Hurd State Park

#1 of 2 trails in Hurd State Park
Hurd State Park is a 6.1 mile trail located near East Hampton, CT and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

6.1 miles 718 feet
dogs on leash hiking mountain biking walking
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Jessica Tyszka

35 Completed42 Reviews

Stefanie LaPierre

8 Completed8 Reviews

The big rock was pretty cool but the view wasn't all that. Very quick hike.

John Kochinskas

8 Completed7 Reviews

good hiking trails mostly easy to moderate. split rock vista offers great views and a nice rock face. trail system marked well with many options. spent the better part of a full day checking it all out.

Jessica Tyszka

35 Completed42 Reviews

Lori Swanson

1 Completed1 Reviews

Spent Sunday afternoon at Hurd State Park. Beautiful little gem of a park located on east side of the CT River just off Rte 151. My sister and I hiked the red trail starting from the pavilion. There was plenty of parking and pit toilets throughout the park. The red trail started slightly off to left of pavilion and follows a wide path until it goes smaller crossing over a stone wall. There are stone walls through the whole park, something that I love about CT. Somehow we lost the red trail as it came out into the road and walked further to the river trail marking sign. We followed this wide path down to a grassy knoll on the riverbanks where people were fishing and picnicking. Along the wooded edge we picked up the red trail again and ascended up a steep hill until we met the yellow trail to the vistas overlooking the river. This is a great spot to rest and have a snack. Following the yellow trail will bring you back to main road just slightly west of the parking/pavilion road.

Brittany Davis

12 Completed12 Reviews