Hike the Tower Trail at Sleeping Giant State Park

3.2 Miles Round Trip - 632 ft gain - Point-to-Point Trail

Tower Trail Trailhead, Sleeping Giant State Park - Search Nearby - Added by Abby Shepard

Explore this scenic trail up a mountain that leads through forest, beside rock cliffs, and ends at a historic stone lookout tower.

Mountaintops said to resemble a Sleeping Giant give this beautiful park its name, and make it an iconic feature on the Connecticut skyline. The Tower Trail takes visitors up a mountain to an awesome stone lookout tower that offers scenic views of the Connecticut landscape. 

As you arrive, park in the main entrance parking lot. The Tower Trail trailhead is a short walk ahead and to the right. Climb the mountain, marvel at the sheer rock cliffs, and take in the beauty of Connecticut along the way!

Note: portions of the trail can be icy in the winter


Rock Climbing
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly


3.2 Miles
632 ft elevation gain
Point-to-Point Trail

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