Meshamosic State Forest - Glastonbury, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chrissyml
N 41° 39.140 W 072° 30.521
18T E 707451 N 4614175
Quick Description: A map on the Shenipsit Trail
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2012 5:35:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMEMTW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
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Long Description:
The Shenipsit Trail is a Blue-Blazed hiking trail located in Central Connecticut between 3.5 and 7 miles (11 km) east of the Connecticut River. It runs 41 miles (64 km) in a north-south direction. The southern trailhead is on Gadpouch Road in Cobalt, CT on the southern end of the Meshomasic State Forest. The northern trailhead is on Country Road just north of Soapstone Mountain and the Shenipsit State Forest in Somers, CT. The trail runs primarily through the Shenipsit and Meshomasic State Forests, and Case Mountain, but also utilizes other public and private land holdings. The Native American name “Shenipsit” means “at the great pool,” referring to the Shenipsit Lake, which the trail passes by. The Shenipsit Trail is divided into three sections: South, Central, and North. There is a 4-mile gap between the Central and North sections, but road routes may be followed for thru-hiking. The Shenipsit Trail is one of the blue-blazed hiking trails managed by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA).

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This sign clearly shows the divide between the central and north sections and warns hikers not to attempt to cross Route 2. It is located at the intersection of the Shenipsit Trail and white-blazed road through the Meshamosic State Forest in Glastonbury.
Location Name: Shenipsit Trail

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