Lantern Hill Trail is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near North Stonington, 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 September.

Distance: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 328 feet Route Type: Loop

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18 days ago

Went here with my 10 year old and 3 year old. We hike often and are originally from a place with great hiking, so this was a very fun, quick and enjoyable hike for us. The trails had a lot of jagged rocks in the path, so watch your step! The 3 year old did the whole hike on her own although some spots were tough for her to navigate. We were sad when it ended and ready for another round!

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muddy
22 days ago

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1 month ago

On a long weekend trip from Florida I was brought to this beautiful spot by a local. We wanted to enjoy the views but really were looking for Difficult Geocache hidden somewhere in the rocks. It was cold with a bit of ice and snow to contend with, but mostly it was all the fallen leaves that made it challenging for this S Florida native without a lot of experience with these conditions. Wonderful view from up top and we did get Geocache we wanted. I would recommend it to all but bring some good hiking boots.

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2 months ago

One of my favorite hikes. Great view from the top.

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3 months ago

Steep at times but best views in eastern CT and a nice quick trail

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3 months ago

Confusing for a novice like myself. The all trails trail and the blue on the actual trail didn’t sync up and I got the off trail alert.

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rocky
3 months ago

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rocky
4 months ago

This trail was so much fun! Fully shaded surrounded by trees. The Lantern part of trail is mostly climbing through small and big rocks of all sizes which made it more fun and certain parts were an incline up. Loved having the rocks on trail for something different instead of flat hike. Lantern trail is marked with both light blue paint marks on trees or rocks or an red arrow showing you the way to go. After you are done with Lantern Trail. There is small part of Woods Trail which is 0.6 miles and takes you to part of a lake view and that trail is very wide, flat and easy.

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4 months ago

I would recommend for anyone to hike! It’s super easy! Lots of uphill though but, you get a good view of Foxwoods from the top! And it only takes about half an hour to come up if your not a huge hiker!

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4 months ago

We hiked it with two kids 8 and 4. We did half the loop. Has some steep inclines/declines. Paths are gravel. The views are amazing we will be back.

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4 months ago

the "easy" trail has a washed out part that is very steep and the blue trail is very steep and hard. definitely more of a hiking or cliff climbing trail.... need hiking boots

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5 months ago

Great views from the top!!

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7 months ago

the trail ends at the 2 mile mark, had to go back

recorded Lantern Hill Trail

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rocky
9 months ago

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scramble
10 months ago

We found this trail on All Trails since we were going to be in the area. From the parking area, we took the Blue blaze up the hill. When the trail split to Blue or Red Arrow, we followed the Red tail markers. It led to the outskirts of the mountain. We looped around to follow the Blue/Red trail. Went up an incline, a small scramble to a few nice overlooks. We followed the Blue/Red until we reached the main, vast overlook. The views were spectacular. Followed the Blue to the parking area. We did about 2 miles. Varied terrain, light rock scramble & inclines. It was a beautiful sunny day, & we saw 4 hawks at the larger summit. We will be back in the fall to see the foliage. It was a very nice hike, that definitly could be extended for a longer hike.

Fri Sep 21 2018

Amazing views, but wear hiking shoes .

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Thu May 03 2018

Short, easy hike with a beautiful view of Foxwoods. We wandered around and took part of the other trail as well.

Sat Apr 14 2018

It’s not very long so it’s an easy way to combine a hike with lunch/dinner at the casino.

Fri Apr 13 2018

Great quick hike just a few minutes away from Foxwoods!

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