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Connecticut has its fair share of rail trails—converted train beds for hiking and biking. Trolley trails are less common, but that’s just what you get with Branford’s Trolley Trail, a…

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Water Way

If you know the Mill River, you probably know it best from…

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Foot Falls

If you want to see Connecticut’s highest waterfall, you can drive an hour and a half to Kent Falls State Park. Hopefully, the parking lot won’t be full, and you can picnic at the base of the falls. On weekends, …

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Mountain Time

Calling York Mountain a mountain is a bit of a stretch, but it’s still a great place for a quick climb through the woods. …

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Farm’s Reach

For 109 years, almost without interruption, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station’s Lockwood Farm in Hamden has…

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Flight Spectrum

Through her binoculars, Corrie Folsom-O’Keefe spots what she and I have been looking for…

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SUP?

I’m not about to take my camera out in the Savin Rock Surf Shop kayak, but…

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Vapor Trail

The poet Carl Sandburg famously wrote that fog “comes on little cat feet.” …

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Tracking Quarry

Sleeping Giant State Park

“Welcome home Giant lovers!” the Sleeping Giant Park Association’s Facebook page proclaimed on June 14. …

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Laurel History

Connecticut’s state flower, the mountain laurel, blooms but once a year…

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