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Popular Searches

So many things to do, sights to see & places to explore!

Connecticut Trail Finder can help you discover popular, fun, new and different types of trail experiences. 

Where are there easy hikes for me and my dog? Is there a trail to a waterfall near me? Which trails have lookout towers?

Use the Popular Searches dropdown option on the Find Trails search bar along with other filters. Or click some of the links below.


Dogs love trails and these trails love dogs. Make sure to check the leash requirements and grab a scooper bag before heading out!

Waterfall Hikes


Find cascading water and maybe a refreshing breeze at these hot-spots for natural wonders.

Waterfall Hikes

Bike Paths

Multi-use trails are great for an evening pedal, a commute or a morning run. Find one in your neighborhood!

waterfront Trails

From Long Island Sound to the Connecticut River and its tributaries, Connecticut is blessed with beautiful water resources. Discover that fresh ocean breeze on one of these trails!

Nature Trails

Wondering how to identify spring wildflowers, spot a bird in flight or find a hidden salamander? Learn about all that and more on these nature trails.

summits and lookout Towers

Look out far and wide across Connecticut's landscape, but prepare for some cardio with these climbs!

trail running

Amp up your hike to a run at these trails that are prime for a speedier forest foray.

Waterfall Hikes


From nearby playgrounds to interesting creeks, there is a ton to discover on these trails, perfect for the young and young at heart. Looking for a stroller friendly spot? Check out bike paths or our accessible trails search.

Waterfall Hikes


Make the hot days of summer more pleasant at these trails where you can hop in the water after your hike, bike or ride!




Make it a day outside and catch some fish before or after you hit the trails at these parks and networks.

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Contact us with your ideas for fun and helpful search categories we could consider developing.

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