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Great Ledge Trail - Devil's Den, CT

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0.82 miles
Trailhead Elevation 576 feet
Elevation Gain -48 feet
Accumulated Gain 120 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.22
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Dogs not allowed
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30  2012-12-20
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
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Preferred   May, Sep, Oct, Jun
Sun  7:17am - 4:49pm
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Great Ledge Trail - Devil's Den is a 0.82 mile one way hike with 120 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 11 miles west-northwest of Bridgeport Connecticut. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.

Overview: This trail connects is a semi-circle that connects with the Dayton Trail at both ends. It takes you to a beautiful ledge overlooking Saugatuck Reservoir 300-feet below, and the rolling hills of Easton, Redding, Monroe and Newtown.

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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.

Map Drive
Connector trail - Not Applicable

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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