Guilford Land Trust Protects 12 Acres on Bluff Head

The Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) took another step toward preserving Totoket Mountain – the ridge that ends at Bluff Head – with the purchase in October of 12 acres in the northwest corner of Guilford, along the top of the ridge. The parcel had been one of GLCT’s highest priorities for years, as it […]

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In 2016 we: Led 18 hikes and children’s explorations of Guilford’s natural treasures, Hosted a demonstration of the historic Sperry cider mill on River Street, Replaced and updated 8 kiosks, Replaced 1,000’ of plank walk in Westwoods and the Kampmeyer Preserve, Marked 25 miles of GLCT property boundaries, Redesigned and updated the Westwoods Trails Map, […]

Spring 2017 Walk Card

Our Spring Walk Card, a handy reminder for your fridge, has our guided walks from April 4th to June 24th. We will be posting more info on our event calendar as well. Hope to see you and your friends/family on a spring walk! Download the Spring … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Sat
10:00 am Westwoods Guided Walk @ Sam Hill Road trailhead
Westwoods Guided Walk @ Sam Hill Road trailhead
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join GLCT member Janet Ainsworth (203-530-7826) on a 4 mile loop in Westwoods. This classic hike will begin on white circle to the blue trail and then back on the orange trail. There are a[...]
Oct
4
Wed
10:00 am Big Maple Guided Walk @ Granite Road kiosk
Big Maple Guided Walk @ Granite Road kiosk
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Big Maple property is a lowland area of about 31 acres, filling the cleft between the prominent Moose Hill and the less known Chestnut Hill. Through this lowland flows the Chestnut Branch of Hoadley[...]
Oct
9
Mon
1:00 pm Columbus Day Family Friendly Hike @ Bluff Head parking lot
Columbus Day Family Friendly Hike @ Bluff Head parking lot
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
GLCT advisor Heather Allore (203-494-3886) will lead this elementary-school-aged kid friendly hike. Start at Bluff Head parking lot, take the gentler trail and stop at an old cemetery and stream bed to look for water[...]
Oct
22
Sun
8:00 am Bimbler’s Bluff 2017 @ Guilford Lakes School
Bimbler’s Bluff 2017 @ Guilford Lakes School
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
The 10th Bimblers Bluff 50k will take place on on October 22, 2017 at 8:00 am. Registration will open in January, there will be no race day registrations accepted. The Bimblers Bluff 50k is an[...]
Oct
24
Tue
9:00 am Midweek Hike at the Timberlands @ Maple Hill Road
Midweek Hike at the Timberlands @ Maple Hill Road
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Please join GLCT members Duffy Mudry (203-506-9877) and Stacey Smith on a fast paced hike through Guilford’s Timberland property. We will hike past Upper lake, cross the Iron Stream and enjoy the upland forest of[...]