Hiking & Walking

Glastonbury has a large number of great places to hike and walk and an active community that uses these facilities.  The Town has a number of Parks and Open spaces with walking and hiking trails.  In addition, there is Gay City State Park and the Shenipsit Trail that passes through portions of Glastonbury.

The following table lists some of the more popular locations for hiking and walking in the area:

Glastonbury Riverfront Park
Glastonbury Walking Loops
Earle Park, Cider Mill, Red Hill
Ferry Park

Great Pond Preserve

Cotton Hollow
Addison Bog Walk

Williams Park

Shoddy Mill
Buckingham Park
Blackledge Falls
Shenipsit Trail
Gay City State Park


The Glastonbury Health Department has also created a brochure that talks about the benefits of walking, advice on how to get started on a walking program, and about 35 locations around town that are great for walking.  Click here to access the "Glastonbury Takes a Walk for Health" brochure.

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