Football Sunday hike
ENFIELD - Join members of the Scantic River Watershed Association and stretch those legs before the big game on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, for a leisurely hike along the Scantic River. The hike will begin at the Scantic River State Park land off Bailey Road in Enfield. The trail winds up river towards the Somersville Mill Pond and then loops back. The hike will tour the historic canals and powerhouse of the old Enfield Power Company, as well as enjoy the scenic and natural beauty of the banks of the Scantic River. Part of the hike requires hiking a moderately steep incline. Total distance: 2 to 3 miles. Wear hiking shoes dress warmly and show off your favorite Super Bowl team colors. Meet for the hike at 10 a.m. at the dirt road access across from 32 Bailey road (off of Route 191) in Enfield. Park on the north side of the street and carpool if possible, parking is limited. This hike is open to the general public and there is no fee involved. The SRWA is asking all participants to donate a non-perishable food item to benefit the various area food shelves. Heavy precipitation of rain or snow cancels the hike. For more information contact the trip leader, Pat Sharron, at 860-331-6743 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.