Spring Hiker’s Hike

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

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for our first guided hike of the spring. This hike will be led SGPA own Mike Miller and his wife, Karen Marotta. This hike […]

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Spring Wildflower Hike

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

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for a guided hike about early spring wildflowers, led by SGPA Board Member and retired US Forest Service Scientist, Chris Fagan. Participants will learn […]

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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, adjunct faculty at SCSU in the Dept. of Public Health teaching Stress Management, Wellness and Weight management. She is a former clinical supervisor at University […]

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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 a focus on those that use the Giant as a stopover area. This hike will be led by friend of SGPA, Jim Sirch. This will […]

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Hike-A-Giant 2024: THREE HIKES OFFERED

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 CT trails at one of the state's most beloved state parks. This year, we will be offering three different hikes, described below. Registration via the CT Trails Day webpage is […]

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