Walk Schedule

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Please note that walks are canceled if it rains.

Monday, October 12th, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Old Colony Railroad and the Birth of the Commercial Cranberry Industry in America

Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join naturalist Todd Kelley for a walk along the Cape Cod Rail Trail from Pleasant Lake to Cahoon’s Canal and learn about the birth of the commercial cranberry industry in America. Along the way, learn how the Old Colony Railroad played an important role in the development of this local industry.

Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Directions: Meet at the bike trail parking lot off Headwaters Drive in Harwich. This is approximately a 3.5 mile walk on a relatively level surface.

 

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Turkey Talk Walk

Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join walk leader Irwin Schorr for this seasonal ramble through Hawksnest State Park.  Commentary will touch on history, natural history and some pre-Thanksgiving turkey talk at the site of the old Walker Turkey Farm.

Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Directions: From Route 6, Exit 11, go west on Spruce Rd. Park on the shoulder of Spruce Rd. near the intersection with Hawksnest Rd. (not marked).

Stay tuned for more walks in the near future!