Risley Pond Loop Trail

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Risley Pond Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vernon, Connecticut that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
436 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

hiking

mountain biking

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

forest

lake

From parking area on Lake St go east to north end of Risley Pond, cross stream and turn right on the blue blazed trail. Hike south along east side of the pond to the dam, at the pond's south end. Turn left and head east up the ridge, hiking the blue blazed trail in the CCW direction. Bear left at top of the ridge and proceed north towards Box Mountain and communications tower. Trail turns west heading back down the ridge to north end of Risley Pond and return to parking lot.

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walked the blue blaze trail

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6 months ago

great trail, well marked and lots of options to either do a quick short walk or a longer hike!

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