Arcadia Backpacking Trip


Saturday, March 21 -
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Arcadia Management Area
Hope Valley, RI

On this trip, we will hike a portion of the North South Trail we have not hiked before through the Arcadia Management Area to the shelter at Frosty Hollow Road. We estimate that we will hike 5-6 miles each day.

Use our Backwoods Camping List to make sure you don't forget anything. Be sure to include plenty of water. See other camping information on our Camping page. A few specific items to bring:

Rain gear
Sleeping bags should be good down to the expected temperatures.

Pack light - "Every ounce counts!"


  • Permission Slip - Each participating Scout must submit this to the Scoutmaster by March 17.
  • Event registration fee (youth) - $15 (includes dinner and breakfast). Pay by March 17.
  • Annual Health and Medical Record - Each participant must have submitted this record within the previous year and no later than March 17. This trip requires only Parts A and B, including copy of insurance card (both sides). A medical exam is not required.
  • CORI - Adults staying overnight must have submitted a CORI to the Mohegan Council within the last year. If you need this, please submit it to the Scoutmaster by March 17.
  • Youth Protection Training - Adults staying overnight must have completed BSA Youth Protection Training within the prior two years. If you need this, submit your training certificate to the Scoutmaster by March 17.
  • Vehicle Information - If you are driving and your vehicle information has not been included on a previous tour plan, please provide this to the Scoutmaster by March 17.


Meet at the Epworth United Methodist Church parking lot at 7:00 AM Saturday.

Travel to a parking area near the trail head is about 1 hr 10 minutes.

Estimated return to the church is 3:00 PM Sunday.


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