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 …

West Hartford Reservoir #6

Unexplored

41.792957, -72.784447

West Hartford Reservoir #6 Metropolitan District Water Supply Watershed in West Hartford and Bloomfied, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 3070 Albany Ave, West Hartford, CT Trail…

Bent of the River

★★☆☆☆

Bent of the River Sanctuary Audubon Center 700 acres in Southbury, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near 185 E Flat Hill Rd, Southbury, CT Trail Map   …

Connecticut’s Highest Point

★★★☆☆

CT Highpoint, Salisbury, CT 06068, USA

Connecticut’s Highest Point State Highpoint in Salisbury, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near East St, Salisbury, CT Trail Map       Trails: 1.5 miles        Rating:…

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        …

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…

Poquetanuck Cove Preserve

★★☆☆☆

41.475123, -72.045024

Poquetanuck Cove Preserve The Nature Conservancy 234 acres in Ledyard, CT Parking: Small lot near 191 Avery Hill Rd, Ledyard, CT Trail Map         …

Barnes Boat Launch

★★☆☆☆

41.998262, -72.605292

Donald W. Barnes Boat Launch Connecticut River Boat Launch in Enfield, CT Parking: Medium sized lot near S River St, Enfield, CT Trail Map Barnes Boat launch… 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,…