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Stargazing Hike On West Rattlesnake/Squam Lake Association

August 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Friday, August 5, 2022 – 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location:   Meet at the Old Bridle Path (West Rattlesnake) Trailhead on Route 113. 

Registration: Registration is required. Space is limited to 10 people. Please go to Squam Lake Association website to register.

This Week’s Program: 

Take a night hike with the SLA to stargaze atop West Rattlesnake! We will meet at the Old Bridle Path trailhead at 8:00 pm. This out-and-back trail is 1.7 miles in total and has a gradual ascent. Hiking time to the top is usually about 45 minutes, leaving some time to stargaze and look for constellations at the summit before the descent back. 

What to Bring: Please bring a headlamp or flashlight, water, and extra layers to stay warm at the summit Optional: snacks, hot drinks, telescopes, binoculars, smartphones for astronomy apps like Sky Maps.

Audience: Anyone who can walk ~1 mile uphill at night is welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This Week’s LRCC Guide: 

Hello! My name is Macie Flammia and I’ll be your guide for this night hike. I’m from Derry, NH and recently graduated from Keene State College with a degree in biology. As a New Hampshire native who grew up with long nights, I’ve grown to love experiencing the forest at night and getting great views of the starry sky. I look forward to hiking and looking at constellations with you! 


August 5
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


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