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Welcome to the Appalachian Trail

River Road Kent 3 to 8  Miles Think you can’t hike on the Appalachian Trail? Think again. While sections of the AT in Connecticut can be difficult, the River Road hike in Kent is accessible to all

The hikers bible

What to do when foul weather keeps you from hitting the trail?  Easy, plan your next hike. A trip to your local bookstore will reveal that there are many guidebooks for hiking in Connecticut. Some of

Sympathy for the devil

Devil’s Den Weston 6.5 miles Devil’s Den in Weston is another great place to introduce the family to the outdoors and is right in our backyard here in Fairfield County. The park covers 1,746 acres and

Hidden gem in Redding

Collis P. Huntington State Park Redding 5.5miles I do not want the people of Redding to be upset but I am about to spill a local secret. Huntington Sate Park is a great place to take the family hiking

Old time sign of Spring.

Many people mark the beginning of Spring by the return of the American Robin to their yards, others note the season when the daffodils first bloom. For many hikers and campers the first sure sign of

Walk the land of the Pootatuck

Hiking at Kettletown State Park, former home of the Pootatuck tribe.