New London County

Explore New London County

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Possibly the most varied county from shoreline to deep woods and rocky ridges.

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

Gardner Lake

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41.500477, -72.225614

Gardner Lake State Park Connecticut State Park 10 acres in Salem, CT Parking: Large lot at 147 Old Colchester Rd, Salem, CT 06420 Boat Launch Map Hiking No…

Giddings Park

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41.628226, -72.125934

Giddings Park Franklin Town Park 72 acres in Franklin, CT Parking: Large lots near 191 Pond Rd, North Franklin, CT Trail Map Giddings Park is everything you would… Read more…

Indian Leap at Yantic Falls

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41.533897, -72.089815

Indian Leap at Yantic Falls Norwich Town Park 1 acre in Norwich, CT Parking: Small lot across from 203 Yantic St Norwich, CT Trail Map       …

Barn Island

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41.340596, -71.874711

Barn Island Wildlife Management Area Connecticut Wildlife Management Area 1,013 acres in Stonington, CT Parking: West Side: Shoulder parking and boat launch near 249 Palmer Neck Rd,…

Bartlett Brook

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41.601649, -72.261753

Bartlett Brook WMA Connecticut Wildlife Management Area 687 acres in Lebanon, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 773 Goshen Hill Rd Lebanon, CT Hunting Map       …

Ruby Cohen Woodlands

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41.551935, -72.304502

Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands Colchester Town Park 206.21 acres in Colchester, CT Parking: Medium lot near 96 McDonald Rd, Colchester, CT Trail Map        Trails: 2…

Mamacoke Island

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41.391195, -72.099637

Mamcoke Island Connecticut State College Arboretum Park 40.5 acres in Waterford, CT Parking: Small pull off near 44 Benham Ave Quaker Hill, CT Trail Map      …

Day Pond State Park

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41.557409, -72.418005

Day Pond State Park / Salmon River State Forest / Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut State Park and State Forest 180 acres in Colchester, CT Parking: Day Pond…

Selden Creek Preserve

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41.408086, -72.398494

Selden Creek Preserve Nature Conservancy and Lyme Land Trust Property 394 acres in Lyme, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 116 Mitchell Hill Road, Lyme, CT or small lot north… Read more…

Bailey’s Ravine

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41.633853, -72.137734

Bailey’s Ravine at Ayers Gap Preserve The Nature Conservancy Property managed by the Town of Franklin 80 acres in Franklin, CT Parking: Small pull off at 291 Pond… Read more…