Hikes & Events


Please note that new events and outdoor education activities, as well as important updates, are frequently added to this listing so check back regularly. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date. For more information on specific trails and/or maps, click here.



Saturday, December 29, Grand Opening Viall’s Crossing Loop Trails 10:00 am. Meet at the Viall’s Crossing Trailhead on Route 22, about halfway between Westport and Wadhams—look for the parking signs. Rain date December 30, noon.


Saturday, January 26,  Friends of Poke-O-Moonshine and CATS, Mammal Tracking with Elizabeth Lee. Meet at 9:30 am at the Observers’ Trailhead. (1 mi. south of the Campground on Rte. 9).  Be ready to spend 3-4 hours in the cold , following and identifying  mammal tracks in the snow.


Saturday, February 2:  Friends of Poke-O-Moonshine and CATS, Back Country Ski Exploration. Meet at the Observers’ trailhead at 9:30 to explore roads west of Poke-O. This will be a ski trip for those with at least intermediate skills to manage steep, narrow terrain. Arduous, 3-4 hours. Call or text David Thomas-Train, at 802-989-6134, for details