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

Trail Wood Sanctuary

★★★☆☆

41.810728, -72.065097

Edwin Teale Trail Wood Sanctuary CT Audubon Property 168 acres in Hampton, CT Parking: Medium sized lot at 93 Kenyon Road Hampton, CT Trail Map Trail Wood Sanctuary… Read more…

Codfish Falls

★★☆☆☆

41.823937, -72.226878

Codfish Falls Mansfield Waterfall Small waterfall in Mansfield, CT Parking: Small pull-off near 99 Codfish Falls Rd Mansfield, CT Trail Map Codfish Falls is great small waterfall on… Read more…

UCONN HEEP

★☆☆☆☆

41.817473, -72.272925

UCONN Hillside Environmental Education Park University of Connecticut Open Space 165 acres in Mansfield, CT Parking: Small pull-off near 248 Hunting Lodge Rd Mansfield, CT Trail Map   … Read more…

North South Trail

★☆☆☆☆

41.850808, -71.795226

Rhode Island North-South Trail Rhode Island Thru Hike in Killingly, CT Parking: Park along Pond Rd near Killingly Pond State Park Trail Map There is one section of the… Read more…

Walden Preserve

★★★☆☆

41.480951, -72.275345

Walden Preserve The Nature Conservancy managed by The Salem Land Trust 400 acres in Salem, CT Parking: Small lot near 191 Hagen Rd, Salem, CT Trail Map   … Read more…

Ragged Mountain

★★★★★

41.629929, -72.817894

Ragged Mountain Preserve Berlin Town Park 589 acres in Berlin, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 437 West Ln, Berlin, CT Trail Map Ragged Mountain is one of… Read more…

Fenton Tract

★★★☆☆

41.824717, -72.237417

Fenton Tract University of Connecticut Open Space 579 acres in Mansfield, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 2696 Horsebarn Hill Rd Mansfield, CT Small pull-off near 138 Old Turnpike… Read more…