Centennial Celebration

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

The Sleeping Giant Park Association invites you to save the date for a Centennial Celebration at Sleeping Giant State Park. October 12, 2024 marks 100 years to the day that the park was opened to the public, and plans are underway for a family-friendly event to celebrate this milestone. Additional details are forthcoming. If you […]

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Invasive Plant Removal Workday

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

SGPA's Environmental Stewardship Committee helps to steward the park by removing invasive, non-native species (learn more, HERE). You can lend a hand to this important effort by joining as a volunteer. Projects will vary by week, but generally include pulling, cutting, and otherwise removing invasive plants from around the park. Those looking for lighter work […]

Fall Foliage 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 explore the fall foliage of Sleeping Giant Park. The hike will be led by Chris Fagan, retired staff of the US Forest Service and an expert on the trees and flowers of this area. In addition to enjoying the beauty of autumn, Chris will […]

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Fall 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 "forest bathing" at Sleeping Giant 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, former clinical supervisor at UBCNM, and guest lecturer at UCONN Medical School […]

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Fall Hiker’s Hike

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

Join the Sleeping Giant Park Association for our final guided hike of the fall. This hike will be led SGPA's own Mike Miller and his wife Karen Marotta. This hike will involve traveling over uneven terrain, with some possible rock scrambling. As such, participants should be in good physical condition, dress appropriately for the weather […]

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