American Chestnuts, Lost & Found Walk

September 17, 2023 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Great Mountain Forest
Undermountain Road
Falls Village
Housatonic Heritage

Housatonic Heritage will hold an American Chestnuts, Lost & Found Walk on September 17th from 1:30 – 2:30 pm at Great Mountain Forest in Falls Village, CT.

Woods Sinclair and friends will lead this talk and walk at a 2-acre American chestnut orchard.

Participants will learn of the dramatic sudden loss of this major tree and the ecological impact on our forests. They will also learn about The American Chestnut Foundation‘s efforts to restore this iconic tree to our landscapes.

Rain will cancel this tour


To participate in this tour, register by calling 860-824-7454 or email

Directions: From Falls Village, drive north on Route 7. At intersection of Rts 7 and 63, take Barnes Road to its end. Turn right on Under Mountain Road. The orchard is approximately 3 miles on the left–across from 392 Under Mountain Rd. GPS 41.94321, -73.28306  GOOGLE MAP