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Middletown, Connecticut

Explore Wadsworth Falls

0.25 Miles Total - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by Chandler Anderson

Wadsworth Falls State Park provides easy, year round access , to a beautiful waterfall in Middletown.

When it comes to exploring Wadsworth Falls its ease of access couldn't be better. As soon as you pull into the parking lot you hear the falls roaring. Take the quick walk to see the picturesque scenery.

Facts about Wadsworth Falls:

  • Height: 25ft tall and doubled in width 
  • Rock: Hampden Basalt -the rock behind the falls
  • Water: Coginchaug river flowing into Wadsworth brook
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Tags

Chillin
Photography
Yoga
Hiking
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
River
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Great area!

The Wadsworth Falls area is awesome! You can either park right at the fall or or take the easy hike and if you don't like being too isolated in nature, it feels like half in the middle of nowhere and in a neighborhood because of the houses in the area. Great for camping and picnics with plenty of other places to adventure in the area!

Great View

You can make this a very short hike by literally pulling up to the Falls and walking 1 min to see it and photograph it but there are hiking trails in the state park if you want to make an excursion out of it. The view is great - I went in the winter and noticed an interesting smell though from the water.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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