There’s A Hike In Connecticut That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Village

When you think of ghost towns, your mind likely conjures up an image of a dusty western locale with saloon doors hanging askew and a dilapidated sign boasting the former location of a general store. Connecticut certainly doesn’t have that kind of ghost town but we do have an abandoned village from the 19th century slowly being reclaimed by nature. A fascinating history accompanies Factory Hollow, a once thriving mill community. To take an up-close look, you can hike to straight to this deserted village within Gay City State Park.

Have you ever explored Factory Hollow? History buffs and fans of abandoned places will also enjoy this road trip to some of Connecticut’s creepiest and most deserted spots.