Trail Run Project Logo

blue The 5th Connecticut

Trail

0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer point to point
93% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 95' 29 m
Descent: -49' -15 m
High: 594' 181 m
Low: 510' 155 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

Dogs

Off-leash
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Robert Given

This trail provides a splendid setting for a stroll through diverse forest types.

Robert Given

Features -none-

Description

This particular trail system, combined with the Land Trust’s Yovan Tract next door, provides a splendid setting for a stroll through diverse forest types.

Flora & Fauna

Along the central stretch of the Fifth Connecticut and the eastern section of the Drummer, one passes through dense stands of mountain laurel. Oak is predominant in the north as the Noose and the Fifth Connecticut ascend steeply to a height of land (one of the Whortleberry Hills) at elevation 640 feet. And directly north of the Drummer’s junction with the Fifth Connecticut is a fine old stand of hemlock. At the second stream crossing (counting from the entrance) is a glade resplendent in season with ferns and marsh marigolds.

Run this trail?

We need help with the following missing trail information:

Photos, Need to Know, Features, Runner Notes

Contacts

Land Manager: Redding Land Trust

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#10888

Overall
  4.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
100%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#53

in Connecticut

#10,888

Overall
4 Views Last Month
44 Since Jan 1, 2019
Intermediate Intermediate

0%
0%
100%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running