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Lyme, Connecticut

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  • East Haddam, Connecticut

    Explore Chapman Falls in Devil's Hopyard SP

    4.3
    If you map to Chapman Falls in East Haddam, CT, you will be brought to a parking lot opposite from the waterfall in Devil's Hopyard, a beautiful Connecticut state park. Once there, it's only a few minute walk down a very clear trail to the base of the 60 foot falls. There's plenty of room to set ...
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  • East Lyme, Connecticut

    Hike Rocky Neck State Park Trail

    5.0
    2.5 mi / 141 ft gain
    Rocky Neck State Park Trail is a 2.5 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near East Lyme, Connecticut.
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  • Colchester, Connecticut

    Hike the Salmon River Trail, CT

    3.5
    7.4 mi / 770 ft gain
    There are many ways to do this trail (following the blue blaze and blue/red blaze for spur to waterfall): From the Day Pond (Google Day Pond in Colchester and there will be brown signs that will direct you towards the Day Pond Parking Lot when you get close,) Do the loop, 5.4 milesOut & Back ...
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  • Groton, Connecticut

    Visit Avery Point Lighthouse

    3.0
    Owned by the University of Connecticut this lighthouse is a short walk from the parking area.  Though the grounds are open the tower is not.  Avery Point offers panoramic ocean views. From this location you can also see New London Harbor Lighthouse & New London Ledge Light. You can also see t...
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  • Middlesex County, Connecticut

    Hike to Glen Falls

    5.0
    0.75 mi
    Accessing Glen Falls may be a little tricky at first. Parking will be very minimal, you will park on Grist Mill Ln. Hop onto the road and you will see the trail map on the left side. The adventure begins when you cross the street and go through the gate with the yellow blaze symbol. Keep followin...
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  • Groton, Connecticut

    Hike the Bluff Point Loop

    5.0
    3.6 mi / 164 ft gain
    Are you looking for a casual stroll in the woods? Want relax by the water with a beer in your hands? Or looking to do some SUP or kayaking? This Coastal Reserve and state park in Groton, Connecticut is worth the visit! A popular destination for the locals, families, and travelers. The trails are ...
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  • Groton, Connecticut

    Hike Bluff Point State Park Eastern Loop

    4.5
    4.3 mi / 344 ft gain
    Bluff Point State Park Eastern Loop is a 4.3 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Groton, Connecticut.
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  • Groton, Connecticut

    Hike Sheep Farm

    3.0
    1 mi / 91 ft gain
    Sheep Farm is a 1 mile loop hike that takes you by a waterfall located near Groton, Connecticut.
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  • Norwich, Connecticut

    Explore Yantic Falls Historic District

    0.3 mi / 26 ft gain
    The Yantic Falls Historic District encompasses a historic mill and associated worker housing on Yantic Street in Norwich, Connecticut. The 10 acre area includes a complex of mill buildings arrayed along the Yantic River, and a group of three brick mill worker houses. Today, Yantic Falls is part d...
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  • Groton, Connecticut

    Hike Haley Farm Loop

    5.0
    2.7 mi / 193 ft gain
    Haley Farm Loop is a 2.7 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Groton, Connecticut.
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  • Middletown, Connecticut

    Explore Wadsworth Falls

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    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 ro...
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  • Franklin, Connecticut

    Hike Baileys Ravine at Ayer's Gap Preserve

    1.6 mi / 314 ft gain
    It's steep and rocky in the beginning but it levels out after a while! When standing in the parking lot, the trailhead is hidden! Look to the right. The trail ends on Ayer's Road so you have to walk back a little ways on the road.
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  • Stonington, Connecticut

    Hike River Road

    4.0
    3.9 mi / 55 ft gain
    River Road is a 3.9 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a river located near Mystic, Connecticut.
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  • Stonington, Connecticut

    Hike Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Trail

    5.0
    1.7 mi / 72 ft gain
    Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Trail is a 1.7 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Mystic, Connecticut.
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  • Franklin, Connecticut

    Hike the Sprague Land Preserve Loop

    4.0
    3 mi
    The Sprague Land Preserve (also known as the Mukluk Preserve) was an incredible surprise. Whether it's hiking, fishing, or horseback riding it's a beautiful spot for anyone that can get there at sunrise and out before sunset when the gates close.You can easily get there by Google Mapping the name...
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  • Ledyard, Connecticut

    Lantern Hill Loop

    4.0
    2.58 mi / 387 ft gain
    Lantern Hill in North Stonington, CT. has been one of my new favorite short hikes since I've been home for a long period of time. Interestingly enough, the trail I've noted is right next to the Foxwoods Casino. In fact, one of them is actually in the back parking lot of a resort. So plenty of pa...
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Camping and Lodging in Lyme

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey
East Lyme, Connecticut

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

Getaway Machimoodus
Moodus, Connecticut

Getaway Machimoodus

From $190 / night

Mystic KOA Holiday
North Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic KOA Holiday

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area
Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters
Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

West Thompson Lake Campground
Thompson, Connecticut

West Thompson Lake Campground