Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve Trail

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Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve Trail is a 3.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Groton, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from January until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
170 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

walking
6 days ago

Bluff Point is a wonderful trail that leads you out to views of Fishers Island and Long Island Sound. The beach makes for an adequate swim day, and the second half of the loop is steep enough to burn off lunch.

hiking
21 days ago

easily accessible heavily trafficked trail. If you go right at the fork in the beginning along the water, theres many places to grab a quiet spot of beach to your self :)

1 month ago

wildlife, water, easy trail

1 month ago

Easy walking around the main loop. A ton of trails to explore in and around the main loop. Great views.

hiking
1 month ago

Easy hike with some beautiful views! Lots of little trails you can take to extend the hike some.

3 months ago

Great for trail running!l Loop is 4.5 miles. This is a gravel trail for the most part. Follow signs to Bluff Point to Sunset Rock to Mumford Cove. You will love the views too!

trail running
3 months ago

Perfect spot for a run!

3 months ago

Nice easy walk

trail running
4 months ago

Path was rocky and easy to turn an ankle on but beautiful view at the midway loop. Definitely would run here again!

walking
4 months ago

Easy hike, beautiful views, lots of people but not too crowded

7 months ago

Really nice park, expect it to be very busy on nice weather days and long weekends in the summer months

walking
8 months ago

I come here often and enjoy it. It is easy, but the scenery views are beautiful, especially when walking along the water. I also have incorporated rock climbing. When you find the right ones you can climb!! Also, there are trails that connect to Haley Brook Farm/Mumford Cove, so it makes it a much longer walk! You just need to know your way around, but markers are easy to follow and read!

8 months ago

easy family friendly trail but heavy traffic.

8 months ago

Worth it for the views, but kind of a tedious walk out. I was envying the bike riders.

hiking
8 months ago

It’s easy walking trail..

trail running
8 months ago

Comfortable and easy walking trail, great for kids. Unfortunately popular with horseback riders, so the nicest days mean dodging piles of manure. Otherwise nice, some nice historic sites and lovely view from the bluff.

walking
8 months ago

Love this trail. Very easy walking trail, weekends are pretty busy so I prefer to go during the week since I take my dog.

hiking
9 months ago

Decent length of a trail with a couple smaller trails on the sides. Once you get to the end where the water is, it's very easy to lose track of time. Lots of rocks , few people fishing here and there. Great for kids and dogs. There's something for every one on this trail!

hiking
9 months ago

Great 3mil walk. I've done biking here definitely kicked my butt on the incline nothing major but definitely a workout. Dog friendly. Baby crabs on the water. A lot of nature in this park it's always a go to spot for any activity. Seen deers closed to the beach area. There is a cove. Very interesting!

trail running
11 months ago

A fair amount to explore. Main loop is very easy, however if you decide to venture off you can spend hours running the side trails, just watch out for mountain bikers and the occasional thorns.

11 months ago

Nice hike and beautiful views. Difficulty level- Easy

hiking
11 months ago

Worked great for my 4 year old twins and me.

walking
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

this is a nice, easy, kid friendly trail. there is plenty to see from the bluff to the beach it's all beautiful. I recommend comfortable shoes even when just going to the beach as the beach is made up mostly of sharp seashells and jagged rocks. the bluff is definitely worth the walk. I take my family on this trail often.

trail running
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Easy to run. Only hard part is running past the Bluff and beach

mountain biking
Sunday, June 04, 2017

Great trail for beginners

Monday, April 17, 2017

Great trail for the whole family !!!

Friday, March 31, 2017

Such a lovely trail. Went on a sunny Thursday but that wind is COLD!!!! Even for a Colorado native

Monday, March 27, 2017

Excellent walking trail with beach access. Nice variety of landscape. Easy walking

walking
Monday, January 23, 2017

most heavenly place! outstanding!

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

beautiful views at the point. a couple of nice trail options. well marked. lovely the water views.

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