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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Trail Day planned at Mine Falls Park in Nashua

NASHUA – There will be a number of projects for the Saturday, Aug. 16, Trail Day at Mine Falls Park.

Among them are the continued renovation of the Red Trail, affectionately known as the “Roller Coaster,” “GI Jane Trail,” “Gorilla Trail,” “Root Route” and “Bandaid Alley” by the middle school and high school cross-country runners who use the trail for practice runs. ...

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NASHUA – There will be a number of projects for the Saturday, Aug. 16, Trail Day at Mine Falls Park.

Among them are the continued renovation of the Red Trail, affectionately known as the “Roller Coaster,” “GI Jane Trail,” “Gorilla Trail,” “Root Route” and “Bandaid Alley” by the middle school and high school cross-country runners who use the trail for practice runs.

The Trail Day will run from 9 a.m.-noon, rain or shine.

Volunteers are needed for the various tasks. The cleanup continues the monthly series sponsored by the Mine Falls Park Advisory Committee.

Participants will have the opportunity to tour the Mine Falls 1886 Gatehouse. Volunteers will also receive a T-shirt.

Residents are invited to visit the restored Gatehouse on from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 20. Visitors will be able to see the mechanics that brought power to the textile mills downtown. Pam Anderson and Greg Andruskevich will be docents for the tour.

Young children will be able to color the Mine Falls coloring books at the Compass Rose at the Gatehouse and receive a T-shirt. Students from the honor societies at Nashua High School North and South will oversee the coloring activity.

Participants are asked to meet at the Lincoln Park entrance before 9 a.m. dressed for yard work. The entrance is off Exit 6 behind Hannaford Supermarket.