ROCKPORT — Join Coastal Mountains Land Trust, Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital’s Journey to Health program for a Happy Wanderers Hike on Thursday, August 4, at 10 a.m., at the Erickson Fields Preserve in Rockport.
This will be an out and back hike totaling 3.2 miles from Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s Erikson Fields Preserve to Coastal Mountain’s Blueberry Barn. Hikers who want to expand their mileage can continue to Beech Hill.
How to get there: Erickson Fields Preserve is located at 164 West Street, Rockport. From the junction of Route 1 and Route 90 in Rockport, follow Route 90 west and drive approximately three tenths of a mile. After passing the Market Basket, several houses and a short stretch of woods, Erickson Fields Preserve is on your left, across from Cross Street.
The Happy Wanderers meet on the first Thursday of each month. The hikes range in location from Rockport to Searsport. Each outing is led by a Coastal Mountains and Journey to Health staff member.
“We hope you can join us,” said a news release.
For a full 2022 Happy Wanderers schedule, visit www.coastalmountains.org.
Go to www.journeytohealth.coursestorm.com to register.
Coastal Mountains Land Trust has worked since 1986 to permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of the western Penobscot Bay. The Land Trust has protected over 13,000 acres, offering 50 miles of trails for public recreation.
Journey to Health programming is offered by PenBay Medical Center’s Community Health Improvement Team and is focused on preventing and reducing chronic disease and promoting the adoption of healthy lifestyles.