Best trails in Branford

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Looking for a great trail near Branford, Connecticut? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, running trails, forest 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 Wadsworth Falls State Park or Sleeping Giant State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve or Hubbard Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Branford ranging from 0.8 to 6.7 miles and from 9 to 282 feet 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 Branford
Top trails (10)
#1 - Supply Pond Branford Trail
Supply Pond Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 58 m
Supply Pond Branford Trail is a 2.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#2 - Trolley Trail
Branford, Connecticut
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 31 m
Trolley Trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#3 - Green Rectangle Loop Trail
Guilford Town Green
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
There are many trails for different levels of activity crossing each other spanning several square miles. Different trails lead you to different terrains including, wooden bridges across streams and mShow more
#4 - Branford Supply Pond and Saltonstall Mountain Preserve Loop
Supply Pond Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Branford Supply Pond and Saltonstall Mountain Preserve Loop is a 6.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trShow more
#5 - Branford Supply Pond Red Trail Loop
Supply Pond Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Branford Supply Pond Red Trail Loop is a 1.4 mile loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. DoShow more
#6 - Stony Creek Quarry Preserve Big Loop
Guilford Town Green
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Stony Creek Quarry Preserve Big Loop is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#7 - White Circle, Red and Green Loop
Guilford Town Green
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
White Circle, Red and Green Loop is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
#8 - Branford Supply Pond Red and Green Loop
Supply Pond Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 22 m
Branford Supply Pond Red and Green Loop is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbShow more
#9 - Lake Saltonstall Loop
Branford, Connecticut
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Lake Saltonstall Loop is a 3.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#10 - Van Weis Preserve Red and Blue Loop
Van Weis Preserve
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Van Weis Preserve Red and Blue Loop is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Branford, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more