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  • Newtown Hikers Announce Late Spring Schedule

    PLEASE NOTE this press release has been corrected to reflect a change in plans for the May 17 hike.  

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    Newtown Hikers has released its schedule for the remainder of the 2014 spring season.

    Newtown Hikers is an open group that welcomes anyone interested in hiking. There is no membership fee.

  • Newtown Hikers Announce 2014 Winter Schedule

    Newtown Hikers is an open group that welcomes anyone interested in hiking. There is no membership fee.

    Hikers participate at their own risk and are asked by the Newtown Parks & Recreation Department to sign a release.

    Winter hikers should meet in the lower parking lot of the Edmond Town Hall promptly at 10 am for each Saturday’s hike. The group tries to carpool as much as possible. Check with the listed hike leader for hike details or changes.

  • Newtown Hikers Announce Fall Schedule

    Newtown Hikers does not have a formal hike scheduled for Saturday, September 7, but anyone who would like to join the group for an informal gathering is invited to meet at the lower/rear parking lot of Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, by 9 am that morning.

    The group will officially begin its new season of weekend events on Saturday, September 14, with a hike at Wadsworth Falls in Middletown.

  • Newtown Hikers: Al's Trail

    Newtown Hikers: Al’s Trail, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site, children welcome accompanied by adults, bring beverage, sturdy shoes/boots recommended, hike followed by potluck luncheon and spring schedule planning at  private home in Newtown (call for directions and food coordination, also call if weather is questionable), all welcome, note this is change from original plan for March 30; 203-364-0360. 

  • Newtown Hikers: Lover's Leap

    Newtown Hikers: Lover's Leap, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site in New Milford (call hike leader if meeting elsewhere), children welcome accompanied by adults, bring lunch and beverage, sturdy shoes or boots recommended, call hike leader if weather is questionable, all welcome; 203-270-0444.

  • Newtown Hikers: Muscoot Farm

    Newtown Hikers: Muscoot Farm, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site in Somers, N.Y. (call hike leader if meeting elsewhere), children welcome accompanied by adults, bring lunch and beverage, sturdy shoes or boots recommended, call hike leader if weather is questionable, all welcome; 845-621-5559, 914-806-4107.

  • Newtown Hikers: Seaside Park

    Newtown Hikers: Seaside Park, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site in Bridgeport (call hike leader if meeting elsewhere), children welcome accompanied by adults, bring lunch and beverage, sturdy shoes or boots recommended, call hike leader if weather is questionable, all welcome; 203-888-3025.

  • Newtown Hikers: Seth Low Pierrepoint

    Newtown Hikers: Seth Low Pierrepoint, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site in Ridgefield (call hike leader if meeting elsewhere), children welcome accompanied by adults, bring lunch and beverage, sturdy shoes or boots recommended, call hike leader if weather is questionable, all welcome; 203-438-7963. 

  • Newtown Hikers: Flanders Nature Center

    Newtown Hikers: Flanders Nature Center, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site in Woodbury (call hike leader if meeting elsewhere), children welcome accompanied by adults, bring lunch and beverage, sturdy shoes or boots recommended, call hike leader if weather is questionable, all welcome; 203-263-4964.