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Sun, May 29


French Mountain trailhead, Rome

Family Hiking

Join us for family-oriented hikes on different trails and learn things about them.

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Family Hiking
Family Hiking

Time & Location

May 29, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

French Mountain trailhead, Rome, French Mountain, Rome, ME 04963, USA


About The Event

Come Join us in a series of hikes on the trails in the Belgrade Lakes region. Families will meet at a trailhead once per month from April through November.  Together, we will hike and become aware of the interconnected systems of water, geology and plants in this area.


1. To deepen the sense of place among families in the Belgrade Lakes region

2. To promote principles of no trace hiking and trail etiquette

3. To introduce basic map reading skills

4. To gain familiarity with 7 hikes in the Belgrade Lakes region

5. To spark enthusiasm for hiking and outdoor physical activities

6. To encourage an attitude of stewardship toward the land and water in this area

7. To foster appreciation for the natural world

We will take 7 hikes, starting with the shortest in spring, increasing to the longest in October.  We’ll meet at the trailhead for a brief introduction to the hike and  look at a map of the trail. Together, we’ll hike, stopping along the way to share observations. Join us on May 29 for a family-oriented hike on Mount Phillip and learn about Tick Precautions. RSVP here.

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