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1 month ago

Trail is a great workout but sections are very steep and not clearly marked at all. intersects with other trails with no good indication of which one to take. Also sections were not that well maintained. A little too much road towards the end of the hike.

I have spent hours on this trail, one of the nicest in Connecticut. It is complete in every way. Take the yellow blazed trail at the top of Great Hill for an outstanding view of the Connecticut River valley.

Past reviews are accurate. At top of ridge the overlook is worth the climb. When you continue on the blue trail for the decent you will cross Woodchoppers Rd and the blue trail continues into the woods. The problem is the loop stays on Woodchoppers then Clark Hill then Gadpouch. All unmarked. Other than that not too bad.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Quick walk through the woods and a few steep spots- nice view, very quiet :) also the old CCC camp site history is fascinating

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Sunday, June 04, 2017

Nice view after a short scramble then a nice long leisurely walk back to car. not too difficult.

Sunday, June 04, 2017

I gotta say, I was expecting more but it was rather boring. The views aren't anything to write home about and it's just a hilly forest trail. Better places to go.

Friday, May 19, 2017

The view at the top is well worth it!!! Beautiful!!

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

I enjoyed the walk. little disappointed that the loop involved roads as well. Overall a good walk, I will be backà

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Thursday, July 02, 2015

If you start on the road with the blue-marked trail head (starts where the tree is marked with two blue streaks with parking for two/three cars across the street) it starts pretty flat and gradually gets steeper and steeper. Once you hit the top (you'll know because there will be an option to go left or right) take a left. We went right and it seemed like it was descending so we turned around and continued in the opposite direction. Soon we were brought to an overlook obstructed by a few trees (as expected in nature). We descended on an un-marked route that took you to a different road than the one we started on. And the area we came out of had two other routes taking you into the woods - all three were unmarked. We used GPS and walked back to the road we started on.

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Beautiful trail - I always hike the Shenipiset trail up to the Great Hill Mtn. lookout. Nice quick hike about 3.5 miles (1.5 - 2 hours) up and back w/ some steeper sections, but nothing to strenuous. Well maintained and well marked w/ blue blazes. Beautiful views all along the ridge of the trail and obviously from the lookout - almost like you could dive right into Great Hill Lake.

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