Scantic River State Park Trail

MODERATE 40 reviews

Scantic River State Park Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Enfield, Connecticut that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
62 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

At the junction of Route 192 and Route 190 in Hazardville, turn south on South Maple Street. Follow 0.4 mile, cross the metal bridge and park immediately in the pull-off on the left.

1 month ago

Trail is tight with overgrown but is clear on foot trail. Many birds and creatures along the way.

trail running
3 months ago

Love this! The main trail itself is right along the water, fairly flat and easy. Many trails go off the side that loop back down to the water again. I love running here.

walking
4 months ago

Nice walk along the river. Can be a bit muddy in early spring. Parking lot is very small

hiking
6 months ago

Pretty, interesting history of the land usage, river is great to see & hear.

11 months ago

very easy trails, nothing marked very well but whatever trail you follow in just follow out.. many people were bbq and floating in the water at the very beginning when you park your cars

hiking
Sunday, June 25, 2017

Clean, not as long of a trail as I expected. The river was pretty. And very flat.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

More a walk than a hike. Been here plenty of times. Not bad. Summer weekends parking is tough and gets messy with folks who litter. Hit up the creamery for ice cream after!

walking
Sunday, October 23, 2016

The river views are really nice with several small water falls along the way. Not much of a hike more like a simple walk, very easy trail.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Nice place to walk the dog!

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Nice couple of trout pools along the path as well as a beaver dam

Monday, August 22, 2016

nice easy trail by a river, terrible parking, also has spot to grill and swimming

hiking
Saturday, June 07, 2014

Nice walk along the Scantic River. There are remains of the Hazard Powder Co along the trail. The hike from the river to the ridge is a little steep going up and quite steep coming down. There were quite a few fishing and some nice catches.

hiking
Friday, April 18, 2014

Went to scantic linear park east was nice and easy beautiful but wouldn't recomend goin in the water nice clay river bed definitely cool. Further down the road you can get to another part (west).

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Cool trail. A little hard to find. It has picnic tables at the beggining which is perfect for those hot days when families come and go tubin down the river! It's a lot of fun. Aside from the hot day river tubbers, this place isn't too crowded

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