Hike Willington, CT

(Part of Tolland County)

Those looking to hike Willington will find five hikeable properties for a total of about 17 miles. There are pine groves, sections of the Fenton River, and rolling trails to explore.  There is also the Cole Wilde fishing area along I-84.



My Highlights |expand|

Coming Soon!

Hiking |expand|

Town Parks

  • Fenton Ruby Park★★– 4 miles – Fenton Ruby Park has 4.2 miles of trails with pond views, varied topography, and a connection to the nearby Langhammer Trail in Ashford
  • Talmadge Tract/Royal Knowlton★★– 5 miles – A combination of the Nipmuck trail, Talmadge spur, and Royal Knowlton, this area has almost 5 miles of trails with a great pine grove near the Fenton River

Land Trusts

  • Chenes Roches Preserve★★– 1 mile – The Chenes Roches Preserve or “Oaks Rocks” has 1.1 miles of trails and as the name states, large oaks and glacial erratics

State Parks/Forests

Blue Blaze Trails

The Rest

  • Moss Tract ★★– 3.5 miles – A great rough short loop trail with a surprise waterfall and more trails at the North Property

Boating/Fishing |expand|

Breweries, Bakeries, and More |expand|

Coming Soon!

Town History |expand|

Coming Soon!

Now get out and hike Willington, CT!

Moss Tract


41.846329, -72.247674

Moss Tract and North Property UCONN Forest 416 acres in Willington, CT Parking: Small lot near 139-1 Old Turnpike Road, Storrs, CT Trail Map     Trails: 3.5…

Nipmuck Trail: Marsh Road


41.848349, -72.223530

Nipmuck Trail: Marsh Road Blue Blaze Trail in Willington and Ashford, CT Parking: North end – Shoulder parking near 298 CT-74 Ashford, CT South end – Spur…

Fenton Ruby Park


41.897759, -72.226234

Fenton-Ruby Park Willington Town Park 305 acres in Willington, CT Parking: Small lot near 201 Moose Meadow Rd Willington, CT Trail Map           Trails: 4.2…

Chenes Roches Preserve


65 Blair Road, Willington, CT

Chenes Roches Preserve Joshua’s Trust Land Trust 56 acres in Willington, CT Parking: Small lot for 2-3 cars at 65 Blair Road, Willington, CT Trail Map     …

Talmadge Tract


41.841828, -72.240032

Talmadge Tract / UCONN Moss Forest / Royal Knowlton Preserve Willington Town Park / Blue Blaze Nipmuck Trail / UCONN 602 acres in Willington, CT Parking: Small…

Cole W. Wilde Trout Management Area


41.89399, -72.29749

Cole W. Wilde Trout Management Area Connecticut State Forest in Willington and Tolland, CT Parking: At the I-84 Westbound rest stop in Willington, CT Trail Map The… Read more…

Nipmuck State Forest: South Parcel


41.943590, -72.252048

Nipmuck State Forest – South Parcel Connecticut State Forest 900+ acres in Willington and Stafford, CT Parking: Shoulder parking near 57 Polster Road, Willington, CT Trail Map   …