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5 Family Friendly Hikes and Activities in Fairfield County

Outdoor enthusiasts rejoice when autumn arrives.  Cooler temps and fall’s clear blue skies mean better conditions for running, rowing, and hiking.  Gear up and take advantage some of Fairfield County’s most beautiful open spaces – our parks and land trusts – many offer guided hikes and special events too (check the captions below the photos for info!).  These trails wind into the history of our home-state, so keep your eyes on more than just the footpath for a glimpse into the past while enjoying nature in all her autumn glory!