Hike Chaplin, CT

If you’re looking for the best hiking trails in Chaplin this is the complete guide to all the long trails, waterfalls, and history it has to offer.



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Town Parks

  • Garrison Park –★★– 3 miles – A small park with ball fields and a walking track with access to adjacent trails in the Hubbard Preserve and Natchaug State Forest

Land Trust

State Parks / Forests

  • Air Line Trail – 3.3 miles of the trail flow through town for easy walking with parking access at small lot near 298 Lynch Rd Chaplin, CT
  • Beaver Brook State Park –★★– 1 mile – The entrance is in Windham and so are the pond and trail, but the undeveloped northern half lies in Chaplin
  • Diana’s Pool ★★★★– 1 mile – A popular swimming hole (where swimming is prohibited) with a waterfall, the ruins of the Natchaug Paper Co., and short trails along the Natchaug River
  • Goodwin State Forest –★★★★– 4 miles – The main area is in Hampton but the town has trails within the Black Spruce Pond and Orchard Hill areas
  • Natchaug State Forest – ★★ – 2 miles – The southernmost block has no trails, but old forest roads lead to the main block
  • Pumpkin Hill WMA — No Trails

Blue Blaze

  • Natchaug Trail
    • Natchaug Southern Terminus –★★– 1 mile – The entrance is in Hampton, but a nice 1 mile section of the trail between Black Spruce Pond and Orchard Hill overlook is in Chaplin

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Bernard Church Woods


41.818962, -72.153062

Bernard Church Woods Joshua’s Trust 37 acres in Chaplin, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 385 Bujak Rd, Chaplin, CT Trail Map      Trails: 0.5 miles   …

Beaver Brook State Park


483 Back Rd, Windham, CT 06280

Beaver Brook State Park Connecticut State Park 401 acres in Chaplin and Windham, CT Parking: Small lot at 483 Back Rd, Windham, CT 06280 Trail Map     …

Natchaug Trail : Morey Rd


41.8214610, -72.0970840

Natchaug Trail – Morey Rd CFPA Blue Blaze Natchaug Trail Natchaug State Forest through Chaplin and Eastford, CT Parking: Shoulder parking at 41.8214610, -72.0970840 Trail Map     …

Goodwin State Forest


41.785700, -72.083707

James L. Goodwin State Forest Connecticut State Forest 2,003 acres in Hampton and Chaplin, CT Parking: Lot at 23 Potter Rd, Hampton, CT Trail Map       …

Two Sisters Tract


41.757308, -72.145430

Two Sisters Tract Joshua’s Trust Land Trust 40 acres in Chaplin, CT Parking: Shoulder parking along busy Rt. 6 just northeast of 231 Willimantic Rd, Chaplin, CT Trail… Read more…

Garrison Park


495 Phoenixville Rd, Chaplin, CT, USA

Edward Garrison Park / Hubbard Sanctuary / Agnes’ Pasture Chaplin Town Park and Joshua’s Trust Property About 40 acres in Chaplin, CT Parking: Large lot behind Chaplin…

Diana’s Pool


20 Dianas Pool Rd, Chaplin, CT, USA

Diana’s Pool State Designated Water Access 15 acres in Chaplin, CT Parking: Small lot at 20 Dianas Pool Rd Chaplin, CT Trail Map       Trails: Less than…