Sleeping Giant Tower Trail

MODERATE 143 reviews

Sleeping Giant Tower Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hamden, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
629 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Sleeping Giant Tower Trail is a 3 mile out and back trail located near Hamden, Connecticut that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. The Tower Trail is the most popular trail at Sleeping Giant. This 1.6 mile trail to the 739 foot summit of Mt Carmel starts at the picnic area across from Quinnipiac University. It is wide and meanders up the side of Mt Carmel ending at a 4-story stone observation tower offering excellent views of N

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nice walk and awesome views

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7 days ago

the large rocks you have to walk on threwout the path sucked, and my little Lilly hated it even more....

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the blue trail very steep at some points. very popular trail and well maintained

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You start at the bottom and head to the top where the tower is. A decent outing you can do with anyone.

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