Hike Plainfield, CT

(Part of Windham County)

If you’re looking for the best hiking trails in Plainfield this is the complete guide to all the long trails, river views, and history it has to offer.

Plainfield has four hiking areas for 10 miles of trails as well as one boating option on the Quinebaug River.



My Highlights |expand|

Hiking |expand|

Town Parks

  • None

Land Trust

  • Wyndham Land Trust
    • Fitz Preserve –★– <1 mile – A children’s discovery trail behind the senior center
    • Tillinghast Preserve –★★– 1 mile – The Sugar Brook loop trail starts through this property

State Parks / Forest

Blue Blaze

The Rest

Boating/Fishing |expand|

Town History |expand|

Plainfield was first settled by colonists in 1689 and was incorporated in October 1700 making it the 35th oldest town in Connecticut.  The name is descriptive of the area for its plain fields.

Now go out and hike Plainfield, CT!

Moosup Valley State Park Trail


2-58 Withey Hill Rd, Moosup, CT, USA

Moosup Valley State Park Trail Connecticut State Park 62 acres in Plainfield and Sterling, CT Parking: West End – Few spots near 2-58 Withey Hill Rd, Moosup,…

Quinebaug Trail North Terminus


309 Plainfield Pike, Plainfield, CT 06374, USA

Quinebaug Trail – North Terminus CFPA Blue Blaze Trail acres in Plainfield, CT Parking: Small pull off near 309 Plainfield Pike, Plainfield, CT Trail Map     …

Sugar Brook


41.716444, -71.941710

Sugar Brook / Quinebaug River Wildlife Management Area / Tillinghast Preserve Sugar Brook Field Trial and Wildlife Management Area and Wyndham Land Trust Estimated 400 acres in…