Looking for a great trail near New Haven, Connecticut? AllTrails has 5 great views 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 Wadsworth Falls State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Franklin Square or Spireworth Park. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in New Haven ranging from 1.4 to 6.9 miles and from 9 to 551 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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walking
26 days ago

A pretty walk. But it’s just that, a walk. Not a hike.

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike along the ridge and back down to lake.

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muddy
1 month ago

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icy
rocky
snow
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Great riding even in the winter even got to do some icy trail maintenance so awesome good dogs unfortunately no padding would ride trail again.

This was not really a trail for hiking. SO many people, jogging, strollers, walking, etc. it was like walking in Central Park. No thank you. We turned back within .25 miles.

hiking
3 months ago

Great views from the top of the ridge, stretching from Sleeping Giant in the north to downtown New Haven and Long Island Sound in the south. This park has so many trails, it is easy to customize your hike to your fitness level and schedule. You won't really get that feeling of solitude that many hikers seek, but it is amazing that this system of trails is free and so close to the city.

hiking
3 months ago

Nice trail because it was different. Cool views of new haven below. Fun to walk cliff side. We Took blue and looped back on red. Next time try reverse. Good workout!

hiking
3 months ago

It’s East Rock! Nice and easy

hiking
4 months ago

Great hike for the fall! I parked in the street directly at the trails start. Trail was well marked and dog friendly. A lot of glass on the path along the top and hike back. I found this more of a walk then a hike, was easy with challenging rock incline for approximately .3 of a mile. Incredible views, great for leaf peeping.

hiking
4 months ago

Very well labeled trail. Would definitely go again.

hiking
4 months ago

yep tons of rocks, very fun trail

hiking
4 months ago

Great views! A bit rocky but I loved the terrain

hiking
5 months ago

DO NOT HIKE THIS TRAIL ALONE!!!Tried to go hiking today and 2 miles into the trail some creepy guy was following me and masturbating! I was terrified and ran and ran until I found a couple on trail! He was lurking around the trail near the baseball field.

hiking
5 months ago

Walked on a Saturday at 11am sunny and 70 degree weather. The parking lot was completely empty and we saw maybe three people on the trail. It was so nice and quiet! The end bit is quiet rocky but my dog managed. Really nice view of new haven.

walking
5 months ago

Easy paved walk way Long Wharf dock too Nice by the shore Always a breeze

hiking
5 months ago

Fabulous hike. Not crowded at all. Well marked but some places are quite rocky.

5 months ago

great trail. well marked. definitely not congested.

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rocky
5 months ago

on Regicides Trail

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rocky
6 months ago

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rocky
7 months ago

Very extensive trail with lots of twist turns and intersections. Have the app open to make sure you are on your intended path is important. I didn’t see a couple connections and had to make my way through wooded area but they weren’t grown up too much just not carved out.

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bugs
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

Not well marked. Easy to get back onto the trail if you do get lost. Absolutely stunning view from the top. And a lovely little picnic spot with plenty of trees for hammocks if you’re into that sort of thing.

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over grown
8 months ago

8 months ago

Awesome, very technical trail

Not well marked

8 months ago

The cave itself was a mere pile of rocks. The trail itself was fun, but without anything unique or particularly scenic.

Beautiful view from the top. I recommend taking the Lake Wintergreen entrance. I love West Rock.

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