This Connecticut Trail Is On The Grounds Of An Abandoned Psychiatric Hospital
By Lisa Sammons|Published November 19, 2021
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Looking for trails in Connecticut in unique settings? Maybe you’re bored of parks and mountains and want something a little more off the wall. Did you know that there are trails on the grounds of an abandoned psychiatric hospital in Newtown? Fairfield Hills Hospital’s massive campus was left abandoned when the hospital closed. The city and private donors are beginning the process of of redevelopment. The site now houses a youth complex, a trail, and municipal administrative buildings.