Northern Connecticut Land Trust

Hike the Northern Connecticut Land Trust

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Ellington

  • Bellante Preserve —★★— 1.75 miles — Alternate access and an extended loop with the Boothroyd Preserve
  • Ernie Boothroyd Nature Preserve —★★— 1.75 miles — A shorter loop with a balanced rock and an extended loop with the Bellante Preserve
  • Shenipsit Woods — Unexplored
  • Sunset Hill — Unexplored
  • Swann Farm — Unexplored
  • Wraight Property — Unexplored

Somers

  • Bald Mountain Preserve — Unexplored
  • McCann Family Farm — Unexplored
  • Scantic Riparian Area — Unexplored
  • Schlaf Farm — Unexplored
  • Skyline Scenic Area —★★— 1.5 miles — Steep climbs and rugged terrain at the Massachusetts border with a seasonal overlook
  • Whitaker Woods —★★★— 4 miles — This hike feels deep in the woods among old pines and high ferns

Stafford

  • Bob White Farm — Unexplored
  • Culver Pond — Unexplored
  • Nipmuck Woods — Unexplored

Vernon

  • Andrew Kenneth Webster Preserve —★★★— 4 miles — On the ledges above Valley Falls, this preserve offers an overlook and a rugged loop hike
  • Eckers Pond — Unexplored
  • Indian Trail Preserve — Unexplored
  • Talcott Ravine —★★★— 1.2 miles — This ravine hike is highlighted by rich history and a waterfall

Boothroyd Preserve

★★☆☆☆

48 Tolland Turnpike, Tolland, CT

Ernie Boothroyd Nature Preserve & Bellante Preserve Northern Connecticut Land Trust 94 acres in Ellington, CT Parking: East Side: Shoulder parking near 50 Tolland Turnpike, Tolland, CT… Read more…

Skyline Scenic Area

★★☆☆☆

42.028629, -72.429465

Skyline Scenic Area Northern Connecticut Land Trust 65 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Small pull-off near 312 Stafford Rd, Somers, CT Trail Map        Trails:… Read more…

Whitaker Woods

★★★☆☆

41.981577, -72.427999

Whitaker Woods Northern Connecticut Land Trust 266 acres in Somers, CT Parking: Small lot near 55 Wells Rd Somers, CT Trail Map      Trails: 4.2 miles … Read more…

Talcott Ravine

★★★☆☆

41.823406, -72.493271

Talcott Ravine Northern Connecticut Land Trust Property 26 acres in Vernon, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 9 Main St Vernon, CT Map         Trails:… Read more…

Valley Falls

★★★☆☆

41.822938, -72.443411

Valley Falls Park / Andrew Kenneth Webster Preserve Vernon Town Park and Northern Connecticut Land Trust 196 acres in Vernon, CT Parking: Large lot near 300 Valley… Read more…