Castle Craig and East Slope

MODERATE 116 reviews
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Castle Craig and East Slope is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Meriden, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
570 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

rock climbing

scenic driving

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

rocky

Trail loops from paved entry in Hubbard Park to pavilion overlooking Sleeping Giant. A branch of the white trail climbs eastern face to Castle Craig, then loops back to a foot bridge that crosses over route 691, then finally back into Hubbard Park.

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I did the hike on a warmer December day. The hike starts out fine but it does get quite steep at one point. We made it to the top and beautiful views but ended up walking down the paved path on the way down.

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Love it is so nice and relax

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Pretty rocky. Nice views. On the upper end of moderate imo

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