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Hike Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

Farmington, Connecticut

13.3 mi / 246 ft gain

Hike Hillstead Museum Trails

Farmington, Connecticut

1.3 mi / 114 ft gain

Hike Pinnacle Rock Via Metacomet Trail

Farmington, Connecticut

4.4 mi / 823 ft gain

Hike Rattlesnake Mountain Via Metacomet Trail

Farmington, Connecticut

2.5 mi / 396 ft gain

Hike Farmington River Trail

Farmington, Connecticut

16.2 mi / 367 ft gain

Hike Red, Northwest Road, And Dyke Pond Road Loop

West Hartford, Connecticut

5.2 mi / 357 ft gain

Hike Metropolitan District Reservoir #5 Red Loop

West Hartford, Connecticut

3.6 mi / 183 ft gain

Hike Sunset Rock Green Trail Loop

Southington, Connecticut

1.2 mi / 134 ft gain

Hike Crescent Lake Trail

Southington, Connecticut

5.0
1.4 mi / 29 ft gain

Places to stay

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

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

Getaway Machimoodus

Moodus, Connecticut

Getaway Machimoodus

From $190 / night

Maple Corner Farm's Meadow Site

Maple Corner Farm's Meadow Site

From $120 / night

Guides and stories

Escape to These 8 Private Campsites in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Mountains

Escape to These 8 Private Campsites in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Mountains

The Outbound Collective

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Jonathan Stull

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