Top Adventures in Hamden

  • Boulder & Free Climb off the Blue Trail In Sleeping Giant SP

    Sleeping Giant State Park does not just have great hiking, it also has great climbing and bouldering. Pick up the blue trail starting at the backside of the visitor center. This trail climbs pretty steadily but take note that as you hike up the cl...

  • Hike Slepping Giant Violet And Yellow Trail Loop

    Sleeping Giant Violet and Yellow Trail Loop is a 5.6 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    5.6 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike Sleeping Giant Loop Trail

    Sleeping Giant Blue, White and Yellow Trail is a 4.2 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    4.2 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike Sleeping Giant Head Yellow And Orange Loop Trail

    Sleeping Giant Head Yellow and Orange Loop Trail is a 4.5 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    4.5 miles 846 ft gain

  • Hike Sleeping Giant Head White Trail

    Sleeping Giant Head White Trail is a 5.4 mile out and back hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    5.4 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike White Trail To Yellow Trail Loop

    Sleeping Giant White and Yellow Trail Loop is a 2.3 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    2.3 miles 669 ft gain

  • Hike Sleeping Giant Head Blue And Violet Loop Trail

    Sleeping Giant Head Blue and Violet Loop Trail is a 8.0 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    6.4 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike Blue Trail Loop

    Sleeping Giant Blue and Violet Trail Loop is a 3.3 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    3.3 miles 748 ft gain

  • Hike Yellow, Red Triangle And White Trail Loop

    Sleeping Giant Yellow, Red Triangle and White Trail Loop is a 1.8 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    1.8 miles 564 ft gain

  • Hike Farmington Canal Heritage Trail: Augerville To West Cheshire

    Farmington Canal Heritage Trail: Augerville to West Cheshire is a 19.2 mile out and back hike that is good for all skill levels located near Hamden, Connecticut.

    19.2 miles 403 ft gain

  • 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 the Mill River Trail to the Blue Trail at Sleeping Giant SP

    Since I was a child, I’ve always enjoyed hiking the Giant. As Connecticut parks go, this terrain is some of the most challenging (and unfortunately, the most dangerous) in the state. The actual ridge is approximately 2.75 miles long by 1.75 miles ...

    3 miles 518 ft gain

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      Northfield Brook Lake Group Shelters

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    • 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...

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    • Litchfield, Connecticut

      Meadow Ridge Farm Woods

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    • East Lyme, Connecticut

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