Winter hikes in Connecticut are some of the most serene and scenic in the country. Along with being the ideal setting to feel as if you’re in your own magical world, winter hikes are a great way to experience the outdoors from a different perspective than when you would hit a trail in the warmer months. So, if you’re in Connecticut and wondering, “where are some open hiking trails near me?” take a look at the following winter hikes just waiting for you to explore.

Have you ever been winter hiking in Connecticut at one of these locales before? If so, we’d love to see your photos in the following comment section.

Aside from the scenic winter hikes mentioned above, feel free to also check out these easy fall Connecticut hikes or these summer Connecticut hikes if you are wondering “where to find more open hiking trails near me?” in other parts of the year.

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