Overview: The Cub Scout Trail is a short trail that connects the Bedford Trail (post #22) with the Deer Knoll and Hiltebeitel Trails (post #20). It also crosses the Harrison Trail (post #28). It is a key trail in some of the shorter child-friendly loops (~ 1 mile) you can make in Devil's Den.
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.
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.
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.