Outings List

  • Hike Kettle Brook - Worcester (GWLT)

      12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    230 Stafford St. Worcester MA

    Saturday, December 17, 2022. Hike Kettle Brookin Worcester. Kettle Brook is a property of the Greater Worcester Land Trust (GWLT).The hike will be led by Mike Peckar , who is a Board Member of the GWLT andalso a GMC Worcester Section Director. The hike will meet at noon at the WorcesterAcademy playing fields parking lot at 230 Stafford Street in Worcester. Thiswill be a moderate linear hike. Kettle Brook runs through woods bordering WorcesterAcademy’s athletic fields. There is a dramatic rocky gorge and the remnants ofa stone dam along the brook.

     

  • Hike Midstate Trail from Sibley Farm - Spencer

      9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Sibley Farm, 131 Greenville St., Spencer, MA

    Saturday, December 31, 2022. Hike the MidstateTrail from Sibley Farm in Spencer to Route 9 in Spencer. This is a moderate 3-mile linear hike. We will meet at 9:30 AM at the Sibley Farm, which is locatedat 131 Greenville Street in Spencer. We will shuttle cars to Route 9 in Spenceropposite the Spencer Inn to begin our hike. Face masks will be required to beworn during the shuttle. 
     
    Sibley Farm and its fields, forests and wetlands weresaved from development in 2012. Volunteers have worked hard to restore the landand the trail system can now be used for hiking, horseback riding andsnowmobiling. The Midstate Trail goes through Mass Audubon lands so dogs arenot allowed on this section of the trail. To register for the hike, or for moreinformation, call Margos Stone at 508-826-6842, or email him at mstone12242@charter.net. Remember to wear orangebecause it is still hunting season.