The SRWA, with help from a grant by EPOC, will begin more comprehensive water quality testing in conjunction with the University of Saint Joseph.
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Annual Super Bowl Sunday Hike
Scantic River Super Bowl Hike – Enfield ,CT
Join members of the Scantic River Watershed Association and stretch those legs before the big game on Super Bowl Sunday, February 7th, 2016 for a leisurely hike along the Scantic River. The hike will begin at the Scantic River State Park land off Bailey Road in Enfield, CT. The trail winds up river towards the Somersville Mill Pond and then loops back.
This years hike is going to be dedicated to Patrick Sharron of Enfield, CT who was, for many years, the President of the Scantic River Watershed Association. Pat passed away unexpectedly last January 2015. This hike was always one of Pat's favorite hikes. He always volunteered to help collect the food and lead the hike.
The hike will tour the historic canals and powerhouse of the old Enfield Power Company, as well as enjoy the scenic and natural beauty of the banks of the Scantic River. Part of the hike requires hiking a moderately steep incline. Total distance: 2 to 3 miles. Please wear hiking shoes dress warmly and show off your favorite Super Bowl team colors.
Meet for the hike at 10:00 a.m. at the dirt road access across from #32 Bailey road (off of route 191) in Enfield. Please park on the north side of the street and carpool if possible, parking is limited.
This hike is open to the general public and there is no fee involved. The SRWA is asking all participants to donate a non perishable food item to benefit the various area Food Shelves.
Heavy precipitation of rain or snow cancels the hike. For more information contact the trip leader, Mike Dynia at (860) 745-9986 or email info at