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
164 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

road biking

trail running

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

2 months ago

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

walking
2 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!

2 months ago

easy family friendly trail but heavy traffic.

2 months ago

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

hiking
2 months ago

It’s easy walking trail..

trail running
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
6 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.

6 months ago

Nice hike and beautiful views. Difficulty level- Easy

hiking
6 months ago

Worked great for my 4 year old twins and me.

walking
6 months ago

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
7 months ago

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

mountain biking
7 months ago

Great trail for beginners

Great trail for the whole family !!!

9 months ago

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

9 months ago

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

walking
11 months ago

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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