First Hike 2020
The Fire Control Hill trail takes hikers along the top of the same forested dune that Battery Russell was constructed atop. Hikers will encounter the massive concrete Battery Russell and other remnants of fort's historic past. Many wonder why they see two pontoon boats in the middle of the forest. Come on the hike and find out why.
Meet at: Battery Russell Parking Lot at 9:30 A.M. Tour will occur from approximately 10 a.m. to Noon.
Trail Name: Fire Control Hill Trail
Trail Terrain: Moderate
Length of Hike: 2 miles
Recommended minimum age: 4 years old
Things to Note: Dogs permitted on 6-foot leash. Trail not suitable for strollers. Water, snacks, and weather appropriate clothing recommended.