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7.74 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~525 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Bigelow Hollow SP and Nipmuck SF Topo Map

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Nipmuck S.F. Ridge Trail


  • Keep an eye peeled for Mountain Laurel along this trail.

Activities & Features


Ridge Trail is a moderate hike or mountain bike ride in the Nipmuck State Forest near Hartford. This hike is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be on leash. This trail has white blazes. This trail is a great fall foliage hike. There is camping available in the park. Bigelow Hollow State Park makes a great choice for winter outdoor recreation such as cross country skiing or snowshoeing.

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Contact: Bigelow Hollow State Park c/o Shenipsit State Forest 166 Chestnut Hill Road Stafford Springs, CT 06076

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