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Top Hiking Trails in the Litchfield Hills

It’s hard to find a silver lining in the COVID-19 cloud; but if there is one, it’s that Connecticut residents, as well as out-of-state visitors young, old and in-between, have ventured into the great outdoors in search of fresh air and exercise as they take in our state’s rejuvenating natural wonders. Walkers, joggers, hikers, bikers – and their furry companions – have discovered the vast number of parks, forests, and trails in the Litchfield Hills (most of which are accessible at no charge and pet-friendly), with each one offering its own unique and memorable features. Whether you are a novice or seasoned hiker or nature lover, the Litchfield Hills has parks, preserves, and open spaces for everyone, with more than 367 miles of hiking trails. Here are some you might want to explore.

For a complete list, including pet-friendly and wheelchair-accessible parks and trails, click here.

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