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Something for Newtown to look forward to - National Trails Day is coming June 6th

Did you know that Connecticut hosts the largest National Trails Day celebration in the nation according to the CT Forest and Park Association?

National Trails Day is scheduled to take place on June 6th and 7th.  You can register now by clicking here https://www.ctwoodlands.org/ct-trails-weekend/2020-connecticut-trails-day-event-registration-open

Last year the event attracted over 250 events and an estimated 5000 participants The event organizers are very helpful in making the event successful for first time participants.

Below is a list of hiking trails within 25 miles of Newtown;

LocationTrail
151 Brookdale Road & Merribrook Lane, StamfordBartlett Arboretum & Mianus River Preserve & Park
Bennett’s Farm Road & 50 Barlow Mountain Rd, Ridgefield, CTBennett’s Pond State Park & Seth Low Pierrepont State Park
Sunset Hill Rd., Redding, CTCollis P. Huntington State Park
314 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, CTConnecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary
1 Milford Point Rd, Milford, CTConnecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center at Milford Point
33 Pent Rd, WestonDevil's Den Nature Preserve
596 Flanders Rd, Southbury, CTFlanders Nature Center & Kettletown State Park
300 Grumman Ave, Norwalk, CTGallaher Mansion and Cranbury Park
Howe Avenue, SheltonIndian Well State Park
1400 Georges Hill Rd, Southbury, CTKettletown State Park
178 Shortwoods Road, New Milford, cT Lovers Leap State Park
33 Pent Road, WestonLucius Pond Ordway - Devil's Den Preserve
US-6, Thomaston, CTMattatuck State Forest
Naugatuck, CTNaugatuck State Forest
144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CTNew Canaan Nature Center
Sandy Hook, CTPaugussett State Forest
Old Mine Rd, TrumbullPequonnock River Trail
Route 53 Sunset Hill Road, Redding, CTSaugatuck Reservoir Trails and Collis P. Huntington State Park
178 Shortwoods Road, New Fairfield, CTSquantz Pond State Park
70 Southern Blvd, Danbury, CTTarrywile Park
25 CT-136, WestportWinslow Park

If you would like more information, please click here https://www.ctwoodlands.org/ct-trails-weekend/7-reasons-lead-connecticut-trails-day-event.

For a list of all the state parks in CT, please click here https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/State-Parks/Trail-and-Camping-Maps---CT-State-Parks-and-Forests

We look forward to seeing you on the trails!

 

 

 

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