Known for its rolling hills and forests, it’s easy to forget that Connecticut was once home to volcanoes. But one of its most notable natural wonders is a testament to its long geological history and volcanic beginning. Sleeping Giant is a collection of trap rock ridges that has drawn visitors for years. But the view of the ridges is almost as fun as a visit to the park itself. Probably because the ridges look like a man asleep on his back!

To get an idea of what the hike is like, check out this video:

Sleeping Giant certainly sets itself apart from other outdoor destinations in the state. If you’ve hiked this place before, tell us about it! And check out this Haunted Hike for another odd experience in the Connecticut hills.

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