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Laurel Trail - Devil's Den, CT

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0.63 miles
Trailhead Elevation 296 feet
Elevation Gain 41 feet
Accumulated Gain 123 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.04
Interest Historic, Seasonal Waterfall, Perennial Waterfall, Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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Recalculates 2018-10-25 10:19 pm
35  2012-12-22
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
chumley
30  2012-12-20
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
chumley
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Preferred   May, Sep, Jun, Oct
Sun  6:41am - 4:35pm
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Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
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244 ft
Katharine Hill Trail - Devil's Den
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McDougal Trail West - Devil's Den
0.1 mi away
0.5 mi
83 ft
Harrison Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.5 mi
112 ft
Cub Scout Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.5 mi
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Godfrey Pond Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.4 mi
47 ft
Saugatuck Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.9 mi
89 ft
Deer Knoll Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.2 mi
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McDougal Trail East - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.3 mi
26 ft
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Syllabus
Laurel Trail - Devil's Den is a 0.63 mile one way hike with 123 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 11 miles west-northwest of Bridgeport Connecticut. The trailhead is car accessible. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: One of three trails beginning at the parking area. Laurel heads east to Godfrey Pond and connects with Troop 7 Trail, Perry Trail, and Godfrey Trail. Laurel is a key trail in most loop hikes in Devil's Den.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

Permit $$
No fee, however you must take a free map from the kiosk as your permit for hiking in the Nature Conservancy Devil's Den Preserve.


Directions
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To hike
From the Merritt Parkway (CT-15) take Exit 42 and proceed north on CT-57 for 3.8 miles. Bear right at light onto CT-53 and proceed 1.7 miles. Turn left on Godfrey Road and proceed .5 miles. Turn right onto Pent Road (note Nature Conservancy sign). Follow to end of road and trailhead parking lot.

GPS address: 33 Pent Road, Weston, CT.
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