Trail Crew 2023 – Every Sunday, April 16 through November 26

Sleeping Giant State Park - Main Parking 200 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Hamden

The Trail Crew always welcomes new members! Join us for a morning of volunteering to help keep the trails in tip-top shape. Volunteers meet in the parking lot at 9:30 on Sunday mornings, April through November. The work sessions usually last for about two hours (weather permitting), and there are a variety of tasks suited […]

Spring Wildflower Hike

Sleeping Giant State Park - Main Parking 200 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Hamden

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for a guided hike about early spring wildflowers, led by SGPA Board Member and US Forest Service Scientist, Chris Fagan. Participants will learn how to identify some of the Giant's ephemeral wildflowers, and the incredible ways they have evolved to thrive in the early spring. Registration is required, and […]

Free

Spring History Hike

Sleeping Giant State Park - Main Parking 200 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Hamden

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for a guided hike focusing¬†on the industry and quarrying that gave rise to the move to save the Giant a century ago. This hike will be led by Julie Hulten and Trina Learned, who have each done extensive research into the history of the park and the Association. Registration […]

Free

Early Bird Watchers’ Hike

Sleeping Giant State Park - Main Parking 200 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Hamden

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for our spring Early Bird hike. Participants will learn about some of the early migrant bird species making their way through the region, with a focus on those that use the Giant as a stopover area. This hike will be led by SGPA Naturalist, Gail Cameron, and master naturalist, […]

Free

The Great Give 2023 – Support SGPA

Online

The Sleeping Giant Park Association invites you to support the Giant during the 2023 Great Give. This 36-hour online, community-wide giving event was created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to raise visibility and resources for nonprofits serving Greater New Haven. Thanks to the generosity of thousands of donors, the efforts of participating […]