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The Lower Connecticut River 
19 Town Trail Challenge

*Friendly Reminder for You and Your Furry Friends*
Please remember to wear orange during hunting season as a safety precaution and refer to individual land trusts' websites and the CT DEEP website for hunting season information.
More information available from CT DEEP
The Lower Connecticut River Land Trust, in partnership with local land trusts and towns, challenges you to hike as many trails as you can in the Lower Connecticut River Region that are in or pass through our towns and preserves from November 1, 2022 to December 31st 2023.

Already Completed the Challenge?
Click Here to Register For the Wall of Champions!


It’s easy to join the challenge:

  1. Take as many hikes as you can, but we challenge you to take at least one hike in each community. Save or Print out the List of Towns and Land Trusts and check them off as you complete each hike.

  2. Visit the web links in the List of Towns and Land Trusts to get information and maps for their trails. When on your adventure we encourage you to take a picture of the large maps posted at most trailheads with your cellphone before you hike.

  3. Be sure to visit our event Facebook Page during your adventures. Its a great place to get ideas for hikes and to meet fellow challengers. You can also share some photos from out on the trail!

  4. When you have completed your adventure return here and fill out our on-line formEveryone who registers will be placed on the Wall of Champions. Participants can choose to receive challenge themed apparel depending on their level of donation. (See images below)

Help us spread the word about this event to your friends, family

and within your organizations by sharing our Trail Challenge Flyer.

Donation: $30
Donation: $40
  • Be safe and have fun in the woods!

  • Please help us with land stewardship and Carry In / Carry Out.

  • Be sure to tell someone where you are hiking, especially if you are alone.

  • Bring water and dress for the weather.

  • Use protective measures against ticks. Ticks overwinter under leaf matter and are active above 45°.

  • Wear bright clothing until January 31. Be aware of preserve closures for hunting.


All proceeds from the LCRLT Trail Challenge will benefit a stewardship fund dedicated to the

care of the preserved land of the lower Connecticut River land trusts and communities.

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