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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

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Meadow

From $145 / night

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

From $135 / night

East Haddam, Connecticut

The Farmhouse at Old Sindelar Farm

From $120 / night

Maple Corner Farm's Meadow Site

From $120 / night

Guides and stories

Escape to These 8 Private Campsites in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Mountains

The Outbound Collective

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Jonathan Stull

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