2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Explore the geology, trees, plants and history of DCR Hemlock Gorge Reservation, one of the first five parks acquired by the Metropolitan Parks Commission in 1893. Learn about the National Register listed Echo Bridge and plans to restore its historic railings. This guided tour will include stairs and an uphill trail segment over rocky terrain so proper footwear is recommended.
Location: Meet at the corner of Elliot and Chestnut Streets near the old mill (a.k.a. Echo Bridge Mall). Park on nearby streets.
Hemlock Gorge - Echo Bridge Mall