Summer Solstice Nature Hike

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot #2
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot #2
Upper College Pond Road
Plymouth, MA 02366
Latitude: 41.858380
Longitude: -70.662816

Come enjoy the start of summer with a Wednesday evening nature hike in Myles Standish State Forest. The hike will be through the center of the forest in wildlife management areas and will include a mix of trail and forest road walking through some of the lesser-used areas. The route will be moderately hilly in places, passing by some ponds and summer camps, numerous fields, and both white pine and pine barren habitats. Signs of nature will be observed along the way.

The hike will take about 2.5 hours and be approximately five miles with a relaxed pace. The hike will finish after sunset (8:23pm), so bring a headlamp or flashlight if you are uncomfortable walking in semi-darkness. During past solstice hikes, we were serenaded by some whip-poor-wills and loud choruses of tree frogs and had wonderful finishes with a magical firefly light shows. Dogs are welcome if they are leashed or kept under control.

Cost: Free

For more information:
Category: Friends of Myles Standish State Forest
Hosted By: Friends of Myles Standish State Forest
Free Event
people walking on a trail by a kettle pond at Myles Standish State Forest

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