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Best trails in Essex

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Explore the most popular trails near Essex with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Essex
Top trails (4)
#1 - Turtle Creek Wildlife Area
The Nature Conservancy Turtle Creek Wildlife Area
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 47 m
Turtle Creek Wildlife Area is a 1.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Essex, Connecticut that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
#2 - Ingham Hill Road Loop
The Preserve
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h
Ingham Hill Road Loop is a 4.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Essex, Connecticut that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#3 - Viney Hill Brook Park Loop
Viney Hill Brook Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Quiet park with 2 ponds, 2 beaver dams, several trails, and areas with different scenery. This trail has swamps, ponds, woods, and meadows. Lots of birds around including hawks. Trails can be muddy orShow more
#4 - Caleb's Trail Loop
The Preserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 29 m
Caleb's Trail Loop is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Essex, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more