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Upper Valley VT/NH Fall 2021 Schedule

NEWBURY CONSERVATION COMMISSION     FALL EVENTS 2021

WE NEED        FOLKS TO COME HAVE FUN!!!     AND      VOLUNTEERS   FOR THESE EVENTS

FALL FOLIAGE BIKE RIDE  ON THE CROSS VERMONT TRAIL

24th   ANNUAL           SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25th

The fun starts at the parking lot next to Upper Valley Grill on Rte. 302 in Groton, [VT. 2967 Scott Hwy. Groton, Vt.] 05046  9:30 AM for sign in, route directions and bike safety check.   At 10:00 AM “We Ride”

Heading out through Groton State Park on the Cross Vermont Trail.

Starting at Upper Valley Grill riding west on the Cross Vermont Trail to the 4 corners at Lanesboro and back. This ride is about 18 miles long.  You will ride under a canopy of brilliant fall foliage colors on your way past Ricker Pond, Lake Groton and on to the 4 Corners at Lanesboro, then back to Upper Valley Grill.

For a shorter Family-friendly ride (Good for Family with younger children or less experienced riders) we suggest Boulder Beach Road as a turn around point. Making this ride about 11 miles.

Volunteers will be at the start of the event to give directions and information about the ride.  We will post volunteers at the major road crossing, and the turn around at Lanesboro for assistance  and safety.

We suggest an After Ride Lunch at Upper Valley Grill. Nice outdoor picnic table.

Help support our local business along the trail.

For more info contact

Michael Thomas  802-757-3960           mikethom1@charter.net

 NCC- Newbury Conservation  Commission  www.newburyconservation.org

 CVTA- Cross Vermont Trail Association       www.crossvermont.org

 

PADDLE   THE   BORDER      *Sunday October 3rd 18th Year

  A canoe and Kayak paddle on the Connecticut River held in May and October.

 A Canoe and Kayak paddle on the Connecticut River held in May and October.  PTB was started as a way for community organizations from Vermont and New Hampshire to work together to ” Show Case” our shared asset, the Connecticut River.   PTB is held twice a year weather permitting-no rain dates are planned.

The Fall Paddle 2021 date  is Sunday October 3rd,  from the Newbury Boat Launch beside the Newbury-Haverhill Bridge, to the Bugbee landing  in Bradford, Vermont.

The Spring Paddle  2022 date is May 22: [ 19th Year]

There is a shuttle service  from the take out, to the launch sight.  This Shuttle Service has been providing by Butler Bus Company (we thank them).The Shuttle Service is available from 10am to 11am; This gives us a suggested launch time of 10:30 to 11:30am. The approximate paddle time for the spring and fall paddle is 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

All events are weather permitting, and all participants must abide by safe boating rules and regulation.

Covid 19 Guidelines:

  • Wearing Mask Required, when on the Bus and Recommended when volunteers help you get in and out of your boat. 6 foot spacing in line.
  • If you choose to use your own transportation All Safe Boating and Covid Rules Still Apply

So come, meet new friends and fellow paddlers, whatever the reason join the fun!

 

Michael Thomas 802-757-3960   mikethom1@charter.net    www.newburyconservation.org

Lower Cohase Chamber of Commerce            www.choase.org

 Haverhill Rec. Department                                       rec@haverhill-nh.com

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