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I walked this path with my two grand boys. At first, they didn't want to do it. But after they lifted two or three ID tags for trees and shrubs, and saw the winding path, crossing the stream, they almost both said in unison, this...More
This is a great little hiking spot. We try and find a hike to do every weekend. The glen was one we had been putting off thinking it would be a little boring. This place is really a nice place to go. It has nice...More
Root Glen has been a feature of Hamilton College for decades. My husband remembers it from his days as an undergraduate in the 1950's. Our son enjoyed it in the 1980s Now our granddaughter meanders down the path from the road to the stream below....More
Well-groomed on private property owned by Hamilton College, the Root Glen is open to the public to share it's beauty and serenity. The trees, shrubs, plants and flowers are well taken care of, and the Hamilton College arboretum is on display for educational purposes, including...More
It is opposite Hamilton College and started by the Root Family. The beginning of the walk goes through beautiful gardens with Saunders's peonies masterfully arranged
in large gardens surrounding beautiful sitting areas. The walks wind down and around a steam marked by local fliers and...More
There are multiple short trails throughout the glen, as well as a long trail continuing on through the wooded area. You can walk through the beautiful short trails that go past the different garden areas and around the... More
There are multiple short trails throughout the glen, as well as a long trail continuing on through the wooded area. You can walk through the beautiful short trails that go past the different garden areas and around the stream that flows through the glen. You can also spend over an hour walking the loop trail in the woods.