Killingly

Hike Killingly, CT

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

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Hiking

Town Parks

  • 1892 Conservation Area –★★– 1.85 miles – (aka Sherman Forest) Overgrown on my last visit, confusing trails lead to an old foundation
  • Cat Hollow –★★– 1 mile – Simple but popular spot with an old dam waterfall and history
  • Chase Reservoir –★★– 2.5 miles – Mainly serves to protect the reservoir but overgrown trails lead to woods roads popular with dirt bikes
  • Hygeia Reservoir – No trails? Swimming for town residents
  • Mason Hill Conservation Area –Unexplored
  • Owen Bell Park –Unexplored
  • Quandoc Conservation Area –Unexplored

Land Trust

State Parks / Forest

  • Killingly Pond State Park –★– <1 mile – Unfriendly to everything but boaters, there are short fisherman’s paths and old woods roads
  • Old Furnace State Park –★★★★– 3 miles – A choose your own adventure hike around ponds, upland forest, and dramatic cliff views
  • Quinebaug Lake State Park –★★– 2 miles – Simple yet beautiful loop hike around the lake
  • Ross Pond State Park and Ross Marsh WMA–★★– 1.5 miles — Connected to Old Furnace State Park for extended trail hikes

Blue Blaze

  • None

The Rest

  • North-South Trail section –★– 1 mile — Dirt roads that briefly clip into Connecticut, the rest of the trail is in Rhode Island

Boating

Now go out and hike , CT!

Chase Reservoir

★★☆☆☆

68 Pratt Road, Dayville, CT, USA

Chase Reservoir Killingly Town Park 365 acres in Killingly, CT Parking: Room for two cars near 233 Pratt Road Dayville, CT or seasonally near 68 Pratt Road Dayville,… Read more…

Dunn Preserve

★★☆☆☆

41.862530, -71.921684

Dunn Preserve Wyndham Land Trust 32 acres in Killingly, CT Parking: Shoulder parking at the gate near 149 Lake Rd, Dayville, CT Aerial Map.       Trails 0.5… Read more…

Old Furnace State Park

★★★★☆

450 S Frontage Rd, Danielson, CT 06239

Old Furnace State Park Connecticut State Park 367 acres in Danielson, CT Parking: Medium lots available near 450 S Frontage Rd Danielson, CT and at the end of the Forest… Read more…

Killingly Pond

★☆☆☆☆

41.85941200, -71.80275900

Killingly Pond State Park Connecticut State Park 162 acres in Killingly, CT Parking: Shoulder parking north of 156 Pond Rd Dayville, CT Trail Map         … Read more…

North South Trail

★☆☆☆☆

41.850808, -71.795226

Rhode Island North-South Trail Rhode Island Thru Hike in Killingly, CT Parking: Park along Pond Rd near Killingly Pond State Park Trail Map There is one section of the… Read more…

Cat Hollow

★★☆☆☆

41.833971, -71.870985

Cat Hollow Killingly Town Park 25 acres in Killingly, CT Parking: Room for 4-5 cars at 25 Cat Hollow Rd, Dayville, CT Trail Map     Cat Hollow… Read more…