#5 of 119 state parks in Connecticut

Best bird watching trails in Sleeping Giant State Park, Connecticut

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Explore the most popular bird watching trails in Sleeping Giant 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.
Map of bird watching trails in Sleeping Giant State Park, Connecticut
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Saturday
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Top trails (5)
#1 - Sleeping Giant Tower Trail
Sleeping Giant State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
Note: As of October 2020 the Tower is closed due to COVID19. The Tower Trail is the most popular trail at Sleeping Giant. This trail to the 739 foot summit of Mount Carmel starts at the picnic area across from Quinnipiac University. It is wide and meanders up the side of Mount Carmel ending at a 4-story stone observation tower.Show more
#2 - Sleeping Giant Head Blue and Violet Loop Trail
Sleeping Giant State Park
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
#3 - Hezekiah's Knob and the Chestnut Grove Trail
Sleeping Giant State Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
#4 - Sleeping Giant Head Yellow and Orange Loop Trail
Sleeping Giant State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
#5 - Sleeping Giant Violet Trail, Blue Trail, and Red Circle Trail Loop
Sleeping Giant State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m