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Good little trail. Not too busy but well blazed.

Great little hike, right on the outskirts of town. If you want the easier hike, go left at the bridge so you can take the switchbacks up, then go down the stairs. Going up them definitely would push this into a moderate hike and not one for the faint-of-heart or the out of shape.

hiking
1 day ago

Great trail enjoyed moderate in spots but easy overall

very quiet, scenic and easy loop. except for a very small patch which is easy but rocky. you might have to get on ur 4s at one spot

Not great and you can hear the highway the whole time.

It was pretty enough but the trail is overgrown and hasn’t had upkeep in a while it seems. The trail takes you on the edge of some backyards, there is highway noise the whole trail, and the last part of the loop is the actual road.

on Westwoods Trail

12 days ago

nice woody trails,lots of mosquitoes.
easy to get lost for a beginner.

Great trail with beautiful scenery. The blue trail to the right and quite steep with a lot of rock washes. The red trail to the left is much easier with better views. The trails at the top also connect to the Quinnipiac Trails.

I just went on this trail for the first time with my 14y/o son and it was really fun. There are several beautiful views once you reach the western ledge of Mt. Higby. There are some steep areas to navigate and other trails that u can use on the way back to get a different view. I highly recommend this hiking trail!

hiking
18 days ago

More of a walk than a hike, but beautiful ocean view and great for viewing wetlands wildlife and habitat. Finishing back in Stony Creek is perfect if your looking for a great spot to have breakfast or a snack in a quaint village overlooking the Thimble Islands

hiking
18 days ago

Hiked green rectangle off Dunk Rock, picked up Yellow, and looped back on Blue Rectangle. Beautiful New England forest, Yellow could have been marked better.

One of my favorite trails... Many trail choices for everybody's liking.

Great trail! Excellent views of the waterfall! Not well marked on the way down, but it was clear what was the trail. Definitely rocky and steep in many areas.

It has been so dry that the roaring brook is almost dried up in parts. The falls are still awesome but I am excited to return when we get a good amount of rain! I can imagine it is stunning when it’s in full force.

Started to the right and glad we did. it was much steeper and rockier than the other side. It was challenging hike up for sure! Better to get that out of way. That side was not well marked but the path was clearly evident so we never doubted where to go. The falls were pretty but a little underwhelming. couple of little bridge brook crossings and a cool stone fireplace made this a nice hike.

on Regicides Trail

hiking
1 month ago

Great afternoon hike! Took us about 2.5 hours at a good clip with a few pauses to take in the view. Pretty wildflowers. Will be back to explore more!

Greatly enjoyed this hike. The view was amazing to see

Not a bad hike. Went a few years ago. The area is very pretty. A waterfall worth seeing again

Nice hike. No place to park and the entrance on the side of the road.

The trail is very undulating but for the most part very relaxing. Lots of foliage keeps you out of direct sun light.

hiking
1 month ago

Some great views along the ridge! Trail is well marked. Go early and avoid weekends to get away from the crowds.

Nice views, good uphill walk. But noisy road traffic.

Took the red trail up and an unmarked trail back, which I’m glad I did because the unmarked one kind of faded out in places and was pretty steep. Cool falls but I’ll probably come back in the fall/winter for a better view

Beautiful day to hike with my wife and dog. Well marked trails with good views.

Take the left trail at the first fork! It's better marked, provides better views of the falls and ruins,and isnt as steep or rocky.

Very nice hike. Like a walk in an enchanted Forest. Just be careful. I went counter clockwise. If you go this way you come to the back of a trail sign mid way through the loop. At that point the markers were highly visible so I went straight only to notice a mile later I was off the loop. I doubled back and realized I should have gone left at the trail sign where the marker was less visible.

2 months ago

If this is a top 10 in Connecticut then I’d hate to see what the rest of the hiking trails have to offer. First of all, I’m not so sure that I’d call this moderate as it’s quite easy. Also, what the trail information fails to mention is that the trail overlooks a busy area with loads of roads, etc so you really don’t feel like you’ve gotten out in nature for most of the hike.

2 months ago

Great way to kick start hiking 2018!
Nice views and great amazing picture

It is a nice easy hike, but unfortunately, some inconsiderate dog owners do not pick up after their pets. So watch where you step.

Went last fall. Great hike and view!

Nice hike, saw 2 eagles in flight on the cliffs, I would come back again.

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