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

Moss Tract

★★☆☆☆

41.846329, -72.247674

Moss Tract and North Property UCONN Forest 416 acres in Willington, CT Parking: Small lot near 139-1 Old Turnpike Road, Storrs, CT Trail Map     Trails: 3.5…

Roseland Park

★★☆☆☆

205 Roseland Park Rd, Woodstock, CT 06281, USA

Roseland Park Private Park 390 acres in Woodstock, CT Parking: Several lots near 205 Roseland Park Rd, Woodstock, CT Trail Map       Trails: 0.25 miles   …

Ledge Light

★★☆☆☆

New London Ledge Lighthouse, Maritime Society, Bank St, New London, CT, USA

Ledge Lighthouse Lighthouses in New London and Groton, CT Parking: Trail Map       Trails: None      Rating: ★★☆☆☆   History: Links: The information shown here…

Lem Walker Loop

★★★☆☆

42.017307, -72.078891

Lem Walker Loop at Hatchet Hill Hull Forest Products Property Approx. 200 acres in Woodstock, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 1912 Rte. 198 Woodstock, CT Trail Map …

Kimball Memorial Forest

★★☆☆☆

41.845082, -71.993506

Kimball Memorial Forest New England Forestry Foundation 173 acres in Pomfret, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 175 Wolf Den Rd, Pomfret Center, CT Trail Map     …

Route 101 Boat Launch

★☆☆☆☆

460 Killingly Road, Pomfret Center, CT, USA

Route 101 Boat Launch Quinebaug River Boat Launch 1 acre in Pomfret, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 437 Killingly Road, Pomfret, CT Trail Map     …

Tidal Marsh Trail

★★★☆☆

200 Universal Dr, North Haven, CT 06473, USA

Tidal Marsh Trail North Haven Trail Association 15 acres in North Haven, CT Parking: Medium sized parking lot behind Target near 200 Universal Dr, North Haven, CT…

Dennis Farm Preserve

★★☆☆☆

21 Dennis Rd, Pomfret Center, CT, USA

Dennis Farm Preserve The Nature Conservancy 380 acres in Pomfret, CT Parking: Small pull of near 21 Dennis Rd, Pomfret Center, CT Trail Map      Trails:…

Willimantic Whitewater Park

★☆☆☆☆

28 Bridge St, Willimantic, CT, USA

Willimantic Whitewater Park Willimantic Town Park 1 acre in Windham, CT Parking: Small lot near 28 Bridge St, Willimantic, CT Trail Map         Trails: No…

Mattabesset River Cromwell Meadows WMA

★★★☆☆

24 Shunpike Road, Cromwell, CT, USA

Mattabesset River at Cromwell Meadows WMA River and Wildlife Management Area 548 acres in Cromwell and Middletown, CT Parking: North Boat Launch: from behind Dunkin’s parking lot… Read more…