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#42 of 119 state parks in Connecticut

Best trails in Scantic River State Park

334 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Scantic River State Park, Connecticut? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, river trails, dogs leash 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 5 easy trails in Scantic River State Park ranging from 1.6 to 3.4 miles and from 45 to 209 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Scantic River State Park is located along the Scantic River in the towns of Enfield, East Windsor, and Somers, Connecticut. Visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing, and hunting.

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Map of trails in Scantic River State Park
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Acreage:
784 acres
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Top trails (7)
#1 - Scantic River Trail
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 48 m
Scantic River Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Enfield, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#2 - Scantic Rapids Park Powder Hollow Loop
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 53 m
Scantic Rapids Park Powder Hollow Loop is a 2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Enfield, Connecticut that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#3 - Scantic River State Park West
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 42 m
Scantic River State Park West is a 1.6 mile out and back trail located near Enfield, Connecticut that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for hiking, walkingShow more
#4 - Scantic River and Keeney Mill Trail
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Scantic River and Keeney Mill Trail is a 3.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Somersville, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#5 - Scantic River and Bailey Road Loop
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 56 m
Scantic River and Bailey Road Loop is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Somersville, Connecticut that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#6 - River Loop
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
River Loop is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Broad Brook, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#7 - Scantic River Trail - Somersville
Scantic River State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Great trail that takes you through the woods and scenic views of the river. Park at the trailhead at the Quality Ave entrance in Somersville.Show more