This Amazing Hiking Trail In Connecticut Takes You Through An Abandoned Train Tunnel

Connecticut is loaded with fantastic trails for outdoor lovers. Some are short, others are long, but only one offers the chance to hike through an abandoned train tunnel. Steep Rock Preserve is a 998-acre wooded wonderland where you can explore until your heart is content or the sun sets, whichever comes first.

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Have you ever hiked through the train tunnel at Steep Rock Preserve? During what season did you visit? There are plenty of other amazing hikes to take in Connecticut. Try this giant staircase trail or this colorful forest hike.