Hiking Trails & Guides

Below you can find a full list of all hiking trails located across the different GOSA properties.

Guided tours of each property are available. Email contact GOSAmail@gmail.com for more information.

Avery Farm Nature Preserve

Avery Farm Nature Preserve

Address: Ledyard/Groton Town Line – northern end of Groton’s Lambtown Road

Parking: dirt lot for 12 cars

Facilities: none

Recreation: trails

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Bluff Point Hiking Trails and Guides

Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve

Address: 1 Depot Road Groton, CT

Parking: dirt lot for 200 cars

Facilities: composting outhouses

Recreation: trails, bike paths, beaches, car top boat launch, X- Town Trail section

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Candlewood Hill Hiking Trails and Information

Candlewood Hill Wildlife Management Area

(Trails Under Construction)

Address: To be determined (frontage on south of route 184)

Parking: To be determined

Facilities: none

Recreation: trails

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Candlewood Hill Hiking Trails and Information

Candlewood Ridge

(Trails Under Construction)

Address: 1770 Gold Star Hwy (Route 184)

Parking: grassy lot for 5 cars

Address: end of cul de sac on Larchmont Terrace, Groton, CT

Parking: on street parking area for 8 cars

Facilities: none

Recreation: trails

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Haley Farm - Groton Open Spaces

Haley Farm State Park

Address: 90 Haley Farm Lane Groton, CT

Parking: dirt lot for 15-20 cars

Facilities: composting outhouse

Recreation: trails, bike paths, X-Town Trail section

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The Merritt Family Forest - Groton Open Spaces

The Merritt Family Forest

Address: Fishtown Road Groton, CT

Parking: limited on shoulder of Fishtown Road about 400 feet south of Route 1

Facilities: none

Recreation: trails, X -Town Trail section

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Sheep Farm - Groton Open Spaces

Sheep Farm

Address: 245-255 Hazelnut Hill Road Groton, CT

Parking: grassy lot for 10 cars

Facilities: none

Recreation: trails

Sheep Farm Map

Sheep Farm Self-Guided Tour

Cross Town Trail Map and Image

X-Town Trail

Address: Trail will take you through many properties in Groton

Parking: Trail begins at Bluff Point and ends at Town’s End (an Avalonia property)

Facilities: Composting Outhouses (at Bluff Point and Haley Farm)

Recreation: Trails

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