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Ragged Mountain Preserve Trail

Berlin, CT

Ragged Mountain Preserve Trail is a 5.4 mile loop trail located near Berlin, CT that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

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Recent Reviews

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Steep Rock Preserve - Green Circle Trail
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Great hike, the green circle got a lil rough for the kids when the terrain got a bit tough but we managed. We thought out of the box and crossed the river to pick up the yellow circle/blue square trail to go to the tunnel which is amazing and a great landmark/photo op. (If you stay on the green circle you won't see the tunnel). Stayed on the yellow circle back to the parking lot it was much easier for the kids it's basically a dirt road. Will def be back!

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Southford Falls State Park
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Great hike even w/ snow, hit the trail with a 2 and 3 year year old and we had fun. Def recommend going pond entrance and bridge exit if you got little ones. Tower was cool, not the best of views from it since the nearby trees are growing taller and obstructing some of the view but for the easy hike to it and being local it's worth it. River and waterfall views are amazing. Some rocky/rough terrain so watch your step.

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Macedonia Brook State Park
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Good as long as stay on blue trail or easy to get lost

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Bear Mountain- Mount Riga State Park Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Great all day hike into Sages Ravine from CT; camping sites are nice.

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Hemlock Hills & Pine Mountain Trail
by Anthony Scheer

1 Completed 0 Reviews

Took the untrodden trails. Always a great place to go

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Hemlock Hills & Pine Mountain Trail
by Anthony Scheer

1 Completed 0 Reviews

Took the untrodden trails. Always a great place to go

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River Highlands State Park
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Great day, trails were great except the mile that was quad blazed.
No eagle sitingd

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Roaring Brook Falls Trail
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

The rating of "moderate" for this trail is an understatement. Most of the trail was uphill and steep, passing by a waterfall with high drops onto the rocks below. After hiking the colassal hill at the beginning, there was still more hill, but then it leveled out. As it turned out, there was a view of the forest and the trails branched off separatly. I followed one to a flat area with moss, which was a perfect spot for a break, then did a little more exploring off the trails on the surrounding rocks. On the way back down, I stopped and rested for a short while at a small spring near the waterfall. The location of the trail was easy to arrive at, and relatively close by my home.

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Sunset Rock State Park
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2 Completed 0 Reviews

Overall, the hike was amazing. However, there were a few minor inconvieneces. Firstly the park was farther down the road than the GPS said it was, I just had to drive further down the road to the end. The map showed all the trails, but it was small and hard to see. Despite this, when I got on the trail the paths were easy to follow and see. There were rocks and a few cliffs, and at the top of the peak there was a stunning view of Cresent Lake.

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Taylor Pond Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Not in SC.