National Trails Day: Enjoy the Trails of Sturbridge!

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National Trails Day: Enjoy the Trails of Sturbridge!

Time: June 3, 2017 from 8am to 3pm
Location: Leadmine Mt Trails
Street: 10 Shattuck Rd.
City/Town: Sturbridge
Website or Map: http://www.sturbridgetrails.o…
Event Type: trails, sturbridge, outdoors, spring
Organized By: The Friends of Sturbridge Trails
Latest Activity: May 25, 2017

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Event Description

National Trails Day
Local Event: Enjoy the Trails of Sturbridge!
Saturday, June 3, 2017 8 AM to 3 PM
Leadmine Mt Trails – 10 Shattuck Rd.
Please park along Shattuck Rd.

Partial List of activities all start at 10 Shattuck Rd. unless noted:

Trail Run, Moderate, (5 to 7 miles 8 a.m.) a trail run for geared for intermediate & experienced trail runners.

Advanced Mountain Bike Ride (10 Miles/9 a.m.)  ride is geared towards advanced mountain bikers/racers interested in exploring the Leadmine Trail system (Elevation Gain 1000'+)

Kid's Mountain Bike Ride (5 Miles/9:30 a.m.) ‘Point to Point' ride designed for kids with mountain bike experience! Anticipated Ride Time: 1 hour.  Helmet, water bottle, and spare tube mandatory. Preregistration is required. Ride starts at 197 Leadmine Rd. and ends at 10 Shattuck Rd. 

Official Leadmine Mt Trail Ceremony (10:30 a.m.) Join us as we “cut the ribbon” and celebrate the hard of work our trail volunteers in building the Leadmine Mt. trail system Light drinks and refreshments will be served.

Kid's Bike Ride (1.6 Miles/10:45 a.m.) This adventure is designed for beginner cyclists! Adults must accompany children as we explore the Arbutus Park Trail (1.6 miles). Anticipated Ride Time: 30 minutes.  Helmet required.

Introduction to Geo-Caching (11 a.m.) Want to learn about this fun family activity? Approx. .75 mile hike, easy.

Environmental Awareness Hike, (11:15 a.m. & 1 p.m.)  Join our Student Conservation Crew on a short hike down to the ponds and back to learn about our environment and how we “leave no trace” as we enjoy our open space lands.

Trail building 101 (10:45 a.m. to 12 & 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) Work alongside members of The Student Conservation Association as we build a section of the Sand Hill trail.  Learn the techniques in building a sustainable trail.

For more information and to register for the Kid’s Mt Bike ride visit the

Sturbridge Trails Website: WWW.Sturbridgetrails.org

or email: treksturbridge@gmail.com

This National Trails Day® event sponsored by The Sturbridge Tourist Association and The Friends of Sturbridge Trails.

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