Take a Hike! Really, Take a hike virtually or for real in Connecticut!

Take a Hike! Really, Take a hike virtually or for real in Connecticut! A message from DEEP: And remember that there are self guided and virtual First Day hikes taking place at parks across the state. Get outside and start 2021 off right!What better way to explore Connecticut’s State Parks and Forests than by following a trail on foot! 


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Air Line State Park Trail, Multi-Town

Algonquin State Forest, Colebrook

American Legion State Forest, Barkhamsted

Bennett's Pond State Park, Ridgefield

Bigelow Hollow State Park, Union

Black Rock State Park, Watertown

Bluff Point State Park, Groton

Bolton Notch State Park, Bolton

Brainard Homestead State Park, East Haddam

Burr Pond State Park, Torrington

Collis P. Huntington State Park, Redding/Bethel/Newtown

Camp Columbia State Forest, Morris

Campbell Falls State Park, Norfolk

Centennial State Forest, Easton/Newtown/Redding/Weston

Chatfield Hollow State Park, Killingworth

Cockaponset State Forest, Chester/Haddam

Day Pond State Park, Colchester

Dennis Hill State Park, Norfolk

Devil’s Hopyard State Park, East Haddam

Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill

Enders State Forest, Granby, Barkhamsted

Farm River State Park, East Haven

Farmington Canal State Park Trail, Cheshire/Hamden

Gay City State Park, Hebron

George Dudley Seymour State Park, Haddam

George Waldo State Park, Southbury

Gillette Castle State Park , East Haddam

Haley Farm State Park, Groton

Haystack Mountain State Park, Norfolk

Higganum Reservoir State Park, Higganum

Hop River State Park Trail, Multi-Town

Hopemead State Park, Bozrah/Montville

Hopeville Pond State Park, Griswold

Housatonic Meadows State Park & Forest, Sharon

Humaston Brook State Park, Litchfield

Hurd State Park, East Hampton

Indian Well State Park, Shelton

James L. Goodwin State Forest, Hampton

Kent Falls State Park, Kent

Kettletown State Park, Southbury

Killingly Pond State Park, Killingly

Lamentation Mountain State Park, Berlin

Larkin State Parkl Trail, Southbury/Naugatuck/Oxford/Middlebury

Lovers Leap State Park, New Milford

Macedonia Brook State Park, Kent

Mansfield Hollow State Park, Mansfield

Mashamoquet State Park, Pomfret

Massacoe State Forest, Simsbury/Canton

Mattatuck State Forest, Multi-Town

Meshomasic State Forest, East Hampton/Glastonbury/Portland

Mianus River State Park, Stamford

Millers Pond State Park, Haddam

Mohawk Mountain State Park and Forest, Goshen/Cornwall

Mohegan State Forest, Scotland

Mono Pond State Park, Columbia

Mooween State Park, Lebanon

Mount Bushnell State Park, Washington

Mount Riga State Park, Salisbury

Mount Tom State Park, Litchfield

Nassahegon State Forest, Burlington

Natchaug State Forest, Eastford

Nathan Hale State Forest, Coventry/Andover

Naugatuck State Forest, Naugatuck/Oxford/Beacon Falls/Cheshire/Hamden

Nehantic State Forest, Lyme

Nepaug State Forest, New Hartford

Nipmuck State Forest, Union

Nye-Holman State Forest, Tolland

Old Furnace State Park, Killingly

Osbornedale State Park, Derby

Paugnut State Forest, Torrington/Winchester

Paugussett State Forest, Newtown

Penwood State Park, Bloomfield

Peoples State Forest, Barkhamsted

Platt Hill State Park, Winchester

Pomeroy State Park, Lebanon

Pootatuck State Forest, New Fairfield

Quaddick State Forest, Thompson

Quinnipiac River State Park, North Haven

River Highlands State Park, Cromwell

Rocky Glen State Park, Newtown

Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme

Ross Pond State Park, Killingly

Seth Low Pierrepont State Park, Ridgefield

Salmon River State Forest, Colchester

Satan’s Kingdom State Park, New Hartford

Scantic River State Park, Enfield/East Windsor/Somers

Shenipsit State Forest, Stafford/Somers/Ellington

Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden

Southford Falls State Forest, Southbury

Squantz Pond State Park, New Fairfield

Stoddard Hill State Park, Ledyard

Stratton Brook State Park, Simsbury

Sunnybrook State Park, Torrington

Sunrise Resort State Park, East Haddam

Talcott Mountain State Park, Simsbury

Topsmead State Forest, Litchfield

Tri-Mountain State Park, Durham, Wallingford

Trout Brook Valley, Easton

Tunxis State Forest, Granby/Barkhamsted/Hartland

Wadsworth Falls State Park, Middlefield/Middletown

West Rock Ridge State Park, Hamden/New Haven

Whittemore Glen State Park, Naugatuck/Middlebury

Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail, Windsor/Suffield

Windsor Meadows State Park, Windsor

Wyantenock State Forest, Cornwall

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