Hazen Trail: Visit Pluto!

  • Meeting location: Marion Cross School parking lot near school-bus assembly point, where everyone will receive a briefing on social distancing and carpooling. Maximum participants: 10, plus two leaders
  • Meeting date and time: Saturday at 9 am, May 30, 2020.
  • Trailhead location: Hazen Trailhead Kiosk parking area on drive to Norwich Daycare 
  • Reward: Walking through mixed woods and fields, the Montshire Museum has placed information markers about the planets in the solar system at distances proportional from the museum to their orbit around the sun. Towards the end of the hike, there is a view of the Connecticut River.
  • Length: 3.2 miles round trip with 260 feet of uphill. Those wishing to walk one way, may pre-arrange to drop their car off at the southern end.
  • Difficulty: Easy grades, suitable for all ages.
  • Web linkshttps://www.trailfinder.info/trails/trail/hazen-trail
  • Directions to trailhead from Dan & Whit’s: Take road to Hanover (VT 10A) to second set of lights. Turn right on Montshire Road, stay right towards Norwich Daycare. Parking along road and turnout. (0.9 miles)
  • Prizes: A small prize be either a Norwich Trails Committee logo window to go to the youngest attendee of the Marion Cross School and to the oldest Social Security recipient.
  • Sign up: To register, email norwichtrailsignup@gmail.com. Put “Hazen hike” in header of your email and state the number of participants in your party. Hikes are limited to a maximum of ten participants in total, plus leaders.
Hazen Trail trailhead is towards Norwich Daycare Center, just past the Montshire Museum driveway.
The numbers in circles are hiking distance from the start in miles.
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