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Bruzelius Trail - Devil's Den, CT

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.63 miles
Trailhead Elevation 564 feet
Elevation Gain 33 feet
Accumulated Gain 67 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.85
Interest Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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  6:43am - 4:34pm
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Cedar Cliff Trail - Devil's Den
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107 ft
Great Ledge Trail - Devil's Den
0.6 mi away
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120 ft
Deer Run Trail - Devil's Den
0.8 mi away
0.5 mi
107 ft
Dayton Trail - Devil's Den
0.8 mi away
0.6 mi
102 ft
Moller Trail - Devil's Den
0.8 mi away
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Bedford Trail - Devil's Den
1.5 mi away
1.6 mi
210 ft
Aspetuck Trail - Devil's Den
1.7 mi away
0.8 mi
116 ft
Den Trail - Devil's Den
1.9 mi away
0.5 mi
89 ft
Sap Brook Trail - Devil's Den
2.2 mi away
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208 ft
Ambler Trail - Devil's Den
2.2 mi away
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Bruzelius Trail - Devil's Den is a 0.63 mile one way hike with 67 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 12 miles west-northwest of Bridgeport Connecticut. The trailhead is car accessible. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: The Bruzelius Trail is a Town of Redding Land Trust trail that accesses the Devil's Den Preserve from Dayton Road. It passes a junction with the Cedar Cliff Trail (post #80), and terminates at the Deer Run Trail (post #55). (It was previously called The Redding Trail).

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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.

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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 5.4 miles. Turn left on Tudor Road and proceed .3 miles to Dayton Road. Turn right and proceed .5 miles. There is no parking area at this trailhead.
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