Mansfield Hollow State Park and Wildlife Area

Location: Mansfield, CT Links: CT DEEP; Trail Map PDF; AllTrails (Lake Loop Trail); PDF marked with our hike Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 Time: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm Hike Duration: 7 miles; 4.5 hours Stats: Approximately 17,700 steps; 67 floors Weather: Mostly sunny; 20-30 degrees F We began our hike in the parking area off Bassett Bridge Road. My fingers … Continue reading Mansfield Hollow State Park and Wildlife Area

Sugar Brook Loop Trail

Location: Plainfield, CT Links: AllTrails; Explore Connecticut; Trail Map Date: Thursday, January 10th, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Hike Duration: 4.7 miles; 3 hours Stats: Approximately 11,500 steps; 25 floors Weather: Overcast; light snow flurries; 30-35 degrees F Our lunch with a view Today's mission was to find a place where we could wander in the woods. We … Continue reading Sugar Brook Loop Trail

Bull Hill

Location: Thompson/Woodstock, CT Links: Wyndham Land Trust; Last Green Valley; AllTrails; Hartford Courant article Date: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am Hike Duration: 2.4 miles; 1.5 hours Weather: Partly cloudy; 35 degrees F This one was a family hike! We parked at the end of Bull Hill Road, just outside the metal gate. … Continue reading Bull Hill