Trail maintenance on Thursday, December 1 will start at 9:00 a.m., on the Cricket Frog Trail south of Piper Road. We will be cutting small trees and installing signage. Please park in the new parking lot just off Piper Road on Sunbelt Parkway or along the Parkway itself. Bring gloves, chainsaws, and loppers. If you are uninterested in cutting down or chopping up small trees, we can also use people to drag, load, and stack brush.
Hike cancelled due to rain. The hike on November 30, 2022 will be on the East Palisades Trail. For those wishing to car pool, meet at 9:00 a.m. in the Mayfield Ace Hardware (2171 Elm St NE, Covington) parking lot. Please park in the back, away from the store. Hike contact - Dave Sheffield, 770.402.9433 Distance from Covington: 46 miles Trail distance: about 4.7 miles Difficulty: easy/moderate Trail surface: natural forest Canine Compatibility: Leashed dogs are welcome. Neares
Thank you Circle K and Covington Kiwanis! In less that 3 hours this morning they picked up all the litter along the Cricket Frog Trail Robinson-Emory streets and Turner Lake-Old Brown Bridge roads. Kiwanians rule!!!
You will often see Robin picking up litter, trimming brush, or otherwise working along the Cricket Frog Trail between Conyers St. and the Covington Bypass. He often joins Newton Trails’ Thursday morning trail maintenance crew. Robin worked for Roadway Express for 30 years as a dockhand, lift driver, and switcher. He has lived in Newton County for 28 years; the past six in Covington. He volunteers with Newton Trails because he was looking to get involved, saw trash on the Cric