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Ragged Mountain Preserve Trail

Berlin, CT

Ragged Mountain Preserve Trail is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Berlin, CT that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

on Roxbury Mines
10 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

on Bear Mountain Trail
10 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Hiked the trail this morning with my 10 yo. We had a great hike! We took Paradise up and Undermountain down and I wouldn't want to go in the opposite direction. We did it in about 4 hours, including stopping for lunch at the top.
We did make a little mistake that got us a bit off course for a few minutes. There are, apparently, two options to turn off onto the Paradise trail. The first goes to the campsite and was a fine hike. When we got to the campsite, we found the trail going up a steep, rocky slope. When we got to the "top", we weren't sure which way to go, so we went left. We only went about a tenth of a mile or so before we realized our mistake and turned around. On our way down the mountain, we realized that there was a second turn onto the actual trail about 50 feet further on the Undermountain Trail that would have taken us in a more direct route.

on Dinosaur State Park
12 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

nice Hike

on Case Mountain Trail
14 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Case Mountain Trail
14 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews


15 hours ago

hiking

Went on 7/23/16. Trails were well maintained. We started off in the first parking area at Devil's Hopyard State Park and walked the red blazed trail towards the entrance. The trail takes you across the road were a small creek awaits . You must pay attention to trail markers because they quickly disappear and we ended up in someone's back yard

on Roaring Brook Falls Trail
21 hours ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Great hike!

on Buckingham Reservoir Trai...
1 day ago

5 Completed6 Reviews

Trail was not marked at all but the GPS on the app helped. It does have some nice views of the reservoir. Couple spots you have the option to climb up pretty high so this increases the workout. Lots of people by the water

on Southford Falls Park Trai...
1 day ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

easy but beautiful.

on Black Rock Trail
1 day ago

hiking
7 Completed7 Reviews

This hike was good! be warned that we had to pay for parking and they only take cash. if it hadn't been for the park attendant giving us directions to the trail, I'm not sure I would have known where to go. The trail had a few steep sections, but wasn't challenging if you didn't rush it. A section of the red trail on the way out was a bit sketchy, with downed trees and overgrowth. I thought we'd taking a wrong turn! View at the top was pretty!

on Bee Brook Loop
1 day ago

hiking
4 Completed2 Reviews

Walked the left loop away from the water and was disappointed by the noise of the road for the first half of the loop. However was very pleased by the loop along the water. It was a delight to hear the sounds of the water flowing over the rocks. The trail down was a switchback and gets you eventually down to the water. As you continue you can detour to walk on or across two bridges.

on Lion's Head Trail
1 day ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Roxbury Mines
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

We might have gotten a little lost at one point..definitely hiked more than 3.6 miles! However, it was fun..some steeper, rockier spots, but pretty flat for the most part. It was a good afternoon workout of the legs, that's for sure! Brought our dog but all the water was dried up so he was quite thirsty by the end of it. Lots of bugs!

on Hemlock Hills & Pine Moun...
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Amazing.

on Nehantic State Forest Tra...
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Is there a parking area? Following the directions from this site, we were brought to the middle of a road. No parking in sight. Following the compass on the record park, we walked on the road for a mile. Doing this for cub scouts so didn't think it was too safe.

on West Rock Ridge State Par...
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Amazing walk for people who aren't into heavy workouts. Nice simple trail. I followed the white streaks.

on Mashamoquet Brook Trail
1 day ago

hiking
7 Completed2 Reviews

nice easy hike. couple steep spots but not too bad. took the blue trail from visitor center up to table rock, then down red trail back

on Mattabesett and Mount Hig...
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Fun hike with some nice views. I would rate this as moderate difficulty, has some scrambles.

on Meeker Trail - Macricosta...
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Nice short hike with great views from the top. Not very difficult.

on Roaring Brook Falls Trail
1 day ago

3 Completed3 Reviews