Climb miles up to viewpoints over the cool waters of the Housatonic River and Lake Zoar on this 3.8-mile loop through Kettletown State Park.
This 5.8-miler loops in-and-around secluded islands of rare trees, diverse bird sanctuaries, and tranquil butterfly gardens in Hammonasset Beach State Park.
This easy 4.6-mile loop serves up large tracts of hardwoods, a side of granite ledges, and the continuous pour of a lively brook.
Explore one of the last undeveloped shorelines in Connecticut on this 6.2-mile hike through Bluff Point Coastal Preserve.
Bring binoculars on this 7.3-mile paddling tour of Long Island Sound, and take time to check out the shorebirds and a historic island lighthouse.
Tucked into a corner of the Taconic Mountains, this hardy 6.1-mile route hits the state’s highest peak. Or is it second-highest? What the heck-climb both.
This 4-mile loop circles the city’s most prominent ridge, visits a 1661 hideout, and rewards a light effort with dramatic views of New Haven Harbor.
See birds flock together in the lovely brooks and rich wetlands along this 4-mile out-and-back in the Goshen Land Trust.
A moderate ascent of Calebs Peak and a steep descent off St. Johns Ledges ends with a gentle cruise along the Housatonic River banks on this 10.7-mile hike.
This scenic 11.2-miler crisscrosses the New York-Connecticut border three times and rewards hikers with numerous views of the Housatonic Valley.
Some of the best views of Connecticut can be seen from Rand’s View—a quiet meadow dotting this 9-mile leg that showcases unrivaled views of wooded Berkshire Hills.
Ready your camera. This 7.3-miler serves up five-star views of countless peaks: Bear Mountain, Mount Everett, Kaaterskill High Peak and the Catskills, to name a few.
Don’t let the mileage fool you. This 4.9-miler packs in two summits, crosses a rushing brook, and provides idyllic views of the Housatonic Valley.
Escape the crowds at the Nature Conservancy’s largest Connecticut preserve.
This up-and-down dayhike features a hidden historic den, rocky ledges, beaver ponds and babbling brooks.
Traversing 5.4 miles up and around Coltsfoot Mountain in western Connecticut, this shuttle hike ambles through shaded forest past bubbling brooks and wildflower stashes.
Stroll through the lush woodlands of Devil’s Hopyard State Park on this 4.5-mile loop highlighted by a visit to the picture-perfect Chapman Falls.
A beautiful, wooded hike along a ridge and through the Eightmile River valley with a beautiful waterfall and vista of Connecticut countryside.
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