:00 p.m., Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (Intersection of Rtes. 121 & 35, Cross River, NY) – enter park ($10 parking fee per car, cash only), take right onto Michigan Road (inside park), and proceed to parking lot at end of Michigan Rd.; group departs from trailhead @ end of Michigan Rd. @ 1:00 p.m.; guided hike of easy-to-moderate difficulty, duration between 1 and 4 hrs, depending on who shows up
4 Reservation Rd
Pound Ridge, NY 10576
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