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Gems in Central Connecticut - 4

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gem Favorite Castle Craig on a chilly fall day

Castle Craig

(1) Meriden, CT
gem Favorite Wadsworth Falls

Wadsworth Falls

(1) Durham, CT
gem Favorite Heublein Tower

Heublein Tower

(1) Weatogue, CT
gem Favorite The Dinosaur Trackway

Dinosaur Trackway

(1) Cromwell, CT

Recommended Routes in Central Connecticut - 7

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Favorite Castle Craig on a chilly fall day
Intermediate Intermediate

Castle Craig

2.8 mi 4.5 km 644' Up 196.41 m Up 644' Down 196.37 m Down

Meriden, CT
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Favorite Heublein Tower
Intermediate Intermediate

Heublein Tower from Reservoir 6

6.6 mi 10.6 km 717' Up 218.54 m Up 717' Down 218.64 m Down

West Ha…, CT
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Favorite view of Crescent Lake from ledge
Intermediate Intermediate

Crescent Lake Loop

2.3 mi 3.6 km 238' Up 72.67 m Up 263' Down 80.17 m Down

Plainville, CT
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Favorite Rewarding view after a steep climb!
Intermediate Intermediate

Shenipsit Trail: Case Mountain to Gay City

6.6 mi 10.6 km 1,024' Up 312.07 m Up 860' Down 262.25 m Down

Manchester, CT
Explore in 3D
Favorite View Point
Difficult Difficult

Ragged Mountain Blue and Red Blazed Loop

5.8 mi 9.4 km 860' Up 262.17 m Up 857' Down 261.32 m Down

Kensington, CT
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Favorite Cliff and outlook toward Ragged Mt.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Will Warren's Den and Lookout

2.5 mi 4.1 km 421' Up 128.35 m Up 422' Down 128.65 m Down

Farmington, CT
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Favorite Morning light
Difficult Difficult

Shenipsit Trail

52.2 mi 84.0 km 5,302' Up 1616.15 m Up 5,210' Down 1587.93 m Down

East Ha…, CT
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Central Connecticut Running

  • 472 Miles 760 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Gems Gems
  • 164 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 165 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 13 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Connecticut - 335

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3.2 mi 5.1 km #1Portland Air Line Trail
Easy Easy
East Hampton, CT
Easy Easy
East Hampton, CT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Yellow Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Weatogue, CT
Intermediate Intermediate
Weatogue, CT
1.8 mi 2.9 km #3Penwood Yellow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Weatogue, CT
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Weatogue, CT
6.8 mi 11.0 km #4Salmon River Trail (Blue Trail)
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Moodus, CT
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Moodus, CT
8.0 mi 12.8 km #5Red Trail
Difficult Difficult
Durham, CT
Difficult Difficult
Durham, CT
0.5 mi 0.7 km #6Laurel Grove Brook Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Middletown, CT
Intermediate Intermediate
Middletown, CT
63.0 mi 101.5 km #7Mattabesett Trail
Difficult Difficult
Meriden, CT
Difficult Difficult
Meriden, CT
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Highland Trail (Pink)
Intermediate Intermediate
Manchester, CT
Intermediate Intermediate
Manchester, CT
3.0 mi 4.8 km #9Carriage Path (White)
Intermediate Intermediate
Manchester, CT
Intermediate Intermediate
Manchester, CT
23.4 mi 37.7 km #10Air Line State Park Trail
Easy Easy
East Hampton, CT
Easy Easy
East Hampton, CT

Photos of Central Connecticut - 64

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Tower from afar - on the Hubbard Park White Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Meriden, CT
Rewarding view after a steep climb!
Jan 7, 2016 near Manchester, CT
Castle Craig
Nov 8, 2018 near Meriden, CT
Sleeping Giant seen from Castle Craig
Nov 8, 2018 near Meriden, CT
Castle Craig on a chilly fall day
Nov 12, 2018 near Meriden, CT
Heublein Tower
Jan 1, 2019 near Weatogue, CT
View looking south from Castle Craig
May 28, 2019 near Meriden, CT
Wadsworth Falls
Dec 28, 2020 near Durham, CT
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