Best trails in New Haven

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Looking for a great trail near New Haven, Connecticut? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, 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 Wadsworth Falls State Park or Sleeping Giant State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve or Hubbard Park. Ready for some activity? There are 5 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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Map of trails in New Haven
Top trails (6)
#1 - East Rock Loop Trail
East Rock Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
East Rock Loop Trail is a 2.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near New Haven, Connecticut that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. DogsShow more
#2 - Regicides Trail
West Rock Ridge State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Rugged cliff-walk with spectacular views of multiple lakes and busy highways below. Mostly a level walk along a ridgeline going south to north. You get there by going through the West Rock Ridge StShow more
#3 - Judges Cave
West Rock Ridge State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 59 m
Judges Cave is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near New Haven, Connecticut that features a cave and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nShow more
#4 - Westville Feeder
West Rock Ridge State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 45 m
The Westville Feeder is just a quick out & back that you can easily fit into a morning or afternoon. As an add-on to this feeder trail, you can continue onto the Regicides Trail which leads you up a sShow more
#5 - Long Wharf Trail
New Haven, Connecticut
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 39 m
Long Wharf Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near New Haven, Connecticut that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walkShow more
#6 - East Rock 4 Peaks
East Rock Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
East Rock 4 Peaks is a 4.9 mile loop trail located near New Haven, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, Show more