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

Mamacoke Island

★★☆☆☆

41.391195, -72.099637

Mamcoke Island Connecticut State College Arboretum Park 40.5 acres in Waterford, CT Parking: Small pull off near 44 Benham Ave Quaker Hill, CT Trail Map      … Read more…

Selden Creek Preserve

★★★☆☆

41.408086, -72.398494

Selden Creek Preserve Nature Conservancy and Lyme Land Trust Property 394 acres in Lyme, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 116 Mitchell Hill Road, Lyme, CT or small lot north… Read more…

Hospital Rock

★★★☆☆

41.691972, -72.825889

Hospital Rock Connecticut Historical Landmark Off the Metacomet Trail in Farmington, CT Parking: Closest official parking is near 168 Colt Hwy, Farmington, CT Trail Map Off the Metacomet… Read more…

Bailey’s Ravine

★★★☆☆

41.633853, -72.137734

Bailey’s Ravine at Ayers Gap Preserve The Nature Conservancy Property managed by the Town of Franklin 80 acres in Franklin, CT Parking: Small pull off at 291 Pond… Read more…

Diana’s Pool

★★★★☆

20 Dianas Pool Rd, Chaplin, CT, USA

Diana’s Pool State Designated Water Access 15 acres in Chaplin, CT Parking: Small lot at 20 Dianas Pool Rd Chaplin, CT Trail Map       Trails: Less than… Read more…