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Best trails in Shenipsit State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Shenipsit State Forest, Connecticut? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Shenipsit State Forest ranging from 0.9 to 6.8 miles and from 649 to 1,072 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Soapstone Mountain Trail
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
#2 - Shenipsit Forest Trail
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
#3 - Soapstone Lookout Loop
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
#4 - Shenipsit State Forest Loop
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 48 m
#5 - Soapstone Mountain and Blue and White Trail
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
#6 - Blue Blaze and Old Country Road Loop
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
#7 - Shenipsit Blue Blazed Trail
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 34 m
This is a the northernmost end of the 50-mile Shenipsit Trail. It starts from MP 50.1 (W Greaves Rd (Parking) to 46.4 (CT Rte 190 and Sodom Rd). The trail has four hill tops ascents two stream crossings. Parking is available at either end, but is limited to a few cars each. The trail is dry and well maintained.Show more
#8 - Goat Trail Loop
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 35 m
#9 - Rattlesnake Hill Trail
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
#10 - Blue Blaze to the Pinnacle
Shenipsit State Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
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