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#29 of 119 state parks in Connecticut

Best trails in Machimoodus State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Machimoodus 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.

Machimoodus State Park is located on the Salmon River near the village of Moodus in the town of East Haddam, Connecticut. The state park is bordered by Sunrise State Park to the north and by the Salmon River and Salmon Cove to the west and south. Machimoodus State Park overlooks the beautiful Salmon River in East Haddam, Connecticut. A network of three ponds is nestled near the entrance abutting fields mowed for the benefit of the summer wildflowers. Picnic tables are sprinkled throughout the area. Further into the 300 acre park, old roads and trails take the visitor to picturesque and grand overviews of both the Moodus River and Salmon River Cove.

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Map of trails in Machimoodus State Park
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306 acres
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#1 - Machimoodus State Park Trail
Machimoodus State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 57 m
Machimoodus State Park Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Moodus, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more