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  • James H. Shattuck
    Looking back on the past with gratitude we honor someone who looked forward to support CFPA and the future of Connecticut conservation!
  • New Tentsite on the Metacomet Trail
    Overnight hiking on the NET in Connecticut has always been a challenge, but it just got a little easier thanks to special friends.
  • When most of us think of going barefoot, it's usually at the beach or by the pool, but to some hiking comes to mind. Barefoot hiker David Ellis, helps dispel some myths by leading groups of barefoot hikers during his CFPA Ramble.
  • Lori Brant and Environmental Educators at a resent CT Forest Forum
    CFPA's Education Director, Lori Paradis Brant, is celebrating 11 years at CFPA this month. Looking at some articles she published in CT Woodlands Magazine, we came across this gem from 2005. Lori promises to tell us how things have changed.
  • A child enjoying a CFPA Ramble
    Looking for some summer fun? Take part in the many hiking opportunities available. Choose from a variety of guided activities or individual challenges. Come out and explore what Connecticut and CFPA has to offer.
Sign up for Run for the Woods 2015
It's time to take to the trails and Run for the WOODs! Sign up for a 5K or 10K trail run to raise funds for the organization that maintains and protects the Blue Trails. Support CFPA. Sign up NOW!
Just Released! New England Trail Map & Guide
Get it now! The first-ever, comprehensive hiking guide to the 220-mile New England Trail (NET) in Connecticut and Massachusetts is now available.
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.