Litchfield County

Hike Litchfield County

I’ve explored several of the highlights in the rolling northwest hills, but have just barely skimmed the surface so I’ll hold off on my usual lists until I’ve explored more of the area

Note: Some town links below will produce an error message currently

Town List

Macedonia Brook State Park

★★★★☆

159 Macedonia Brook Rd, Kent, CT, USA

Macedonia Brook State Park Connecticut State Park 2,300 acres in Kent, CT Parking: Small lot near 159 Macedonia Brook Rd, Kent, CT Trail Map       …

John Minetto State Park

Unexplored

41.883625, -73.169530

John A. Minetto State Park Connecticut State Park 715 acres in Goshen and Torrington, CT Parking: Seasonal parking near CT-272, Torrington, CT Trail Map      Trails:…

Housatonic Meadows State Park

Unexplored

41.837385, -73.379377

Housatonic Meadows State Park Connecticut State Park 451 acres in Sharon, CT Parking: Small lot near 90 US-7, Sharon, CT Trail Map         Trails:…

Kent Falls State Park

★★★★☆

462 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT, USA

Kent Falls State Park Connecticut State Park 307 acres in Kent, CT Parking: Large lot for about 100 cars at 462 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT Trail…

Dennis Hill State Park

★★★☆☆

41.948573, -73.199360

Dennis Hill State Park Connecticut State Park 240 acres in Norfolk, CT Parking: Seasonal parking 2-3 cars off Rt. 272 (more parking available in-season when the gates…

Burr Pond State Park

★★★☆☆

41.870437, -73.093909

Burr Pond State Park Connecticut State Park 438 acres in Torrington, CT Parking: Small lot near 384 Burr Mountain Rd, Torrington, CT Trail Map       …

Beckley Furnace State Park

Unexplored

42.010874, -73.292397

Beckley Furnace State Park Connecticut State Park 12 acres in Canaan, CT Parking: Small lot near 140 Lower Rd, East Canaan, CT Trail Map      Trails:…

Connecticut’s Highest Point

★★★☆☆

CT Highpoint, Salisbury, CT 06068, USA

Connecticut’s Highest Point State Highpoint in Salisbury, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near East St, Salisbury, CT Trail Map       Trails: 1.5 miles        Rating:…

Jones Mountain

★★★☆☆

161 Steele Rd, New Hartford, CT 06057

Jones Mountain Preserve New Hartford Land Trust 284 acres in New Hartford, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 161 Steele Rd, New Hartford, CT Trail Map     …

Mount Riga State Park

★★★★☆

Salisbury, CT 06068

Mount Riga State Park Connecticut State Park 276 acres in Salisbury, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 339 Under Mountain Rd, Salisbury, CT Trail Map       …