50 Hikes in Connecticut (Explorer's 50 Hikes) (Paperback)
Hikes and walks throughout the Nutmeg State
Leave the dense cities and tourist destinations of New England behind to explore the woods and hills of this beautiful state. Connecticut boasts a diversity of parks, sanctuaries, hills, woodlands, and wetlands, with hidden gems to satisfy hikers and explorers of all ilks. This sixth edition has been fully revised and updated to be the most comprehensive and thorough guide to Connecticut’s trails.
The hikes range in length from 1 to 13 miles, and an overview chart makes it easy to choose a hike at a glance. Each chapter includes a detailed, easy- to- read map, information on mileage and rise, a clear trail description, and a wealth of information on natural and human history you’ll encounter along the way.
• Sleeping Giant State Park
• Bear Mountain
• Wadsworth Falls
• Windsor Locks Canal
• Green Fall Pond
About the Author
Mary Anne Hardy is an avid hiker and educator. The daughter of the original authors, Hardy continues the family tradition of keeping 50 Hikes in Connecticut the definitive guide to the state’s trails. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut.