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210 mi 338 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 49 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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Featured Hikes in Eastern Connecticut - 2

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Favorite West Thompson Lake makes for a great view along the Shoreline Trail.
Intermediate

West Thompson Lake

7.2 mi 11.6 km • Loop • 227 ft Ascent 69.34 m Ascent

(2) Thompson, CT
Favorite Late season snow around Spaulding Pond
Easy

Mohegan Park Loop

1.9 mi 3.1 km • Point to Point • 156 ft Ascent 47.56 m Ascent

(1) Norwich, CT

Trails in Eastern Connecticut - 58

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3.6 mi 5.8 km #1Bluff Point Fire Road
Easy/Intermediate
Poquonock Bridge, CT
Easy/Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.8 km Poquonock Bridge, CT
4.1 mi 6.5 km #2Shoreline Trail
Easy
North Grosvenor Dale, CT
Easy
4.1 mi 6.5 km North Grosvenor Dale, CT
29.4 mi 47.4 km #3Nipmuck Trail
Intermediate
Mansfield City, CT
Intermediate
29.4 mi 47.4 km Mansfield City, CT
2.9 mi 4.7 km #4Soapstone Loop B
Intermediate
Somers, CT
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Somers, CT
18.0 mi 28.9 km #5Natchaug Trail North
Intermediate
Mansfield City, CT
Intermediate
18.0 mi 28.9 km Mansfield City, CT
5.7 mi 9.1 km #6Quinebaug River Trail
Intermediate
North Grosvenor Dale, CT
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.1 km North Grosvenor Dale, CT
1.6 mi 2.5 km #7Lebanon Green Path
Easy
South Windham, CT
Easy
1.6 mi 2.5 km South Windham, CT
1.7 mi 2.7 km #8Blue Trail Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Saybrook Manor, CT
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Saybrook Manor, CT
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Green Trail (Cliff Trail)
Difficult
Old Saybrook Center, CT
Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Old Saybrook Center, CT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Canfield Trail (Blue)
Easy/Intermediate
Essex Village, CT
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Essex Village, CT
0.5 mi 0.8 km #11Blue Trail
Easy
Norwich, CT
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Norwich, CT
0.6 mi 0.9 km #12Lantern Hill Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ledyard Center, CT
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 0.9 km Ledyard Center, CT
1.1 mi 1.8 km #13Red Trail
Intermediate
Old Saybrook Center, CT
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Old Saybrook Center, CT
0.4 mi 0.6 km #14Westbrook Parking Area Connector
Easy/Intermediate
Westbrook Center, CT
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Westbrook Center, CT
0.7 mi 1.1 km #15Castle Rock Trail (Orange)
Easy/Intermediate
Essex Village, CT
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Essex Village, CT
0.7 mi 1.1 km #16Red Trail
Easy
Norwich, CT
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Norwich, CT
1.4 mi 2.2 km #17Red Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Saybrook Manor, CT
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Saybrook Manor, CT
0.4 mi 0.7 km #18Eagle Rock Trail (Yellow)
Easy/Intermediate
Essex Village, CT
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Essex Village, CT
0.9 mi 1.4 km #19Long Trail (Green)
Easy/Intermediate
Essex Village, CT
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Essex Village, CT
0.8 mi 1.2 km #20Loop Trail (Orange)
Easy/Intermediate
Essex Village, CT
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Essex Village, CT

Photos of Eastern Connecticut - 24

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Late season snow around Spaulding Pond
Apr 2, 2018 near Norwich, CT
Starting out on the Blue Trail on a hot summer day
Jul 29, 2019 near Niantic, CT
Two very nice wooden bridges (dog not included)
Apr 16, 2018 near East Br…, CT
Late season snow in Mohegan Park
Apr 2, 2018 near Norwich, CT
Well-maintained trails
Mar 31, 2018 near Norwich, CT
Trail follows the earthen dam around the lower pond
Mar 31, 2018 near Norwich, CT
Lots of benches with great views around Spaulding Pond
Mar 31, 2018 near Norwich, CT
West Thompson Lake makes for a great view along the Shoreline Trail.
Jun 29, 2017 near Thompson, CT

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