The Best CT Trails for Hiking or Scenic Walks

From Tod’s Point to Sleeping Giant - there are so many scenic spots to walk or hike in the 203. If you’re looking to take in views of the coast or hike epic trails check out this list of beautiful locations to get some exercise.


For rest and relaxation…


Tod's Point Beach, Greenwich CT

Tod’s Point is one of four beaches in Greenwich and private for residents during peak season. For residents or (those visiting outside of peak season) enjoy a 2.6 mile loop offering majestic views of the Long Island Sound, bird watching, fishing, swimming and more.

Bartlett Arboretum, Stamford CT

A 93-acre sanctuary of southwest New England, Bartlett Arboretum features natural ecosystems for visitors to explore. During the week, staff provide educational programs for children and adults. Explore at your own pace a diverse collection of trees, gardens and plants or check out on-site yoga classes, art classes and more.

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Cove Beach, Stamford CT

Cove Island Park is a scenic park and beach area with a 1-mile walking/running loop. Beyond the walking trail and beach, there is a cycling path, expansive lawn area for kite-flying and bbq-ing. Visitors can fish, lookout from expansive viewpoints and stroll a shoreline park. A state-of-the art nature center offers visitors a look at the Long Island Sound.

Non-resident daily and seasonal passes to the Park can now be purchased at the park gate from 10 am to 6 pm daily. Passes can also be purchased at the cashier's office in the Stamford Government Center building, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford.