Tagged: local trails

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Farm River State Park

When I read on the Connecticut State Tourism website that Farm River State Park in East Haven was one of their Top 10 hiking destinations in the state I figured I should go check...

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Kayaking in Poquetanuck Cove

An afternoon kayak in Poquetanuck Cove, Gales Ferry, CT By Kathy Duggan – Trailblazer Mohegan Sun The Poquetanuck Cove boat launch is located on the right just past the bridge heading south on Rt...

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Darling Road Preserve – Salem

I have walked many miles, on many occasions, in the Hartman Park Preserve in Lyme, CT on Gungy Rd. However, I have never hiked any of the neighboring preserves in Salem, just a short...

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Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve – Avalonia Land Conservancy, Stonington, CT Spring is here! Temperatures are rising and Winter’s icy grip is finally loosened. Trailheads are mostly free of snow so it’s time to get out...

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Local Trails: Mica Ledges

Heading out on a hike on a trail new to you can be a little worrisome. Will the trail be marked well? Is my map up to date? And if you are snowshoeing you...

Denali Outdoor: Snowshoe at Sleeping Giant

More snow means more snowshoeing! Join us this Sunday for a snowshoe hike at Sleeping Giant State Park. Don’t own snowshoes and want to join us? No problem. We have snowshoes you can borrow...