Tagged: hiking

Local Trails: Pachaug State Forest and Mt. Misery

Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown is the largest State Forest in Connecticut.  It encompasses 24,000 acres.  That equates to about 30 times the size of Devil’s Hopyard State Park! Needless to say, it was...

Local Trails: Hartman Park

Hartman Park is an outstanding piece of property located in Lyme, CT. In actuality, I will be discussing the much bigger park that includes three tracts of land – Hartman, The Walbridge Woodland and...

Local Trails: Cockaponset and Millers Pond

Just a mere 5 miles from downtown Middletown is a wonderful State Park  and State Forest that boasts an extensive amount of trails and a beautiful fresh water lake that was looking very inviting...

Local Trails: East Rock Park

Just a short distance from the bustling downtown of New Haven you can find East Rock Park. The park is hard to miss while driving along I-95 or I-91. It looks as if it...

Local Trails: Sleeping Giant State Park

If you are driving along I-91 just north of New Haven you may notice some interesting hills that seem to just pop out of the ground. The trap rock of central Connecticut formed thousands...