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Hike Cockaponset Trail And Pattaconk Loop

Chester, Connecticut

7.6 mi / 823 ft gain

Hike Blue Cockaponset Trail

Chester, Connecticut

5.2 mi / 426 ft gain

Hike Pattaconk Reservoir

Chester, Connecticut

2.7 mi / 193 ft gain

Hike Messerschmidt Pond Cockaponset Trail

Westbrook, Connecticut

3.4 mi / 216 ft gain

Hike Cockaponset State Forest Loop

Westbrook, Connecticut

2.8 mi / 193 ft gain

Hike White Blazes

Killingworth, Connecticut

1.7 mi / 357 ft gain

Hike Deep Woods Trail

Killingworth, Connecticut

3.4 mi / 265 ft gain

Hike Upper And Lower Chatfield Trail

Killingworth, Connecticut

7.4 mi / 974 ft gain

Hike Chatfield Hollow Blue Trail

Killingworth, Connecticut

3.3 mi / 492 ft gain

Places to stay

Getaway Machimoodus

Moodus, Connecticut

Getaway Machimoodus

From $190 / night

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

East Lyme, Connecticut

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

The Granite Meadow

Waterford, Connecticut

The Granite Meadow

From $45 / night

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Running Spring Farm

Ledyard, Connecticut

Running Spring Farm

From $110 / night

Mystic KOA Holiday

North Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic KOA Holiday

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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