Valley Falls

MODERATE 53 reviews

Valley Falls is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vernon Rockville, Connecticut that features a lake 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
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
295 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

beach

lake

river

views

waterfall

rocky

There are 8.5 miles of blazed trails in the 183-acre park, as well as a picnic pavilion, toilet facilities, and a swimming beach. A section of the Hop River trail passes threw the park. Loop around the pond and hike out into the park by going to the left. To the right of the pond there is a water fall and trail that leads up to the Hop river Trail. Cross it and continue to hike up to view the valley from two look out points.

10 days ago

Leafy glory in June

14 days ago

hiking
2 months ago

This was great trail to walk with my little ones. We had to backtrack at one point as we were on the blue yellow trail and then on the red trail to end back at the lake. There are some climbs and it was an overall great hike.

trail running
2 months ago

Short hike, the trail is listed as moderate but it's not, its very easy, rather flat, wide trail, but lots of roots and some muddy patches. ran it with my dog, it was nice following the creek, but be careful of all the break off trails, stay on the blue and yellow marked trail(if you are leaving the parking lot and head to the right across the bridge) until on your way back you'll notice it splits off to the right and a red marked trail continues to the left. go down the red marked trail to make the full circle. I enjoyed it, it would make a nice day walk as well, just to get out and relax.

2 months ago

4 months ago

Yellow trail is our favorite!

snowshoeing
4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Love this place. We go hiking with our kids 6 and 8 year old, we hiked here twice we loved it so much. The first time we took the blue/yellow trail which was moderate and second time we did the yellow/blue trail to the red trail which was much easier but beautiful.

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

walking
7 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

10 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

This is an easy to moderate trail. Most is easy walking, there are some roots to negotiate, but its not bad at all. I think the reason its considered moderate is there are a couple of spots that you need to walk up a short but steep hill.

If you start by walking over the foot bridge to the right of the pond, your walk will begin with a pretty little stream for the first 10 minutes or so. After that, there is very little water on this walk, as the other streams dry up in early summer.

hiking
11 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

Great spot for hiking with dogs, cool views and a lower trail that's easy on the knees!