Best trails in East Lyme

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Looking for a great trail near East Lyme, Connecticut? AllTrails has 9 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 Bluff Point State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Giuffrida Park or Rockville Management and Public Fishing Area. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in East Lyme ranging from 1.2 to 9.8 miles and from 36 to 538 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 East Lyme
Top trails (9)
#1 - Salmon River Trail Loop from Comstock Bridge
Day Pond State Park
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Portions of the trail are suitable for, and are used for, cross-country skiing and geocaching. Site-specific activities enjoyed along the route include bird watching, hunting (very limited), fishing, Show more
#2 - Rocky Neck State Park Trail
Rocky Neck State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
Rocky Neck State Park Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#3 - Oswegatchie Blue and Red Loop Trail
Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Oswegatchie Blue and Red Loop Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers aShow more
#4 - Oswegathie Hills Blue Trail
Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Oswegathie Hills Blue Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#5 - Goodwin Trail
East Lyme, Connecticut
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 12 m
Goodwin Trail is a 6.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#6 - Nehantic State Forest Trail
Beckett Hill State Park Reserve
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h
The land is mostly covered with a second growth of hardwoods. There are a number of good trout streams in the forest. Paths are wide and generally easy to use. It is extremely quiet and there is a loShow more
#7 - Goodwin Extended Trail
East Lyme, Connecticut
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
Goodwin Extended Trail is a 9.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, tShow more
#8 - Richard H Goodwin Trail
Beckett Hill State Park Reserve
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 58 m
Richard H Goodwin Trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily Show more
#9 - Grouse Circle
East Lyme, Connecticut
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 33 m
Grouse Circle is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near East Lyme, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more