New London County

Hike New London County

Possibly the most varied county from shoreline to deep woods

Most Popular Hikes:

  • Bluff Point
  • Lantern Hill
  • Sprague Land Preserve

My Reccomendations:

  • Sheepskin Hollow
  • Nayantaquit Trail
  • Barn Island

Best Overlook: Lantern Hill

Best Waterfall: Day Pond Falls

Other Highlights: Mamacoke Island,

Rose Hill WMA

★★☆☆☆

77-5 Thomas Rd, Ledyard, CT, USA

Rose Hill Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management Area 692 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Hiking Trail Parking: Shoulder parking near 77-5 Thomas Rd, Ledyard, CT Other Parking:… Read more…

Bulkeley Hill Preserve

★★☆☆☆

247 Bulkeley Hill Rd Colchester, CT

Bulkeley Hill Preserve Colchester Land Trust 130 acres in Colchester, CT Parking: Small lot near 247 Bulkeley Hill Rd Colchester, CT Trail Map         … Read more…

Cossaduck Bluffs

★★★☆☆

41.461780, -71.906116

Narragansett Trail: Cossaduck Bluffs / Gladys Foster Preserve CFPA Blue Blaze Trail / The Nature Conservancy / Connecticut State Forest 755 acres in North Stonington, CT Parking:… Read more…

Tefftweald at Birchenturn

Unexplored

41.470793, -71.846749

Tefftweald at Birchenturn Avalonia Land Conservancy 76.8 acres in North Stonington, CT Parking: Down the lane near 281 Grindstone Hill Rd, North Stonington, CT Trail Map       … Read more…

Merritt Family Forest

Unexplored

41.351221, -71.999111

Merritt Family Forest Groton Open Space Association 75 acres in Groton, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 74 Fishtown Rd, Mystic, CT Trail Map     Trails: Unknown      Rating:… Read more…

Avery Preserve

★★☆☆☆

41.454064, -72.046999

Avery Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 101.4 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Small lot near 55-35 Avery Hill Rd, Ledyard, CT Trail Map.        Trails: 1.5 miles   … Read more…

Barrett Preserve

Unexplored

41.419166, -72.065493

Barrett Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 71.7 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 906 Long Cove Rd Gales Ferry, CT Trail Map       Trails: Less than a… Read more…

Preston Nature Preserve

Unexplored

41.535414, -71.976864

Preston Nature Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 55.7 acres in Preston, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 29 Krug Rd, Preston, CT Trail Map.        Trails: 0.5 miles   … Read more…

Shunock Brook Preserve

Unexplored

41.440351, -71.867504

Shunock Brook Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 113.12 acres in North Stonington, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 71 Babcock Rd North Stonington, CT Trail Map       Trails: 1.5 miles … Read more…

TriTown Forest

★★★☆☆

41.520461, -71.900346

TriTown Forest Preserve Avalonia Land Conservancy 527.23 acres in North Stonington, Preston, and Griswold, CT Parking: Small lot near 87 Miller Rd, North Stonington, CT Trail Map.      Trails: 9 miles … Read more…