Tag: Hiking Trails

Amber’s Favorite Short Hike in CT: Sleeping Giant State Park

Amber’s Favorite Short Hike in CT: Sleeping Giant State Park

| July 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Although I have experienced some really beautiful hikes in CT, something about Sleeping Giant State Park in CT always keeps me coming back for more!

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CFPA seeks donations to help preserve Connecticut’s hiking trails

CFPA seeks donations to help preserve Connecticut’s hiking trails

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

The CFPA is currently seeking donations for their Annual Fund, which helps to keep these trails alive. Donations can be made by by visiting cfpa.org or by calling (860) 346-2372.

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Connecticut Trails Day this Saturday – A great way to take in the outdoors!

Connecticut Trails Day this Saturday – A great way to take in the outdoors!

| June 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

The 2009 National Trails Day will be held this Saturday and Sunday, June 6th and June 7th, with over 130 events taking place throughout Connecticut! Take a hike, walk, paddle, bike or horse ride at a Trails Day event and enjoy all that our beautiful state has to offer.

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Hiking Spruce Brook Ravine

Hiking Spruce Brook Ravine

| June 2, 2009 | 6 Comments

It’s arguably one of the most scenic hiking trails and series of waterfalls in Connecticut, yet it seems like hardly anyone outside of Beacon Falls has ever even heard about Spruce Brook Ravine (aka High Rock Park).

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The Black Dog of the Hanging Hills

The Black Dog of the Hanging Hills

| May 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

The legend of the Black Dog has been told by those living near the Hanging Hills of Meriden for over 100 years. Those who claim to have seen the dog claim it to be a supernatural creature who supposedly leaves no footprints and remains completely silent as it travels along the ridges of Meriden’s Hubbard Park.

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A view of the Housatonic from Tucker’s Ridge

A view of the Housatonic from Tucker’s Ridge

| March 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

What: Housatonic Overlook at Tucker’s Ridge Where: High Ridge Road, Orange, CT (map) When: Year round – Best spring through fall Admission: Free and open to the public Trail Map: Click Here With temperatures rising into the 60′s for the first time this year, my brother and I decided it would be a great day […]

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Hike Bear Mountain: CT’s Highest Peak

Hike Bear Mountain: CT’s Highest Peak

| September 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

For a great hiking experience, hike to the top of Bear Mountain. With an elevation of 2,316 feet, it’s Connecticut’s highest peak, and offers spectacular views of 3 states.

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