Best trails in Barkhamsted

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Looking for a great trail near Barkhamsted, Connecticut? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, dogs leash trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Riga State Park or Talcott Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve or Hubbard Park. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Barkhamsted ranging from 4.7 to 11.3 km and from 134 to 361 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Barkhamsted
Top trails (7)
#1 - Indian Council Caves Trail
Enders State Forest
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 34 m
Indian Council Caves Trail is a 7.9 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Barkhamsted, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is prShow more
#2 - Peoples State Forest Loop
Peoples State Forest
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Length: 11.3 km • Est. 3 h 36 m
Peoples State Forest Loop is a 11.3 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Barkhamsted, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily Show more
#3 - Jessie Gerard Trail
Peoples State Forest
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Length: 4.7 km • Est. 1 h 10 m
The starts at East River Road near the old Indian Settlement known as Barkhamsted Lighthouse. The right trail fork goes through the lighthouse site and continues northerly to the Chaugham Lookouts. ThShow more
#4 - Ratlum Mountain
Barkhamsted, Connecticut
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Length: 11.3 km • Est. 2 h 48 m
Ratlum Mountain is a 11.3 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Barkhamsted, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilyShow more
#5 - Elliot Bronson Trail
Peoples State Forest
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 2 h 34 m
Elliot Bronson Trail is a 7.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Barkhamsted, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#6 - Lake McDonough
Barkhamsted, Connecticut
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Length: 8.5 km
Lake McDonough is a 8.5 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Barkhamsted, Connecticut that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#7 - Pine Mountain Trail
Barkhamsted, Connecticut
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 2 h 3 m
Pine Mountain Trail is a 6.8 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Barkhamsted, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarShow more