RBNC Coldest Day of the Year / Pre-Groundhog Day Hike

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Sunday January 29

1:30 PM  –  3:30 PM

Roaring Brook Nature Center Hiking Programs


Coldest Day of the Year / Pre-Groundhog Day Hike

Join us on what is usually the coldest day of the year (on average) in Hartford County and learn about our largest ground squirrel and weather prognosticator. Make your guess as to whether the groundhog will the Groundhog see his shadow on February 2nd and what does it mean if he does?  Take a guided walk through the forest to uncover the mysteries of wildlife habits in mid-winter.  Take our Groundhog Day quiz.  Make your predictions on when spring will really arrive.

Family-friendly program.

Family size is limited to 2 Adults and 2 Children.

January 29, 2023

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM


$36/Family of Four


 Participants should bring water for their hike. Please dress for the cool weather.

 Please Note: Online registrations close at 5 pm the day before the hike.

Call 860.693.0263 or email Sydnee at sfoster@thechildrensmuseumct.org to sign up after 5.