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The Best Camping in Madison

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Top camping spots in and near Madison

  • Madison, Connecticut

    Hike Hammonasset Beach State Park Walk

    3.4 mi / 32 ft gain
    Hammonasset Beach State Park Walk is a 3.4 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near Madison, Connecticut.
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  • Guilford, Connecticut

    Hike New England Trail (Net)

    207.3 mi / 31 ft gain
    New England Trail (NET) is a 207.3 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a lake located near Guilford, Connecticut.
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  • East Haddam, Connecticut

    Hike Richard Goodwin Trail

    13 mi / 1 ft gain
    Richard Goodwin Trail is a 13 mile point-to-point hike that takes you past wildlife located near East Haddam, 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 Hampton, Connecticut

    Hike Air Line State Park Trail

    42.7 mi / 1 ft gain
    Air Line State Park Trail is a 42.7 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a river located near East Hampton, Connecticut.
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  • Calverton, New York

    Wildwood State Park Campground

    4.71 mi / 253 ft gain
    Wildwood State Park Campground is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Wading River, New York.
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  • Calverton, New York

    Camp at Wildwood State Park

    5.0
    With a beach on Long Island Sound, forested hikes, and reliable amenities, Wildwood State Park is a great spot for a weekend of outdoor activities, easily accessible by public transportation. The Yellow Trail, a 3.8 mile loop, is a great way to tour the park, with many rest stops along the way. S...
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  • Glastonbury, Connecticut

    Hike Shenipsit Trail

    11.4 mi / 1 ft gain
    Shenipsit Trail is a 11.4 mile out and back hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Glastonbury, Connecticut.
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  • Monroe, Connecticut

    Hike Great Hollow Lake Nature Trail

    0.8 mi / 26 ft gain
    Great Hollow Lake Nature Trail [CLOSED] is a 0.9 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Monroe, Connecticut.
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  • Montauk, New York

    Camp at Hither Hills State Park

    4.0
    Fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves at Hither Hills State Park, a beautiful oceanside campground with good facilities and access to swimming, fishing, hiking, and biking. The grounds offer beautiful sandy beaches, as well as woodland hikes. The Walking Dunes of Napeague Harbor make for an eas...
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  • North Stonington, Connecticut

    Hike Narragansett Trail

    4.0
    10.7 mi / 1 ft gain
    Narragansett Trail is a 10.7 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a lake located near North Stonington, Connecticut.
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  • New Hartford, Connecticut

    Hike Rome Spare Overlook

    5.4 mi / 528 ft gain
    Rome Spare Overlook is a 5.4 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near New Hartford, Connecticut.
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  • Wilton, Connecticut

    Hike Wilton Town Forest Blue Trail

    2.9 mi / 311 ft gain
    Wilton Town Forest Blue Trail is a 2.9 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Wilton, Connecticut.
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  • Litchfield, Connecticut

    Hike Nature Trails

    6 mi / 118 ft gain
    Nature Trails is a 6.0 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Bantam, Connecticut.
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  • Danbury, Connecticut

    Hike Tarrywile Park Trail

    4.5 mi / 964 ft gain
    Tarrywile Park Trail is a 4.5 mile out and back hike that takes you by a lake located near Danbury, Connecticut.
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  • Patchogue, New York

    Camp at Fire Island's Watch Hill

    4.0
    2 mi
    If departing from NYC, catch the early LIRR train from Penn Station (or Atlantic Terminal) towards Patchogue. You may have to transfer at both Jamaica & Babylon, but it's an easy hop across the platform. Trip will take approximately an hour and a half and cost around $15, Off Peak, each way. ...
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