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Peoples State Forest

January 2020

Peoples State Forest New Year’s Day Hike

January 1, 2020

Peoples State Forest New Year's Day Hike will be held Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Peoples State Forest, 106 East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06063. Hikes congregate at Matthies Grove. The Hike is co-sponsored by Friends of American Legion and Peoples State Forests. All ages are welcome. Schedule: 12:45 pm   Meet at Matthies Grove 1:00 pm  Hike begins Hot chocolate and treats at Squire's Tavern after the hike. The event is free.

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December 2020

Winter Solstice Hike at Peoples State Forest

December 20, 2020

Winter Solstice Hike at Peoples State Forest will be held Sunday, December 20, 1:30 pm at 106 East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06063. This is a 2-3 mile trek through the forest. Moderate hiking level. Meet at Matthies Grove parking area. Free and open to all. Bring a mask. The event is sponsored by the Friends of American Legion and Peoples State Forests.

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August 2021

People’s Forest 7 Mile Trail Run

The People's Forest 7 Mile Trail Run will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Matheis Grove Pavilion, East River Road Barkhamsted, CT US 06063. Entry fee $20. There will be no race-day registration. Registration ends August 6, 2021 at 5:59pm EDT Race starts at 9:00 am. To register go to: https://runsignup.com/Race/CT/Barkhamsted/ThePeoplesForest7MileTrailRun Awards:  Top 3 men, top 3 women, based on NET Time Everyone must wear a mask to pick up their bib number, prior to the race, and post…

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22nd Annual People’s Forest 7-Mile Trail Run

The 22nd Annual People's Forest 7-Mile Trail Run, will be held Saturday, August 7, 2017 at Matheis Grove Pavilion, East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT. To register go to: https://localraces.com/events/barkhamsted-ct/the-peoples-forest-7-mile-trail-run There is no race-day registration. Race time is 9:00 am. Entry fee is $20 per person. There is also a $15 out of state fee. Timing and results by Greystone Electronics. Results will only be posted on greystoneracing.net. Everyone must wear a mask to pick up their bib number prior to…

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