The Rest

This page is for the highlights, hidden gems, and the square pegs in the round holes, and all those that don’t fit into neat categories.

There is also a complete page for every activity if you’re looking to get into a new way to explore the state.  Peruse the groupings below for lesser known pages on the site that might just catch your interest.

Organizations

Highlights

Long Trails (non-blue blaze or linear state park)

Activities

Yale Forest Camp

★★☆☆☆

41.969302, -72.112422

Yale Forest Camp Yale Forest in Union, CT and Eastford, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 98 Bigelow Hollow Rd Union, CT Trail Map        Trails:… Read more…

Halls Pond

★★★☆☆

92 Kennerson Rd, Eastford, CT, USA

Halls Pond Connecticut State Boat Launch 1.5 acres in Eastford, CT Parking: Small lot and shoulder parking near 92 Kennerson Rd, Eastford, CT Boat Launch 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…

Tri State Marker CT MA NY

★★★☆☆

42.049604, -73.487322

Tri-State Marker West at the Border of New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut in Salisbury, CT Parking: Three small pull-offs at the CT/MA border Mt Washington Rd, Salisbury, CT Trail… Read more…

Taft Tunnel

★★☆☆☆

41.554334, -72.036052

Taft Tunnel Lisbon Historical Landmark 10 acres in Lisbon, CT Parking: Small pull-off near 679 River Road, Lisbon, CT Trail Map        Trails: Less than… Read more…

Kings Island

★★★☆☆

41.954496, -72.612596

Kings Island Eversource Land Trust 120 acres in Enfield and Suffield, CT Parking: Access by water only, nearest boat launch is Kings Island Boat Launch Boat launch… Read more…

Wickham Park

★★★☆☆

41.783521, -72.578770

Wickham Park Non-Profit Park 280 acres in Manchester and East Hartford, CT Parking: Multiple lots near 1329 Middle Turnpike W, Manchester, CT (Fee of $5-7) Trail Map … Read more…