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Best trails in Fairfield

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Looking for a great trail near Fairfield, Connecticut? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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 Sleeping Giant State Park or Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hubbard Park or Giuffrida Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Fairfield ranging from 1.2 to 2.7 miles and from 6 to 314 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 Fairfield
Top trails (10)
#1 - Lake Mohegan Loop
Lake Mohegan Recreation Area
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Lake Mohegan and its surrounding open space comprise a total of 170.4 acres off Morehouse Highway. The Conservation Commission administers the open space property with its many hiking trails but the popular swimming area is managed by the Parks and Recreation Commission. The bridge over the Mill river includes benches to rest while listening to the river below. Certain areas require dogs be leashed.Show more
#2 - Connecticut Audubon Society Country Lane Trail
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 48 m
#3 - Brett Woods Yellow Loop
Brett Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 49 m
#4 - Samp Mortar and Mountain Laurel
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m
The Mountain Laurel and Samp Mortar Open Spaces in Fairfield, CT connected by a private trail. The private connecting trail was built and is maintained by a private landowner to connect the two Open Spaces. They welcome people to walk the trail and admire the unique rock formations. Enter the Samp Mortar Open Space from the formal Springer Road entrance. Enter the Mountain Laurel Open Space via the Mountain Laurel Road entrance. Both Open Spaces are closed at sunset. Show more
#5 - Jennings Beach To Pine Creek Point Trail
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
#6 - Sasco Hill Beach Walk
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 28 m
#7 - Pine Creek Trails
Pine Creek Open Space
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
These trails explore a beautiful tidal marsh area.Show more
#8 - Springer Glen Open Space
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 28 m
This green area has several trails to explore and multiple entrance points.Show more
#9 - Ash Creek Open Space
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
This is a serene nature area exploring area marshes.Show more
#10 - Sasco Hill Beach Walk
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 35 m
Note: Sasco Beach is free and open to the public, however from Memorial Day Saturday to Labor Day only residents with a beach sticker are permitted to park in the lot. There are no daily fees. Lifeguard Schedule.Show more