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Hiking the Calhoun Family Forest

Man standing next to series of small waterfalls

Saturday, October 9
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Calhoun Family Forest, Gilsum

Join consulting forester Swift Corwin for a moderately difficult, 3.5-mile hike on the Porcupine Falls Trail (and beyond) to a high point overlooking Bears Den Natural Area. Expect 400 feet of elevation gain, and a mix of trails and bushwhacking. Bring lunch, and meet at 9 a.m. at the Corwin property in Gilsum, which is located on the south (righthand) side of White Brook Road 0.75 miles east of the Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge and just before you reach the Calhoun Family Forest parking area.

For more information about the outing, email Swift Corwin (swiftcorwin@ or call him at 603-562-5620, as he can answer questions about the hiking conditions or help you with directions. Questions about registering? Please email Miles Stahmann (stahmann@ or call him at 603-525-3394. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register, please fill out this online form.

Presented in partnership with the Harris Center for Conservation Education.