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 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 and wear […]

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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 how to identify some of the Giant's ephemeral wildflowers, and the incredible ways they have evolved to thrive in the early spring. This will be […]

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Spring History Hike

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

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 SGPA Board Member, Trina Learned, who has done extensive research into the history of the park and the Association. This […]

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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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