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Top Spots

Hike Lake Bethany Loop

Bethany, Connecticut

2.1 mi / 78 ft gain

Hike Whittemore Trail

Bethany, Connecticut

1.4 mi / 209 ft gain

Hike Lake Chamberlain Loop

Bethany, Connecticut

4.3 mi / 265 ft gain

Hike Naugatuck Trail From Beacon Road

Bethany, Connecticut

9.7 mi / 1 ft gain

Hike Sanford Feeder Trai, Regicides (Blue Blaze) Trail, And Red Blazes Trailo

Bethany, Connecticut

5.5 mi / 810 ft gain

Hike Seymour Road To Peck Hill

Woodbridge, Connecticut

2.2 mi / 285 ft gain

Hike West Rock Yellow Trail

Hamden, Connecticut

0.6 mi / 209 ft gain

Hike Quinnipiac Trail

Hamden, Connecticut

6.7 mi / 1 ft gain

Hike West Rock North Loop (Blue, Yellow, Red Blazes)

Hamden, Connecticut

3.8 mi / 524 ft gain

Places to stay

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Meadow Ridge Farm   Meadow

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Meadow

From $145 / night

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

From $135 / night

Holmestead Woods

Brewster, New York

Holmestead Woods

From $90 / night

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

East Lyme, Connecticut

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

Guides and stories

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Jonathan Stull

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