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Hiltebeitel Trail - Devil's Den, CT

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 0.76 miles
Trailhead Elevation 367 feet
Elevation Gain 164 feet
Accumulated Gain 200 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.43
Interest Seasonal Creek, Perennial Creek & Peak
Dogs not allowed
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
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Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
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Preferred   May, Sep, Jun, Oct
Sun  7:15am - 4:54pm
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Deer Knoll Trail - Devil's Den
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McDougal Trail East - Devil's Den
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Harrison Trail - Devil's Den
0.2 mi away
0.5 mi
112 ft
Cub Scout Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.5 mi
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Saugatuck Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
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McDougal Trail West - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.5 mi
83 ft
Godfrey Pond Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.4 mi
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Katharine Hill Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.3 mi
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Laurel Trail - Devil's Den
0.3 mi away
0.6 mi
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Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil
Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
0.3 mi away
8.5 mi
1,600 ft
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Hiltebeitel Trail - Devil's Den is a 0.76 mile one way hike with 200 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 11 miles west-northwest of Bridgeport Connecticut. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.

Overview: Hiltebeitel is an extraordinary trail that travels along a high ridgeline, often on exposed rock. It begins at the junction of the Deer Knoll and Cub Scout Trails (post #20) and ends at the junction of the Sap Brook Trail (post #38).

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    Devil's Den Preserve Map

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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