Top Spots

Hike Naugatuck Reservoir 2 Loop

Beacon Falls, Connecticut

1.8 mi / 108 ft gain

Hike Larkin Trail: Christian Street To Towantic Hill Road

Oxford, Connecticut

2.6 mi / 59 ft gain

Hike Southford Falls Red Trail

Southbury, Connecticut

1.7 mi / 252 ft gain

Hike Tobys Rock Mountain Loop

Beacon Falls, Connecticut

2.6 mi / 524 ft gain

Hike the Spruce Brook Ravine

Beacon Falls, Connecticut

1 mi

Hike Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary Loop

Oxford, Connecticut

4.6 mi / 643 ft gain

Hike Jackson Cove

Oxford, Connecticut

1.1 mi / 167 ft gain

Hike Pomperaug Trail

Oxford, Connecticut

3.7 mi / 856 ft gain

Hike Zoar Trail

Newtown, Connecticut

6.1 mi / 1 ft gain

Places to stay

Naugatuck, Connecticut

Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

Open Grange Coliving

Thomaston, Connecticut

Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Meadow

From $145 / night

Litchfield, Connecticut

Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

From $135 / night

Brewster, New York

Holmestead Woods

From $90 / night

Guides and stories

Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

Jonathan Stull

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

The Outbound Collective

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