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I've been to this park many times over the years.
It is a very peaceful and beautiful place to spend a day hiking,fishing or just relaxing. Bring your camera and pack a lunch. The view from the upper trail is not to be missed.
Although it can be tricky to find, because Siri does not necessarily bring you to the correct parking lot with the trailhead, It is a very peaceful hike along the Shepaug River. If you are going with children be advised because there is a trail...More
This preserve is close to home for me, so I frequent it often for a hike. There is a great view if you hike to the summit. Some trails are more difficult than others. It's also a great place to bring a picnic and sit...More
A beautiful area to walk in. Easy mostly flat trails along the Shepaug River through woods full of moss and lichen covered rocks and ferns. The river is clear with mini rapids and the Thoreau Bridge. We liked the Bee Brook loop walk accessible from...More
I have been hiking these trails for decades, mostly with my dog. They are for everyone as some are flat and easy, while others are hilly and challenging. You can ride horses on some by the Shepaug River, and there are areas for picnics, barbecues,...More
Although there are three trails one can hike, we chose to stay on the level road that runs along both side of the Shepaug River. We were looking for a place that we could walk our dog and remembered Steep Rock as a dog friendly...More
it's about a 5K (3+) miles round trip from the parking lot. mostly flat easy walk. However during the summer you can drive almost all the way there and park near the bridge and walk a few hundred yards to the tunnel
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The Shepaug river runs through the preserve and it's a shallow, rocky river. There are some pools at various points along the river and there are no beaches. The pools are more suited for a dunking, if that. Bring your... More
The Shepaug river runs through the preserve and it's a shallow, rocky river. There are some pools at various points along the river and there are no beaches. The pools are more suited for a dunking, if that. Bring your swimsuits and check it out for yourself.