Bigelow Hollow State Park

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

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Near the Massachusetts border, this eastern Connecticut state park boasts large ponds, deep woods, and tranquility. A barbell-shaped hike combines explorations of Bigelow and Breakneck Ponds. Secluded coves, peninsulas, shrubby islands, deep hemlock stands, mixed hardwood forests, and showy midstories of mountain laurel entertain glances. Nipmuck State Forest abuts the park and carries part of the hike.
Hiking Connecticut and Rhode Island

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Hiking Connecticut and Rhode Island

by George and Rhonda Ostertag (Falcon Guides)

Near the Massachusetts border, this eastern Connecticut state park boasts large ponds, deep woods, and tranquility. A barbell-shaped hike combines explorations of Bigelow and Breakneck Ponds.

Secluded coves, peninsulas, shrubby islands, deep hemlock stands, mixed hardwood forests, and showy midstories of mountain laurel entertain glances. Nipmuck State Forest abuts the park and carries part of the hike.

© 2013 George and Rhonda Ostertag/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Sturbridge
Distance: 7.6
Elevation Gain: 100 feet
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Duration: 4.5-6 hours
Season: Spring through fall
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Bigelow Hollow State Park, c/o Shenipsit State Forest, 166 Chestnut Hill Rd., Stafford Springs 06076; (860) 684-3430. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, State Parks, (860) 424-3200 or (866) 287-2757 (toll-free in CT); www.ct.gov/dep
Local Maps: State park map (available on-site or online at www.ct.gov/dep); Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) Connecticut Walk Book, East (available from CFPA, www.ctwoodlands.org/bookstore)
Driving Directions: Directions to Bigelow Hollow State Park

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