Connecticut Hiking Trails

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What Connecticut hiking trails should I hike on my trip to Connecticut?

Connecticut Hiking Trails

Connecticut hiking trails offer everything from mountain climbing to leisurely woodland strolls. Some favorites include:

  • Cathedral Pines and Mohawk Mountain give the hiker an excellent glimpse into the changes a tornado can have on the landscape. This area was hit by a tornado in 1989, and the hiking trails through the area now show just how the landscape is attempting to return after the devastation.
  • The Devil's Den Preserve in Weston and Redding is a great family destination. Connecticut hiking trails travel through hardwood forests, and there is a loop trail that takes in several other trails in the preserve. Excellent wildflowers in the spring and summer, as well.
  • The Pachaug State Forest offers three excellent Connecticut hiking trails. Visitors can hike along a brook, into a forest, or explore a rhododendron-white cedar swamp. This is a great location for fall, leaf-peeping hiking.
  • The Babcock Circumference Trail is a wonderful, fairy-tale trail that leads to bogs, boulders, and beyond. Located near the town of Greenwich, another calling card for this area are the many stone walls throughout the park. Kids will love it!
Connecticut hiking trails are a great place to spend an afternoon or a weekend. Close to New York and Boston, they are still a world away in peace and tranquility.



3/30/2009 8:24:55 PM
Franody said:

And don't forget Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden, Connecticut!


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