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Yellow Trail

Intermediate
 4.7 (6)

A very family-friendly run for all ages and skills!


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1.2

Miles

1.9

KM

89%

Runnable

961' 293 m

High

614' 187 m

Low

362' 110 m

Up

18' 5 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

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Need to Know

Restrooms/porta potties are located at the bottom of the mountain when you enter the trailhead. There may be other dogs on the trail.

Runner Notes

Paved trail, a little rocky on the uphill going up but once you get past the uphill the trail is very wide and paved.

Description

The first 0.5 or so miles uphill is steep, but once you turn and are on top of the mountain, the rest of the way up is relatively steady. This makes for an easy day run for any age or running skill level with various views from Talcott Mountain. You can even climb up the Hueblein Tower at the top and see a view of Connecticut on top of the mountain. There's a room at the top of the tower with views in all directions. You can see the Connecticut River Valley on the East and the Farmington Valley on the West.

Check out the calendar, as there are occasional events, like the Tower Toot in mid October.

Flora & Fauna

Small bugs.

Contacts

Land Manager: Wintonbury Land Trust

Shared By:

Tessa Woods with improvements by Jose Miguel Pasini

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Heublein Tower
Jan 1, 2019 near Weatogue, CT
Heublein Tower
Dec 29, 2020 near Weatogue, CT

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