FALPS starts year off on the right foot with hike

A New Year’s Day trek in Peoples State Forest drew 11 hikers. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

BARKHAMSTED — The Friends of American Legion and Peoples State Forest (FALPS) group held a two-mile hike at Peoples State Forest on Sunday, Jan. 1.

Eleven hikers started their journey at Greenwoods Road and hiked two and a half miles in the forest, despite the 30-degree temperatures.

The hike was led by FALPS board member Janet Bumstead.

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