Goat Rock Trail

Posted by mrssmythe on May 24, 2015 in Hiking |

We spent a pleasant afternoon at Hampden Memorial Park today. If you haven’t visited lately, it’s worth a look. The spray park is on and they’ve added a bright new playscape: Before exploring that, though, we dragged the kids up Goat Rock Trail which starts at one end of the parking lot, right beside the ball […]



Ginger’s Post: A Walk in the Park

Posted by mrssmythe on November 5, 2014 in Ginger's Snaps, Hiking, Seasons |

We spent the morning at Chicopee State Park on Tuesday. CPT America had a rare day off, and after we’d finished voting, we piled the kids into the car and headed for the walking trails. It turned out to be a beautiful day for it. The sun was pleasantly warm and there was still plenty of […]

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The Jessie Girard Trail

Posted by mrssmythe on August 25, 2014 in Hiking |

This fall, we’re committed to exploring the state parks and forests in our local area. There’s so much available within a two hour drive of our house, that it’s crazy we haven’t done this sooner. Well, no more. This past weekend, I chose a trail, and we drove an hour south into Connecticut, to the 3,000 […]

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Dinosaur Footprints

Posted by mrssmythe on August 20, 2014 in Hiking, Out & About |

We drove to a spot I’ve been meaning to visit for years – “Dinosaur Footprints”, just outside of Holyoke on Route 5. I’d heard it was a great place to see fossilized dinosaur tracks and that there was a trail, so the kids and I were pretty excited. However, the “hike” wasn’t exactly what we […]

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