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Grand Opening of New Trails at the Mallory Preserve

October 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join NCLC for a second grand opening of new trails at the Mallory Preserve in Sherman.  In June, we celebrated the new lower loop trail.  Now we have completed the more challenging upper loop, adding over one mile to the trail system.

NCLC will lead hikes of the lower trail (an easy hike) and the newly constructed upper loop (a more challenging hike).  The schedule of the hikes is below. Space is limited. Please register for a specific hike by emailing

10:00 AM – Guided hike of the upper loop

11:00 AM – Guided hike of the lower loop

12:00 PM – Guided hike of the upper loop

1:00 PM – Guided hike of the lower loop

Prefer to hike alone?  No problem. We’ll be handing out trail maps as well as scavenger hunts.

Day: Sunday, October 10 (Downpour Date: Monday, October 11)

Time: 10 AM – 2 PM


Address: Mallory Preserve, 15 Route 39 North, Sherman, CT 06784

What to Wear and Bring: All participants should be dressed for the elements. Bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses, and a hat. Wear closed-toed, sturdy shoes that you do not mind getting dirty.

COVID-19 Instructions:

Due to the continuing risk posed by COVID-19, please do not attend if:

  • You have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • You have knowingly been in close contact in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has had symptoms of COVID-19.
  • You have experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • You do not feel well.

During the hike social distancing will be encouraged. All participants should bring masks, when social distancing cannot be maintained.


October 10, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm