Hike The Pomperaug And Crest Trails In Kettletown State Park


Sat. Jun 4

09:00 am


12:00 pm

3 miles


Hike the Pomperaug Trail from the main gate of Kettletown State Park south to the lower junction with the Crest Trail. Hike the Crest Trail north back to start point. Pass several small rock scrambles, large glacial erratic boulders, old stone walls, Mountain Laurel thickets, vernal pool, erosion control devices, charcoal hearth site, seasonal views of Lake Zoar, and evidence of the destruction caused in the park by the tornado of May 15, 2018 .
Not stroller friendly. Hikers should wear sturdy footwear, and bring water, and a snack. Good picnic opportunities at the end of the hike if you bring your lunch.

Event Leader(s)

Bob McGarry

(203) 264-9028

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Organization Partners

Meeting Location Details

Meet by the Ketteltown State Park main gate entrance booth

Click on the red map pin for the event address.

CFPA Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail

Great Park Pursuit Event

Leashed Dogs Permitted