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Hike Merimere Reservoir Loop

Meriden, Connecticut

4.7 mi / 711 ft gain

Hike Mirror Lake, Castle Craig, Merimere Reservoir Loop

Meriden, Connecticut

4.4 mi / 797 ft gain

Hike Mirror Lake, White Trail, And Castle Craig Loop

Meriden, Connecticut

2.9 mi / 679 ft gain

Hike the Metacomet, Blue, and Yellow Loop

Meriden, Connecticut

5.0
4.5 mi / 976 ft gain

Hike Metacomet, Castle Craig, And South Mountain Loop

Berlin, Connecticut

6.5 mi / 1 ft gain

Hike Metacomet, West Peak, East Peak, And Castle Craig Loop

Berlin, Connecticut

6.1 mi / 1 ft gain

Hike Hanover Pond Trail

Meriden, Connecticut

1.8 mi / 26 ft gain

Hike Meriden Linear G Trail

Meriden, Connecticut

2.7 mi / 62 ft gain

Drive up Castle Craig

Meriden, Connecticut

Places to stay

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

East Haddam, Connecticut

The Farmhouse at Old Sindelar Farm

From $120 / night

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Meadow

From $145 / night

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

From $135 / night

East Lyme, Connecticut

Niantic / I-95 Exit 72 KOA Journey

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