Glacial Boulders Trail is a 9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Glastonbury, Connecticut that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
9.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,115 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

The waterfall is spectacular except in dry seasons, with a drop of more than 30 feet.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The first part entering off of Birch Mtn Rd in Glastonbury was very clear, very well marked (it’s the Shenipsit Tr). Ended up on Case Mtn in Manchester. The returning part of the loop was awful. Got lost multiple times (no marked trails), had to use my phone for the majority of the return trip to ensure I was staying on the “path”. Good thing for a fully charged phone battery. If I do it again, I’ll just stick to the Shenipsit.

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Boring trail.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Not much to it. Downloaded the map.
Started on the blue trailed crossed over to the red "Garnet" trail , which went nowhere. Crossed back to the blue/white trail and again just went nowhere. Went about 4 miles with no views, sites, direction. Should of just went out to the woods behind my house.
At least the day was nice.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Beautiful trail

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Beautiful, peaceful, pristinely maintained and well-marked trail. At many points, all I could hear was nature sounds, which is all too rare on CT trails. I turned around at the 3-mile mark and walked back through a steady rain. A lovely retreat into nature.

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

It was super rainy today and cold but I got out there to get a general overallfeel. My GPS showed a lake and sure enough there was and it was wonderful! There were some big rocks along the way to explore which were cool and the trails go on for miles and miles. Definitely pretty and curious to see if I come back on a better day how much more there is out there. Very pretty and would absolutely come back. Thinking next time bring my tent and gear and sleep overnight out here maybe song the shenipset lake I believe it is called. Overall great hike and def coming back here again.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Great hike with my dogs

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Just following up with a link for the trail.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

This trail is marked well and is a good trail. The only problem is actually finding the trail head. We parked on Birch Mountain Road where the power lines are an went in from there. This is the second time I hiked this trail - the first time there was no one around. Today, a Sunday, we met with a few hikers and one group of crazy mountain bikers. This trail is moderate with a few challenges. The loop was easy. I recommend this trail for any hikers. It's beautiful. I uploaded a picture of the map we found on the trail.

19 days ago

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Thursday, November 09, 2017

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

recorded Glacial Boulders Trail

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