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Connecticut



Tunxis State Forest Trail, CT

New York, NY: Plumb Connecticut's wildest woods in solitude.

From the Field: East

Our trail scouts' top local hikes.

One Night Wonders: Little Kids, Sages Ravine

Splash in swimming holes.

Local Hikes: Northeast

Head out on one of these trails in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Local Hikes: Northeast

Paddle to Maryland's Assateague Island; pack an ice axe for the Presidentials.

Readers' Choice 2011: America's Best Hikes

The undisputed local experts—you—chose the top parks, trails, campsites, and weekend getaways from Alaska to Alabama.

Trip Finder: Northeast

Your favorite Northeast hikes—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.

Readers' Choice: Northeast

Your favorite parks, weekend getaways, peak ascents, campsites, and more in the Northeast.

NORTHEAST
Special Survey: Best Cities to Raise an Outdoor Kid

Home to the White Mountains, the Appalachian Trail, and easily reachable urban trail networks like Boston's Emerald Necklace, this densely-populated region is small in size but big on recreational potential.

Hikes and Trips in all 50 States

Use our comprehensive state-specific pages to find hikes in your home state our a state you're planning on visiting.

Best Backpacking In Connecticut

Our comprehensive guide to the best backpacking you can find in Connecticut.

South Taconic Mountains, Connecticut

Connecticut's South Taconic Mountains have bald peaks, deep, forested gorges, and trees as old as the Mayflower.

Riga Plateau, Appalachian Trail

Get spectacular Appalachian Trail mountain views without much effort on the Riga Plateau.

New England's Metacomet-Monadnock Trail

Panoramic ridge-hiking through New England.

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