Hemlock Hills

Location: Ridgefield, CT Distance: 1.75 miles Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: 200' Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: dirt, rocky, trail Wow Factor: pretty Note: very busy with local dog walkers How to get there: From I84, head into CT.  Take exit 1.  Right on Saw Mill Rd > Ridgebury Rd.  Left on George Washington … Continue reading Hemlock Hills

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Clark Preserve

Location: Pound Ridge Distance: 1.25 miles Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: 100' Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: trail, rocky Wow Factor: nice up and down cardio workout How to get there: From I684, take exit 5.  Head East on 35.  Right on 121.  Left on 137.  Right on Autumn Ridge Road.  The small 3-4 … Continue reading Clark Preserve

Stamford Museum and Nature Center

Location: Stamford, CT Distance: 1 mile Skill Level: easy, good for little walkers Elevation Gain: 100' Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: trail, rocky, muddy, boardwalk Wow Factor: ends at a playground and farm Note: paid entrance Website How to get there: From I684, take the Hutchinson Parkway North.  It becomes Route 15/Merrit Parkway.  Take … Continue reading Stamford Museum and Nature Center