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Hike Pomperaug Trail

Oxford, Connecticut

3.7 mi / 856 ft gain

Hike Zoar Trail

Newtown, Connecticut

6.1 mi / 1 ft gain

Hike Webb Mountain Yellow/Orange/Red Loop

Monroe, Connecticut

1 mi / 157 ft gain

Hike Webb Mountain Trail

Monroe, Connecticut

1.6 mi / 118 ft gain

Hike Jackson Cove

Oxford, Connecticut

1.1 mi / 167 ft gain

Hike Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary Loop

Oxford, Connecticut

4.6 mi / 643 ft gain

Hike Pomperaug And Crest Trail Loop

Southbury, Connecticut

3.4 mi / 606 ft gain

Hike Miller Trail

Southbury, Connecticut

2.5 mi / 393 ft gain

Hike Pomperau Trail Loop

Southbury, Connecticut

1.6 mi / 285 ft gain

Places to stay

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Holmestead Woods

Brewster, New York

Holmestead Woods

From $90 / night

Meadow Ridge Farm   Meadow

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Meadow

From $145 / night

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

From $135 / night

Downing Wood

Downing Wood

From $165 / night

Guides and stories

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Jonathan Stull

5 Reasons to Plan a Summer Getaway to Bear Mountain, New York

5 Reasons to Plan a Summer Getaway to Bear Mountain, New York

Sara Sheehy

Escape the Bustle of New York City with a Weekend at Bear Mountain

Escape the Bustle of New York City with a Weekend at Bear Mountain

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