Upper Paugussett Trail

MODERATE 36 reviews
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Upper Paugussett Trail is a 5.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Newtown, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1204 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

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hiking
1 month ago

hiking
4 months ago

Well my fellow hikers... I just got here and am ready to hike so I'll only do half the stars since I can't say how the hike went so.. as for now 3 out of 5 once done I'll come back and let y'all know what my take on this trail is

hiking
5 months ago

A pleasant hike & not to difficult

5 months ago

great hike but a little slippery from all the leaves. have hiked this trail both directions for 35 yrs. 1/2 way through we take the old horse & buggy road between 2 stone walls.

hiking
5 months ago

well marked, lots of up and downs to make it a great workout and the scenery is nice too

hiking
6 months ago

6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

great trail!

6 months ago

trail running
6 months ago

This is a really great trail for running. There are usually very few people and the trail can be fairly challenging at times. There are plenty of hills, some tricky footing on hillsides, and plenty of branches/downed trees to dodge. Well worth the trip.

walking
7 months ago

hiking
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hiking
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hiking
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