7 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails In Connecticut For Beginners

We love lengthy hikes in the Nutmeg State. There are several great trails that will take you much of the day to complete, or even multiple days! But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of great beginner-friendly trails in Connecticut to enjoy. We’ve gathered up some of our favorite shorter, easier hikes throughout the state for you. These are great for those hiking with kids or inexperienced hikers who aren’t looking for a difficult journey. Check them out:

We love to hear about easy trails in Connecticut (and not-so-easy ones, for that matter!), so if you have any others to recommend, feel free to share in the comments!

Address: Bluff Point State Park, 55 Depot Rd, Groton, CT 06340, USA
Address: Hammonasset Beach, Madison, CT 06443, USA
Address: Hidden Valley Preserve, 198 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794, USA
Address: Lake Mohegan, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA
Address: Kent Falls State Park, 462 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT 06757, USA
Address: Day Pond, Colchester, CT 06415, USA
Address: Gillette Castle State Park, East Haddam, CT 06423, USA