Ad Hoc Ellington Trails Committee

This Committee was established in March 2017 for the purpose of maintaining and enhancing the Town's trail system.

Meetings Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 am -  Join us for a walk celebrating Connecticut trails on the Annual Trails Day sponsored by the CT Forest & Park Association. This .67 mile trail includes several brooks and flowing mountain laurel in the spring. Parking is available on Hopkins Road across from 39 Hopkins Road. We encourage visitors to car pool if possible. Please be respectful of neighboring residential properties. Access to the trailhead is on the south side of Hopkins Road. Registration is recommended. Go to and look for the Ellington event under CT Trails Day.
  • Saturday, June 8 at 9:00 am - If you cannot make June 1, you have another opportunity for a guided walk of Kimball! Join Cub Scout Pack 77 for a walk through this scenic forest. See parking information above.
  • Thursday, August 15 at 7:30 pm - The Astronomical Society of Connecticut will join us after a moonlight walk at Windermere. Come to enjoy a look at the stars and planets from a different viewpoint! The Society will be setting up telescopes on the Pinney Street Fields after the walk to view the amazing solar system; attendees are welcome to bring their own telescopes and binoculars. Parking for this event will be at the Pinney Street Fields, where the walk will begin.

  • Trail Maps

  • Both a detailed guide of each trail (PDF) and an overall trails locations in Town map (PDF) are available 

  • Members

    • Valerie Amsel
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Rachel Dearborn (Vice Chairman)
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Lauren Desrocher (Chairman)
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Lois Timms-Ferrara
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Pam McCormick
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Linda Anderson
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Cheri Murphy
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Erin Stavens 
    • Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Cynthia van Zelm
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020
    • Judi Manfre
      Term Expires: April 30, 2020