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Hiking

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What better way to explore Connecticut’s State Parks and Forests than by following a trail on foot!

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
Meshomasic State Forest, East Hampton/Glastonbury/Portland
Mianus River State Park, Stamford
Millers Pond State Park, Durham
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