Tagged: local trails

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Devil’s Den Nature Preserve

Don’t let the name fool you, Devil’s Den is a beautiful Nature Preserve located in Weston & Redding, Connecticut. At 1,756 acres, including 20 miles of trails, Devil’s Den is the largest continuous property...

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The Preserve, Old Saybrook

“The Preserve” in Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook is a nearly 1000 acre forest protected in 2015 after many years of conservation efforts. It had been recognized as the largest remaining unprotected coastal forest...

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Wadsworth Falls State Park

Wadsworth Falls State Park gets a lot of attention in the summer. It’s pretty common to hear that it has reached capacity. Some people may shy away from the park because of this, but...

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Timberlands, Guilford

Back in 1975 the town of Guilford acquired 600 acres of land. Instead of turning it into the latest neighborhood development, it became the Timberland Preserve. Today the preserve serves as a place people...

Back at my car I sat on the bumper and enjoyed the sky and sun set over the southern pond.

Supply Pond After the Snow

Some snow storms are just better than others. At least in terms of how everything looks afterwards. Winter Storm Lexi on February 5th was one of those great storms. The large, wet snow flakes...

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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...