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Lantern Hill Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Ledyard, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. 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 2.5 mi Elevation gain 383 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Horseback riding Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Forest Views Wild flowers Wildlife Rocky
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Crystal Staley
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Bre Berndt-Baker
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This was a challenging trail. Took the toughest trail. Lots of rocks, uphill, some slopes area...if you lose footing you could fall down cliff. Amazing views of woods, Foxwoods casino, hawks, lake....view of the land goes on and on for miles and miles; both sides at the top. Took the easier trail back down. There is off street parking and trail from the back of two trees hotel at Foxwoods

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Stacie Luizzi
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Really pretty, good little climb, nice view

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Steven Dodd
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Lantern Hill always enjoyable short steep trail. Adding Wintechog introduces swamp full of rhododendron.

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Stephen Annino
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Nice short hike. Some nice views. Cannot get to pond

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Michelle Young
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The trail was mostly clear of dangerous obstacles post the tropical storm. Lots of leaves with a super dry earth made it a touch slippery.

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Bruh Bruh
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Good workout. Pretty rocky going up and down the hill.

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Bruh Bruh
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HikingBugsRocky

Parked on Wintechog Hill Road. Great view from the top, very rocky.

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Michelle Young
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The trail is accessible via the trailhead on Wintechog Hill Rd. About 10 cars when I finished, but surprisingly only saw 2 hikers.

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Nik Grizzlebeast
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Another great trip with a lot of great options elevations 522 feet of the peak, make sure to wear sneakers! Bug Spray is a must !

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Gene Seguin
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This trail is closed due to Covid-19. Casino security tossed us from the property and told us we cannot walk the trail or park anywhere on casino property.

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Kathleen Farley
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Dogs on leash

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Michelle Young
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Great place for some trail running before trekking up the hill

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Jeanna Marie Angela
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Edwin Edwin Ureña
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Kari Wall
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HikingMuddy

Great trail to the top, but every trail is marked blue which makes it difficult to navigate. Ended up at the transfer station and having to walk the road back to the start.

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Julie Kaufmann
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This is a great but short trail! Some very nice overlooks to hike too and some rocky areas that may challenge you depending on your hiking level. My dogs and I loved it for the day after Christmas. It would get 5 stars if it was longer.

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Grace Rae
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Gorgeous views! Difficult to follow the markers for the trail on the map though.

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Jason Sydoriak
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Katherine Pugliese
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I would recommend this trail for anyone! The majority of the loop trail was in pristine condition- we even saw someone leaf blowing to ensure the condition of the trails. The views are amazing as well!

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Peter Georgetti
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Very good trail. Challenging terrain at times. Wonderful views of foliage, Long Island sound, casino looks like Oz. Great trail markers.

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marie Terranova-Self
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You can keep it easy on flat traild or take the trail only experienced hikers should take! We did moderate 3 mile hike which included small part of difficult red trail. some steeper rocky trails.The blue trail loop around Lantern Hill Pond is family friendly.

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Thomas Musser
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well laid out trail. the hill is quite steep. great views at the top thou.

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Viktoriya Nezhnik
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Beautiful trail

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