Weekend Outings

Bring drinking water and a lunch. Wear sturdy footwear, dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for weather changes. Distances are round trip and are approximate, as are elevation gains.  Hike leader has discretion to refuse anyone who is not adequately prepared. Proof of vaccination may be required. Call the hike leader for meeting place and time, and if you reserve a space and are unable to go, please let the leader know ASAP so that someone else can take your place. If you are sick or have any symptoms, please stay home and join us next time.

Wednesday Hikes for Seniors

The Godnick Adult Center sponsors a series of hikes at a less strenuous pace for adults and older adults. Hikes
typically cover 2-4 miles, involve limited to moderate elevation gain, and try to avoid treacherous footing.
Participants should bring water, lunch and bug spray. Hikers are encouraged to wear sturdy footwear, long
sleeves/pants(to protect against ticks), and be prepared for Vermont weather.

Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center, 1 Deer Street to carpool. We return in the early to mid-afternoon. For further details, call the hike leader listed on the schedule. All are welcome. NOTE: Hikes are subject to change due to weather and/or trail conditions. (…..and please, no dogs.)

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March 25, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please join us for a walk near a local sugarhouse that will include part dirt road with an historic cemetery and old school-house, hemlocks, hardwoods, & cows, and part off-road hiking or snowshoeing (if Mother Nature cooperates). Spikes & hiking sticks may be useful if the back roads are still icy, 2 – 4 miles. We will be closest to Green’s Sugar House (located on Finel Hollow Rd.), where they traditionally have sugar-on-snow, maple cotton candy, dressings, spices, and more.

Mahar’s is not far away with maple cream, maple cream covered pecans, walnuts, and peanuts, and Marshalls & Verlaskas are also nearby so you can buy a pint or two at each place and compare! See how the liquid gold is made! Vaccination ncluding boosters recommended, and required for carpooling as of publication date, check with leader for updated covid protocol.


March 25, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Diane Bargiel


East Poultney, VT
East Poultney, VT United States + Google Map

See the Godnick Adult Center newsletter on their website for the rest of the summer hike schedule. Also find information there about the Understanding the Woods hikes offered on the second Thursday of the month, 9:30–10:30, at Pine Hill Park, Oak Street Ext. Join Sharon Shea for a monthly exploration of our relationship to our woodlands. During the hike Sharon will moderate discussion about the ecological history of our woodlands and their continuing importance in our lives. Participants will be encouraged to engage and contribute throughout the hike.

By participating community members will gain some physical activity, social interaction and knowledge of the
natural environment within the park. The next date will be June 13. Registration is required for the Understanding the Woods series, free, suggested donation $5.