We think we have some of the most beautiful
trails in Connecticut. Whether you want to trek
through the states largest forest or hike to a
remote beach, we are proud to have it close by.
Bluff Point State Park- 12 mile drive
Bluff Point boarders on the Poquonock River,
Fishers Island Sound and Mumford Cove. Its 800
acres include upland forests, old farmlands, the
400-foot-high bluff itself, salt marshes and the
sandspit that stretches out to the west. Bluff
Point was designated a "Coastal Reserve" by a
special act of the Connecticut legislature in
The best reward for your hiking are the gorgeous
views and two sandy beaches. One beach faces out to
Fishers Island Sound and the other is nestled in
Mumford’s Cove. It is
worth spending your sunny day.
Patchog State Forest- 20 mile drive
Pachaug State Forest began with a 1928 land
purchase that covers about 24,000 acres in six
towns. The Pachaug River, running from Beach
Pond to the Quinebaug River, runs through the
center of the forest.
Multiple hiking, biking trails run through the
forest which is divided into the Green Falls
area and Chapman area. These trails are more
advanced but not difficult.
Barn Island Wildlife Reserve- 3 mile
700 sq acres located between Wequetequock Cove
and Little Narragansett Bay. Excellent bird
watching. Very easy trails.
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center- 5
A combination wildlife sanctuary, visitor
attraction and educational facility, the Center
features exhibits highlighting the habitats and
wildlife of southeastern Connecticut, as well as
eight miles of trails that wind through a
beautiful 300-acre wooded preserve.
Haley Farm 8 mile drive
This small park has been preserved as open space
and is used for passive recreational purposes. A
0.8 mile bike trail winds its way through the
scenic old shoreline farm.