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Best trails in James L Goodwin State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in James L Goodwin State Forest, Connecticut? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in James L Goodwin State Forest ranging from 3.8 to 5.5 miles and from 606 to 751 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Natchaug Trail around Pine Acres Lake
James L Goodwin State Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Natchaug Trail around Pine Acres Lake is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hampton, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#2 - Pine Acres Lake
James L Goodwin State Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Pine Acres Lake is a 4.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hampton, Connecticut and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, birding, fishing, and canoeing aShow more
#3 - Cedar Swamp Trail
James L Goodwin State Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
Cedar Swamp Trail is a 4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hampton, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options.Show more
#4 - Black Spruce Pond Loop
James L Goodwin State Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
Black Spruce Pond Loop is a 5.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hampton, Connecticut that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#5 - Natchaug and Orange Loop
James L Goodwin State Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Natchaug and Orange Loop is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hampton, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more