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  • Beaver dam on the Blue-Blazed Mattatuck Trail
    CT Trails Weekend is not only a good time to hike trails. It is also a great time to give back to trails. Consider joining one of these trail maintenance events on June 6 & 7, including a bridge relocation on the Mattatuck Trail.
  • Dogs like hiking too.
    Don't forget your canine friends enjoy trails too. There are 95 dog-friendly Connecticut Trails Weekend events to choose from. Check them out and hit the trails on June 6 and 7!
  • Arbor Day Tree Planting with the Earth Club at Woodside Intermediate School
    Many of the businesses in Connecticut claim to be good corporate neighbors and conduct business with a "green" mentality. The folks at Burns & McDonnell set the example for all, and take it to the next level!
  • Dave Leff, Chair of CFPA’s Public Policy committee, was Keynote Speaker at the recent Winslow Society Event at the LOB
    It seems absurd that Connecticut needs a Constitutional Amendment to protect state-owned conservation lands like State Parks, State Forests, Wildlife Management Areas, and state-owned agricultural lands....
  • Chris Glenney and Ted Kendziora on Glenney Easement
    It takes a special type of person to manage land for wildlife and habitat benefits, but Chris Glenney and his family are no ordinary family. Read on to find out more about the Glenneys and the great work they are doing!
A hiker enjoying the view from Mt. Higby.
Join us on June 6 & 7 for the largest National Trails Day® celebration in the nation. Choose from 220+ free trail events for all ages and abilities. Over 200 hosting organizations in 132 towns. Select here to view full event details.
Start planning your next hiking adventure today
This online tool makes hike planning for the Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System a snap. Locate trailhead parking and check out the latest trail notices here.
2015 Connecticut Trails Weekend Participant Patch
Get a printed entry form or download it. Fill in the form. Choose and attend a CT Trails Weekend event. Get the event leader to initial the form. Return the form to CFPA. Get an embroidered "2015 CT Trails Weekend" patch.