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Whitaker Woods

Whitaker Woods is a 266 parcel purchased by the Northern Connecticut Land Trust.  It is pasture and forest and hiking trails have been newly established.  The

Whitaker Woods & McCann Family Farm Trail System Map  (Courtesy Richard Bailey)

There used to be a ski slope on the property. Check out the story here: http://www.nelsap.org/ct/somers.html.

Work party on October 27, 2012:  Three NCLT volunteers improved a footbridge across Shady Brook on the Whitaker – McCann Link trail in Whitaker Woods. As shown in the photographs, the added ramp at one end of the bridge greatly improves hiker’s ability to use the bridge. The work is part of an ongoing effort to improve and expand the new trail system in Whitaker Woods. The Whitaker trails can be accessed either from the parking area on Wells Road or from the McCann’s parking area on Rte 190, both in Somers.

Bridge before and after ramp

 

Whitaker Woods (photo credits W. Smith; G. Faherty; R. Bailey), Click a photo to scroll

Whitaker sign

Shady Brook Whitaker

Stone Walls Whitaker

Vernal Pool Whitaker

Vernal Pool View

Wheel Frame and Tree

Whitaker Path in snow

Whitakers pine grove

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New Years 2012

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Pasture Fence

New Pasture Fence Building

Pasture Fence Work Party

New Pasture Fence being built
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