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New Haven: West Rock Ridge State Park Loop

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.

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Mapped by Ed Wheeler

To Trailhead

Take Merritt Pkwy. (CT 15) to exit 60. R onto Dixwell Ave. (CT 10 S). In .2 mi., R onto Benham St. In 2.1 mi., L onto Main St. In 1 mi., R onto Wintergreen Ave. Go 1.2 mi. to park entrance on R.

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