Trails day includes bike ride at Matthies Park

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The Connecticut Forest & Park Association is hosting a family bicycle ride June 2 at Matthies Park in Beacon Falls. –FILE PHOTO

BEACON FALLS — On Saturday, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association is hosting a family bicycle ride at Matthies Park.

The event is one of many events going on around the state this coming weekend as part of Connecticut Trails Day. The ride, which is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., will include mini-games and scavenger hunts and participants are encouraged to come early and stay late to take advantage of what the park has to offer.

Participants are asked to bring their bikes, helmets, a snack, and water. Riders will meet at the park gazebo. Preregistration is appreciated. For more information or to preregister, call Lori at (203) 723-1292, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association at (860) 346-TREE, or e-mail info@ctwoodlands.org.

In the case of heavy rain, the ride will be postponed until July 28.