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Best trails in Mount Riga State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Riga State Park, Connecticut? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, backpacking trails, forest 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Mount Riga State Park ranging from 8.3 to 15.6 miles and from 692 to 2,604 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Mount Riga State Park is located in the town of Salisbury, Connecticut. The state park offers opportunities for hiking and bow hunting. The Undermountain Trail connects to the northernmost section of the Appalachian Trail in Connecticut from the trail head at Mount Riga State Park's parking lot on Connecticut Route 41.

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Map of trails in Mount Riga State Park
Park information
Acreage:
276 acres
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Bear Mountain Trail
Mount Riga State Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Bear Mountain Trail is a 6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Salisbury, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#2 - Appalachian Trail: Salisbury to Jug End Road
Mount Riga State Park
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Length: 15.6 mi • Est. 9 h
Appalachian Trail: Salisbury to Jug End Road is a 15.6 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Salisbury, Connecticut that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienceShow more
#3 - Round Mountain and Bear Mountain Loop
Mount Riga State Park
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
NOTE: A portion of this loop near the campsites is closed due to COVID-19. Please check with the park for more information.Show more
#4 - Appalachian Trail: Bear Mountain to Race Brook Falls
Mount Riga State Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 5 h 30 m
Appalachian Trail: Bear Mountain to Race Brook Falls is a 9.2 mile point-to-point trail located near Salisbury, Connecticut that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as difficult and isShow more
#5 - Bear Mountain and Mount Frissell Trail
Mount Riga State Park
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Length: 10.5 mi • Est. 6 h 28 m
Bear Mountain and Mount Frissell Trail is a 10.5 mile out and back trail located near Taconic, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#6 - Bear Mountain, Round Mountain, Mount Frissell and Brace Mountain
Mount Riga State Park
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
Bear Mountain, Round Mountain, Mount Frissell and Brace Mountain is a 11.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Salisbury, Connecticut that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult.Show more