Top Spots

Hike Madison Hammonasset Trail

Madison, Connecticut

3.3 mi / 36 ft gain

Hike East River Preserve Loop Trail

Guilford, Connecticut

3.2 mi / 164 ft gain

Hike Meig's Point

Madison, Connecticut

1.4 mi / 36 ft gain

Hike Hammonasset Beach State Park Walk

Madison, Connecticut

3.4 mi / 32 ft gain

Hike Papermill Trail

Killingworth, Connecticut

1.4 mi / 95 ft gain

Hike New England Trail (Net)

Guilford, Connecticut

207.3 mi / 31 ft gain

Hike Brook, Laurel Ridge And Princess Pine Trail Loop

Clinton, Connecticut

1.2 mi / 160 ft gain

Hike Bougie, Laurel Ridge And Princess Pine Trail Loop

Clinton, Connecticut

1 mi / 124 ft gain

Hike Lost Lake White Trail

Guilford, Connecticut

6.7 mi / 800 ft gain

Places to stay

East Haddam, Connecticut

The Farmhouse at Old Sindelar Farm

From $120 / night

East Lyme, Connecticut

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

Waterford, Connecticut

The Granite Meadow

From $45 / night

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Ledyard, Connecticut

Running Spring Farm

From $110 / night

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

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Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Jonathan Stull

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