Metacomet Ridge

The Metacomet Ridge

I created this page one day when I was digging into the geology of the Metacomet Ridge and wanted a way to visualize the mountain ridge as it runs north through the state.  While I’m drawn to the cliff faces and the views I hope to build this page as I learn about the formation and its subsequent impacts.

For now there’s just a list of a couple great places to hike.

Tariffville Gorge

★★★☆☆

41.911436, -72.746564

Tariffville Gorge / Cowles Park Connecticut Blue Blaze Trail / East Granby Town Park in East Granby Parking: Main Lot: Medium lot near 238-266 S Main St,… Read more…

Penwood State Park

★★★★☆

41.849723, -72.779525

Penwood State Park Connecticut State Park 787 acres in Simsbury and Bloomfield, CT Parking: Medium lot near 174 Hartford Rd, Simsbury, CT Trail Map       Trails:… Read more…

Talcott Mountain

★★★★★

41.835607, -72.791504

Talcott Mountain Connecticut State Park 574 acres in Avon, Bloomfield, and Simsbury, CT Parking: Lots of parking near 560 Simsbury Rd, Bloomfield, CT Trail Map     … Read more…

Sleeping Giant

★★★★★

200 Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT, USA

Sleeping Giant State Park Connecticut State Park 1,465 acres in Hamden, CT Parking: Main Lot: Large lot at 200 Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT   East End: Small… Read more…