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Lake Wintergreen Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Hamden, 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 May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.5 mi Elevation gain 55 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Fishing Hiking Mountain biking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Lake Partially paved Views Wild flowers Wildlife Muddy
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David Trond
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Love it here. Perfect evening. Dogs have a great time and a dip in the lake!

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Micheal Mastrosimone
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Liezl Klein
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WalkingGreat!

This trail is fun and easy. Nice lake view! I’ll definitely come back!

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Yolanda Russell
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Awesome morning hike!!

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Katie Biga
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Walking

Nice easy walk through the park. Flat, easy, clean, clear trail. Not difficult at all.

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Kalind Parish
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HikingGreat!
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Rachel C
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Hiking

I took my time taking pics but it’s a nice trail. Easy trail run except for a short part on the opposite side of the lake that gets a little rocky, but still a good place to run

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Frances Kilkenny
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We live right around the corner and take this trail often. My kids love to stop at the little alcoves for the water and especially love where the trail crosses over some big rocks. The very first time we ever took it we didn’t go over the rocks but followed the trail behind them and ended up on a road... probably my fault because I wasn’t paying too much attention to markers, but be careful! Otherwise, it’s great for a quick walk around the lake.

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David Trond
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Great Sunday AM hike

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David Trond
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Hiking

Great walk. Love this trail/loop. Dogs do too! Very quiet this evening.

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Nadia Baz
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WalkingGreat!

A must for anyone that is in the Hamden/New Haven area. I used to walk here a lot back in college when I went to SCSU. There are generally a lot of people here hiking, but also kayaking in the lake, so you will generally see a lot of people. Very simple and wide trail that loops around the lake. Good views of the lake as well as the dam that you can shortly walk over. This trail is probably better suited for walkers or anyone who wants to run around it; I have a hard time calling it a hike because of how flat and easy it is, but it’s still nice and beautiful.

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Brian Kimmey
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Walking

Beautiful walk on a sunny day. The path is wide, fairly flat and offers some great water views of Lake Wintergreen. Around the southern end of the loop are some rocks to navigate, but it is still very easy to hike.

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Brianna Jenkins
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Hiking

Blue, purple and white trails were in good shape (VERY minimal storm damage) and bug free! Quite rocky in some spots so make sure you wear shoes with good/thick soles.

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ralph marguy
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Great easy walk, there is a small section of rock climbing. Some people with dogs not on leashes. Some kyakers and people fishing.

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Ravella Riffenburg
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Hiking

Trail is in great condition, fun, easy, dog friendly stroll.

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Christina Giordano
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Busy trail. Lots of dogs and kids. Mostly shady and nice work-out, as it has a few little steep spots if you find the red-white trail.

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Maria Diaz
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Velvet Claud
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Alex Kwan
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HikingGreat!

Flat, wide trails. Shady most of the way, perfect for the hot summer. Went with 4 and 6 yo. They liked the various stops close to the water, looking at the lily pads and throwing rocks into the lake.

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Gladys Saruchera
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Hiking

Beautiful trail. lake was pretty and terrain wad easy

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Jacob Nygard
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Brianna Jenkins
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Kyle Kirchoff
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Jonae Martinez
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I loved every second. Beautiful. Perfect for a hike on hot day!

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Dan S
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Considering how close this hike is to the city it’s a great bang for your buck.

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Rachel Clarkin
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Viktor Blomgren
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