Walktober!

Thursday, September 21 – Sunday, November 5

Click here for the 2017 Walktober brochure!

Walktober

Bonus walks and events, plus cancellations and changes will be listed here, so check back often.

WALK # 8 – The Three Bridges of Downtown Willimantic- and More! is scheduled for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 from 11 am – 12:30 pm.  The printed Walktober Brochure says, “Wednesday,” but that is not correct!

DATE CHANGE – FREE TOUR #80 – From Forest to Flooring. Please note that the 3 Hull Forest Tours originally scheduled for Sunday, October 8, have been changed. The new date is Saturday, October 7. The times remain the same – 8 am, 11 am, and 1 pm.

BONUS RIDE – Rolling Out the Stone Dust Carpet – Pedal Along the Air Line Trail. Sunday, October 8, 10 am. Rain date 10/15/17. Registration required to Charlie Obert at hcharlesobert@charter.net or 401-996-6875.  Meet at Riverside Drive, Thompson, near the Putnam town line. Park at the Air Line Trail State Park parking lot. The Air Line Trail is a multi-purpose recreational trail that gives new life to this once prestigious passenger right-of-way. Thompson is rolling out the stone dust with expectation that the length of the Air Line Trail in Thompson will be finished and ready for our event.  Stone dust surfaces are easily traveled with street bike tires. Ride to the MA line and back with a few stops for points of interest. 10-15 miles, easy, restrooms nearby, bring bike and helmet, age 12+ only. Sponsored by: Thompson Trails Committee.

EXPLORE your National Heritage Corridor’s 35 towns in eastern CT and south-central MA  more than 220 walks, hikes, historic tales, paddles, bike rides, farm visits, and more offered by dedicated & passionate Walktober teams and the generous sponsors that make it happen. Thanks to them all!


Walktober Leader packet pick-ups are scheduled. Click here to see when & where.

Walktober Leaders: June 30, 2017 was the deadline to get into the printed brochure. Any Walktober submissions after 6/30/17 will be listed on this page as bonus walks and on our Facebook page.

Go to the Leader Form

*There is just one requirement to offer a Walktober; either you or your organization should be a proud member or partner of The Last Green Valley.

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If you love our programming, like Walktober, your partnership is welcome. Call us to see how! 860-774-3300.


To obtain a printed copy of the Walktober brochure (use it year-round), call 860-774-3300, email LyAnn@tlgv.org, or fill out our request form and we will mail you a copy.


Use the Walktober brochure all year long, because it is full of places to visit!

You can download the pdf now!

Keep up to date with what is happening all year long in The Last Green Valley on our Facebook page, too!

Together we care for, enjoy, and pass on our National Heritage Corridor.