Trail Running

Trail Running in Connecticut

This is a work in progress page for popular trail running spots around the state.

Some of the best trail runs of any distance can be found on the Blue Blaze trails around the state from easy short well-traveled sections to rugged and remote stretches.

Explore the Blue Blaze Trails

Running Clubs

Paulk Hill Conservation Area

★★☆☆☆

610 Tolland Stage Rd, Tolland, CT 06084, USA

Paulk Hill Conservation Area Tolland Town Park 42 acres in Tolland, CT Parking: Small lot near 610 Tolland Stage Rd, Tolland, CT Trail Map       …

Chapal Farm Preserve

Unexplored

41.437281, -72.337727

Chapal Farm Preserve East Haddam Land Trust 109 acres in East Haddam, CT Parking: Two options Rt. 82, East Haddam, CT Halfway down Baker Ln, Lyme, CT…

Hartman Park

★★★☆☆

41.426842, -72.286704

Hartman Park Lyme Town Park / Lyme Land Trust 302 acres in Lyme, CT Parking: Small lot near 122 Gungy Rd, Lyme, CT Trail Map     …

Penwood State Park

★★★★☆

41.849723, -72.779525

Penwood State Park Connecticut State Park 787 acres in Simsbury and Bloomfield, CT Parking: Main Parking: Medium lot near 174 Hartford Rd, Simsbury, CT North End: Shoulder…

George Waldo State Park

★★★☆☆

457 Purchase Brook Rd, Southbury, CT 06488

George Waldo State Park Connecticut State Park /  Scenic Reserve 150 acres in Southbury, CT Parking: Small lot at 457 Purchase Brook Rd, Southbury, CT Trail Map   …

Nipmuck: Boston Hollow

★★★☆☆

41.935958, -72.161613

Nipmuck Trail : Boston Hollow Connecticut Blue Blaze Trail in Ashford, CT Parking: North end: Shoulder parking along Barlow Mill Rd Ashford, CT South end: Small pull-off… Read more…

Case Mountain

★★★★☆

68 Birch Mountain Rd, Manchester, CT

Case Mountain Manchester Town Park and Manchester Land Conservation Trust Property 640 acres in Manchester and Glastonbury, CT Parking: Four options (most popular to least): Case Pond… Read more…