Green Falls Gorge

| November 1, 2015

Green Falls Gorge Stats Distance: 4 miles (loop) Level of Difficulty: Moderate Town(s): Voluntown, CT and Hopkinton, RI Property Owned By: State of CT, RI Boy Scouts Hunting Allowed: On state land only Dogs Allowed: On state land only Description This hike includes a substantial section of the Narragansett Trail and at one point follows the state border between Connecticut […]

Long Pond/Ell Pond

| November 1, 2015

Long Pond/Ell Pond Stats Distance: 1.6 miles (one way) Level of Difficulty: Strenuous Town: Hopkinton, RI Property Owned By: Nature Conservancy, RI Audubon Society, State of RI Hunting Allowed: On state land only Dogs Allowed: On state land only Description This Hopkinton, RI, section of the Narragansett Trail traverses a cluster of properties owned by the […]

Big Mount Misery Loop

| November 30, 2012

Big Mount Misery Loop

8.56 miles   ★★½ i had so much fun doing the (almost) 8-mile vin gormley trail on monday that i decided to do another 8-miler, this time in the pachaug state forest. well, i found out there’s a big difference between (almost) 8 miles on a flat, well-traveled footpath and 8 1/2 miles on what were […]

High Ledges, Legendwood Rd.

| October 2, 2012

High Ledges, Legendwood Rd.

5.84 miles   ★★★★ very strenuous hike. there were places in this trail which required some all fours work (going up) and some butt skootching (going down), and the climbing on the narragansett trail was bad enough, but legendwood road is a mess, and apparently uphill both directions. still pretty amazing scenery. met two ladies who […]

Green Falls Gorge

| September 12, 2012

Green Falls Gorge

4.04 miles   ★★★★½ “usual suspects” hike. beautiful day for a beautiful trail. it was dry, cool (it was 46° this morning when i got up!) and sunny. of course, the worst part of the hike was the mile on the road at the end, but in exchange, you get to go hike the gorge. fair enough! […]

Narragansett Trail/Green Fall Gorge

| June 16, 2012

Narragansett Trail/Green Fall Gorge

★★★½  3.87 miles did this on april 30, but this time went with a group; the SE-CT adventurers. it seemed shorter this time, but it’s still a very nice hike. it might be worth doing in the opposite direction next time, so the boring road mile isn’t at the end.

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