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Snowshoe Hikes at Sherwood Conservation Area for Auburn Winterfest
January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
Join Maine Master Naturalists and long-time ALT volunteers, Paula Curtis Everett and Michael Everett, on one of several family-friendly snowshoe hikes at ALT conserved property, Sherwood Forest Conservation Area behind Sherwood Heights Elementary School in Auburn. Paula will lead several hikes on the White Trail trail (.3 miles) in approximately 30 min intervals starting at 11AM. For hikers interested in going out solo on the additional 2 miles of trails, see this trail map and rules: https://androscogginlandtrust.org/land-projects/sherwood-forest-conservation-area/
These showshoe hikes are part of an Auburn Winterfest event on Jan 27 sponsored by the United New Auburn Association who is also hosting sledding and skating at Sherwood Heights Elementary School 11AM-2PM. Come out for a day of family-friendly outdoor winter fun! FMI about Auburn Winterfest: http://auburnmaine.gov/Pages/Government/Winter-Festival-
Directions: Park along Sherwood Drive in Auburn and walk behind the school towards the playground/swingsets where there is a trailhead entrance. There will be a sign indicating the approximate times of the next guided hikes.
What to bring: snowshoes, poles (optional), water and a snack, warm clothing (layers suggested).
FYI – Several pairs of snowshoes will also be available to borrow thanks to the Auburn-Lewiston Boys & Girls Club and Maine IF&W.