Aspetuck Valley Trail
Newtown, CT 06470
Dawn to dusk
The Aspetuck Valley Trail is for foot travel only and is open year round for all to enjoy. The trail is marked with blue blazes. Hikers are required to stay on the marked trail. Jogging, crossâ€“country skiing, and snowshoeing are also permitted. The trail is primarily wooded as it passes through The Centennial Watershed State Forest and connects to Collis P. Huntington State Park in Redding.
Redding and Easton
- Fishing, swimming, wading, camping, campfires, rock climbing, smoking, and alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
- Canoes, kayaks, or any other boat or flotation devices are not permitted on any stream, river, or watercourse within the State Forest.
- Pets are not allowed on the trail to protect wildlife and vegetation, and to comply with the Department of Public Health regulations.
- Equestrian use is also prohibited.
- Vehicles of any kind, motorized or not, including all types of cycles, are prohibited on the Aspetuck Valley Trail.
How to Get There
From I-84, take Exit 11/Derby (Route 34)/New Haven, go 0.71 miles, and turn left onto Mile Hill Road. Go 1.62 miles and turn right onto South Main Street (Route 25). Go 0.71 miles and turn left onto Sugar Street (Route 302). Go 2.54 miles; bear left onto Key Rock Road. Go 0.91 miles and continue onto Poverty Hollow Road.
Rock House Road (Easton)
Other Items of Interest
Aquarion Water Company; Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP); and The Nature Conservancy