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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...

Massachusetts Hikes: Mt. Tom

Are you a flatlander from the Connecticut shore looking to do some leg burning in the mountains, but either can’t get up to the high peaks of Vermont or New Hampshire or can’t afford...

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52 With a View: Sandwich Dome

Waterville Valley in New Hampshire is surrounded by majestic mountains and beautiful streams. It is part of the White Mountain National Forest.  For the avid hiker it is an outstanding destination because of its...

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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...

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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...

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Early Spring Hike on Tecumseh

Just because there is a few feet of snow in the woods doesn’t mean it’s a winter hike. Winter officially ended but that didn’t stop the snowshoers from taking to Mt. Tecumseh in Waterville...