#45 of 119 state parks in Connecticut

Best trails in Bolton Notch State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Bolton Notch State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Hiking trail is unmarked; trail starts just across from the parking lot. This park also offers places for rock climbing. No parking fee.

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Map of trails in Bolton Notch State Park
Park information
Area:
38 hectares
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Top trails (4)
#1 - Mohegan Trail and Freja Park Loop
Bolton Notch State Park
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 23 m
Much of the west ridge loop is unblazed hence GPS navigational aides are helpful. Several nice view points along the way with vistas to the east. Return also skirts the edge of Bolton Notch Pond offShow more
#2 - Upper Hop River State Park Trail
Bolton Notch State Park
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Length: 21.6 km • Est. 5 h 46 m
Upper Hop River State Park Trail is a 21.6 kilometer out and back trail located near Vernon, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#3 - Bolton Notch Pond to Risley Pond
Bolton Notch State Park
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Length: 12.9 km • Est. 3 h 56 m
Bolton Notch Pond to Risley Pond is a 12.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bolton, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#4 - Mohegan Trail Loop
Bolton Notch State Park
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Length: 2.7 km • Est. 51 m
Mohegan Trail Loop is a 2.7 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bolton, Connecticut that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activityShow more