Spring Forest Bathing – Shinrin Yoku

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

The Sleeping Giant Park Association invites you to experience Shinrin Yoku, also known a "forest bathing", at Sleeping Giant State Park. The hike will be led by Dr. Jennifer Botwick, […]

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Early Bird Watchers’ Hike

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

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 […]

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Hike-A-Giant 2024

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

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for an annual tradition: Hike-A-Giant. Hosted each year on CT Trails Day, Hike-A-Giant is a fun way to celebrate trails in Connecticut, at one of the state's most beloved state parks. We hope to offer multiple hikes of varying difficulty/length, and registration details for each are forthcoming. Unless noted […]

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Insect Life Hike

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

The Sleeping Giant Park Association invites you to join us in learning about insects on the Giant - this hike will introduce participants to some of the many insects that call the Giant "home", and their incredible adaptations and diversity. Raymond Simpson, President of the CT Entomological Society, will lead the hike. Ray used to […]

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Geology Hike

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

The Sleeping Giant Park Association invites you to join us to learn about the geology of the Giant. David Sherwood will lead the hike. David has a degree in geology, worked on the staff at the Peabody Museum and has led geology trips in Connecticut and Arizona. He also authored the Guide to the Geology […]

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