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Hiking Trails in CT
This page is a compilation of some interesting hiking trails in Connecticut. Some are common, some are hidden gems, something for everyone from the beginner hiker to the expert trail master.
Black Hog Brewery Hiking Trail - Bridle Trail, Oxford CT
Plan an excursion to the Black Hog Brewing Company in Oxford CT for a tasting. This side trail from the Bridle Trail will lead you directly to the brewery! Numerous starting points on the Bridle trail offer short or long hikes to the brewery.
Leatherman's Cave- Mattatuck Trail, Watertown CT
A 4 mile loop trail highlighting Leatherman's Cave
Elderslie Preserve Hiking Trails - Woodbridge CT
Home of the glacial erratics, 5 mile out and back hike.
Difficulty: Easy (the orange trail is moderate)
Naugatuck Forest Trail - Whittemore Trail - Beacon Cap Trail - Bethany Veteran's Memorial Park, CT
A 4 mile loop hike
Osbornedale State Park - Derby CT - A Hiking Excursion on the Red Trail from the Kellogg Center
Just over 3 miles, an intriguing hike in the heart of an unexpected place, Derby, CT!
Paugussett Trail - Shelton CT - Buddington Rd to Indian Well State Park
A 9 mile out and back hike.
Difficulty: Moderate (due to it's length)
A 7 mile loop hike with scenic views of Prydden Falls
Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging
Shelton Lakes Recreation Path - Shelton CT
Difficulty: Easy Terrain/Moderate Length
An out and back 8.5 mile hike on wide crushed gravel path (or can be a 2 car 4.2 mile hike)
Sticks and Stones Farm, Newtown CT, A Unique Hiking and Camping Experience
A truly unique property with numerous hiking trails and enchanted cabins
Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary, Oxford CT
Timberlands Preserve - Guilford CT
Over 15 miles of trails, make your own loop trail
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
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