Hamden, CT Trails and Parks

Hamden has 14 trails in the vicinity, including 13 hiking trails and 7 for walking. These trails range from 0.1 to 6 miles in length. The most popular trails are Sleeping Giant, Sleeping Giant Trail and Sleeping Giant. Trails.com member Andrew F. recently completed The Tower of the Sleeping Giant.
  • Sleeping Giant TrailView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    To appreciate the Sleeping Giant, you must view him from a distance. If you look north from New Haven harbor, you’ll see him lying on his back ...

  • Farmington Canal Linear TrailView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  5.5 miles

    Farmington Canal Linear Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Hamden, Connecticut. It is 5.5 miles long and begins at 114 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Sleeping Giant State ParkView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Stand atop a reclining giant and walk the first trails in Connecticut to be designated National Recreational Trails by the US Department of Interior. ...

  • Sleeping GiantView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Walking  
    •  Guide

    Climb a chin, walk the elbow, or trek up the head of the giant himself —hikers are sure to feel like Lilliputians while exploring the Sleeping ...

  • York MountainView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Wonderful views alone make this hike worth the time! After parking your car on Paradise Road, follow the blazes back along the road past houses ...

  • Sleeping GiantView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5–2.0 hour
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    From the parking lot, where trail maps may be available at a kiosk, follow the narrow, paved road straight to the far end of the picnic area. ...

  • Sleeping Giant State Park, White Trail to Violet Trail LoopView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Hiking  
    •  4-5 hours
    •  6.0 miles
    •  Guide

    This hiking loop allows you to tickle the armpits of south-central Connecticut’s Sleeping Giant, which stretches 2 miles long from crown to toe ...

  • Sleeping Giant State Park, Tower HikeView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5- 3.5 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    At this state park, trails travel the anatomy of one of south-central Connecticut’s most prominent landmarks—Sleeping Giant. Rising 700 feet ...

  • Yellow/white BlazesView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  0.1 miles

    Yellow/white Blazes is a hiking trail in Hamden, Connecticut. It is 357 feet long and begins at 358 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...

  • Yellow BlazesView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  1.1 miles

    Yellow Blazes is a hiking trail in Hamden, Connecticut. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 375 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 ...

  • Jeep TrailView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  0.8 miles

    Jeep Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Hamden, Connecticut. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 449 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • Sanford Feeder (blue/red Blaze)View Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  0.6 miles

    Sanford Feeder (blue/red Blaze) is a hiking trail in Hamden, Connecticut. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 310 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • Orange BlazesView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    •  0.7 miles

    Orange Blazes is a hiking trail in Hamden, Connecticut. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 358 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 ...

  • The Tower of the Sleeping GiantView Trail Details

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    Hamden, CT

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5-3 hours
    •  3.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike traverses a special section of a restored canal towpath from the 1830s, now known as the Farmington Canal Trail. Start your walk at ...