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Tower Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.5 mile 2.4 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 522' 159 m
Descent: -10' -3 m
High: 727' 221 m
Low: 214' 65 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Nate Laughton

A short, family friendly run in Sleeping Giant State Park that leads to a lookout tower.

Nate Laughton

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Sleeping Giant State Park remains closed after major tornado damage that occurred in May 2018.

Description

The Tower Trail is great for families and runners of all ages. It starts from the southeastern parking lot and leads to the top of Mt. Carmel (739 feet). There you’ll find an observation tower, built in 1939 by the Works Progress Administration.

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Land Manager: Connecticut DEEP

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Oct 6, 2019
Robyn Hnath
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View from the Tower
Jul 27, 2019 near Hamden, CT

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