Connecticut

Connecticut spans just 110 miles from east to west, but not to worry. There's no shortage of amazing adventures here.

Top Adventures in Connecticut

  • Hiking Enders Falls

    Enders State Forest sprawls over approximately 2000 acres, and is found within the towns of Granby and Barkhamsted in Connecticut.  Enders has a good sized parking lot directly on Route 219.  From the junction of Route 219 and Route 20, visitors w...

  • Hike to Blackledge Falls

    Although the park contains hiking trails, a pond and a streambelt, the primary draw of this parcel of land is the 25 foot waterfall. The falls flow varies depending on the volume of precipitation, from a trickle in the dry months to a three-pronge...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike to the Heublein Tower on Talcott Mountain

    The Heublien Tower Trail, located just inside the Talcott Mountain State Park entrance off of Route 185 in Simsbury CT, is a short 1.25 miles. While the hike isn't long, the first 1/3 of a mile is a steep incline that will get your heart pumping.T...

    2.5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Explore Chapman Falls in Devil's Hopyard SP

    If you map to Chapman Falls in East Haddam, CT, you will be brought to a parking lot opposite from the waterfall in Devil's Hopyard, a beautiful Connecticut state park. Once there, it's only a few minute walk down a very clear trail to the base of...

  • Hike the Tower Trail to the Blue Trail at Sleeping Giant SP

    Sleeping Giant State Park is a place very close to my heart. I spent 4 years right across the street at Quinnipiac University and have hiked “The Giant” more times then I can count and at all different hours. There are a few different trails you c...

    3 miles 518 ft gain

  • Hike to Campbell Falls

    Campbell Falls, one of the most beautiful parks in CT. Don't let the size of the park fool you, that's what adds to the beauty. With it's strong pine and fresh flower scented woods you slowly forget that you're even in Connecticut. The trails aren...

    1.4 miles 187 ft gain

  • Explore Kent Falls

    Every now and then you need a day to rest those sore muscle from all your recent adventures. The only issue is, you don't want to sit around inside, you want to be outside. Insert a trip to Kent Fall State Park. The perfect rest adventure day.Loca...

    0.75 miles 250 ft gain

  • Explore Wadsworth Falls

    When it comes to exploring Wadsworth Falls its ease of access couldn't be better. As soon as you pull into the parking lot you hear the falls roaring. Take the quick walk to see the picturesque scenery.Facts about Wadsworth Falls:Height: 25ft tall...

    0.25 miles

  • Hike the Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve

    Ragged Mountain main loop is approximately 5.5 miles long, and is known for its expansive bare-rock vistas, vertical cliff faces, and scenic views overlooking cliff-side reservoirs and ponds.  The trail is rated moderate, with some flat stretches ...

    5.5 miles 560 ft gain

  • Hike the Ridge Loop Trail, Macedonia Brook SP

    For a quick weekend trip from Newport, RI, Macedonia Brook State Park had a lot to offer for its size. In three or four hours, with lunch, you can hike the 6.4 mile ridge trail and get some fresh air without having to hike on too busy of trails. T...

  • Hike to Chauncey Peak

    This loop follows the blue against the reservoir where it will break off to the left (this is a longer hike ~ 6.3 miles that'll eventually get to the peak), but if you're looking for this short hike, keep following the water side where it will mee...

    2.2 miles 371 ft gain

  • Hike Bear Mountain, CT

    At 2,316 feet, Bear Mountain is the highest peak in Connecticut. The peak is about a half-mile south of the Massachusetts state line on the Appalachian Trail. The views are great. On a clear day you can see some of the peaks in southern New Hampsh...

    6.5 miles 1800 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • East Lyme, Connecticut

      Niantic / I 95 Exit 72 Koa

    • Ledyard, Connecticut

      Running Spring Farm

      Welcome to Running Spring Farm, a hidden camp surrounded by the Berkshire mountains in the beautiful Tyringham Valley. There is plenty to do here, whether you are a nature lover or enjoy summer cul...

      From $110/night

    • Litchfield, Connecticut

      Meadow Ridge Farm Meadow

      Meadow Ridge Farm is a 110-acre working dairy farm. But don't be misled, the campsite is very secluded, located over a quarter a mile away from anything. You will get to the campsite by driving dow...

      From $145/night

    • Litchfield, Connecticut

      Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

      Meadow Ridge Farm is a 110-acre working dairy farm. But don't be misled, the site is very secluded, located over a quarter a mile away from anything. You will get to the campsite by driving down th...

      From $135/night

    • Naugatuck, Connecticut

      Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area

      Overview Hop Brook Lake Recreation Area is located within the towns of Middlebury, Naugatuck and Waterbury, Connecticut. Its 536 acres provide excellent recreation opportunities and a chance to esc...

    • North Stonington, Connecticut

      Mystic Koa

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