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

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…

Walker Mountain

★★☆☆☆

41.975883, -72.140336

Yale Forest: Walker Mountain Connecticut Blue Blaze Trail in Ashford and Union, CT Parking: North end: Shoulder parking just east of the main entrance to Bigelow Hollow… Read more…

Shenipsit Lake

★★☆☆☆

41.881941, -72.422886

Shenipsit Trail – Shenipsit Lake Connecticut Blue Blaze Trail in Tolland, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 15 Tolland Stage Rd, Tolland, CT Trail Map       Trails:… Read more…

Buckingham Reservoir

★★★☆☆

41.719096, -72.497895

Buckingham Reservoir Manchester Water Company Property in Glastonbury, CT Parking: Small lot and shoulder parking near 29 Coop Rd Glastonbury, CT Trail Map      Trails: 10… Read more…

Cave Hill

★★☆☆☆

41.506985, -72.472009

Cave Hill – Davison Memorial Walking Park East Haddam Town Park 14.88 acres in East Haddam, CT Parking: Room for 4 cars near 50 Davison Rd, Moodus,… Read more…