Tagged: hiking

Local Trails: Paugussett State Forest Zoar Trail

The Connecticut Forest and Park Association has over 825 miles of Blue-Blazed trails in 96 towns. The problem isn’t usually finding a trail to hike, it’s choosing which one to do. Having very little...

Local Trails: Oswegatchie Hills

If you are an avid hiker, you probably have a hiking destination close to home that is your favorite. It’s that kind of place that is like your favorite flannel shirt or those excessively...

Local Trails: Higby Mountain

It is kind of hard to believe that you are in Middletown, CT when you reach the summit of Higby Mountain. At 892 feet the Higby Mountain summit isn’t the main attraction. While it...

Local Trails: Salmon River State Forest

 My hike in the Salmon River State Forest almost didn’t happen. In fact I had all intentions of doing a quick drive-by of Salmon River and then stopping at Machimoodus State Park further down...