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Best trails in Danbury

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Looking for a great trail near Danbury, Connecticut? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, trail 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 Bear Mountain State Park or Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Beacon Park or Mine Hill Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Danbury ranging from 2 to 14.6 miles and from 488 to 1,059 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 Danbury
Top trails (12)
#1 - Tarrywile Park Trail
Tarrywile Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Tarrywile Park, a 722 acre municipal park is open to all the residents of the Greater Danbury area community. The Park, once an active Dairy farm and fruit orchard is now home to 21 miles of hikinShow more
#2 - Bear Mountain via Red, White, and Yellow Trails Loop
Bear Mountain Reservation
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Beautiful park for an afternoon walk. Trail loops through meadows and forests. Some trails offer views of Candlewood Lake.Show more
#3 - Farringtons Woods Trail
Danbury, Connecticut
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 5 m
Nicely groomed trails through deep wooded area and along a couple ponds. Trails at some points are a little steep and go along a several rock walls. Trails marked White, Red and Blue that interconneShow more
#4 - Terrywile Park Yellow Loop
Tarrywile Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Terrywile Park Yellow Loop is a 3.6 mile loop trail located near Danbury, Connecticut that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walking, ruShow more
#5 - Parks Pond Loop
Tarrywile Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 37 m
Parks Pond Loop is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#6 - Middle Mountain to Thomas Mountain Loop
Tarrywile Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Middle Mountain to Thomas Mountain Loop is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offersShow more
#7 - Ives Trail Greenway
Danbury, Connecticut
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Length: 14.6 mi • Est. 7 h 31 m
The Ives Trail is named in honor of Charles E. Ives. Born in Danbury in 1874, Ives is noted for his original classical compositions, winning the Pulitzer prize in 1947 for his Symphony Number 3. DanbuShow more
#8 - Blue and Parks Pond Loop
Tarrywile Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 53 m
Blue and Parks Pond Loop is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, Connecticut that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#9 - Boggs Pond Red Trail Loop
Stanley Richter Memorial Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Boggs Pond Red Trail Loop is a 3.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Danbury, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail runShow more
#10 - Bear Mountain Reservation Short Loop
Bear Mountain Reservation
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h
Bear Mountain Reservation Short Loop is a 2 mile loop trail located near Danbury, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity optioShow more
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