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;
|151 Brookdale Road & Merribrook Lane, Stamford||Bartlett Arboretum & Mianus River Preserve & Park|
|Bennett’s Farm Road & 50 Barlow Mountain Rd, Ridgefield, CT||Bennett’s Pond State Park & Seth Low Pierrepont State Park|
|Sunset Hill Rd., Redding, CT||Collis P. Huntington State Park|
|314 Unquowa Road, Fairfield, CT||Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary|
|1 Milford Point Rd, Milford, CT||Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center at Milford Point|
|33 Pent Rd, Weston||Devil's Den Nature Preserve|
|596 Flanders Rd, Southbury, CT||Flanders Nature Center & Kettletown State Park|
|300 Grumman Ave, Norwalk, CT||Gallaher Mansion and Cranbury Park|
|Howe Avenue, Shelton||Indian Well State Park|
|1400 Georges Hill Rd, Southbury, CT||Kettletown State Park|
|178 Shortwoods Road, New Milford, cT||Lovers Leap State Park|
|33 Pent Road, Weston||Lucius Pond Ordway - Devil's Den Preserve|
|US-6, Thomaston, CT||Mattatuck State Forest|
|Naugatuck, CT||Naugatuck State Forest|
|144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT||New Canaan Nature Center|
|Sandy Hook, CT||Paugussett State Forest|
|Old Mine Rd, Trumbull||Pequonnock River Trail|
|Route 53 Sunset Hill Road, Redding, CT||Saugatuck Reservoir Trails and Collis P. Huntington State Park|
|178 Shortwoods Road, New Fairfield, CT||Squantz Pond State Park|
|70 Southern Blvd, Danbury, CT||Tarrywile Park|
|25 CT-136, Westport||Winslow 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!