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      Greater Hartford Sierra Club Hike Penwood State Park, Sunday 4/13 10am (Simsbury, CT).  Free event open to club members and the public.

      Let's wander for an hour and a half the rolling hills of Penwood State Park.  We meet at the parking lot just off the Rte. 185 park entrance.  We wait no more than ten minutes for latecomers and then we are off!   Please RSVP yes only by 4/11  here

      If you say YES and change your mind, please let me know in case you were the only one so I can hike nearer home instead.  You can mapquest/GPS Stafford Street and Hartford Road intersection in Simsbury, CT for a close site to park entrance.

      Directions: Rte. 91 to exit 35B, Rte. 218 west. Take 218 until you reach Rte. 189 north in Bloomfield.  Turn right onto Rte. 189 and continue north to Rte. 178.  Turn left onto 178 proceed to end where it intersects with Rte. 185.  Turn right onto Rte. 185.  Ahead about a mile on the right is park entrance. 

      Friendly dogs are welcome but they must be leashed if others approach us.  Messes on the trail must be removed.  All hikers, adults and children over 10 years of age, and with or without dogs are welcome as long as they refrain from cell phone use and smoking and can tolerate our dogs.   SNOW/RAIN CANCELS.